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Undergraduate Study


The information below outlines the financial support available to first-time undergraduates at Cambridge from England, based on figures for 2017-18.

For full details of government support for students from England, see the Student Finance England website.

Financial support

How much



Tuition Fee Loan

Up to £9,250 per year.

For students studying for their first undergraduate degree.

Repay 9% of earnings above £21,000 per year.

Maintenance Loan

Up to £8,430 per year.

For courses from August 2017.

Repay 9% of earnings above £21,000 per year.

Cambridge Bursary

Up to £3,500 per year.

Up to £5,600 for some mature students.

Students with a household income of £42,620 per year or less.


Cambridge College awards

College and award dependent.

Academic or other achievements.
Loans for specific costs or unexpected financial difficulties.

College and award dependent.

Student finance – Home students