Please note: This site currently contains information for those who applied for 2016 entry. Information for 2017 entry will be available in March.
Cambridge is a great place to be a student and has a truly diverse community. Just over 11 per cent of our undergraduates (around 1,300 students) are from overseas (outside the EU), representing more than 65 countries. Wherever you're from, you'll quickly start to make friends and feel at home, and with everything that's on offer, you'll soon wonder how you're going to fit it all in!
Some of the application and financial arrangements differ for international students, guidance for which is outlined in these pages.
There are more than 21,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students at the University, including around 1,300 international students from more than 65 different countries. Find out more
Information about applying to study at the University of Cambridge as an international student. Find out more
The application process timeline for international student applications. Find out more
The University conducts a number of admissions interviews overseas and for 2016 entry (or deferred entry in 2017) these will take place in Australia, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore. Find out more
If you wish to apply for an undergraduate place at Cambridge, you need to be in the top one or two per cent of your year group, and doing very well in the subject area you'd like to study. Find out more
Whichever system you’re being educated in, we require top grades in the highest level qualifications available for school/college students. Check to see if the course you are studying is considered suitable preparation for entry to the University of Cambridge. Find out more
Information on tuition fees, College fees and living expenses for international students studying at the University of Cambridge. Find out more
Financial support for overseas undergraduate students is limited. Few full scholarships are available at undergraduate level; most support is a partial contribution to your overall costs and is means-tested. Find out more
Tuition fees are higher for overseas students. Find out more
Study in the UK normally requires a Tier 4 visa. To apply for a visa you must receive sponsorship from a university through a 'confirmation of acceptance for studies' (CAS) and prove that you have the funds to meet all of your tuition fees and living costs. Find out more