Join our world class rowing team | Study at one of the top young universities worldwide | Half the cost of studying in the States
If you’re currently studying in the US at either high school, college or postgraduate level, we have the perfect balance of education and high performance rowing for you. Oxford Brookes offers a range of courses where you can start your university degree, continue your studies by transferring from your current university or further your education with a postgraduate degree.
This page gives you a step-by-step guide in how to apply to Oxford Brookes University:
Step 1: Fill out our recruitment form
Become part of the strongest team in Europe and enjoy world class coaching, training and facilities.
US Division 1 Athletes can transfer to Oxford Brookes and row without losing a year of eligibility or affecting any NCAA rules.
Course fees are only £13k, making studying in the UK far more financially viable.
Students can apply for the same loans as in the US to cover the cost of their course and living costs.
Find out about entry requirements for specific courses here.
- Undergraduate Entry Requirements:
High School Diploma with 3.0/3.2 GPA plus ONE of the following:
– Combined SAT score from 1700 (old scale) or 1220 (new scale)
– ACT average score between 27/30
– 3 Advanced Placement (AP) tests with a score of 3+
- Postgraduate (Taught) Entry Requirements:
A good honours bachelor’s degree
For MBA you must also have 3 years professional work experience
If you are already studying at university, you may be able to transfer this to one of our undergraduate coursesand start in the second or third year through credit transfer.
Undergraduate Deadline: 30 June 2018
Postgraduate Deadline: Course Specific
To study at Oxford Brookes, you will need to apply for a Tier 4 visa.
The application process takes roughly three weeks, and provided you can prove you are able to cover the costs of your course, or are receiving as loan to cover this, there is no reason your application will not be successful.
Discounts to the sum of £457 are offered by the university- details of how to apply for this discount can be found here.
Fees and Financing
Course fees for international students stand at £13,150 (approx. $18,200) for the 2018-2019 academic year. Fees for postgraduate study vary, but typically cost around £14,000 (approx $19,500).
There are a number of support options available to help with the cost of study. Oxford Brookes University participates in the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program. This loan covers the following:
- Tuition fees
- Weekly living costs
Room/Rent – £200.00 each week
Board/power and food – £90.00 each week
Books and copying – £30.00 each week
Public transport – £30.00 each week
Personal – £85.00 each week
- Single costs
Cost of 2 return flights to the USA – £2,000.00
PC/Printer – £860.00
Visa application/flights – £665.00
UK immigration health surcharge – £150.00
Further information on loans for US students can be seen on the university’s specific page for US loans.
Performance grants from the boat club of £250-£4500 are available, but these are awarded throughout the year once you are studying.
First year students usually stay in University halls, and costs approximately £6000 per year. Further information about accommodation can be found here. Once you have confirmed a place at the university, our coaching team can assist you with your application for accommodation.
All non-EU international students are guaranteed accommodation if you:
- apply for accommodation by 31 July 2017
- ensure your offer becomes unconditional before rooms are allocated.
Additional guidance on international applications for accommodation can be found here.