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Fees and student finance: list of levels and thresholds, by year

These tables show:

for English students who were new entrants to higher education in England in the current academic year and previous years (where applicable).

Full details of student finance arrangements are published as Student Support Information Notices on the Student Finance England website.

There is information and guidance about tuition fee regulations on the Higher Education Funding Council for England’s website.

Table 1: Students who were new entrants to higher education in 2016-17

Year Course type Maximum fee  Basic fee  Maximum higher fee income per student  Predicted inflation (RPI-X %)
2016-17 Full-time £9,000 £6,000 £3,000 N/A
Part-time £6,750 £4,500 £2,250
Erasmus year/study year abroad £1,350 £900 £450
Sandwich year £1,800 £1,200 £600

Table 2: Students who were new entrants to higher education in 2012-13 to 2015-16

Year Maximum fee  Basic fee  Maximum higher fee income per student   Predicted inflation (RPI-X %) Placement/year abroad  Maximum maintenance grant Full support threshold Partial support threshold
2016-17 (full-time) £9,000 £6,000 £3,000 3.19

£1,350 for Erasmus year/study year abroad 

£1,800 for sandwich years 

 £3,387 £25,000 £42,620
2016-17 (part-time)   £6,750 £4,500 £2,250  – N/A  N/A N/A

2015-16 (full-time)

£9,000 £6,000 £3,000 3.34  

£1,350 for Erasmus year/study year abroad 

£1,800 for sandwich years 

£3,387 £25,000  £42,620 

2015-16 (part-time)

£6,750 £4,500 £2,250

N/A N/A N/A
2014-15 (full-time) £9,000 £6,000 £3,000 3.1

£1,350 for Erasmus year/study year abroad 

£1,800 for sandwich years 

£3,387 £25,000 £42,620

2014-15 (part-time)

£6,750 £4,500 £2,250 N/A N/A N/A

2013-14 (full-time)

 

£9,000

 

£6,000

 

£3,000

3.22

 

£4,500

 

£3,354

 

£25,000

 

£42,611

2013-14 (part-time)

£6,750 £4,500 £2,250 N/A N/A N/A

2012-13 (full-time)

 

£9,000

 

£6,000

 

£3,000

N/A

 

£4,500

 

£3,250

 

£25,000

 

£42,600

2012-13 (part-time)

£6,750 £4,500 £2,250 N/A N/A N/A

Table 3: Students who were new entrants to higher education in 2006-07 to 2011-12 

Year Maximum fee Basic fee Higher fee income per student Predicted inflation (RPI-X %) Placement year/year abroad Maximum maintenance grant  Minimum bursary  Full support threshold Partial support threshold
2013-14 onwards £3,465  £1,380 £2,085 See Table 2 above £1,725 £3,080 £347

£25,000

(£18,360 for 2006-07 and 2007-08 entrants)

£50,706

(£61,047 for 2008-09 entrants;
£39,571 for 2006-07 and 2007-08 entrants)

2012-13 £3,465 £,1380 £2,085 2.69 £1,725 £2,984 £347

£25,000

(£18,360 for 2006-07 and 2007-08 entrants)

£50,695

(£61,047 for 2008-09 entrants;
£39,571 for 2006-07 and 2007-08 entrants)

2011-12 £3,375 £1,345 £2,030 2.7 rounded down to nearest £5  £1,680 £2,906 £338

£25,000

(£18,360 for 2006-07 and 2007-08 entrants)

£50,020

(£60,032 for 2008-09 entrants;
£39,333 for 2006-07 and 2007-08 entrants)

2010-11 £3,290 £1,310 £1,980 2.04  £1,640 £2,906 £329

£25,000

(£18,360 for 2006-07 and 2007-08 entrants)

£50,020

(£60,032 for 2008-09 entrants;
£39,333 for 2006-07 and 2007-08 entrants)

 2009-10 £3,225 £1,285 £1,940  2.6 £1,610 £2,906 £319

£25,000

(£18,360 for 2006-07 and 2007-08 entrants)

£50,020

(£60,032 for 2008-09 entrants;
£39,333 for 2006-07 and 2007-08 entrants)

2008-09 £3,145 £1,255 £1,890 2.5  £1,570 £2,835 £310

£25,000

(£18,360 for 2006-07 and 2007-08 entrants)

£60,005

(£39,305 for 2006-07 and 2007-08 entrants)

 

2007-08

 

£3,070

 

£1,225

 

£1,845

2.33 

 

£1,535

 

£2,765 

 

£305

 

£17,910

 

£38,330

 

 2006-07

 

£3,000 

 

£1,200

 

£1,800

N/A 

 

£1,500

 

£2,700

 

£300

 

£17,500

 

£37,425

 

 

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