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2. New full-time students
You can apply for a Tuition Fee Loan and Maintenance Loan if your course starts on or after 1 August 2016.
Tuition Fee Loan
Your university or college sets your tuition fee, and the loan is paid directly to them. You have to pay it back.
|Full-time student||Tuition Fee Loan for the 2016 to 2017 academic year||Tuition Fee Loan for the 2017 to 2018 academic year|
|Full-time||Up to £9,000||Up to £9,250|
|Full-time at a private university or college||Up to £6,000||Up to £6,165|
Maintenance Loan for living costs
You may have to give details of your household income.
The loan is paid directly into your bank account at the start of term. You have to pay the loan back.
|Full-time student||Loan for the 2016 to 2017 academic year||Loan for the 2017 to 2018 academic year|
|Living at home||Up to £6,904||Up to £7,097|
|Living away from home, outside London||Up to £8,200||Up to £8,430|
|Living away from home, in London||Up to £10,702||Up to £11,002|
|You spend a year of a UK course studying abroad||Up to £9,391||Up to £9,654|
Use the student finance calculator to estimate your Maintenance Loan.
Help with the costs of studying abroad
You might get a grant to cover some travel expenses if you normally live in England but study away from home. If you’re a medical or dental student you might also qualify for help with the costs of attending clinical placements in the UK.