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Congratulations on taking the first steps towards what will be one of the defining experiences in your life. Whichever degree programme you choose, by embarking on a degree at Roehampton you will be broadening your personal and intellectual horizons and we look forward to welcoming you to our University!

The University warmly welcomes students from the USA. Of the 9,000 students we have in total on campus, approximately 14% are international. The university hosts representatives from over 146 nationalities around the world, offering a uniquely diverse student experience. Our American students can be found across all of our 10 academic departments, studying programmes such as Business, Media, English, Humanities, Psychology, Life Sciences and Drama.

What our US alumni say
What our US alumni say


We often visit schools, colleges and education fairs in the USA. You can find details of upcoming events below.

State Location Date Fairs Contact
Illinois Chicago, IL 8-12 April  Local College Fairs  Jackie Christopher
Illinois Chicago, IL 8-10 May IECA Conference - Chicago Jackie Christopher
New Jersey Bergen County, NJ 15-17 April Local College Fairs  Jackie Christopher
New York NYC, NY 07-Apr NACAC Fair - NYC  Jackie Christopher
New York New York City, NY 28-30 April NYC College Fairs Jackie Christopher
New York Westchester County, NY 01-May Northern Westchester Fair Jackie Christopher
New York Westchester County, NY 02-May Southern Westchester Jackie Christopher
New York NYC, NY 2-3 May  Local College Fairs  Jackie Christopher
New York NYC 22-23 May  Local College Fairs  Jackie Christopher
Virginia Woodbridge, VA 06-Apr IB Mid-Atlantic College Fair Jackie Christopher

University of Roehampton International Office

We are always happy to talk to our students. If you have any questions about studying at Roehampton please get in touch using our contact form to ask any questions about our programmes, entry requirements and life at Roehampton.

Jackie Christopher
Regional Manager, North America (Based in the US)
Email: jackie.christopher@roehampton.ac.uk | US Tel: +1 202 425 2999

Bill Richards
International Officer, West Coast & Texas
Email: bill.richards@roehampton.ac.uk | UK Tel: +44 (0)20 8392 3005

Bachelor applicants: You can apply via UCAS https://www.ucas.com/ or directly to the university by using our online application form.

Master degree applicants: All Postgraduate applicants are able to apply directly to the university by using the online application form.

You can find further information about how to make an application by visiting our How to Apply page.

Programme level Academic

Bachelor's (Undergraduate) We require:

  • A High School GPA of 2.8 or above
  • A standardised test – either ACT (21), SAT (1100), or two AP's (3)
  • A small number of our bachelor programmes also carry a subject specific requirement*. Please check if this is the case, but subject specific requirements can be met by an SAT subject test (550) or an AP (3).

International Baccalaureate Diploma is accepted. Point requirements vary according to programme.

We can also consider credit transfers into Year 2 or 3 from Associate Degrees with a GPA of 3+, and one or two years of a US Bachelor's degree a GPA of 2.8+ if a student has taken enough sufficient classes in their major.

*Only for Sciences, English/Creative Writing, Journalism and Digital Media.

Master Bachelor's degree minimum GPA 2.8 or 3.0, varies by programme.

Bachelor's degree minimum GPA 3.0

  • Two year's work experience
  • GMAT is considered, but not required

Please note above requirements are guidelines only. Each application will be assessed individually.


USA citizens can apply for a Federal Loan as Roehampton is recognised by the US Department of Education. For further information please see US Federal Loans information sheet. Roehampton's FAFSA School Code is G21019.

Tuition fee discounts

A 2% tuition fee discount will be given to all students who make full payment of their tuition fees online by the published date of enrolment. Our payment options can be found

A 20% tuition fee discount on campus-based courses will be given for all UK, EU and international Roehampton alumni holding a full undergraduate degree or postgraduate qualification and those who studied here on an exchange/study abroad programme, for any higher programme of study. This reduction will be applied to the tuition fee prior to payment.


International Excellence Scholarship

We offer a range of generous scholarships worth up to £4000 per year to high achieving undergraduate and postgraduate international students.

Undergraduate (Bachelor's)

  • £4000 scholarships available (x3 years)
  • £2500 scholarships available (x3 years)
  • £1000 scholarships available (x3 years)

Postgraduate (Master's)

September entry:

  • £4000 scholarships available (1 year)
  • £2500 scholarships available (1 year)
  • £1000 scholarships available (1 year)

January entry:

  • £4000 scholarships (1 year)
  • £2500 scholarships (1 year)
  • £1000 scholarships (1 year)
Esports Scholarship We have launched a scholarship worth £1,500 a year for students with talents in esports, for those entering the University in 2019. We are also investing in growing esports at the University, with new facilities and a student society.
Roehampton Music Scholarship The University of Roehampton offer music scholarships to enable undergraduate and postgraduate students meet some of the costs of developing their talents through lessons, courses, or the purchase of relevant equipment (instruments/strings/sheet music etc.). This scholarship gives you up to £1200 cash award.
Alumni Referral Scholarship International students enrolling on a full-time undergraduate or postgraduate degree programme who have been referred by an alumnus of the university who holds a full Roehampton qualification or who studied here on an exchange/study abroad programme will receive 20% off their tuition. Applicants must be enrolling in a programme which is taught on campus.
Scholarship for Sporting Excellence The University is dedicated to giving its students the opportunity to play sports at all levels. We recognise the difficulties students encounter trying to balance academic studies with training and competition schedules. The scholarships range from £500 - £1500 per year of study.

For more details about these scholarships and to apply, please visit the Financial Support and Guidance pages.

Our Partners, Across the Pond, are our official representative in the USA.

Contact information for Across the Pond in the USA: https://www.studyacrossthepond.com/

September entry

All international students who apply before 31st July will be guaranteed university accommodation. Applications for September entry can be made from the beginning of February.

January entry

We also offer a range of accommodation options for students starting in January, applications can be made from the beginning of November.

For further information please refer to our accommodation pages.

We are proud of our beautiful parkland campus and would like to invite you to come and visit it! You can either register for an open day during the academic year, or you can contact us for a private campus tour.

For more details and to book a visit, please check the available times on our Open Day page and contact Bill Richards at bill.richards@roehampton.ac.uk

Full degree students would need to apply for a Tier 4 Student Visa. We at Roehampton will help you through the whole process.

For more information, please refer to our Visas and Immigration page.

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