Costs for undergraduate students

 Tuition fees

  • UK and EU students commencing in 2018:  If you are considering applying to Hertford for 2018 entry, you may be concerned about how you will afford the fees and living costs at Oxford. The headline tuition fee is £9,250.   On 9 October the UK government confirmed that the full-time tuition fee cap for Home/EU students will remain at £9,250 for the 2018/19 academic year. 
  • You may be eligible for government grants and loans and Oxford bursaries and fee waivers to help fund your course. This depends on where you are from, where you live and what your household income is assessed to be by your regional funding agency. For UK and EU students, full details can be found here.
  • International students:  Fees vary depending on the course. For details of your University fee liability check the University web site. In addition to a University tuition fee international students pay a College fee which is £7,350 for 2017-18. 
  • Students who commenced before 2012: The University tuition fee for UK and EU students who matriculated between 2007 and 2011 is £3,465.
  • Students who commenced between 2012 and 2015: The University tuition fee for UK and EU students is £9,000.
  • Students who commenced in 2016: The University tuition fee for UK and EU students is £9,250.
  • On 9 October the UK government confirmed that the full-time tuition fee cap for Home/EU students will remain at £9,250 for the 2018/19 academic year. Details of the written ministerial statement can be found at http://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/written-questions-answers-statements/written-statement/Lords/2017-10-09/HLWS146/.

Living costs

The guideline budget for living costs for term time residence in Oxford is around £13,237 a year. Each student is responsible for their own budgeting.

Accommodation

Accommodation charges for 2017-18: a room rent of £20.08 per night.

Room rent                                                                                                                                                

  • Annual                                               £3,514
  • Michaelmas Term (58 nights)       £1,164.64
  • Hilary Term (58 nights)                  £1,164.64
  • Trinity Term (59 nights)                 £1,184.72

The standard annual licence fee is for 175 days of residence.  Rent is charged until the Saturday night at the end of Michaelmas and Hilary Terms, and until the Sunday night at the end of Eighth Week of Trinity Term.

Individual Meal Charges

Meals are charged on the basis of items selected.

If you eat all meals in Hall over 175 days it will cost around £1,707. This does not include drinks. There is no meal service on Saturday evening. The price of Formal Hall (Wednesday and Sunday) is: £8.71 excluding drink (2016-17). Meals taken in College are invoiced termly in arrears.

Please be aware that all college charges are reviewed annually with effect from 1 August.

Other living costs

You are advised to budget for books, clothes, toiletries, travel, societies and clubs and social activities. The University guidance is a budget of £2,000 a year.