United States

Thank you for visiting Anglia Ruskin University. We are delighted that you are thinking about studying with us for a degree or for study abroad. On this page, you’ll find useful information about our entry requirements, including qualifications from the US, as well as details about our application process for international students, fees and scholarships, and events we’ll be participating in over the coming weeks and months. Please check back for updates.

If you have trouble finding the information or answers you may be looking for, please do not hesitate to get in touch: international@anglia.ac.uk.

US Funding 

Anglia Ruskin University participates in the US Federal Direct Loan programme, which can provide funding to cover tuition fees and living expenses. Students must meet the criteria set by the US Department of Education in order to be eligible for US federal Loans.

In addition, Anglia Ruskin University is approved by the US Department of Veterans Affairs for VA educational benefits, including the GI Bill.

VA Education Benefits Administration

Events in the United States

Head of Study Abroad and North America Regional Manager, Kirsten McKinney will be attending a variety of events and school visits in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida and Texas during the month of March. To arrange an appointment, please email: kirsten.mckinney@anglia.ac.uk.

Kirsten will also be attending the NAFSA Annual Conference between 26-31 May 2019.

Date Event City Time Venue Address
Sunday 3 March 2019 Atlanta NACAC National College Fair  Atlanta, GA  12:30pm - 16:00pm Georgia International Convention Center  2000 Convention Center Concourse
Atlanta, GA 30337

Sunday 10 March 2019  Tampa NACAC National College Fair Tampa, FL  12:00pm - 15:00pm Florida State Fairgrounds  4800 US Hwy. 301 North
Tampa, FL 33610
Saturday 16 March 2019  Upstate South Carolina NACAC National College Fair  Greenville, SC  13:00pm - 16:00pm Furman University - Timmons Arena  3300 Poinsett Hwy.
Greenville, SC 29613
Sunday 17 March 2019  Charlotte NACAC National College Fair Charlotte, NC  12:00pm - 16:00pm The Park Expo and Conference Center  800 Briar Creek Rd
Charlotte, NC 28205
Tuesday 19 March 2019  Raleigh NACAC National College Fair  Raleigh, NC  16:30pm - 19:30pm Raleigh Convention Center  500 S Salisbury St.
Raleigh, NC 27601
Saturday 23 March 2019  Dallas/Ft. Worth NACAC National College Fair Dallas/Ft. Worth   13:00pm - 16:00pm Dallas Market Center - Main Hall  2100 N Stemmons Fwy
Dallas, TX 75207
Tuesday 26 March 2019  AustiNACAC National College Fair Austin, TX  17:30pm - 20:00pm Palmer Events Center  900 Barton Springs Rd
Austin, TX 78704
Thursday 28 March 2019  Houston NACAC National College Fair Houston, TX  9:30am - 12:30pm
18:00pm - 20:00pm
NRG Center  One NRG Park
Houston, TX 77054
Sunday 26 May 2019 - Friday 31 May 2019

NAFSA Annual Conference

Washington, DC  TBC  Walter E Washington Convention Center 

801 Mount Vernon Place NW

Washington, DC 20001 

1 W Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21201
1 W Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

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Entry requirements

Academic qualification equivalents

for students coming from the United States to Anglia Ruskin

If you’re applying for an undergraduate course (year 1 entry) you must hold one of the following:

  • CRIC or Anglia Ruskin approved Foundation Programme  
  • International Baccalaureate with 24 points                         
  • High School Graduation Diploma Grade B/ CGPA 3.0 or above plus one of the following: Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT 1), administered prior to spring 2016: a minimum score of 550 in each of the three sections (Maths, Critical Reading and Writing); New Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT), administered beginning spring 2016: a minimum of 610 in Evidence-Based Reading and Writing and a minimum of 570 in Maths; 2 Advanced Placement Tests (APs) in subjects relevant to the study area with grade 3;  ACT (American College Test) with a composite score of 23 or above.
  • Successful completion of an Associate Degree (Associate of Arts/AA or Associate of Science/AS) with a final GPA of 2.7
  • One year of a 4-year Bachelors course (a minimum of 30 credit/study hours completed) with a CGPA of 2.7              

If you’re applying for a postgraduate taught course you must hold one of the following:

  • Bachelor degree with final GPA of 2.7
  • a recognised pre-Masters course

Interested in our postgraduate research degrees? Please visit our postgraduate research pages, where you’ll find entry requirements.

Some of our courses may have extra requirements, such as portfolios for art and design courses. These are outlined in our course pages.

If you don't meet academic requirements for undergraduate and postgraduate taught courses, Cambridge Ruskin International College (CRIC) can help. CRIC provides foundation and pre-Masters courses which will help you meet the requirements for our degrees.

English requirements

English language requirements

We can accept English within the Brandos Atestatas if taken at State Exam Level and passed with minimum 75% (depending on your course choice).

If English is not your first language you'll need to be able to show you have the required level of English language. This is so we can ensure you'll be able to follow your course.

  • Our standard entry criteria for undergraduate courses is IELTS 6.0 or equivalent, with nothing lower than 5.5 in any of the four elements (listening, speaking, reading and writing).
  • Our standard entry criteria for postgraduate taught and postgraduate research courses is IELTS 6.5, with nothing lower than 5.5 in any of the four elements (listening, speaking, reading and writing).

If you don't meet our English language requirements, our Anglia Ruskin University Language Centre offers a range of courses which could help you achieve the level required for entry onto a degree course.

Our Language Centre offers the English language proficiency test (ELPT) in the UK and overseas. To find out if we are holding the ELPT in your country, check our events page or email your country manager.

How to apply

Here are some links to important information that’ll help you with your application to Anglia Ruskin University:

Approved agents

BCIE Lagos - Australia and USA Branch

  • Address: 4th Floor, Valley View Plaza,99 Opebi Road, Ikeja,Lagos
  • Telephone: 01-3427673 / 01-3427675 or 08145935517
  • Email: studyabroad_lagos@bcie.co.uk