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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

To arrange an appointment, please email Kirsten McKinney, Head of Study Abroad and North America Regional Manager: kirsten.mckinney@anglia.ac.uk.

Date Event City Time Venue Address
Wednesday 26 September 

SUNY Binghamton Study Abroad Fair



Binghamton, NY
4-7pm
University Union
4400 Vestal Parkway East, Binghamton, NY 13902

Thursday 27 September
 

SUNY Cortland Study Abroad Fair 

Cortland, NY
 
11am-2pm
 
Corey Union
 
103 Prospect Terrace, Cortland, NY 13045
 
Thursday 27 September - Saturday 29 September  NACAC Annual Conference
Salt Lake City, Utah

 
TBC  Salt Palace Convention Center
 

100 S West Temple

Salt Lake City, Utah 84101
 
Monday 1 October – Friday 5 October
 

North Carolina – Various Events / School Visits


 
Charlotte, Greensboro, & Raleigh areas
 
N/A  N/A  N/A 
Wednesday 10 October
 

University of South Carolina Upstate Study Abroad Fair


 
Spartanburg, SC
 
9.30am-2.30pm  University of South Carolina Upstate
 
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303
 
Saturday 13 October
 
Jackson NACAC National College Fair
 
Jacksonville, FL
9am-1pm
Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center – Hall A
 
1000 Water St
Jacksonville, FL 32204
 
Sunday 14 October
 

Orlando NACAC National College Fair


 
Orlando, FL
 
1-4pm  Orange County Convention Center - Hall WD1
 
9800 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819
 
Saturday 3 November
 

Greater Washington, DC NACAC
National College Fair


 
Washington, DC
 
2-5pm  Walter E. Washington Convention Center – Hall C
 
801 Mt Vernon Pl NW
Washington, DC 20001
 


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


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(MA, MSc, MBA, LLM, MCh, MOptom PGDip and PGCert)

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Life as an International Student

Scholarships

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

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 Language Services Unit (LSU) offers a range of courses which could help you achieve the level required for entry onto a degree course. Please email lsu@anglia.ac.uk for more information. 

At LSU we also provide our own English language proficiency test (ELPT); we offer this test both in the UK and overseas. To find out if we are planning to hold an ELPT in your country, please see events in your country or contact our country managers.

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