Middlesex University is one of the largest centres of learning in the UK. And we're proud to be a global university, too. Students from 140 different nationalities currently enjoy the benefits of the excellent teaching, world-class facilities and innovative research at our vibrant London campuses.
London is the most popular city in the world for US students, outside North America, with nearly 30,000 studying in the city. Our focus is on preparing you for your chosen career in today's global jobs market. That's why most of our courses include opportunities for internships, part-time work experience and international exchange.
We welcome students from the USA onto our undergraduate and postgraduate courses every year. Popular subjects include business, advertising, PR and media, journalism and media, international politics, international relations, English literature and psychology – and much more. Our wide range of courses means that whatever your area of interest, you can find your place in our inspiring, supportive community.
Our dedicated Regional Team provides tailored support to students from the USA. Our US-based advisors can advise on course applications, college transfers, study abroad opportunities, scholarships and loans, visa applications and much more.
We participate in a number of education and student recruitment fairs as well as school visits across the country. Visit our international fairs page to see all our fairs and events in region.
Our trusted partners in the USA can also advise you on applying to Middlesex and support you through the application process.
Students from the USA applying for an undergraduate degree will need to have completed one of the following:
Students who have completed the two-year Associate degree may be eligible for advanced standing onto the second year of an undergraduate degree course.
Middlesex has a long history in supporting transfer students, please read our specific guide for all the information you need for transferring here.
For general admission onto most postgraduate courses, applicants need to have completed a bachelors degree from an accredited university or college with a Grade Point Average of 3.0 or higher.
If you are interested in a research degree, or would like to apply to a school that does not allow online applications, please contact us for the appropriate postgraduate application form.
Middlesex University is licensed to administer and certify loan applications for the United States Department of Education (USDE) Direct Loan programme on behalf of eligible US students. The Direct Loan (Stafford loan) and Direct Loan Plus are educational loans borrowed from the USDE, with interest rates and other terms set by the US federal government. Students must meet all applicable eligibility requirements in order to participate.
Please view the documents below for more information:
If you're a talented student, you may be eligible for either our Regional or International Merit Award, which rewards students with up to £2,000 towards course fees for all taught undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
We also have a limited number of £5,000 Academic Excellence Scholarship Awards available to North and South American students who have demonstrated high levels of academic excellence in their previous studies.
Students are only eligible to receive one scholarship award. The awards are for full undergraduate or postgraduate degree courses. Students must have applied to Middlesex and received an offer before they can apply for any of these scholarship awards.
Visit our scholarships page for a list of all other Middlesex scholarships you may be eligible for.
You can also apply for the British Government's Chevening Scholarships, and a variety of private agencies and charities for scholarships, bursaries and grants to study in the UK. For more information visit the British Council website or the UK Council for International Student Affairs website.
The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides grants for individually designed study, research projects or for English Teaching Assistant Programs. A candidate should submit a Statement of Grant Purpose defining activities to take place during one academic year in a participating country outside the U.S.
Recipients of the Gilman international scholarship receive up to $5,000 to apply toward study abroad or internship program. Applicant must be applying to a program or internship abroad eligible for credit at the student's institution of higher education in the US.
At Middlesex, we want to recognize your heritage. Students from North and South America who have dual citizenship from an EU country are eligible for the EU Heritage Scholarship. This award allows students to pay EU fees rather than international fees for the full duration of the programme.