Welcome to Middlesex University! We are thrilled that you are considering studying with us. Studying abroad is a big decision which is why we have created this page to help you find out more about our courses, how to apply, and what student life is like in London.
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.
Admission depends on the programme of study and your GPA. Please check if the programme you are applying for has a specific subject requirement at the “entry requirements” tab of the programme’s webpage.
Test optional / not required, unless the programme carries a specific subject requirement, which can be met with 2 AP exams in the subject area.
2.8 - 3.1
*SAT of 550 on each part, OR **ACT composite score of 23, OR 2 AP exams with 3+
2.7 or below
Can be considered for a Foundation Year. Must provide SAT of 550 on each part, OR ACT composite score of 23, OR 2 AP exams with 3+
Middlesex University's *SAT code is 3985 and **ACT code is 5277.
Other accepted qualifications
International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma
One year of college/university level study with a minimum GPA of 2.8
US Community College transfer students
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.
Postgraduate entry requirements
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.
Middlesex is licensed to administer and certify loan applications for the United States Department of Education (USDE) Direct Loan programme on behalf of eligible U.S. 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 U.S. federal government. Students must meet all applicable eligibility requirements in order to participate.
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.
Visit our scholarships page for a list of all other Middlesex scholarships you may be eligible for.
How to apply
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.
Marshall Scholarships finance up to 50 young Americans each year to study at graduate level in the UK in any field of study. Scholarships cover tuition fees, living expenses (including accommodation), airfare and other eligible allowances. Applications are normally open from early June through late September.
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.
Gilman international scholarship
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.
Middlesex is licensed to administer and certify loan applications for the United States Department of Education (USDE) Direct Loan programme on behalf of eligible U.S. 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 U.S. federal government. Students must meet all applicable eligibility requirements in order to participate.
The following requirements must be met in order for your visa application to be successful:
Submit an online application through the UKVI website. You will need to submit your valid CAS, payment of the visa fee and immigration health surcharge
Upload the relevant supporting documents (passport, academic documents, evidence of meeting or being exempt from English language requirements, evidence of meeting financial requirements, ATAS certificate if required, TB test certificate if required)
Biometric data collected at the visa application centre
You must be able to provide evidence that you can meet the finance requirements if asked to do so, but you do not need to provide this evidence at the time of application.
Successful applicants will receive an Entry Clearance vignette in their passport and will be able to collect their Biometric Residence permit in the UK.