Kaplan International College London cost of living

Studying abroad is always a big investment, and it’s not only your tuition fees you need to think about. You’ll need to consider things like accommodation costs, course book costs and living expenses too.

The information below should help you understand the costs of studying abroad a bit better. The figures listed are for the 2018-19 academic year.

Cost typeGuide cost
Course booksUp to £395
Accommodation£4,995 to £24,185*
Living expenses
(including food, transport and social activities)
At least £1,265 per month
Administration fee£200
Insurance£220 to £680

* Pricing examples are an illustration. Confirmed pricing for each intake will be available once the relevant booking period opens.

Course books

Course books usually cost up to £395 in total, depending on your course. The exact amount will be confirmed in your invoice that accompanies your offer letter.

Accommodation costs

All of our accommodation prices are highly competitive. Your accommodation fees will depend on your contract length and chosen housing option. See our Kaplan International College London accommodation page for more information.

Living expenses

You’ll need at least £1,265 for each month of your pathway course, in keeping with UKVI regulations for the London area. Contact us for more information.

Administration fee

Starting from the 4th April 2018, you’ll be charged a £200 administration fee to cover administration costs related to your application. This is payable at the same time as your tuition deposit if you accept an offer to study at the College.


Insurance costs between £220 and £680 (depending on your pathway course length – the exact cost will be confirmed in the invoice that accompanies your offer letter). We offer EduTravel to all students. This comprehensive insurance policy for studying abroad is offered in partnership with Endsleigh, a leading insurance provider.