University of York International Pathways College cost of living

Studying abroad is an important investment, and you need to plan carefully. As well as tuition fees, you need to consider things like accommodation costs, course book costs and living expenses.

The information below should help you understand these a little better. The figures listed are for the 2019-20 academic year.

Cost typeGuide cost
Course booksUp to £400
Accommodation£6,069 to £9,413*
Living expenses
(including food, transport and social activities)
At least £1,015 per month
InsuranceApproximately £448

* Prices shown are examples only. Confirmed pricing for each intake will be available once the relevant booking period opens.

Course books

Course books can cost up to £400 in total, depending on your course. The exact amount will be confirmed in your invoice that accompanies your offer letter.

Accommodation costs

Exact accommodation fees will depend on your contract length and preferred housing option. All of our prices are highly competitive. See our University of York International Pathway College accommodation page for more details.

Living expenses

For each month of your pathway course, you’ll need at least £1,015, in accordance with UKVI regulations. Contact us for more information.


Insurance costs from £448 (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. EduTravel is a comprehensive insurance policy for studying abroad, and is offered in partnership with Endsleigh, a leading insurance provider.