Manchester University fact sheet

Traveling to + living in England

Coronavirus updates

Student visa information: Students will apply for a Tier 4 (General) student visa.

UoM will issue a Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) for an exchange student to apply for a visa.

Learn about immigration + travel


Air travel: Exchange students will be responsible for arranging and purchasing their own round-trip international airline tickets for dates appropriate for the term at the host university. Exchange students should only purchase tickets once UoM has confirmed the dates of arrival. Students who are nominated for the exchange are eligible to apply for a travel grant from College International.


Nearest international airport: Manchester Airport (MAN)


Housing: Students studying abroad at UoM for a year are guaranteed a room in Manchester accommodations. Students coming for one semester only are not guaranteed a room, but under normal circumstances are usually allocated one.

Applications for housing are available online after admission into the exchange program.

Learn more about housing


Pre-departure orientation: College International staff will provide an orientation the prior semester to help students prepare for their programs. Students are invited to take GLLC-G 291 Study Abroad: Before You Go, a one-credit, second eight-weeks course in Fall 2022.


Departure preparation + arrival details: UoM offers students an orientation program and an arrival guide that will help ease the transition for exchange students.


Estimated costs per semester:

  • Tuition: IU Tuition
  • Accomodation: $3,294
  • Food: $967
  • Books and supplies: $250
  • Transportation: $291
  • Other expenses (laundry, printing, entertainment): $1,018
  • OVST administrative fee: $238
  • Plus insurance, visa, airfare

Learn more about ASPIRE Exchanges

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