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Tuition and Financial Aid

From our official financial booklet, to an overview of tuition and fees, information on how to pay, our funding opportunities, international funding support and more, this page helps you to make sense of your educational finances.

Tuition and financial support

Everything you need to know about our fees, student loans and scholarships.

Funding your studies is an important part of your journey to ministry. Your profound training will require time, finances and dedication – and it is our commitment to collaborate with you and ensure that theological excellence is accessible for all who enrol.
Tuition and fees
Our degree tuition calculator below offers a true-cost value to show you the real fee of the entire course. When you connect with us, we can talk through your individual circumstances and explore our scholarships and funding support opportunities to learn what you may be eligible for. We are dedicated to finding the perfect solution with you to help you answer your calling.
For the complete list of fees, charges, and other financial information please download the booklet:
Government Student Loans

UK passport holders and residents may be eligible to receive a student loan for our full degrees - BA Hons in Biblical and Pastoral Studies and MA in Theology.

(BA Hons) Biblical and Pastoral Studies

  • You may receive up to £6,000 – the loan is paid directly to Newbold and goes towards your tuition fees.
  • For the 2021-2022 academic year, you may apply for a maintenance loan that can be utilised for living costs. You may receive:
    • up to £7,987 if you are living at home
    • up to £9,488 if you are living away from home, outside of London
    • up to £12,382 if you are living away from home, in London

It is worth noting that you may need to give details of your household income for this loan.

  • Your course lasts for more than a year, so the loan will be divided equally across each year of your course.
  • You get the first payment after your course start date, once we confirm you’ve registered.
  • The loan will be paid in 3 instalments of 33%, 33% and 34% each year.
  • After your application has been approved, you’ll be sent a letter with your payment dates. You can also check them in your online account.

If you’re from Finland, Norway, Sweden or The Netherlands, please visit this page with helpful resources for you.

Scholarships
Students that are in considerable financial need may be eligible for a scholarship or additional funding aid. Our Student Enrolment Officer will help to identify the most suitable option if you can’t find an option for you below.
Scholarships for TED students

The Trans-European offers up to 20 scholarships per year for students aged between 18-30 who live in countries within the TED, valid for one academic year.

To be eligible, a student must be enrolling here for the first time and will be responsible for funding any remaining fees not covered by the scholarship. This scholarship cannot be reapplied for if a student has previously received it.

The scholarship covers up to 50% or 100% of your tuition fees.

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Grants for students from the British Union Conference

The BUC offers grants to undergraduate and postgraduate students that are members of the Seventh-day Adventist Church (in the UK and Ireland). If granted, this grant will last for the duration of a student’s course.

To be eligible, the student (or parents of the students) must have been a resident in the BUC for at least 3 years before studying here, and a member of the Adventist Church in the BUC for at least 1 year.

The grant covers 25% of tuition, accommodation and meal fees, and applications can be submitted directly to the BUC Education department.

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Olive Archer Student Aid Fund

This is a special fund to assist students who are preparing for ministry in the British Union Conference.

To be eligible, students must be studying a course within Newbold’s Centre for Ministry and Mission with the intention to go into ministerial employment (commitment to working in this capacity must be demonstrated). Priority is given to those who are not receiving TED or BUC funding and cannot access student loans.

Allocations of this fund are considered on a case-by-case basis.

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One Year in Mission and Service Scholarship

The TED supports students who enrol in this course and commit to a mission project with ADRA Europe or the Adventist Volunteer Service following 3-months on campus.

To be eligible, students must be new and taking this course full-time, aged between 18-30.

The scholarship covers 100% of the course (inclusive of shared accommodation on campus and meals).

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Discount for children of Adventist workers in the US

This discount is obtainable if a student’s parents work for the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the US. The organisation they work for usually offer this funding.

To be eligible, a student’s parents must be employed by the Church in /the US. A student’s application should include a letter from the employing organisation that details this discount.

Discounts may cover up to 70% of tuition fees here – the employing organisation will confirm the offering.

Talk through your options and apply with our Admissions and Records Officer.

Frequently asked questions
Payment Portal
Find out about our different options for making payments online.
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International Funding Support
We appreciate that every financial circumstance is completely individual, and also understand that supporting resources are unique to each country.
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