Students from the United States
- The United States' connection with the university
- Meet us
- Entry requirements (equivalencies)
- Immigration and visas
- Financial assistance
- Contact us to make an enquiry.
There are currently 73 students and 332 active alumni of the university who are from the USA. Students from the USA choose the University of Brighton because of our strong standing in key subject areas of interest.
- Our degree and masters courses in Business, Management and Economics benefit from the internationally recognised research at our Centre for Research in Innovation Management (CENTRIM). The latest Research Assessment Exercise determined that 70 per cent of our research in business management is of international standing.
- Business studies students benefit from the training and consultancy work of professors. Students gain practical and leadership skills in a research active community.
- Our study abroad programme is extremely popular for summer schools and for junior semester and years abroad.
The university has active partnerships with California State University, Clarkson University, Eastern Michigan University, Grand Valley State University, La Salle University Philadephia, Mennonite College of Nursing at Illnois State University, Minneapolis College of Art & Design, Otterbein College Westerville Ohio, University of California at Berkeley, Rhode Island School of Design and the Universirty of Kansas.
Many alumni are connected by their membership of the University of Brighton Alumni Association to enhance other connections with each other in the USA, in England and around the world.
We do not currently have any scheduled visits to the USA, however, if you would like to meet us please contact us at email@example.com.
Details of the academic and English language requirements for your course are on our course finder. We help many students from the USA to improve their qualifications to meet entry requirements.
Find the UK equivalent to your American qualification level here.
Academic and study skills at our International College
Successful completion of one of our International College courses offers guaranteed progression to degree courses at the university.
Find out more about our International College.
English language tuition
The UK Border Agency requires that all students complete a secure English language test before applying for their visa. The university's Brighton Language Institute can help undergraduate and postgraduate students from USA to complete their SELT and to undertake English language programmes to meet university entry requirements.
USA is a country of many nationalities, including many people with citizenship of the UK but residency in USA. Your residential status will determine your tuition fees and the type of visa you will require to come to the UK to study.
Generally, prior entry clearance (ie. a visa) is required for students coming from USA. To obtain a visa you will need to have an unconditional offer of a place at the University of Brighton and your CAS number from the university. You will need to prove that you have the funds to pay your tuition fees and living expenses.
To make your visa application in USA, contact the UK Border Agency.
For advice and help from our immigration advisers, and for further information visit our immigration and visas page.
British Council office
If you would like to talk to a trained counsellor about studying and living in the UK, please contact the British Council in USA.
Study abroad with a summer school, semester or junior year abroad (JYA)
We offer excellent study abroad opportunities through summer schools, semester or junior years abroad.
While you enjoy your studies as part of the University of Brighton community, you will be assisted by caring advisors who can help you to adjust to UK university and cultural life. To make the most of this life experience for you, we provide organised field trips in the UK and to Europe. Brighton is a great choice for your study abroad experience.
If you are interested in study abroad opportunities at the university please find out more at the Study Abroad office website.
The University of Brighton is certified to administer Federal Student Aid. Find out more.
Students from the USA are eligible for University of Brighton scholarships.
Please contact us if you have a question or enquiry.