The cost of an undergraduate education at University College has three elements: tuition fees, campus fees and personal expenses.

Tuition Fees

University College, as part of Utrecht University, receives state funding for students with European Economic Area (EEA) citizenship. As a consequence UCU charges different tuition fees for EEA and non-EEA citizens. EEA countries are: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Slovak Republic, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom. Citizens of Switzerland and Surinam also pay the EEA fee. 

Campus Fees

The campus fees cover the general costs of living on campus and making use of the campus facilities. Water, electricity and internet connectivity are included. More information about living on campus. You can find a breakdown of the campus fees here (2017 - 2018).

All students are automatically a member of the University College Student Association.

Personal Expenses

Students face personal expenses such as food, clothes, books, sports, insurance, and travel and living expenses during the holidays. Non-EEA students will also have to pay for a residence permit. Students need an additional € 5000,- (estimate) a year to cover these costs. Students can apply for a student loan for the full amount.

Costs 2017 - 2018 EEA students non-EEA students with NL-degree*
Tuition fee (paid to UU) € 3.950 € 9.500 € 10.546
Visa   € 311  
Campus fees € 6.200 € 6.200 €6.200
UCSA membership € 72,50 € 72,50 € 72,50
Total per year € 10.222,50 € 16.083,50 € 16.818,50
Total per month € 851,88 € 1340,29 € 1401,54
Personal expenses (incl food, estimate per year) € 5.000 € 5.000 € 5.000

*Students who have already obtained a degree from a government-funded Dutch university or university of applied sciences (Hogeschool)

Campus fees can be paid in one, two or ten installments. Tuition fees can be paid in one or five installments.