Maintenance loan

Government support for living costs is available to English domiciled students in the form of the maintenance loan. The amount of support that you receive is dependent on an assessment of your level of household income by Student Finance England.

All eligible students (UK) can access repayable living support from the government. The amount of loan will vary depending on whether you live away from home, live at home with your parents or study at a university in London.

The maximum government maintenance loans available to UK students:

  • £9,203 – students who live away from home and study at a university outside London
  • £7,747 – students who are living at home
Household incomeHomeElsewhere
£25,000 and under £7,747 £9,203
£30,000 £7,095 £8,544
£35,000 £6,442 £7,884
£40,000 £5,789 £7,225
£45,000 £5,137 £6,565
£50,000 £4,848 £5,905
£55,000 £3,831 £5,246
£60,000 £3,410 £4,586
£70,000 £3,410 £4,289