International Inspection and Accreditation Fees
The application, inspection and annual accreditation fees are listed on this page, for institutions based outside of the UK only.
The fees on this page are for the period 2019-20. More detailed information about the fees is available in our fees brochure, which can be downloaded using the fees brochure link.
OVERSEAS ANNUAL ACCREDITATION FEES
Up to 2,000 course days: £2652.25
2,001 – 4,000 course days: £3996.40
Over 4,000 course days: £5067.60
International English Language Provider
Less than 55,000 student hours / Up to 3,000 student weeks, per annum: £2575
55,000 – 110,000 student hours / Up to 6,000 student weeks, per annum: £3880
110,000+ student hours / Over 6,000 student weeks, per annum: £4920
Online, distance and blended learning providers
Up to 3000 enrolled students: £1590
3001-8000 enrolled students: £2652.25
Over 8000 enrolled students: £3395
Independent Higher Education institutions
Unit fee (£ per FTE student): £14.85
Minimum annual fee cap: £1485
Maximum annual fee cap: £5197.50
Notes on fees:
- The annual accreditation fee is payable by all accredited institutions and approved candidates for accreditation.
- A pro-rata accreditation fee is payable by institutions awarded accreditation or approved as candidates for accreditation during the year.
- There is a nominal fee for replacement of certificates.
- Fees are subject to possible change every September.