We have a long history of welcoming students from the USA, and a proven track record of supporting them to achieve their academic and professional career goals. Empowered by the University of Stirling experience, our American graduates have become global citizens, successfully forging careers in a variety of fields around the world.
International students are at the heart of what we do at the University of Stirling. We're rated 1st in Scotland for welcoming international students and are proud to educate students from over 120 nationalities on our beautiful campus.
We deliver high quality courses that produce intellectually-able graduates, who are highly sought after by employers throughout the world.
For questions, please contact us at ScotlandCounselorTour@gmail.com.
Join International Recruitment Manager, Claire Grant to find out more about studying at the University of Stirling and life in Scotland.
If you're a prospective partner, find out more about our partnerships in your country.
You can fly to either Edinburgh or Glasgow airports from a wide range of international and domestic airports.
Glasgow International Airport is about 1 hour away, and Edinburgh Airport approximately 45 minutes from our University campus, travelling by car or taxi. By bus it's 60 minutes from Edinburgh Airport to Stirling, and 1 hour and 20-50 minutes to Glasgow Airport.
The University of Stirling welcomes applications on the Common Application as well as UK UCAS application.
American High School Diploma:
We normally require US applicants to hold a combination of the following qualifications for entry. As a minimum, applicants must hold an accredited high school diploma with a minimum GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale, minimum B average), one letter of reference, plus one of the following:
ACT composite score of 26 or above (with no individual section below 24)
SAT - Post March 2016: Score 1200
Two AP tests at grade 3 or above (taken in junior or senior year of high school)
Two SAT II subject tests with 550-600 in each.
College Board/SAT/AP: 9003
We welcome applications from students studying towards the full International Baccalaureate diploma. Normally, applicants are required to obtain an overall score of between 26 - 34 points, depending on the course they're applying to. Certain subjects may be stipulated dependent on the course being applied to.
We welcome applications from students holding a relevant Bachelor's degree with a GPA of 2.7 for entry to most of our Masters level courses.
If English isn't your first language, you'll need to demonstrate a minimum level of English language proficiency. We accept a variety of tests, details of the minimum grades we require can be found on our English Language Requirements page.
Please also check the specific grades required for your chosen course by checking our individual course pages.
Need help improving your English?
There's a number of options available to you, ranging from a course for those who need only a little help, up to a longer-term programme.
Up to £8,000 of funding available
You can receive up to £8,000 through our International Undergraduate Awards.
The University of Stirling is also eligible to certify loan applications for the Federal Family Education Loan Program (FFELP). US students who are enrolled on a University of Stirling degree are eligible for loans and may borrow up to their calculated Cost of Attendance (provided by the university and updated for each year of a student’s programme). Please read our information on Financial Aid for US Students.
We also partner with the Fulbright Commission to offer funding for the first year of Postgraduate studies in health, wellbeing or sports science.
We have scholarship and funding opportunities for undergraduate and postgraduate international students. Use our Scholarship Finder to find out more.
For details of tuition fees, please visit our International Tuition Fees page.
The University of Stirling regularly travels to the USA attending recruitment events, and visiting schools and colleges. Forthcoming trips are listed below. If there are no trips scheduled to take place, please contact Amy Easton for more information.
Amy Easton, International Recruitment Manager, will be visiting Louisville, Kentucky on 26 and 27 September 2019 and New York City on 29 and 30 September 2019. Please contact email email@example.com to arrange a meeting.
29 Sep Louisville NACAC National College Fair, 1-4pm
Kentucky International Convention Center, 221 S 4th St Louisville, KY 40202
Amy Easton, International Recruitment Manager, will be visiting New York City on 1 and 2 October 2019 and Seattle, Washington on 1 to 7 October 2019. Please contact email firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange a meeting.
17 October – 9.30-11.30am – COSI Fair @ the Laguna Hills Community Center
18 October – 9.30-11.30am – COSI Fair @ the Moreno Valley Conference Center
19 October – available for individual meetings
20 October – available for individual meetings
21 October – 9.30-11.30am – COSI Fair @ the Tommy Lasorda Fieldhouse Yorba Linda
22 October – 9.30-11.30am – Collge2Career @ The Diamond Bar Center
23 October – Collge2Career @ The Goldy S. Lewis Community Center in Rancho Cucamonga
24 October – Collge2Career @ Chaffey College Chino Community Center
25 October – COSI Fair @ the Del Mar Race Track (North San Diego)
Amy will also be available for individual meetings in local area of these events and within Riverside and Anaheim. Please contact email email@example.com to arrange a meeting.
17 November – available for individual meetings in the New York area
18 November – Marist College Graduate Study Event, Poughkeepsie, NY
19 November – New York Area College Fair for students and families, Jersey City, NJ
20 November – available for individual meetings in the New York area
Please contact email firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange a meeting.
International Recruitment Manager
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