Tuition fees

UK nationals living in Europe: your fee status

If you or your immediate family are from the UK but live in Europe, you may be entitled to a 'home' fee status.

Work out your fee status

We use guidance from the Scottish Government, which shows which fee status you are likely to be assigned based on your circumstances.

The Education (Fees and Student Support) (EU Exit) (Scotland) (Amendment) Regulations 2021 (

Select the section that most closely reflects your circumstances to find out what your fee status is likely to be.

Please note that the status given here is not guaranteed. We consider every application individually, based on the answers you give in your fee status questionnaire after you apply for your degree programme.

If you are a UK National


Tuition fee rates

Once you know your fees status, you can check the current fee rates on our tuition fees pages.

Find your tuition fees


For definitions of some of the key terms on this page, check our guide to fee status definitions.

Definitions of fee status terms

Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS) guidance and government information

Each University within Scotland is responsible for making their own fee status assessments within their legislative frameworks. The regulations by which SAAS defines a 'home' student for funding, may differ form how the University of Edinburgh chooses to define a home student for tuition fee purposes. 

Brexit guidance on the Student Awards Agency Scotland website

Fee Status Guidance on the UKCISA website