Keele University, Keele — £17,090 per year
Keele University in Staffordshire has some of the cheapest accommodation in the country, with students spending just over £4,300 per year on their halls of residence. One year of undergraduate study can cost up to £17,090 in Keele — more than £20,000 less than Regent’s University.
University of Leicester, Leicester — £17,052 per year
Leicester is one of the UK’s best institutions when it comes to academics, according to the latest QS World University rankings and it’s also one of the most affordable.
University of Chester, Chester — £17,010
The University of Chester’s accommodation is even cheaper than Keele’s at £4,220 per year.
University of East Anglia, Norwich — £16,926 per year
The University of Eat Anglia is one of the top 10 cheapest institutions in Britain. On average, students spend just £468 per year on travel, while student accommodation is also cheap at under £4,000 per year.
Glyndwr University, Wrexham — £16,864
Three years of undergraduate study can cost just over £50,500, more than half of the overall spend at Regent’s University in London.
The University of Warwick, Warwick — £16,850
Warwick is the only Russell Group University to make it into the top 10. It has one of the cheapest travel costs of any university on the list, with students spending around £300 per year.
Loughborough University, Loughborough — £16,791 per year
Loughborough is famous for producing some of the UK’s best sports stars, and counts Olympic athletes Sebastian Coe and Paula Radcliffe among its ex-alumni. Loughborough itself is small, meaning travel costs are cheap at around £252 per year, while the health-focused students also spend less on nights out and socialising, with an average spend of £864 per year.
University of Wales Trinity Saint David, Swansea — £16,520 per year
UWTSD in Swansea is the cheapest place to study in Wales, where three years of attendance costs the average student just under £50,000.
Queen Margaret University, East Lothian — £16,375
Three out of the five cheapest Universities in Britain are in Scotland. In Queen Margaret University, a year of tuition costs just £7,000, around £2,000 cheaper than a year at UWTSD.
Bishop Grosseste University College, Lincoln — £16,270 per year
Bishop Grosseste University College comes third in our list, and also has the third cheapest academic fees. Here, tuition costs just under £7,000 per year, while an annual gym membership is an affordable £108.
University of Stirling, Stirling — £16,030 per year
Three years at the University of Stirling sets the average student back £48,090. It has the cheapest tuition fees of any university in the list at £6,750 per year.
Abertay University, Dundee — £15,880 per year
Abertay in Dundee is the cheapest place to study on our list. A year of study, including accommodation, travel, food, laundry tuition and nights out, costs £15,880 per year. It has one of the cheapest annual gym memberships on our list, at just £50. Undergraduate students can expect to spend around £47,640 over three years.