Living Costs

Liverpool is one of the most cost effective student cities in the UK and with our competitive tuition fees, scholarship package and comparatively low cost of living, we offer an affordable student experience at a high quality, world renowned institution.

We estimate that you will need between £6,000 and £8,000 per year for your daily living expenses including accommodation, food and local travel. Of course your actual living costs will vary according to your lifestyle.

It is important to budget your money carefully. The below table gives you some examples that demonstrate current living costs per month.

WhatEstimated price
Accommodation £300 - £540
Travel (bus/trains/taxis) £0 - £80
Food £50 - £200
Mobile phone £5 - £30
Leisure/entertainment £30 - £100
Study costs (books, photocopying) £10 - £20
Laundry £0 - £20
Household bills  £0 - £72
Gym membership £15 - £30
Approx Monthly Living Costs £410 - £1,092

Please be aware that these costs are approximate and can vary considerably depending on your lifestyle and choice of accommodation. Tip: use sites such as Money Supermarket to shop around for the best deals. 

To get tips from current students on how to budget, you can visit their blog pages our My Liverpool Story website.

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Liverpool second most cost-effective city in the UK

There's never been a better time to study in the UK. Liverpool is the second cheapest city in Britain for students, according to a new survey carried out by the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS)