Programme Eligibility

Eligible Programmes

The University of Manchester is approved to certify Federal loans for degree courses only.


Ineligible programmes

  • The University of Manchester has opted not to seek approval to participate in the Federal loan programme in respect of the following programmes:

Medical, Dentistry and Nursing degree programmes, including the Physician Associate programme

  • Programmes that require a compulsory period of study in the US or internship in the US.
  • Programmes offered in whole or in part via the distance learning route, including our Global MBA programmes.

Students on these course may be eligible for private loans.

Please contact us at if you are unsure whether your course meets the eligibility criteria for Federal loans.

The University of Manchester Regulations

As a registered student of The University of Manchester, you agree to comply with the rules and regulations under which the University and its students must operate. These rules are set out in full in the University’s Statutes, Ordinances and Regulations, supplemented by published policies and procedures. Searchable list of policies and procedures

Computer Misuse

Disability Information

Students should be aware of the services available from our Disability Advisory and Support Service and that any related costs can be included in their Cost of Attendance when applying for Federal or private loans.

Occupational Health

The University of Manchester Occupational Health Service provides confidential services to protect the health of staff and students at work, in training and in study and assesses and advises on fitness for work, training and study to ensure that health issues are effectively managed.


For information on Health and Safety in and around the University of Manchester, please visit:

1098-T Forms

The University of Manchester does not currently complete 1098T tax forms for its students. Please contact for further assistance.

Default Management Plan

The University of Manchester has a Default Management Plan for Title IV Federal Aid.

Data Protection

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into force on 25 May 2018. Further information on the University’s policy can be found on our data protection webpage. To view the University’s data protection policy click here.

Mature students

Mature students are students who are 21 years and over at the beginning of their programme of study. Mature students are eligible to receive Title IV Aid providing they have met the standard entry criteria for our programmes, including relevant high-school diplomas.