Graduating Students

Join us in September

Join Abbey College Cambridge or Abbey College Manchester this September to study high-quality GCSE, A-Level, International Foundation Programmes and progress to top-ranked UK Universities.

We are fee-paying independent British boarding schools offering a range of high-quality academic programmes and boarding for students from around the world aged 13 to 21 years. Enquire now to receive more information about studying with us in September 2022 and to speak toone of our International Admissions Advisors.

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Abbey College Cambridge

Your pathway to an elite university.

  • We are one of the UK’s top performing International Colleges
  • Our unique ‘Pre-Degree Diploma’ programme helps students prepare for competitive courses
  • We offer more than 60 weekly extra-curricular clubs and activities
  • Our students excel in national and international academic competitions
  • Our house system encourages competition, fosters pride and builds friendships

Since its foundation in 1994, Abbey College Cambridge has developed a reputation for academic excellence. As Cambridge’s leading international college, we are experts in teaching and supporting international students, and we do so in a community that is energised by the love of learning.

At Abbey College Cambridge students from around world feel at home, where they make friends from all over the world, share unforgettable experiences and go on to achieve amazing things together.


Abbey College Manchester

Exceptional learning in the heart of Manchester.

  • We offer a  small, friendly, welcoming community
  • British and International students integrate and learn together
  • An Innovative and flexible course offering
  • We provide a pathway to world-class northern universities
  • We are experts at preparing students for challenging courses such as medicine

For the past thirty years we have been proudly based in the heart of Manchester, in that time that we have embraced some of the city’s best qualities; innovation, pragmatism, a sense of humour and a practical spirit.

We have welcomed several thousand students from around the world and the local area into our friendly college community, and we take pride in helping our students to achieve personal and academic development, and to move on to world-class universities, many of which like our local University of Manchester, are located in our region.

We are the smallest of the three Abbey DLD colleges, and have the highest proportion of British students studying with us, which makes classes and life in college an interesting and invigorating mix of local and international cultures.


We offer a wide range of academic programmes for students aged from 13 – 21 years.

Courses Available.

Pre-Sessional Programme 1 – 3 Terms 13 – 16 years Abbey College Cambridge GCSE, A-Level, International Foundation Programme
British Boarding School Experience 1 – 3 Terms 14 – 20 years Abbey College Cambridge Any Full Course
English with Sport 1 – 3 Terms 14 – 21 Years Abbey College Manchester Any Full Course
GCSE 1 or 2 Years 14* – 16 Years Abbey College Cambridge
Abbey College Manchester
A-Level, International Foundation Programme, BTEC
A-Level 2 Years 16 – 20 Years Abbey College Cambridge
Abbey College Manchester
Undergraduate Course at University
International Foundation Programme 1 –  2** Years 17 – 21 Years Abbey College Cambridge
Abbey College Manchester
Undergraduate Course at University
Academic Studies with Football or Basketball Training 1 – 4 Years 14 – 20 Years Abbey College Manchester A-Level, International Foundation Programme, Undergraduate Course at University

*Abbey College Cambridge will consider 13 year old GCSE applicants on a case by case basis.
** 2 Year International Foundation Programme is only available at Abbey College Manchester.


Student must be between the age of 13-21 to study at Abbey DLD Group of Colleges.
Tuition fees range from £26,305 - £33,200 per year for most full courses.

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