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Universities Changing Tuition Fees in Response to Coronavirus

By Julia G

Updated March 21, 2021 Updated March 21, 2021

The coronavirus crisis has led to a complete upheaval in the higher education world, with both classes and assessment shifting online for the remainder of the academic year in most cases. There have been calls for tuition fees to be reduced (or even cancelled), which has caused significant debate among both students and faculty. Some universities are, however, responding to these calls by making changes to their tuition fees. 

At TopUniversities, we are constantly adding to our dedicated student coronavirus hub, so you can keep up-to-date with all the news that might affect your studies, from the UK government’s official policy on tuition fees to tips on how to stay happy and healthy when studying from home.

You can find out which 85 universities around the world who have made tuition fee changes in the table below:

Universities with Tuition Fee Changes

QS World University Ranking 2020

Institution

Location

6

ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology

Switzerland

50

Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)

Netherlands

114

University of Groningen

Netherlands

146

Newcastle University

United Kingdom

170

University of Rochester

United States

183

Erasmus University Rotterdam

Netherlands

189=

Texas A&M University - Commerce

United States

223

University of Antwerp

Belgium

314=

University of East Anglia

United Kingdom

314=

Heriot-Watt University

United Kingdom

326

University of Hawaii at Manoa

United States

327

Virginia Tech

United States

328

Birkbeck, University of London

United Kingdom

340=

University at Buffalo

United States

359=

Stony Brook University

United States

398=

Wake Forest University

United States

424=

Flinders University

Australia

454=

University of California, Riverside

United States

460

University of Maryland Baltimore

United States

468=

Brandeis University

United States

477

Singapore Management University

Singapore

501-510

University of Texas at Dallas

United States

511-520

Iowa State University

United States

561-570

Drexel University

United States

581-590

University of Pavia

Italy

591-600

Blanquerna - Universitat Ramon Llull

Spain

601-650

University of Oregon

United States

601-650

University of Bradford

United Kingdom

651-700

University of Denver

United States

651-700

University of Houston

United States

651-700

Louisiana State University

United States

651-700

Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis

United States

651-700

Stevens Institute of Technology

United States

651-700

University of Plymouth

United Kingdom

651-700

Samara University

Russia

651-700

Charles Darwin University

Australia

701-750

University of Wyoming

United States

701-750

Georgia State University

United States

751-800

Loyola University Chicago

United States

801-1000

University of New Hampshire

United States

801-1000

University of Salford

United Kingdom

801-1000

Adam Mickiewicz University Poznan

Poland

801-1000

University of New England (Armidale)

Australia

--

Portland State University

United States

--

Loma Linda University

United States

--

National University (San Diego)

United States

--

Montana Tech of the University of Montana

United States

--

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

United States

--

Emporia State University

United States

--

Minneapolis College of Art & Design

United States

--

Concordia University, St. Paul

United States

--

Saint Louis University (Missouri)

United States

--

Southeast Missouri State University

United States

--

University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

United States

--

Saginaw Valley State University

United States

--

Le Moyne College

United States

--

SUNY Maritime College

United States

--

Assumption College

United States

--

Royal Roads University

Canada

--

Seneca College

Canada

--

University of Suffolk

United Kingdom

--

University of Sunderland

United Kingdom

--

Waterford University of Technology

Ireland

--

IGS - RH Institut de Gestion Sociale

France

--

Ecole Centrale de Lyon

France

--

University of Madeira

Portugal

--

Thomas More (Mechelen)

Belgium

--

Utrecht Summer School

Netherlands

--

VU Amsterdam Summer School

Netherlands

--

University of Iceland

Iceland

--

Bauhaus University Weimar

Germany

--

CODE University of Applied Sciences (Berlin)

Germany

--

Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi

Italy

--

The Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Art & Design in Wroclaw

Poland

--

University of South Bohemia (USB) in Ceske Budejovice

Czech Republic

--

BOKU University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences

Austria

--

Kodolányi János University of Applied Sciences

Hungary

--

American College of Greece

Greece

--

Cyprus Science University

Cyprus

--

European University Cyprus

Cyprus

--

Mykolas Romeris University

Lithuania

--

Turiba University

Latvia

--

Dalarna University

Sweden

--

Nazarbayev University

Kazakhstan

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Julia is the Assistant Editor for TopUniversities, publishing articles for students and graduates across the world. A native Londoner, she holds an MSc in Marketing Strategy & Innovation from Cass Business School and a BA in Classical Studies & English from Newcastle University.

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