Study at Abbey College Cambridge

Study in the UK at one of the top independent colleges in the country.

We are a top-performing international boarding college located in the centre of Cambridge, one of the world’s most prestigious university cities. Since our foundation in 1994 we have helped thousands of boarding students to achieve outstanding academic results and join some of the world’s best universities. We are recognised as one of the best places in the UK for international students to live, learn and thrive.

  • Cambridge’s outstanding international college. Students from 50 different nationalities. 71% A* – A at A level, 69% 9-7 at GCSE, 76% average foundation score.
  • A pathway to elite universities. One-third of A level students progress to top 5 UK universities and 66% to Russell Group. 70 students to Oxford and Cambridge University in recent years.
  • Live, learn and thrive at the heart of the world’s most prestigious university city. Students access world-renowned Cambridge facilities faculties and colleges. Oxbridge educated tutors are well placed to support student’s application.
  • A campus designed for international students. Four boarding houses offer more than 400 on and off-campus student beds. On-campus gym, sports hall, library, basketball court, music studies and much more.

Medicine Foundation Programme - Pathway

Successful completion of our Medicine pathway opens up progression opportunities to study Medicine at both Aston University and the University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN). Students need to have previously completed one year of level 3 study in Biology to be eligible for the Medicine pathway.


Aston University 75% Overall with 70% in Chemistry and Biology. IELTS 7.5
University of Central Lancashire* 70% Overall. IELTS 7.0


Module 1 Module 2 Module 3 Module 4
Biology Biomedicine Chemistry Mathematics for Medicine

Accommodation & Boarding (Images)

Orchard House Shared Bathroom
Tripos Court Large Room
Tripos Court Large Room
Tripos Court Shared Kitchen
Tripos Court Common Room
Tripos Court Laundry Room
Purbeck House Split Apartment Lounge
Abbey House Ensuite Bathroom
Abbey House Larger Single Room
Abbey House Common Room
Abbey House Study Area
Abbey House Laundry Room


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With fees ranging from £7,000 - £32,000 per-annum (not including accommodation prices)

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