Entry requirements, scholarships and keeping in touch for students from the USA.

Entry requirements


You will be eligible to apply have passed the High School Graduation Diploma with a grade point average (GPA) in the range of 2.8 – 3.0 or above on a 4 scale with a B subject average and:

  • have a New SAT I score of at least 1000 with at least 500 in each component, or 
  • have an ACT (American College Test) score with 24 or above, or
  • have 3 related Advanced Placements (APs) tests with grade 4 or above
  • have 3 SAT II with 500 each

If you have successfully completed a two-year associate degree or professional diploma at an institution such as a community college you may be considered for advanced entry into year two of a relevant degree course.

Those with associates degrees from two-year colleges or sufficient undergraduate qualifications may be eligible to transfer into year two or three.

Our courses


You will be eligible to apply if you have completed a bachelor degree with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.7/4.0.

Our courses

Our local representatives

We have agents and international officers representing Edinburgh Napier University in the Americas and around the world.

#DestinationEdinburgh Scholarship

Say hello to Michelle! Michelle is our US Tourism Ambassador for 2017/18, giving you an inside look into what life is like as an international student studying tourism in Edinburgh. Follow her journey on Instagram @mmoreau11 and take a look at her monthly recap videos!

Scholarships and financial aid

Students from the USA can apply for US Financial Aid or one of the many scholarships available. 

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Visits in your country

We regularly travel overseas to meet students and attend exhibitions so that we can tell you more about studying at Edinburgh Napier University.

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Why choose Edinburgh Napier?

We'll give you the skills and practical experience to take you where you want to go. 

More than 95% of our undergraduate students are in work or further study within six months of graduating (HESA 2014/15) thanks to our industry-focused courses, excellent facilities and student support.

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