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UK student living in USA and returning to UK for university
UK universities will generally list entry requirements from students with US educational qualifications. As well as taking the SAT or ACT, she should take Advanced Placement (AP) exams as UK universities tend to compare these with A2 exams.
The rules on UK Government student funding and fees status are fairly straightforward: to qualify for Homes fees and for financial support for the UK Government, you need to have been resident in the UK for the three years immediately prior to starting university.
There are, however, some exceptions to the rules. If your daughter has been moved to the US unavoidably and for a temporary period because of a parent's employment, this may be deemed as remaining resident in the UK for the temporary period and could therefore make her eligible for Home fees.
For more clarification, you could contact Student Finance England:
However, it's important to remember that it is the university that decides on fees status based on the guidelines and supporting information you provide (this determination will not take place until after the offer of a place on academic grounds has first been made).
I hope this helps! Best of luck to your daughter.