Since the cost of studying and living vary from country to country, its imperative that one should first of all count the cost before embarking on his/her study. The cost of studying in some countries can be very high like the US, Australia and the UK where tuition fees range from $15,000 to $30,000 per year while some countries are quite low and affordable like Russia, Ukraine, Germany, Poland, Georgia etc, where tuition fees range from $2000 to $5000 per year. In this article, we will take a look at the cost of studying and living in countries like, US, UK, Canada, Germany and Poland.
Studying in the US can be a bit expensive. Tuition fees for one academic year in public universities ranges from $15000 to $30,000 and upto 60,000 per year in private universities. Also, monthly costs of living are estimated at $800 to $1000 which covers the cost of food, accommodation, books, transportation etc.
Like the US, studying in the UK involves lots of money. Tuition fees in most of the universities average £12,000 to £20,000 p year for international students and maybe cheaper for the citizens. Cost of living too is on the high side, usually estimated at£1000 to £1500 per month.
Many shy away from studying in Canada because the feel that the cost of studying there is high. This is not true as there are schools that charge very low tuition fees. I have written an article about low tuition universities in Canada with their respective tuition fees, so click on the link above to access it. Tuition fees in most of the universities range from $10,000 to $15000 while some charge as low as $5000 to $8000 per year. Universities like Brandon university, Memorial university of Newfoundland etc have tuition fees in the range of $5000 to $8000. Cost of living is estimated at $600 to $800 per month.
It might interest you to know that public universities are operating tuition fee education for bachelors degree programs. What this means is that one can pursue his/her bachelors degree program without paying tuition fees. You can get more information about tuition free universities in Germany by clicking here. Private universities on the other hand charge tuition fees which usually range from €3000 to €10,000per year. Cost of living is estimated at €500 to €600 per month.
It’s really cheap to study in Poland. The average tuition fees in Polish universities range from €2000to €4000 per for programs in English language and less than that for programs in Polish language. Cost of living too is on the low side usually estimated at €300 to €400 per month. So if you can’t afford to study in the US, UK and Australia, why not make up your mind to study in Poland.