Wednesday 24 May 2017

How Much Does It Cost To Study Abroad?

The cost of studying abroad largely depends on your study destination and programme. Once you have decided on your programme of interest, ensure that you know what costs are covered in this programme. When deciding on where you wish to study, take into account that living costs, tuition fees, transportation and food along with your everyday costs will vary across different countries and Universities. Do a little background search on the countries that you wish to apply to, this will enable you to choose a University that best suits your budget.

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study abroad education in UK is internationally recognised, and will make you desirable to potential employers. Moreover, it will help you gain valuable work experience. An Undergraduate education in UK ranges anywhere between 10,000- 35,000 pounds while a postgraduate programme is estimated to be around 9,700- 32,000 pounds. UK also offers one year Masters' degrees which includes MBA's. Students have the option of working part time while they study; this helps them gradually pay off their expenses, while enjoying life in UK. Many restaurants also offer student discounts, and also provide them with great deals on travel passes. Quite a few Universities now offer internships with an extended period to stay back, which ranges from 6 months to 1 year. The estimated cost of living in UK is between 9200 to 11400 per year depending on whether your chosen University is in or outside of London. Studying here will provide you with a degree that is highly renowned by employers.


The cost of studying in USA will vary depending on different cities and type of education. Tuition fees however will range from $10,000 to $20,000 per year for public universities, while a private institute would be between $15,000 to $30,000 per year. Community colleges cost much less at about $8,000 to $13,000. Your estimated cost of living will range from approximately $10,000 to $12,000 per annum.


Australia's high standard of living and prominent universities makes it a popular study destination for international students. An undergraduate Bachelors' degree can cost you anything between AU$ 15,000-$33,000 per year , while a Post graduate Masters' degree will cost you $ 20,000- $37,000 per year. Private Universities generally cost more, while a public institution will cost less, Doctoral degree courses cost anywhere between $14,000-$37,000. The cost of living for international students in Australia is $19,830 per year, however, your living expenses largely depend on which part of Australia you'll be living in.
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New Zealand

New Zealand is another popular study abroad destination for international students. A Bachelors' degree here can cost between NZ $18,000- $25,000 per year, while a postgraduate degree will be around $10,000- 30,000 per year. Tuition fees will vary for each programme, and will depend on your institution and your level of study. There are several scholarships available to international students, it is therefore essential that you do a research on the type of scholarships that you qualify for. New Zealand's cost of living is NZ$ 15000 per year depending on your lifestyle and living options.


Canada's multicultural cities and gorgeous landscapes is what make it so distinguished for a study abroad programme. An undergraduate degree starts from CA$ 15,000 per year, while a post graduate is higher and will vary programme wise. An MBA programme is slightly higher and is approximately $ 42,000. Tuition fees in Canada are comparatively less than in any other country, however, not all programmes have the same tuition costs, and it will differ for other courses. While studying in Canada is affordable, living costs can range from $ 10,000- $15,000 per year depending on the city and institute you will be studying in.


Singapore has one of the best educational systems in the world, which makes it one of the most desired destination for international students. It not only offers quality education, but is also home to top ranked Universities. Education is cheaper here as compared to other Asian countries. Living expenses in Singapore depend on your standard of living. You may find yourself spending as little as S$2,000 per month on living expenses to $12,000 on a monthly basis. There are various housing options available to you when studying in Singapore, additionally Universities here also provide hostel facilities to international students. A Bachelors' degree in Singapore will cost you between $24,000 to $40,000, while a Masters' programme can cost you S$18,000 to $30,000. Singapore is the world's leading financial leaders and pursuing an overseas education here can provide you with a window of opportunities.

What Edwise Students Studying Abroad Says…?

“Edwise International has been of tremendous help to me in my pursuit to study in UK. You have been very supportive because of which the process of VISA application was smooth. “

Name- Yash Hemani
Country- UK
University- University of Nottingham

“It has been a wonderful experience. The people of Edwise encourage and motivate the students to fulfil their dreams of studying abroad.”

Name- Sushmitha K
Country- Australia
University- RMIT

“Edwise is the consulting service which I will suggest to the students who wish to study abroad. I was guided by the best counselors and thanks to them.”

Name- Asi Sunil Virendrakumar
Country- New Zealand
University- Massey University

“Edwise is really good and provides you with the best services for abroad studies. I thank them for the support.”

Name- Rushit Trivedi
Country- Canada
University- Lambton College

“My journey with Edwise is one that I will always treasure because they guided me to the most important destination of my life.”

Name- Nishant Chaudhary
Country- USA
University- Embry Riddle Aeronautical University

“It's the best organisation and the right place to be at for all the study abroad queries.”

Name- Bharath JS
Country- Singapore
University- MDIS

Overseas Education Consultant

We at Edwise streamline and personalize the process for each student irrespective of the destination, institution, course or any level of study. Our team of experienced professionals will provide you individual attention and exceptional guidance throughout your process of application. We provide assistance related to course selections, admission, visa, bank-loan and scholarships. We also host University delegates for direct student interaction and all these services are provided free of cost. We have established since 1991 and have been maintaining strong networks with over 575 universities in 16 countries, hence giving us a unique insight into the finest educational establishments worldwide.

Start your education overseas with valuable information on everything you need to know about studying abroad from study permits, temporary resident visas and how much it costs, to finding a program.

Do visit your nearest Edwise branch & choose your university carefully under our expert guidance and ensure that you have all your paperwork in order. Once you apply, and the wait is over, you can really begin to look forward to not only studying in a beautiful and vibrant country, but also to a life experience quite like no other.

For complete information on Studying Overseas, or contact Edwise on 1-800-200-3678 (Toll Free) / 08600911333.

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