Affordable Study Abroad Destinations

Posted by Rishabh Sharma on September 15th, 2017

Let us explore some affordable study abroad destinations in terms of cost of living from lowest to highest. You all must be aware that are there are several students loans and scholarships available for scholars, but there external factors like standard of living and cost that determine the overall cost of your overseas education.

While strict financial planning and management is important to manage costs when planning to pursue studies in an international university, it is also extremely essential for students hoping to study overseas to choose those countries with considerably lower cost of living.

Here are some affordable study abroad destinations:

  1. Canada: Canada is one of the most favourite study abroad destinations among international students (including Indian students). It has a higher standard of living and low cost of living for students. Canada is also one of the safest, peaceful and students friendly nation.
  2. New Zealand: New Zealand has a very flexible and excellent education system that suits the budget of every student. The annual living expenses are determined by the university chosen by the student. The New Zealand government suggests the students to have at least 15,000 dollars to cover the first year expenses.
  3. Germany: Germany has seen an increase in the number of international students enrolled in its universities in the last 2-3 years. It has one of the best education infrastructures in the world and known to have top universities specialising in technology and engineering. Cost of living in Germany is quite low compared to other European countries.
  4. The United Kingdom: The cost of living in UK is determined by the place and/or university chosen by the student. Country’s official website for international students suggests the students to prepare a budget that includes college fees, accommodation rent, food, travel and other miscellaneous expenses.
  5. Australia: Australia has one of the best cost of living. Living and tuition fee costs are relatively lower than either US or UK. However, the Australian government always advise international students to prepare a budget for the duration of their stay in the country.

No matter where a student chooses to study overseas, preparing a budget and planning well in advance can go a long way in ensuring you have a comfortable stay through the duration of their course.

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