The most expensive college education QS rankings was the University of Chicago. With the price of 45,324 dollars. US school year is recognized as the most expensive college among the top ten rankings QS. Thus, the value in this university bachelor — 182 thousand. Dollars.
The second place among the most expensive colleges took Yale to the cost of the annual rate of 43 thousand. Dollars, despite the fact that in the Stanford study year is 42.7 thousand. Dollars. Tuition at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, which is in the first position in the ranking of most expensive colleges, is 36 thousand. Dollars a year at Harvard University — about 40 thousand. Dollars.
These data indicate a significant increase in tuition fees in the most expensive colleges in all countries after the financial crisis. The average annual price of the most expensive education in colleges, which is included in the top ten in the ranking of most expensive colleges, is now at a record high of $ 31 thousand. Dollars., Demonstrating a sharp increase compared to 18.5 thousand. USD., Required to pay a years of study in 2008.
The ability to get an education in the most expensive colleges, regardless of the cost of training provided by the system of so-called «blind acceptance». The bottom line is that the selection committee is the most expensive colleges in the viewing application form does not have a clue about the solvency of the applicant. Once enrolled universities offer different types of financial support (scholarships) to students whose parents’ income level is below a certain bar.
Currently, six of the most expensive colleges US institutions to recruit students in a «blind acceptance»: Amherst College; Dartmouth College; Harvard University; Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Princeton University; Yale University.
Moreover, according to this principle are selected as the US citizens and foreign applicants, some of the cost of training which falls on the shoulders of the most expensive colleges.
When taken in the most expensive college student solvency question is not considered, and the size of tuition fees is determined depending on the financial capacity of the applicant family.
But even under such conditions, most of the students in the top of the most expensive colleges in the USA take on huge financial liabilities.
Tuition fees in the most expensive colleges in the UK
Since 2012, some state the most expensive colleges in the UK have increased tuition fees by almost 3 times. Now they are in the lead in the ranking of the most expensive universities in the world.
If before the tuition fees in the most expensive colleges in the UK remained at an acceptable level, it is now the year of study can cost 9,000 pounds ($ 14,000) a year. Most universities set the same prices for students from the UK and other EU countries.
Due to the national system of student loans, local students can apply for the state loan, you want to return after graduation.
Students from abroad does not have this capability. At the same fees in the most expensive colleges in England for students living outside of the EU, almost reaches the level of the US’s most expensive colleges.
Bachelor’s course at Imperial College is the most expensive and for foreigners is worth about 38-40 thousand dollars a year. The cost is partly due to the direction in which you prepare: research and development and technical disciplines, usually require large investments.
Education in Cambridge most expensive college, University College London and Oxford will cost a little less alien. The annual fee will be 24 to 32 thousand dollars.
The good news is that the degree of Britain’s most expensive colleges continue to be valued by employers all over the world, so investment in education pays off.
Oxford and Cambridge universities, as well as the London School of Economics and Political Science, entered the top 5 most expensive college graduates are most valued by employers. This means that graduates of these universities more competitive in the global labor market.
Learn more cheaply in Asia?
The most expensive colleges in several Asian countries (such as Singapore and Hong Kong) offer recognized in the world English-language training programs more attractive price than in the US or the UK.
The National University of Singapore tuition fee is about $ 21,000. In the case of state subsidies students pay almost 2 times less (12-14 million), but subject to further temporary employment in the Singapore plants.
Academic University Asia have already reached the level of the most expensive colleges (National University of Singapore in the QS ranking took 24th place, and the University of Hong Kong — 27th), with the exception of the first six schools of the United Kingdom, is a 20-ke the best.
Hong Kong universities to charge international students undergraduate fee of 12-16 thousand dollars. University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and the Chinese University of Hong Kong offer English-language programs of higher education and is in the top 40 most expensive colleges.
Despite the fact that increasing tuition fees in the most expensive college is a concern of the majority of potential students, it should be noted quite a large variation in prices and the availability of financial support programs in the most expensive colleges in the world.