10 of the most expensive countries for a university education

It is very important for every person to get the higher education to become really successful. Nowadays, the tuition fee costs in some countries can be so expensive, that parents just can`t finance the education of their children. A lot of families spend a half or even a third of their income to make their children well-educated. Here is the list of the countries, where education is quite expensive, but high-quality.

1. Estonia

The development of technology and science is very important for the Estonian government. In the 1900s, the country faced the decline of the proportion of the students in engineering, science, mathematics and technology, so today it is a national priority to develop the quality of education. Parents should spend here 76% of their salary on tuition fees. The total tuition fee cost is $38,400.

2. The United States

This country is famous for its high tuition fees. The total tuition fee cost is $91,832. Parents spend 53% of their salary on it. Of course, The United States has higher salaries in comparison with other countries, but these fees do not stop to rise. If something doesn’t change, the higher education will be affordable only for the elite.

3. Singapore

Singapore is considered to be one of the richest nations in the whole world. Parents spend here only 36% of their salaries on the tuition fees. Due to the high income levels of the country it is quite affordable for the families to finance the education of their children. The total tuition fee cost is $35,400. The fees for the science-based and medical subjects are the highest.

4. Hungary

Hungarian parents spend almost 92% of their salary on the tuition fees. The total tuition fee cost is $34,200. However, it is quite possible to gain the free university education here. Students can just pay back their tuition fees in the future or stay in Hungary for 10 years after graduation.

5. Japan

The Japanese tuition fees are definitely much lower, than in some other countries. Parents spend only 18% of their salary on it. The total tuition fee cost is $24,000. The higher education in Japan concentrates on engineering, mathematics and science disciplines, so if your child is a humanities student and wants to become the teacher of literature, philologist or writer – it is better to study abroad.

6. Chile

Total tuition fee cost here is $23,600. Chilean government even faced numerous student protests between 2011-2013. Parents just can`t afford financing their children`s higher education. They should spend almost 73% of their salaries on tuition fees.

7. Ukraine

The total tuition fee cost in Ukraine is $23,200. Parents should spend the half of their salary on the tuition fees. It is interesting, that there are more universities in Ukraine, than in Germany, Belgium, Italy, Poland and France combined.

8. Great Britain

The tuition fees in Great Britain depend on the university and subject. They are really high as parents spend 42% of their salary on the education of their children. The total tuition fee cost is $40,290.

9. Malaysia

The total tuition fee cost in Malaysia is $18, 000. There are around 20 universities here. Without loans or scholarships, parents will spend almost 55% of their salary on the tuition fees.

10. Lithuania

The total tuition fee cost in Lithuania is $23,904. There were some student protests against the new educational reforms in Vilnius in 2009. The costs became higher, and now parents have to spend almost the half of their salaries to finance the education of their children.