One of the major concerns for students who wish to study in the USA is the cost. The cost of education in the USA varies for each candidate and also depends on the course they choose to study. Particularly, students who choose STEM courses will have high fees than the rest. Also, the cost of tuition fees differs for Public and Private Universities.
Public universities 'fees will be lesser when compared to private universities. This is because the public universities are well-funded by the government. Also, the competition for public universities will be very high.
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Here is the estimated tuition fee per annum in different kinds of American Universities for an undergraduate degree program.
Here is the estimated tuition fee per annum in different kinds of American Universities for a post-graduate degree program.
MBA is a professional degree that costs a little higher when compared to other courses. On average, it will cost you around, $70,000 per year for an MBA in the USA. Check out the cost to study in USA with comparision to other countries here.
As the USA has many states, the cost of living for a month varies for each location. Here are the location-wise monthly expenses excluding rent.
|Location||Monthly expenses in USD (approx.)|
|New York City||$1,359|
Another major expense for students in the USA is rent. It will be lesser if you were able to book an on-campus residence. However, city apartments will be extremely expensive.
|Type of Accommodation||Cost in USA|
|On-Campus Rent||Public four-year colleges - $9,800 per year
Private four-year colleges - $11,100 per year
|Dorms Off-Campus||$450(4 sharing room)per month|
|1 Bed Room Apartment – Rural Area||$500 per month|
|1 Bed Room Apartment – City||$3,500 per month|
The cost of food will depend on each lifestyle. A student, who lives on campus at a hostel needs around $250 per month including three meals a day. And students who live outside the campus should take care of themselves for food and groceries.
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A variety of public transport facilities are available in the USA for students, like, Trains, Buses, Subways, taxis, and Bicycles. Students can take monthly passes for transportation which would cost around $40-100 depending upon the city.
Here is the list of cheap universities in the USA for Indian Students with low tuition fees.
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