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The land down under is an ideal study abroad location for students who wish to study overseas without a language barrier. But it’s also a country that is notorious for a high cost of living. How does the cost for study abroad in Australia compare? How much can you expect to spend...
Germany is a popular study abroad destination for students interested in procuring general German language skills or learning new, worldly perspectives for his or her field of study. But will it break your bank? How much can you expect to spend on tuition for a semester in...
This may sound obvious, but getting outside of Europe for your study abroad will bring down the costs dramatically. China, being the most popular non-European study abroad destination, is also significantly more affordable (not to mention, it'll be a very unique study abroad...
Although France gets a rep for being on the expensive side, it does have some pretty sweet discounts for students (student discounts on 3-course lunch menus? Trains? Free museum passes? Yes, yes, yes!) and, as long as you're under 26, spending a semester in France actually isn't...
Although in Europe, Spain tends to be one of the more affordable European study abroad destinations -- so long as you do it right. Below are some insights into your potential spend: How much can you expect to spend in tuition for a semester in Spain? Like Italy, tuition for a...
We haven't quite decided if it's the gelato, beautiful piazzas, or the romance of Italian that draws thousands of students to Italy each year, but here's some insight into the amount of money they're spending: How much can you expect to spend on tuition for a semester in Italy?...
England, one of the most popular and classic study abroad destinations also happens to be one of the more expensive ones -- particularly once you factor in tuition. Although you can take advantage of student discounts and keep living expenses reasonable, tuition will be the most...
Calculate the cost of your study abroad semester Create a budget for yourself using this calculator. Select your destination and program and let us help you figure out how much you should save before heading off to study abroad! Program Expenses Where would you like to go? -...
Before I turned 18, I'd never left the country. Almost 10 years later, I've traveled to 54 countries and worked in over a dozen, including South Africa, Nigeria, Mongolia, Egypt, Qatar, and Paraguay. I've worked with the Presidents and Central Bank Governors of countries all over...
When in Europe, hostels are a tried and true accommodation pick for travelers on a budget. Not only do the dorm-style rooms allow you to cut on costs, they are also generally located in convenient sections of town, have staff who can provide you with insider tips for exploring...

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