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Costs and Living Expenses in USA

In the USA, expenses in the universities are different. The accommodation and cost of living depend on your life style. Tuition is the most expensive cost of the study. It varies from USD 5,000 to USD 40,000 per annum.

The price for accommodation depends on your personal like and city. For example, living in campus is more expensive than off campus. For some universities, the undergraduate students are obliged to stay in campus in the first year, so the cost of living will be rise significantly. Moreover, the accommodation price also depends on whether you stay alone or share the room with your friends.

Approximated tuition fee

English course starting from $250 - $350 / week
Associate degree $5,000 - $10,000 / year
Bachelor's Degree (3 years) $14,000 - $40,000 / year
Master's Degree (1-2 years) $17,000 - $37,000 / year
Doctoral Degrees (3-4 years) $17,000 - $37,000 / year

Cost of living

The cost of living in the USA varies from $1,100 - $1,500 per month depending on the city you choose to live.

Accommodation price

The price for accommodation depends on your personal like and city. For example, living in campus is more expensive than off campus. For some universities, the undergraduate students are obliged to stay in campus in the first year, so the cost of living will be rise significantly. Moreover, the accommodation price also depends on whether you stay alone or share the room with your friends.

Normally, the price varies from $3,000 to $8,000 per year. If you decide to rent an apartment, you need to bear the additional costs such as electricity bill, furniture and travel expense between university and home.

IDP is ready to give more suggestions about the expenses and cost of living for studying in the USA. We have experts who have experience in studying and living abroad to give advices all the time.

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