Good, *Cheap* Foreign Schools . . . ?





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Discus: College Search and Selection: June 2004 Archive: Good, *Cheap* Foreign Schools . . . ?
By Deor (Deor) on Monday, June 07, 2004 - 03:05 pm: Edit

What are the best overseas bargains?

By Nannydramabug (Nannydramabug) on Monday, June 07, 2004 - 03:53 pm: Edit

Canadian schools. For example, McGill is an excellent, world-reknowned Canadian university that charges around $3,000-$4,000/yr (not exactly sure). Check out Queen's, McGill, and University of Toronto.

By Alejandro (Alejandro) on Monday, June 07, 2004 - 04:24 pm: Edit

UNAM and Tecnologico de Monterrey in mexico if you speak spanish

both quite selective however (especially UNAM)

By Matth (Matth) on Monday, June 07, 2004 - 04:32 pm: Edit

Nannydramabug, you might want to check your figures. They're WAY off. Here are McGill fees:

International students (depending on program and courses selected): $8,763.00 - $15,000.00
Other costs

Student Services: $310.00
Students' Society (depending on Faculty): $366.00 - $738.00
Registration Charge: $187.00
Information Technology Charge: $168.00
Transcript Charge: $16.80
Copyright fee: $9.90
Books and instruments (about): $1,000.00
Compulsory Health Insurance for International Students (single coverage): $498.00

Personal expenses

Student Bus/Metro Pass for 8 months (about $25 per month for students under 25 years of age): $200.00
Clothing and amusements (based on $200/month for 8 months): about $1,600.00

Room and board

Residences plus meal plans (for 8 months): $5,404.00 - $6,780.00 (Additional meals extra)
Non-resident meal plans are also available.
Off-campus shared housing and food (for 8 months): about $6,000.00


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