It is important that when you choose to study overseas, to have the necessary finances to support your education and cost of living. You should discuss with your parents how much they have set aside for your education. From there, you can then decide which country would suit your finances. You must take into account the cost of living and your spending habits. Below is a chart of the average tuition fees and cost of living per year by country for comparison.

Country Tuition Fee Per Year RM Cost of Living RM
UK £7,000 to £22,500 RM35,000-112,500 £6500 – £14,000 RM32,500-70,000
USA US$15,000-US$25,000 RM48,000-RM80,000 US$10,700-US$16,000 RM34,240-51,200
Australia AU$10,000 – AU$16,500 RM31,000-51,510 AU$12,000 – $18,000 RM37,200-55,800
New Zealand NZ$18,000 – NZ$25,000 RM43,200-60,000 NZ$14,000 RM33,600
Canada CAN$6,000 – CAN$17,500 RM18,600-54,240 CAN$4,800 – $9,600 RM14,880-29,760
Ireland €9,100 – €20,300 RM36,400-81,200 €7000 to €12,000 RM28,000 – 48,000

2 thoughts on “A Comparison of Education Costs by Country

  1. if i successed apply the jpa loan ,but i don’t have enough money for the cost of living in oversea ,can i apply bank loan just for the living fees?
    is that true that nowaday uk and usa don’t allow foreign students stay at their country working then immigrants at their country after graduate?please reply asap ..thanks..

    1. JPA only gives scholarships to students who achieve excellent results in their SPM. Banks generally don’t give loans for studies overseas but you may check with the banks yourself. You are allowed to work for a limited time in the USA and UK after you graduate.

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