The 11 most expensive countries for a university education




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Britain and the US are famous for high university tuition fees, but they actually don't top the list of places that parents spend most of their income on higher education for their children.

Online B2B supplier site Expert Market analysed tuition fee data from the Quacquarelli Symmonds (QS) Top Universities, for academic year 2014/2015 and the Gallup Median Self-Reported Income report data in 2013.

It found the UK and US are actually somewhere in the middle of the top 11.


The list, which is based on tuition fees for a standard bachelor's degree as a percentage of household incomes around the world, shows that some parents are willing to spend over 90% of their income on a standard bachelor's degree at public institutions for their kids.