Podcast: Affordable Tuition

college in europeThis episode of the Beyond the States podcast focuses on tuition cost. Jenn presents information on the astronomical tuition in the US and related problems. She then demonstrates how tuition for the English-taught bachelor’s and master’s degree options in Europe allow an international student to pay less for her entire degree program-including travel costs- than one year of tuition alone at many schools in the US.
Peter Kumble, an American professor at Czech University of Life Sciences in Prague, Czech Republic joins the discussion. They explore how it is possible for international student tuition to be so reasonably priced and dig into information about the continued savings students have for other related costs like housing, fees, books, and health insurance.

Resources

Peter Kumble, PhD

Czech University of Life Sciences

Middlebury College in Vermont

UNC Tuition Link Roadblock

CollegeCalc.org

34% of students earn a bachelor’s in 4 years

Why is tuition continuing to go up?

Perk Wars

Sticker Price vs Actual

College with “Lazy River

Leiden University

Myth: College sports are a cash cow

Harsh Truth: US Universities are Big Businesses and Student Loans Pay the Bills

Peter’s Department page

College in Europe Cost Comparison, Jared

College in Europe Cost Comparison, Theo

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