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Affordable European Degrees Taught Entirely in English
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Studying in the US can be a great experience, but it's not the only option out there. Beyond the States offers students a unique opportunity to get a degree from a top-ranking European university while still being able to study in English.

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“For many families looking at hundreds of thousands in debt after a four-year education, fortunately, there are other options. When you look at the economics and the cultural benefits of studying in Europe, it’s kind of a no-brainer.
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KU Leuven
US student in Belgium
UNC Chapel Hill
In-state in North Carolina
Duke University
Out of state in North Carolina
Tuition
$
1,000
$
8,834
$
60,244
Housing
$
4,050
$
6,292
$
8,286
Living Expenses
$
4,050
$
4,926
$
6,830
Books
$
560
$
1,442
$
2,466
Health Insurance
$
130
$
1,088
$
1,000
Fees
$
150
$
2000
$
5,371
Travel
$
4,000
$
0
$
0
Annual Total
$
13,940
$
24,582
$
84,197
Years
3
4
4
Total for Degree
$
41,820
$
98,328
$
336,788
Savings
$
55,098
$
293,558
A entire degree at a top-tanking college in Europe will cost only $41,820, and this includes tuition, housing, transportation, and other expenses like mandatory fees. If a student chooses the US and graduates in 4 years (of which less than 50% of students do), then the total cost as an in-state student would be $98,328 and $336,788 at an out of state private university. The difference is staggering – the entire cost at the end of his Bachelor’s in Belgium will be less than the cost for 1 year at Duke and less than 2 years at UNC. Sources: KU Leuven, UNC, Duke

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Beyond the States provides access to 11,400+ European bachelor's and master's programs across 870 universities, 550 cities, and 212 areas of study, plus all the resources you need to get there. No sponsorships. No bias.
3400+
English-taught bachelor's programs in our database.
8000+
English-taught master's programs in our database.
550
Beautiful European cities to choose from.
870
Top-tier universities accepting international students.
€293,558
Typical savings against a private university in the US.
€55,098
Typical savings against in-state tuition in the US.
All inclusive of tuition, living, food, books, health insurance, travel expenses, as well as hidden fees. Compiled with data from students and the official websites from KU Leuven, UNC, and Duke.

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