Data gathered by Edarabia.com shows that priorities of Egyptian students have shifted when it comes to their destinations for studying abroad. The report mentions that in the period between January and April, the US lost its first place to Canada, followed by the UK and Australia.
Following are some points and key findings of the study.
– International students contribute over $32bn a year to the US economy
– 39% of US universities have reported declines in the number of applications from countries in the Middle East, according to a report by the American Association of College Registrars and Admissions Officers
What are the popular study abroad destinations for Egyptian students? Canada tops the list, followed by Australia, the UK, the US, Ireland, France, Spain, Italy, Germany, and New Zealand.
42% percent of students in the Middle East study undergraduate courses abroad, while 41.4% study Master’s degree and 16.3% pursue a doctoral degree. The most common courses include Business Management, Finance, Accounting, Computer Science, Engineering, Architecture, Medicine, Marketing, Political Science, and Environmental Science.
According to a report by Statista, the United States tops the countries with the highest fees, averaging $24,914, closely followed by Australia at $24,081. Malaysia is at the lowest end of the spectrum, averaging $2,453. On the other hand, Taipei (Taiwan) and Mexico City (Mexico) lead the most affordable cities valued at 83 out of 100 according to general student affordability.