- College tuition in the European Union tends to be far less than in the US, not only for locals but for students who come from outside the EU.
- Many of the programs offered by European universities are taught in English.
- Germany is one standout, where tuition costs at public universities are typically zero, even for foreigners, and poststudy work visas are available.
- Large undergrad classes at public universities in Germany are the norm. Students must be proactive and figure things out themselves.
- German and other European schools can lack the teacher-student communication that might be more common in the US.
One Way U.S. Students Can Save Money on College Tuition: Head to Europe
Colleges in Europe are generally much less expensive than in the US, and many programs are taught in English. Germany is a standout, with tuition costs at public universities typically zero. Large undergrad classes at public universities in Germany are the norm.