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International University Inquiries

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Alex Mokris

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International University Inquiries
Canadian University
Average cost of tuition in Canada is $6186 per year not including books, food, or lodging.
It ranges from low-cost provinces like Newfoundland and Labrador ($2861) and Quebec ($3278) to high-cost provinces such as Ontario ($7513) and Alberta ($7061).
In four years, tuition will vary from $2,893 (Newfoundland) to $9,231 (Ontario).
Since 1990, average tuition and compulsory fees have risen 6.2% each year - three times rate of inflation.
Instead of keeping tuition costs low, Provinces are opting to offer students loans with favorable terms and easy repayment plans.
60% of students graduate with an average of $27,000 in debt (likely larger if private debt is included).

Chinese Education System
American Education System
Created by: iWorld
Hannah Charles, Catherine Dugas, Boram Kim, Alexandra Mokris, Brian Williams, Zihui Zhuang
Community College
• Average tuition for community colleges in the 2012-13 school year was $3,154
• In 2013-14 the average community college tuition was $3,264
• There was a $110 change, or 3.5% increase, from the average community college tuition rate from 2012-14
• Room and board for students increased by 1.7% between 2012 and 2014 from $7,342 in 2012-13 school year to $7,466 in the 2013-2014 school year
• Overall, community colleges saw a 2.2% increase in total charges between 2012 and 2014 (tuition in 2012 at an average of $10,496 to an average of $10,730 in 2014)

• Changes by region for 2003-2004 to 2013-2014:
• Middle states: $521;13% Midwest:$790; 27%
• New England: $934; 25% South: $1,063; 46%
• Southwest: $622; 36% West: $968; 70%

Private Universities
Public College
Average SUNY tuition is $5,870, but after fees and room and board, it is closer to $23,000
Affordable tuition is due to state funding, which is about of total funding 90%
Between 2007 and 2012, education funding has declined in 15 states by 30%+, while a total of 48 states have cut funding.
Lack of funding within public university systems has caused several issues such as cuts to work study, increased tuition, and the removal of under performing/duplicate programs
Prices by Decade, 1983-84 to 2013-14
Tuition, Fees, Room and Board, and Other Costs, 1983-84 to 2013-14
Comparison of Average Tuition 1983-84 to 2013-14
https://trends.collegeboard.org/college-pricing/figures-tables/average-published-undergraduate-charges-sector-2013-14#Key Points
https://trends.collegeboard.org/college-pricing/figures-tables/published-prices-national#Tuition and Fee and Room and Board Charges over Time
http://zhidao.baidu.com/link? url=28y2wfH7-6HX80_zh30djRyX8kmqBgupYLYyxhO7vTDxwdIO4_b7EPmpCHAWHQScrrB1PYZ-nrfZXcCPfZnqNa
http://rendezvous.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/02/07/how-chinese-students-pay-u-s-tuitions/?_php=true&_type=blogs&_r=0 http://faculty.tru.ca/jhu/High%20University%20Tuition%20in%20China.pdf

By the end of 70s, early 80s, Cultural Revolution ended and the "Gaokao" system was readopted. Going to university was free. The government provided financial aid in addition to all student bodies.
In 1983, the Chinese government decided to orient the students to pre-select majors while they are still in high school and focus on those topics, so that they can better prepare themselves while still in high school. On the entrance exam, students who have different academic orientations, whether math and science of literature, their exams are different. For instance, if a student finds himself good at math and chemistry, he will study math and chemistry in the university. And while he is still at high school, he will be put in the class which only teaches math and chemistry other than English and mandarin which are two mandatory subjects for the entrance exam.
In 1989, Chinese government started charging higher education for a tuition fee equivalent to $32 per semester. The government provided financial aid to all student bodies.
In 1996, tuition was increased significant as the Chinese government adopted "Binggui" registration, meaning students pre-select their major areas and aim for suitable university. Majors are not to be changed in the future. It made easier for student to prepare for the entrance exam, and hence increased admitted student population and tuition fee.
In 2000, tuition in general increased by 15% - 20% in some areas such as the northeast area. Tuition reached 4000 RMB, equivalent to $685. And in 2005, most majors cost around $800, and particular art institution and music academies cost between $800 to $1600 a year.
For 2013-2014 academic year, average tuition costs $800/year, private fine arts, music and drama institutions cost up to $2000 a year.

Korean Education System

Chinese University Tuition Increase Rate
Expenditure as a percentage of GDP, 2009
Annual Current Dollar Price (including room and board): $44,750
Between 2000–01 and 2010–11, prices for undergraduate tuition, room, and board at private institutions rose 31 percent, after adjustment for inflation.
As opposed to a public university, private universities negotiate tuition by way of grants, merit scholarships, and other financial incentives. Thus, defraying the overwhelming cost of tuition
Private colleges are supported by tuition, endowment, and donations from alumni and friends.
Usually they are more expensive than public colleges,
Thank you for listening and we hope you enjoyed!
What was the cumulative student loan debt for the 2013-14 academic year?
935 Billion (603632)
1.2 Trillion (603633)
680 Million (603634)
4 Trillion (603635)
As of 2012, what do you believe to be the average cost per year to study at a Canadian university?
$6,186 (603647)
$8,668 (603648)
$12,686 (603649)
$18,868 (603650)
Which region of the US had the largest percent increase in tuition between the 2003-04 academic year and the 2013-14 academic year?
South (603656)
West (603657)
New England (603658)
Midwest (603659)

How much do you think the average cost of attendance is for a private university in the US?
40,000-45,000/year (603636)
45,000-50,000/year (603637)
50,000-55,000/year (603638)
55,000-60,000/year (603639)
How much were tuition expenses per year in china between 1989 and 1996
0 rmb (603643)
200 rmb (32 dollars) (603644)
1000 rmb (160 dollars) (603645)
5000 rmb (806 dollars) (603646)
As of 2012, what percent of high school graduates go to college in Korea?
28% (603651)
50% (603652)
75% (603653)
82% (603654)
99% (603655)
iWorld Mission and Objective
Mission: To effectively communicate, collaborate, and delegate in order to form creative solutions to obstacles and assignments.

Objective: To inform our peers about rising tuition costs in 4 year public, private and community colleges throughout the US and comparing them to other international education systems and what can be done to better afford school.

Rising tuition costs in:
American Post Secondary Schooling
Community College
Public College
Private College
Canadian Post Secondary Schooling
Chinese Post Secondary Schooling
South Korean Post Secondary Schooling
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