Cost of studying in Switzerland

Isn’t this the first aspect that comes to your mind when you think about studying in the Switzerland ? Indeed you must add up a list of costs when you decide to study in the Switzerland . Before we talk about it, remember that education is an investment and students have done brilliantly in the Switzerland , not only recovering costs but have even made fortunes.


Cost of studying in Switzerland can be divided in to three categories (for ease of understanding):


  1. Cost of Application (including academic entrance tests)

  2. Tuition Fees

  3. Other Costs (like insurance, visa fee, air ticket, etc.) 

A. Cost of Application:

a. Application Fees:

CHF 50 to CHF 250 per University

b. Courier Charges:

Rs 1200 to Rs 1500 per University (Switzerland  Universities need hard copies of your authenticated documents like transcripts, recommendation letters, etc.)

c. Academic Test:

 Academic entrance examinations will cost you around $100 to $200 per examination, and  students take at least 2 tests. Assume that you will be spending at least $500 on tests

d. Score Reporting:

Test scores like GMAT, TOEFL, IELTS have to be reported by the testing agencies (like ETS), which may cost up to $ 50 per University (an average cost for reporting scores of all tests you may have taken)


Note: Add some counseling charges that you will be paying to your counselor. To remind you, we enjoy saving your money! 

B. Tuition Fees and Living Expenses:

Tuition Fees

In the SWITZERLAND, tuition fee largely depends on whether you plan to study at a Public or Private Institution (refer to the difference between public and private Institutions here).

Estimated tuition fee (per year):Tuition fees vary depending on the institution and the study program: Average Fees for Diploma Programs: CHF 18,500/- for Bachelors & Post Graduate Diploma: CHF 20,500/- and for MBA: CHF 24,000/-

Some MBA programs can range between: CHF 30,000 to CHF 85,000

Living Expenses

Estimated Living Cost: CHF 1,500 and CHF 2,500 per month which includes housing, health insurance, food, daily transportation, small daily expenses, and educational material

Note: Most Bachelors, Diploma, Post Graduate Diploma and Masters will offer you an internship of 3 to 6 months allowing you to reduce your total cost of studying in Switzerland by half or even less


C. Other Costs:

Air tickets:

CHF 500 to CHF 1500 (depending when you finish your admission process and / or book tickets)

Health / Medical Insurance:

CHF 300 to CHF 500 per year per person


Cost of Studying MBA in Switzerland:

Course fee for MBA in Switzerland ranges between CHF 30,000 to CHF 85,000 for the full program (typically ranging from Rs. 20 lacs to Rs 60 lacs) Note: Higher fee does not determine the quality of the MBA and does not affect the MBA rankings. Living expenses are between CHF 21,000 to CHF 36,000 annually

For a list of Swiss MBA programs with their approximate tuition cost check MBA in Switzerland


Cost of Studying MS in Switzerland:

Course fee for MS in SWITZERLAND ranges between CHF 3,000 to CHF 13000 for the full program (typically ranging from Rs. 2 lacs to Rs 9 lacs). Few Masters courses in private institutions may have higher fee structure. Living expenses are between CHF 21,000 to CHF 36,000 annually


Cost of Studying Bachelors in Switzerland:

Course fee for Bachelors in Switzerland ranges between CHF 6,000 to CHF 24000 for the full program (typically ranging from Rs. 2 lacs to Rs 9 lacs). Few Bachelor courses may have higher fee structure especially in private institutions. Living expenses are between CHF 21,000 to CHF 36,000 annually

Switzerland Admission Counseling

In case you’re confused about your studies in Switzerland, we can help you solve the problem. Once we meet you, and your parents or spouse, we ask you questions to get a clearer idea of your preferences, restrictions, and goals. This will allow us to make a range of suggestions with regard to locations and universities. With more discussions we’ll help you pick between them and narrow it down to the right selection of safe, moderate and ambitions options. We will make your process of studying in Switzerland hassle-free.

We are experts at what we do. Since 2002 we have helped 1000s of students (personally). As one of the leading overseas education consultants in Mumbai, the collective experience of our team of experts go beyond a 100 years. Many of us have studied abroad and know exactly what your requirements will be, what kind of universities should be best suited for your future, what you need to do to get there.

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We enjoy when you get scholarships or you save money. Over 70% of our applicants will earn some form of scholarship / financial aid / bursary.

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