Video: Highest school fees in the Middle East revealed
The high cost of education today is no secret, but which countries have the most expensive schools in the GCC? A new report by the International Schools Database reveals the most expensive cities when it comes to education.
Dubai ranks as the most expensive city in the Middle East when it comes to school fees, with the average cost standing at $1009 per month.
Dubai is followed by Doha at $752, Abu Dhabi $722 while Riyadh is ranked as the cheapest city in the GCC.
According to the 2015 report from Kuwait finance center, average school fees in the UAE stands at $10250 compared to $18200 for the final year at school.
As for Qatar, average school fee stands at $8300 while fees for the final year are $13200.
Bahrain has an average school cost of $7200 with fees for the Final year reaching $10800.
The six most expensive countries for education are Shanghai $2783, followed by Zurich $2057, Geneva ($1863), Lausanne ($1813), Seoul ($1695) and Singapore ($1637).