Dubai is an expensive city
Tuition fee for a UG prog is around 37500 t0 70000 AED
You can apply to universities in Jan, May, July, Aug, Sep & Nov
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Being one of the prime attractions of tourists, Dubai is not pocket friendly. However, tuition fee in Dubai is not that high, hence, the total cost is not so high that it should bother a student. Tuition fees for an undergraduate programme in Dubai ranges between 37500 to 70000 AED (UAE Dirham) per year and the living expenses range between 2600 to 3900 AED per year. The tuition fees for a postgraduate programme in Dubai ranges between 55000 to 75000 AED per year and the living expenses range between 2600 to 3900 AED per year.
You can apply to universities in Dubai in the months of January, May, July, August, September and November.
All the applicants must submit certified true copies of relevant documents along with the application form. The university will decide on the recognition of your academic background and will decide at which level you can qualify to enter. Once the application is successful, you will receive a conditional/ confirmation offer letter from them which can be used to apply for student resident visa. Visa procedure takes a week after you apply for visa. As you get approval for visa, you can book your tickets.
Student’s visa to Dubai is provided by all colleges and universities that you apply to. However, before issuance of visa, all formalities will have to be completed. The administrative expense for a student visa will amount to AED 1,500 for a 3 years valid visa. This amount is usually paid at the time of registration. However, some institutions may include this administrative expense in their tuition fees.
A student is required to submit the following documents along with the visa application:
Dubai is an expensive city and the cost of living is relatively high i.e. approximately 4407 AED per month which includes rent, food, entertainment, transportation and other miscellaneous expenses.
International students can work part time for 20 hours a week in free zone areas they are required to get the permission from universities.
There are colleges in Dubai which provide distance and online education offering various courses like Business Management, Engineering, and many more. If you don’t have the budget to visit the country, you can still have a degree from a university of Dubai in your kitty.
For admission requirements you need to contact the particular college offering distance education. Also, always check with AICTE if a university is authentic or not. There are various institutions that have collaborated with Indian colleges as well.