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Regarding Living Expenses and studying in USA for masters in computer science.

  • Anonymous profile image
  • Anonymous Original poster
  • Preferred qualification: Postgraduate | Preferred study destination: United States

Hi dis is maneesh from hyderabad and am pursuing my 3rd year and planning to do masters in USA.

I want to know about the living over there so that I can choose my future plannings and am from a middle class family

and cannot go for much expensive learning.


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  • Jyoti Sharma
  • Jyoti Sharma Expert

Dear Maneesh,

Every university has a different fee structure.

The approximate budget for studying in the US will somewhere be around 55,000 to 65,000 USD.

Hope the above answers your query.

Thanks & Regards,

Hotcourses Team


  • Rakhi Jain profile image
  • Rakhi Jain Participant

Following is a list of basic cost of living in US.

Apartment rent- Small decent house with 4 roomates= $175

Electricity- It doesn't vary much with place= $15

Groceries- Almost same priced across country= $125

Calling cards- enought ot call home 3 times a week= $10

Home phone- Landline for cheaper call rates= $15

Cell phone- Normal plan wit taxes= $50

Eating outside- you hvae to go out and eat sometimes= $75

Movies shopping etc- Kind of a pocet money= $100

Total= $580 Per month.

This is the basic living cost. The miniumum tution fees for MS is between 8000- 10000 p.a

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