Cost of living expenditure
Cost of food alone will come approximately to $ 300 per month in
US/Canada and other countries. If you include other incidental
expenditure like rent, entertainment and other expenses, the average
could be around $ 800-1000 per month, for a single student.
Insurance is mandatory for all international students, who plan to
study abroad. Depending upon the company and policy taken, the cost of
insurance for a student could be around Rs 15,000 - 20,000 per year, in
any of the countries being discussed.
Books and supplies
This could be anywhere between US $ 400-1200 per year, depending upon field of study and the courses chosen.
Visa application fee, air fare and settlement expenses like deposit
on room/flat, basic necessities etc. are also to be factored in, while
calculating the expenditure involved for studying abroad.