Students who are interested in studying in Bhutan will find reason information that will help them to navigate this country. From the official language to others languages routinely spoken throughout the country, to what to expect for a month-to-month rent living situation.
We will even cover what universities are currently open to the public and private institutions that are still open. There are a few universities that some students will find within their internet search that have closed down in Bhutan. But we have the currently open universities list below.
Along with living costs, we have provided an annual tuition cost section that will detail a bit about what a student can expect to spend in tuition per academic year. There is an average cost along with a maximum amount that can be expected with more needed resources topics such as medical.
We always suggest that within the student’s study search, or where to study and at what university to look through each university website and utilize the contact information to gain more insight.
Universities in Bhutan:
- Sherubtse College
- Royal Thimphu College
- College of Science and Technology (Bhutan)
- Jigme Namgyel Engineering College
- College of Natural Resources
- Paro College of Education
- Gaeddu College of Business Studies
- College of Language and Culture Studies
- Gyalpozhing College of Information Technology
This is the full list of available universities; however, this is not the full list of available potential online colleges/programs that exist in Bhutan.
Cost of Living for a Student
What can a student expect when living in Bhutan, from cost difference between necessities and rent? The typical average cost while living in Thimphu is around $499 USD. While an apartment outside of the city center will only cost around $109 USD. Inside the city center that rent price is expected to jump up.
To live comfortably in Bhutan, an average of $800 to $1,000 USD a month would allow a student to save extra money and live incredibly comfortably enough to not worry about pretty much anything. Normally, even some students could live on $750 USD a month while living in a city in Bhutan.
Annual Academic Tuition Cost
When it comes to the estimate’s annual tuition cost of an undergraduate, bachelor’s, master’s, and Ph.D. degree, the cost will always differ from the previous year. While studying in Bhutan, students will find out that courses or programs for science and engineering will be around $1,202 USD for the entire year.
Whereas for arts and humanities degrees, that cost is an estimated $890 USD for the entire academic year. Physics follows in with an undergraduate degree of $2,400 USD, and Math follows behind with around $4,000 USD. It always depends on the demand of the subject field and the resources attached that are needed to officially finish that course.
Main Languages Spoken in Bhutan
What are the main languages spoken in Bhutan? The main and official language is Dzongkha. Other languages spoken in Bhutan are Nepali, Tshangla which are also the two other primary languages spoken throughout the country.