Rwanda has some of the best teacher exchange programs available, and students would greatly learn when they decide to spend some of the education degree in the country. We will go over what universities are available for students to transfer too. Along with what the average living cost happens to be plus tuition. We will also go over what main languages are spoken in Rwanda.
Universities in Rwanda:
- National University of Rwanda
- University of Kigali
- Kigali Independent University
- Adventist University of Central Africa
- Carnegie Mellon University Africa
- College of Science and Technology (Rwanda)
- KIM University
- Umutara Polytechnic
- Premier ECDE Teachers College
- North Gate University
Academic programs available at the National University of Rwanda:
- Information Systems
- Information Technology
- Irrigation and Drainage
- Mechanical Engineering
- Medical Imaging
- Mining Engineering
- Soil Sciences
- Media Studies
- Quantity Surveying
- English – Arts and Languages
- Social Sciences
- Environmental Health Sciences
- Crop Sciences
- Biodiversity option: Botany and Conservation
- Animal Production
- Civil Engineering
- Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering
- Creative Design
- Journalism and Communication
- Social Work
- Dental Surgery
- Social and Military Services
- Professional Police Studies
- Political Sciences
- International Relations
- Human Resource Management
- This is not all of the listed and available subject study fields.
Student Cost of Living
For a single student living in Rwanda, they would only need $430 USD for all utilities, food, clothing, and necessities. This does not include rent; however, rent is around $100 USD. Kigali City has rent available for the low price of $100 USD per month.
Overall students can easily live comfortably with $800 USD per month. That is on the high end of the comfortable living spectrum too.
Cost of Tuition
Rwanda has some of the cheapest tuition costs in the world. A single year would be less than $1,000 USD per academic year. Even a master’s degree only equals to an equivalate of $1,000 USD per year.
International students can take an array of programs and find out that they can succeed in acquiring multiple degrees if they wish.
Scholarships are available for Rwanda; some even include a monthly allowance to allow internationals student to live virtually rent free.
All students have reported excellent money saving conditions and the fact that tuition costs less than most places in the world, is putting Rwanda on the higher education map.
Languages Spoken in Rwanda
What are the main languages spoken in Rwanda? The main official languages spoken throughout the country are Kinyarwanda, French and English. Swahili is another language that international students will come across quite a lot when they are staying in Rwanda.
While there are other dialects spoken throughout the country, the three mentioned above are the most common languages that are reported.
International students could learn a lot when they learn Kinyarwanda or Swahili since both are incredibly influential within the region. Also, foreign students will be able to take more programs and classes if they are slightly fluent in one of these languages, which opens more doors to opportunities and scholarship options.