UAE vs. International Boarding: A Price Comparison

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Break the Bank- Switzerland
For those who money is no object, then there’s always Switzerland. World renowned for the most expensive and glamorous of all boarding schools, the little country boasts the superlative in both expense and facilities available worldwide.

Le Rosey in Rolle, Switzerland is dubbed the “School of Kings” for the sheer volume of royals who have passed through its halls, As the world’s most expensive school, (believed to cost around 50,000 Euro per year)Le Rosey offers students: a château, 10 tennis courts, a Jacuzzi, saunas and steam rooms, and a sailing center. And when the skiing picks up, the school relocates to a separate winter campus.

Watch the pennies- Spain
For possibly the cheapest British boarding experience on the planet, Caxton College in Valencia is surely the most affordable option there is. At only $15,789 (Dhs58,000) to $16,410 (Dhs60,300) for 7 days boarding the bilingual, co-educational boarding school, teaching in both English and Spanish is a complete steal!

Islamic Education- Canada
At Darul-Uloom Canada, aims to, “developing well rounded students by challenging them intellectually, spiritually, physically and providing them with extensive opportunities for involvement to develop to his or her fullest potential.” Although fees aren’t provided, the school does state it offers numerous means tested financial assistance to potential students.