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Admission requirements


High school diploma, transcripts, and international passport



High school diploma, transcripts, international passport, English proficiency certificate (IELTS, TOEFL, PTE, TELC, University of Cambridge English exams), and any international exams (SAT, ACT, IGCSE. GCE A-Level, International, or European Baccalaureate).



The application period for non-EU students (public universities):

Non-EU/EEA residents: October 1–December 1 (previous year).

Start date: August

The academic year normally runs from mid-August to mid-June.

Average Tuition

Most Norwegian institutions provide tuition-free education to both EU and non-EU students, except for private universities, where tuition fees can range from $8,000 to $15,000 per year.

Average Cost of Living

Considering that Norway is a high-cost nation with high living expenses, as a student, you will require at least NOK 11,500 ($1300) a month to meet your basic expenses. The estimated annual living expenses is NOK 123,519 (about €12,000 or $14,300). This amount is intended to cover accommodation and board, books, supplies, and personal expenses.