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Value of Education

See how parents are preparing for the cost of their child’s education

The price of success

The Value of Education is HSBC’s global study into education trends, examining parents’ hopes and fears for their children’s education, and their attitudes and behaviors towards funding. This year’s survey also explores students’ own experiences while studying.

Key Findings

USD99,417 

the average amount students say they spend over the course of a degree

 

85% 

of students are working in paid employment while studying

 

62% 

of parents stopped or reduced their leisure activities to support their child’s university education

 

74% 

of parents believe computer programming is a necessary skill in today’s world

 

Reproduced with permission from The Value of Education, The price of success, published in 2018 by HSBC Holdings plc.