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As college tuition costs rise in the U.S., more students are looking to foreign schools.

This list includes of ten best foreign universities based on world-class academics, english instruction and affordability, according to Bankrate.

Tuition costs listed hereafter are based on the average annual cost.

McGill University
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Country: Canada

Tuition for international students: $18,000 to $20,000

Worldwide ranking: 18

University of Edinburgh
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Country: United Kingdom

Tuition for international students: $16,000 to $18,000

Worldwide ranking: 21

University of Hong Kong
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Country: China

Tuition for international students: $14,000 to $16,000

Worldwide ranking: 23

University of Tokyo
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Country: Japan

Tuition for international students: $6,000 to $8,000

Worldwide ranking: 30

University of Manchester
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Country: United Kingdom

Tuition for international students: $20,000 to $25,000

Worldwide ranking: 32

HKUST (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
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Country: China

Tuition for international students: $15,000 to $16,000

Worldwide ranking: 33

Kyoto University
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Country: Japan

Tuition for international students: $4,000 to $6,000

Worldwide ranking: 35

The Chinese University of Hong Kong
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Country: Hong Kong

Tuition for international students: $15,000 to $16,000

Worldwide ranking: 40

Nanyang Technological University
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Country: Singapore

Tuition for international students: $13,000 to $16,000

Worldwide ranking: 47

Osaka University
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Country: Japan

Tuition for international students: $6,000 to $8,000

Worldwide ranking: 50