The past year has also seen a 500,000 student increase into private university admissions.
If being a broke college student was never something you related to, then today is the day you finally understand those #CollegeStruggles, if you're a private university student. The Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Khalid Abdel Ghafar, stated that tuition fees of private universities have been increased by 10 percent, according to Egypt Independent.
The minister also stated that there was a 500,000 student increase in admittance to private universities in the past year, taking the total number of students attending private universities in Egypt to 2.8 million. Minister Abdel Ghafar also added that the ministry will be in contact with all private universities in Egypt to ensure that the new admission guidelines are adhered to.