11. University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
Ranked first among Australian universities and 33rd worldwide, the University of Melbourne opened in 1853 and is known for its outstanding research and teaching programs. Research at the university in the 1970s lead to a cochlear implant, better known as a bionic ear, giving more than 200,000 patients worldwide hearing.
The Bachelor of Arts program at the University of Melbourne does not come cheap. Parents of international students expect to pay $24,496 for the first term’s tuition and another $19,532 for room and board in residential housing.