The public prices of the canary public universities they are the lowest in all of Spain, according to the statistical data of the Integrated University Information System (SIIU). Thus, the average credit price of the bachelor's degrees of the universities of the Canary Islands is 11.71 euros (compared to 17.03 on average for the national group), the cheapest in Spain, followed by Galicia (11.89 euros), Asturias (12.21 euros) and Andalusia (12.62 euros). At the other extreme are La Rioja (19.77 euros), Madrid (24.03) and Catalonia (33.52), the communities with the highest prices.
In 2019/2020, the students of the University of La Laguna (ULL) and of the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC), pays an average of 702.60 euros for the Degree course and in contrast, in Catalonia, the most expensive community, the average tuition price is 2011.20 euros, reports the regional government in a note.
He director General of Universities of Canary GovernmentAntonio Aparicio, explained that the real cost of these studies in the Archipelago is 912.6 euros on average, however, "students pay about 200 euros less than their share because the Ministry of Education, Universities, Culture and Sports of the Canarian Executive covers this amount, paying the amount directly to the universities ". This measure, he says," involves an investment of more than 10 million euros per year from the Canary Executive and is intended to lower the price of enrollment and thus facilitate the access of young people to higher education. "
The master's degrees that enable for professional practice in the Archipelago are also the cheapest in the Spanish territory, with 11.80 euros of average price per credit. More than double pays a student who studies in the Basque Country (23.78 euros), La Rioja (25.07 euros) or Madrid (30.84 euros) and more than triple if their enrollment is in the UNED (37 , 88 euros) or in a Catalan educational center (41.17 euros).
The average price in Spain reaches 22.89 euros per credit, almost double that in the Canary Islands. The same goes for the non-enabling Master studies, which have an average cost of 13.62 euros per credit on the islands, which contrasts, for example, with the 37.40 euros paid in Aragon, the 39.27 from the Valencian Community, and 39.50 from Castilla y León, among others. The Spanish average is, in this case, 31 euros, more than double that in the Archipelago.
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