The education system is partly linked to what is in New
Zealand. Schooling begins at 5 years and since 1992 is
compulsory until the age of 14. Higher vocational education
is limited and mainly focuses on teacher education. The
National University of Samoa was established in 1988, and in
Samoa is also a agricultural college for tropical
agriculture. Check topschoolsintheusa for test centers of ACT, SAT, and GRE as well high schools in the country of Samoa.
Literacy is almost total. In 2011, the education budget
corresponds to 11.8% of GDP.