The estimated monthly living expenses* for an international student in Singapore are outlined below:

Fee Type Amount
Accommodation On-campus housing (subject to availability)
S$740 – S$1,780
Renting a room in a public housing apartment
S$500 – S$1,000
Renting a room in a private apartment
S$600 – S$1,500
Renting a 3-bedroom private apartment
S$4,000  onwards
Meals S$300 – S$800
Transport (within Singapore) S$100 – S$200 (buses and trains)
Healthcare S$25 – S$55 per consultation with a General Practitioner
Personal Expenses S$150 – S$350
Mobile phone & broadband subscription S$50 – S$280

*Actual amounts will vary, depending on the individual’s lifestyle, but you should budget a minimum of S$18,000 per year for living expenses in Singapore.

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“The NUS MSc in Management has given me the opportunity to expand my horizon across different cultures and learning experiences. The curriculum provides the freedom to explore different streams and personally has given me clarity in developing a concrete career path for myself.”

NUS Class of 2018
MSc in Management