Estimated costs of living in Singapore

If you are applying for admission as a self-financing candidate, you may wish to refer to the table below for an estimate of monthly living costs in Singapore.

LIVING EXPENSESMONTHLY COST
Off Campus AccommodationS$900 to S$1,300
Food (University canteens)S$200 to S$300
Food (Meals outside campus)S$440 to S$525
Books / SuppliesS$80 to S$100
TransportationS$250 to S$300
Miscellaneous Personal expensesS$150 to S$200
TotalS$2,020 to S$2,725

The costs have been derived based on a conservative estimate of a reasonably comfortable lifestyle. The actual amount could be higher or lower depending on the individual student’s expenditure and lifestyle pattern.

Estimated costs of living at our partner university (applicable for MPM only)

The table below is an estimate of living costs at our partner university for one semester.

LIVING EXPENSESMONTHLY COST
AccommodationS$28,000
Curriculum materials and activitiesS$3,000
Local expensesS$1,350
TotalS$2,020 to S$2,725

The costs have been derived based on a conservative estimate of a reasonably comfortable lifestyle. The actual amount could be higher or lower depending on the individual student’s expenditure and lifestyle pattern.