Expenses

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

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EXPENSES
Expense Type Cost
Accommodation Renting a room in a public housing apartment
SGD $600 – S$1,000

Renting a public housing apartment
SGD $2,200 – $3,000

Renting a room in a private apartment
SGD $1,000 – $1,500

Renting a 3-bedroom private apartment
SGD $4,000 onwards
Meals SGD $450 – $850
Transport (within Singapore) SGD $150 – $200 (buses & trains)
Healthcare SGD $18 – $55 per consultation with a General Practitioner
Personal Expenses SGD $150 – S$450
Mobile phone & broadband SGD $50 – S$150
Sources: NUS, Contact Singapore
*Actual amounts will depend heavily on the individual’s lifestyle
NUS MBA is a journey of self discovery, culture immersion and leadership improvement. The most valuable asset I learnt is “leading from who you are”.
YANG XIAO LU
China, Class of 2017
2015 Intake, Full time