COST OF LIVING singapore


The cost of higher education in Singapore is more affordable compared to other study destinations such as the UK, the USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, etc.
For degree and diploma courses the estimated cost break-up is mentioned below:
• $5000 to S$ 20000 approximately for 6 months to 2 years Diploma course
• S$ 24000 to S$55000 approximately for 2 to 4 years Bachelor Degree course
• S$ 18,500 to S$ 30000 approximately for 1 to 1.5 years Master Degree Course
If you are studying five years Medical and Dental courses in Singapore, you might end up paying subsidized tuition fee with an obligation to work for three years in Singapore under The Tuition Grant Bond.

Cost of Living in Singapore
Your cost of living while studying abroad in Singapore will include your expenses on accommodation, food, groceries, books and travel. While studying in Singapore, you can opt for following accommodation options:

Type of Accommodation Estimated Cost for Accommodation per Month
University’s Halls of Residence S$ 155 - S$800 approximately
Boarding School S$ 6,000 - S$15,000 approximately per academic year
Private Hostel S$750 approximately
Room in Public Housing S$300 - S$600 approximately
Whole Unit in Public Housing S$1000 - S$2000 approximately
Room in Private Housing S$800 - S$1,200 approximately
Whole Unit in Private Housing S$1,000 and more approximately

Hence, an average cost of living in Singapore is S$750 to S$2,000 approximately per month.

Health Insurance for Studying Abroad in Singapore
While studying abroad in Singapore, medical or health insurance is compulsory for the students. The cost of health insurance will be S$45 approximately per year and it will cover all your medical expenses while studying in Singapore.
Singapore is fast emerging as the preferred destination for higher studies for Indian students and the reason for this is not difficult to guess. With three major universities - NUS, NTU and SMU - and a clutch of other local and private universities, Singapore is the place to pursue an international program in MBA, Engineering, Medicine, Aviation or Hospitality.
The best news is that Singapore offers both government and university scholarships and fellowships to students. Certain scholarship programs, run by Indian Trusts are exclusively available to Indian students. The popular scholarships programs include Inlaks Fellowship Program, SIA Youth Scholarship for Undergraduate Degree Courses, Nanyang Scholarship, J.N Tata Endowment for Higher Studies, and several more.



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