Nanyang Technological University

Money Management Tips

You are advised to work out your budget prior to your arrival in Singapore so that you will be financially well-prepared for the duration of your studies. While at NTU, it is essential that you manage your finances well so that you will not be distracted by financial worry.

Estimated Living Costs
The costs you incur will depend on your lifestyle. The information below is subject to revision.


Estimated monthly expenses

On-campus Undergraduate Housing (varies with
room type)*

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On-campus Graduate Housing (varies with room type)*

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$300 to $400

Personal expenses#

$200 to $400

Transportation within Singapore#

$100 - $200

Textbooks and course materials

$300 to $500 per academic year

* Subject to revision
 # Varies according to lifestyle

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