International Students

The School of EEE warmly welcomes you to the start of an exciting and fruitful learning journey. As you embark on this journey, you will discover and learn new knowledge and skills as well as build new relationships, all of which will help form the foundation of your future success. Our current graduate students come from outside Singapore, including China, India, Indonesia, Europe and other countries across the globe.

The Student Affairs Office’s website has a great deal of information for international students arriving into Singapore for the first time. As you prepare for your way to Singapore, you may wish to check out some of the useful and relevant information here.

The living costs you incur will depend on your lifestyle. The amount shown here is an estimate based on the feedback from current students and graduates.

ItemEstimated Monthly Expenses

On-Campus Graduate Housing

$400 - $600
Meals $450 - $630
Personal Expenses$230 - $330
Transport for travel within Singapore$150 - $250


(NTU Campus is Wi-Fi enabled)

$50 onwards

(Depending on usage/package subscription)

TOTAL $1,300 - $1,600
NOTE: Textbooks and Course material$200 - $500 per academic year


Cashless Payment

Cashless payment is common in Singapore and includes payment by ATM cards, cashcards and credit cards, etc.


Goods and Service Tax

A Goods and Services Tax (GST) of 8% is levied on the import of goods, as well as nearly all supplies of goods and services in Singapore.