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Programs : Budget Sheet

The following listing represents the Fall Budget Sheet for National University of Singapore (BSG).
 

Fall Budget Sheet for National University of Singapore (BSG)
Fall Budget Sheet for National University of Singapore (BSG)
Budget Item Cost
Tuition (This item will appear on your Penn bill) *   $23,708.00
Study Abroad Fee (This item will appear on your Penn bill) *   $2,376.00
Billable subtotal:  $26,084.00
Lodging   $2,275.00
Lodging Deposit   $200.00
Meals   $1,140.00
Personal Expenses   $1,000.00
Books and Supplies   $250.00
Visa Fee   $120.00
Round Trip Flight from Home to Gateway City***   $1,200.00
Miscellaneous Fee   $85.00
Non-billable subtotal:  $6,270.00
Total: $32,354.00
Notes:
This cost estimate was created on April 11, 2017 for the fall 2017 semester. These costs are approximations and are subject to change. 
 
Exchange rate: $1.00 USD = 1.41 Singapore Dollar (SGD) (April 11, 2017)

Lodging: The cost of housing is based on on-campus accommodation. Students living off campus should budget approximately $3,415 for housing and approximately $2,275 USD for food.

Personal expenses: Include typical personal spending for cultural entertainment, essential daily needs, and local transportation.
 
Miscellaneous Fee: NUS student fee, which includes the exchange student services fee and the NUS mandatory health insurance fee. 

Roundtrip Flight from Gateway City: The flight expense listed above is the estimated cost of a round trip ticket from the gateway city of New York to Singapore.  However, you may depart from the city of your choice.
***Students living outside the gateway city may need to arrange for a connecting flight to a gateway city at an additional variable cost, to be calculated individually by the student.

Expenses calculated above were estimated based on expenses provided by the NUS Exchange Student website. Visit this link for more information on how Penn Abroad prepares program budget sheets.

* Billable item