Living Expenses

Estimated Expenditure Chart
for International Students?

Estimated Yearly Expenditure Chart

Items/Category Single Couple Family with 1 child Family with 2 children
TUITION AND PROFESSIONAL FEE:
Tuition Fee (average 32 credit hours/year)
@ $240/credit (SOC)
@ $150/credit (SOTC / SOC / SCM / ThM)
S$5,200–$8,000
Professional fees
(not applicable to SOTC & SOTE)
$900–$2,400
EduTech fee (S$75 per semester) S$150 S$150 S$150 S$150
Estimated Tuition fee for 1 year $5,500–$11,000 $5,500–$11,000 $5,500–$11,000 $5,500–$11,000
LIVING EXPENSES:
Dorm Fee
Single Unit @ $292/mth or
Couple Unit @ $584/mth
Family off-campus rental average $1000-1500/mth
S$3,500 S$7,000 S$12,000–S$18,000
(off-campus)
Food
School term on-campus food fee @ $700/semester
S$1,500 S$3,000 S$9,000–S$12,000
(average S$8/day per person)
Vacation & weekends (average $8/day) S$1,700 S$3,400
Medical Health Insurance (yearly renewal) S$150 S$300 S$450
Medical Visit (average $50/visit) S$100 S$200 S$300 S$400
Student Pass/Dependent Pass ($100/renewal) S$200 S$300 S$500 S$700
Transport (average $50/mth) S$600 S$1,200 S$1,500 S$1,800
Book/Stationery S$600
Class Fund Contribution (average $15/mth) S$150
Allowance (average $50/mth) S$600 S$1,200 S$1,500 S$1,800
Miscellaneous (toiletries & handphone etc) S$500 S$750 S$800 S$850
Estimated Living expenses for 1 year $10,000.00 $18,000.00 $27,000–$37,000
Total Estimated Expenditure for 1 year $15,500–$21,000 $23,500–$29,000 $32,500–$48,000

Note:

  • All fees are subjected to change.
  • 7% Goods and Services Tax (GST) is prevailing rate and subjected to change.

One-Time Payment:

Items Amount
Orientation Fee S$107
Graduation Fee S$270
SBC Logos Fee (Bible Software) S$1,200.00
Banker’s Guarantee Service Charge S$170–S$470

Note:

  • All fees are subjected to change.
  • SBC Logos Fee is chargeable for relevant programmes only.
  • Banker’s Guarantee Service Charge depending on the student’s nationality.

CHILDREN EDUCATION:

Stages Estimated Amount
Kindergarten Fee (age 3-6) S$350–S$700 per month
Primary School Fee (age 7 -12) S$500–S$700 per month