Our tuition fees are highly subsidised by the Singapore Government in the form of a tuition grant administered by the Ministry of Education. This makes studying at SMU affordable.
With the adoption of a fixed fee model, students are guaranteed that their tuition fees remain unchanged throughout the normal four-year duration of study at SMU. This provides students and parents a certainty in their financial planning.
Tuition fees for each new incoming cohort are subject to annual revisions and tuition fees mentioned are quoted in Singapore dollars (S$). The tuition fees for the Academic Year 2017-18 can be referred here.
The tuition fees do not include accommodation and living expenses. International students who are interested in information on living expenses, please click here.
Permanent residents and foreign students who are eligible for and intend to take up the tuition grant must sign a Tuition Grant Agreement, which requires them to work in Singapore-registered companies for 3 years upon graduation from SMU. Those who are not eligible, or choose not to apply for the grant, will pay the non-subsidised fees. By paying the non-subsidised fees throughout the course of study, they do not need to serve out the 3-year work obligation.
There are tuition grant implications for the following categories of students:
- Applicants holding degrees from the publicly-funded Singapore tertiary institutions
- Transfers within SMU or from the other publicly-funded Singapore tertiary institutions
- Re-admitted undergraduates
Online Student Financial Needs Calculator
The online Student Financial Needs Calculator is an online tool to help you determine your eligibility status and the type and quantum of financial aid that you may qualify for.Access the calculator