Financial Aid Calculator
For Full-time Undergraduate Students

The NUS Financial Aid Calculator will estimate how much financial aid you might be eligible to receive annually for attending NUS and your ultimate financial aid package will be determined by the NUS Office of Financial Aid. For more information about the full list of Financial Aid schemes and application process, please visit

Academic Year:
Residency Status:
Accommodation needs:

Your Estimated Annual Expenses

Amount (S$)

Tuition Fee after acceptance of MOE Tuition Grant :

Compulsory Miscellaneous Fees :

Estimated living expenses :

Estimated accommodation expenses## :

Total estimated annual expenses (a) :

Your Household Income Background :

Gross Household Income (in SGD):

No. of Household members including student (SGD):

Per Capita Income (PCI in SGD)@:

Your Financial Aid Package

Tuition Fee Loan (90% of subsidised tuition fee based on Singapore Citizen rate) :

NUS Study Loan (10% of subsidised tuition fee based on Singapore Citizen rate) + $3,600 living allowance :

NUS Bursary  :

Higher Education Community Bursary+^  :

Higher Education Bursary+^  :

Opportunity Enhancement Grant+&  :

Total estimated annual financial aid funds (b) :

Estimated annual out-of-pocket amount required (a) (b)* :

International Students who have been offered admission without the MOE Tuition Grant or rejected the MOE Tuition Grant will not be eligible for all NUS or MOE-funded financial aid/scholarships (inclusive of the Tuition Fee Loan scheme,CPF Education Loan Scheme and Post-Secondary Education Account) throughout their entire course candidature.

Please note that the Residential Programme/College Bursary is excluded in the above calculator. Please find their award criteria and quanta in the table below. More information of these schemes can be found at

Financial Aid Schemes Monthly per capita household income
Monthly gross household income (GHI)^ General Undergraduate Courses including Medicine/ Dentistry Students on MENDAKI TTFS Medicine/ Dentistry except Recipients of MENDAKI TTFS
Higher Education Community Bursary+ ≤$690 ≤$2,750 $6,200 Up to $19,300#
$691 to $1,000 $2751 to $4,000 $5,000 Up to $15,300#
Higher Community Bursary+ $1,001 to $1,725 $4,001 to $6,900 $3,200 Up to $11,300#
$1,726 to $2,250 $6,901 to $9,000 $1,350 Up to $5,300#
Residential Programme Bursary+ According to assessed level of neediness of the applicant Not Applicable $500 to $4,020
Residential College Bursary According to assessed level of neediness of the applicant Not Applicable Up to $5,000
# Depending on Fee Cohort

## On-campus accommodation is based on common single room rates.

+ Applicable to Singapore Citizens only

^ Applicants are required to meet either the PCI or GHI criteria to be eligible for the bursary

@ Monthly household per capita income refers to the total gross monthly income of all those living in the household divided by the number of people in the household.

& The Opportunity Enhancement Grant (OEG) will provide $10,000 over four years to top up existing financial aid available for on-campus stay and overseas programmes. For computation purposes, the coverage here is on the assumption that the student is claiming $2,500 per year. Please refer to for more details on this scheme.

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