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Fee Payment for Singapore Citizen

Students are liable to pay fees upon commencement of an academic school term.

Tuition Fees are billed and payable in two instalments for each academic year. The first instalment, together with the compulsory Annual Fees, applicable to Term 1 of each new academic year, will be payable by 3 Sep 2017 after the online matriculation exercise.

The breakdown of the total fee payable in Term 1 of Academic Year 2017 is as follows:

Singapore Citizen *Subsidised Fees ** Non-Subsidised Fees
Other Degree Programs Law Degree Program Other Degree Programs Law Degree Program
S$ S$ S$ S$
Tuition Fees 5,700.00 6,300.00 21,690.00 22,560.00
Annual Fees*** 196.58 196.58 196.58 196.58
Total Fees Payable 5,896.58 6,496.58 21,886.58 22,756.58

The subsidised fees shown are without GST. The non-subsidised fees are inclusive of GST.

*Subsidised Fees are payable by Singapore Citizens, who have applied and been awarded the Singapore Government Tuition Grant (TG). Click here for Tuition Grant information and application.

Singapore Citizens are required to complete a Tuition Grant Eligibility Declaration Form (available for completion and submission during Matriculation from 25 July – 27 July 2017) to enable SMU to assess their eligibility for the Tuition Grant.                                             

For more information and enquiries on the Tuition Grant Subsidy scheme, please refer to the Ministry of Education (MOE) website https://tgonline.moe.gov.sg or call the MOE Tuition Grant Section Hotline at 65-6872 2220.

To access the FAQs on Government Tuition Grant Scheme, please click on the navigation path by the order of: https://tgonline.moe.gov.sg Grant Information > FAQ.

** Non-Subsidised Fees applies to student who does not wish to apply or are not eligible for the Government Tuition Grant.

*** Annual Fees for Singapore Citizen and Singapore Permanent Resident

Upon matriculation, you can view your Fees Payable by the 2nd week of August 2017 via your Statement of Account (SOA). Your Statement of Account is accessible by logging in to OASIS > Finance & Admin > Fee Matters & Financial Assistance Schemes > Account Inquiry.

 

If you require financial assistance to fund your Tuition Fees, you can apply to one or more of the following schemes:

  • Mendaki Tertiary Tuition Subsidy
  • CPF Education Scheme (CPF)
  • Tuition Fee Loan (TFL)
  • Study Loan (SL)
  • Post Secondary Education Account (PSEA)

Please click here for more details on the list of schemes, application procedures, eligibility and terms and conditions. Please note that Non-Subsidised Fees paying students (i.e. Students who do not wish to apply or are not eligible for the Government Tuition Grant) are not eligible for these schemes. If you have been awarded a scholarship or a bursary from external agencies, you are required to pay your fees first, and seek reimbursement directly from the awarding institution. However, if the award is given through SMU, SMU will make the necessary arrangements to present the bill to the relevant institution.

 

Annula Fees of S$196.58 is payable regardless of which financial assistance you are eligiable for. The amount of Tuition Fees payable will depend on whether you are obtaining any financial assistance scheme(s) and the quantum.

Below is a list of scenarios and the amount payable for your reference:

Net Fees Payable After Financial Assistance (if any) for Term 1 Singapore Citizen
Other Degree Programs
S$
Law Degree Program
S$
(a) NOT on any financial schemes
5,700.00 + 196.58 = 5,896.58
6,300.00 + 196.58 = 6,496.58
(b) a combination of financial schemes (CPF/ TFL/ SL/ Mendaki Tertiary Tuition Subsidy) and/or SMU-administered scholarship which will cover 100% of the Tuition Fees* 196.58 196.58
(c) TFL to cover 90% of Tuition Fees*
(10% x 5,700.00) + 196.58 = 766.58
(10% x 6,300.00) + 196.58 = 826.58
(d) TFL and SL which together cover 100% of Tuition Fees* 196.58 196.58
(e) 70% Mendaki Tertiary Tuition Fees* Subsidy
(30% x 5,700.00) + 196.58 = 1,906.58
(30% x 6,300.00) + 196.58 = 2,086.58

* Tuition Fees refer to the prevailing tuition fees payable by a Singapore Citizen student in the year of application and offer.
Note: Except for scenario (a), the various scenarios assume that your loan application(s) is/are approved.

 

If you are an NSman admitting in AY2017/18, you are required to pay the compulsory Annual Fees of S$196.58 for Term 1 and the prevailing Tuition Fees in the year of application and offer:

Table A

Year of Application and Offer
Other Degree Programs
S$
Law Degree Program
S$
AY2016 5,650.00 6,250.00
AY2015 5,600.00 6,200.00

Below is a list of scenarios and the amount payable for your reference:

Net Fees Payable After Financial Assistance (if any) for Term 1 S$
(a) NOT on any loan scheme TF (Table A) + 196.58
(b) a combination of financial schemes (CPF/TFL/SL/Mendaki Tertiary Tuition Subsidy) or SMU-administered scholarship which will cover 100% of the Tuition Fees* 196.58
(c) TFL and SL which together cover 100% of Tuition Fees* 196.58
(d) TFL to cover 90% of Tuition Fees* 10% TF (Table A) + 196.58
(e) 70% Mendaki Tertiary Tuition Fees* Subsidy 30% TF (Table A) + 196.58

* Tuition Fees refer to the prevailing tuition fees payable by a Singapore Citizen student in the year of application and offer.

Note: Except for scenario (a), the various scenarios assume that your loan application(s) is/are approved.

Last updated on 27 Jun 2017 .