Education in Singapore to get pricier for non-citizens
International students face a monthly increase of $115-250 in school fees while permanent residents will pay $50-80 more in 2013.
In a news release, the Ministry of Education announced that it will be revising the school fees for students who are permanent residents and international students in Government and Government-aided schools from January 2013, to further differentiate fees by citizenship.
School fees will increase by $50-80 per month for students who are PR and by $115-250 per month for IS. School fees for students who are Singapore Citizens will remain unchanged.
Meanwhile from January 2013, the monthly standard miscellaneous fees will increase by $1 at primary level, $2 at secondary level and $2.50 at Pre-University level for all students.