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Boarding Fees


Student Accommodation (Per student)
Per Day Per Month
4 Weeks
Per Term
10 Weeks
NUS High Students(2 bedded) $25.75 $700 $1,750
Non-NUS High Students(2 bedded) $33.10 $900 $2,250
Non-refundable registration fee $50
Refundable deposit 1 month's fee

Boarding fees are payable per term. Each term begins on the first day of school for the term and ends on the last Friday of school for the term. Holiday stay will be charged on a daily basis.

Rates cover the following:

1. Room

2. Utilities & Internet access

3. Laundry

4. Meals(breakfast and dinner on weekdays; for weekends and public holidays, lunch is included)

5. Special programmes and various activities

6. 24-hour security

Click here to view the Giro Schedule for 2014

Students who hold valid student passes and are above 12 years old are welcome to apply for stay at the Boarding School.

For Year 5 students only

The Ministry of Education will be providing a substantial Boarding Programme Funding for all Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents. Details of the subsidy will be informed during the Year 4 Parent’s Meeting at the end of the year. The amount of subsidy is dependant on the Ministry of Education’s provision for the year.

To assist financially needy students to defray the cost of their Yr 5 residential stay, NUS High School will provide a subsidy for students who are currently under the Ministry of Education Financial Assistance Scheme or who qualify according to its eligibility criteria.

Table A: Income Eligibility Criteria using the Financial Assistance Scheme for NUS High School Students

Monthly Gross Household 
Income (GHI)
Monthly Gross Per Capita 
Income ((PCI)
Level of Subsidy for 
Co-Payment Component
Not exceeding $2,500 Not exceeding $625 100%
$2,501 - $4,000 $626 - $1,000 75%
$4,001 - $5,000 $1,001 - $1,250 50%
$5,001 - $7,200 $1,251 - $1,800 33%


Explanatory Notes :

    • Household Income is the total income of family members who stay in the same household or who contribute to the income of the household. Gross income is income including allowances and employee's CPF contribution. 
    • Maintenance income received by divorcee is to be included in household income. 
    • Dependent children refer to unmarried children under 16 years of age, unmarried children over 16 years receiving full time education (excluding post-graduate courses), or unmarried handicapped children. 
    • National Service allowance earned by NS men is not to be included in household income. 
    • If the income earner is on no-pay leave for a specific period, he/she is not unemployed. His/her monthly income in months when she/he was not on no-pay leave should be assessed. 
    • Severance compensation and insurance payment are not to be included as household income. 
    • For students who have no parents and are under the care of their relatives, the relative's income would have to be taken into consideration if he/she is a legal guardian of the pupil. 
    • If a family member is unemployed, he needs to submit a letter declaring that he has been unemployed since MMM YYYY. The application will then be subjected to review every 3 months.