Course Fees

Polytechnics adopt a cohort-based fee structure, which means that a student’s fees will remain constant for the entire duration of the course. This fee structure will provide greater certainty regarding tuition fees and help students to better plan for the financing of their studies.

The Government will continue to absorb the GST chargeable on tuition fees payable by Singapore Citizen and Singapore Permanent Residents. The tuition fees for International Students from AY2016 intakes will be subject to GST.

At a Glance

The course fees payable by full-time students comprise of Tuition Fees and Supplementary Fees.

  • Tuition Fees (payable over 2 semesters)
    Fees for diploma programme/course

  • Supplementary Fees (payable once a year)
    Administrative fees for the use of Republic Polytechnic's facilities, internet services, etc.


Course Fees (With MOE Tuition Grant) - Admission Year 2019

The table below shows the amounts and details of the course fees payable in AY 2019 for incoming students admitted in AY 2019.

Type of Fee Singapore Citizens (S$) Singapore Permanent Residents (S$) International Students (with GST, S$)
Subsidised Tuition Fee Payable 2,900.00 5,800.00 10,400.00
Supplementary Fee (inclusive of GST) 80.00 110.00 153.00
Course Fees Payable 2,980.00 5,910.00 10,553.00

Note:

  • All fees are subject to change as determined by the Ministry of Education, Singapore.
  • The fees shown are inclusive of 7% GST.
  • Find out more about the MOE Tuition Grant.

Course Fees (With MOE Tuition Grant) - Other Admission Years

Please select your admission year from the dropdown list below to display the course fees payable for students who were admitted in AY 2017 - AY 2018.

Course Fees (With MOE Tuition Grant) - Admission Year 2018

The table below shows the amounts and details of the course fees payable in AY 2018 for incoming students admitted in AY 2018.

Type of Fee Singapore Citizens (S$) Singapore Permanent Residents (S$) International Students (with GST, S$)
Subsidised Tuition Fee Payable 2,800.00 5,600.00 10,000.00
Supplementary Fee (inclusive of GST) 80.00 110.00 153.00
Course Fees Payable 2,880.00
5,710.00 10,153.00

Note:

  • All fees are subject to change as determined by the Ministry of Education, Singapore.
  • The fees shown are inclusive of 7% GST.

Course Fees (With MOE Tuition Grant) - Admission Year 2017

The table below shows the amounts and details of the course fees payable in AY 2017 for incoming students admitted in AY 2017.

Type of Fee Singapore Citizens (S$) Singapore Permanent Residents (S$) International Students (with GST, S$)
Subsidised Tuition Fee Payable 2,700.00 5,400.00 9,600.00
Supplementary Fee (inclusive of GST) 64.00 94.00 137.00
Course Fees Payable 2,780.00
5,510.00 9,753.00

Note:

  • All fees are subject to change as determined by the Ministry of Education, Singapore.
  • The fees shown are inclusive of 7% GST.

Fees Payment Schedule

Students are notified of the actual course fees they have to pay via tax invoices sent to their Republic Polytechnic email accounts seven weeks after the commencement of the academic semester. The fees will be paid in two intervals (details as shown in the table below). During their school, students can also check their course related fees via OASIS (Student Centre).

Academic Term International Student Singaporean/ PR student
Semester 1 End March End June
Semester 2 End September End December

Important Notes:

  • Any changes in a student’s citizenship should be forwarded to Office of Registrar via an email to help-registrar@rp.edu.sg.

  • Those who officially inform RP of their citizenship change after 28 calendar days from the start of the semester, the fees will be adjusted accordingly from the next semester onwards. No refund will be made for the difference in fees already paid.

For more information

For further assistance, you can email our Office of Finance or call us at 6510 3000. Alternatively you can also take a look at our list of frequently asked questions (FAQs).