Fees Structure

Our fees are as follows:

wdt_ID Fee Types Amount
1 Application Fee (non-refundable): SGD 550
2 Tuition Fee for the academic year: SGD 25,000
3 Boarding Fee for the academic year: SGD 15,000
4 Enrolment Fee for the academic year: SGD 4,000


  • The Tuition, Boarding and Enrolment fees are for the academic year, which runs from September to June.
  • They do not include summer programme fees or boarding fees outside of the academic year.
  • The fees quoted above are inclusive of GST.
  • The fees above are valid for the academic year September 2017 to June 2018.

Schedule of Payment

Students may pay their Tuition and Boarding fees either in full before the start of the academic year, or in two equal installments as indicated in the table below.

The Enrolment Fee must be paid in full before the start of the academic year.

wdt_ID Fee Date Due
1 Application fee (non-refundable) When you submit your application form
2 Tuition and Boarding Fees for Semester 1, and Enrolment Fee for the academic year By 15 August 2017
3 Tuition and Boarding Fees for Semester 2 By 15 December 2017

Fee Information

Refund Policy

(effective 08 April 2014)

Withdrawal due to non-delivery of course

SIM IA shall refund the entire Course Fees and Miscellaneous Fees already paid by the Student if:
  1. It does not commence the Course on the Course Commencement Date;
  2. It terminates the Course before the Course Commencement Date;
  3. It does not complete the Course by the Course Completion Date;
  4. It terminates the Course before the Course Completion Date;
  5. It has not ensured that the student meets the course entry or matriculation requirement as stated in Schedule A of the PEI-Student Contract within any stipulated timeline set by CPE; or
  6. The Student’s Pass application (exclude renewal of student’s pass) is rejected by Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA).

 Withdrawals due to other reasons

In the event that the students withdraw due to any reasons other than those stated above, refund to students will be an amount based on the table below.
wdt_ID 课程费用及杂费(如适用) 总额的百分比 如果学生办妥退出手续的时间为:
1 退还95% 超过课程开始日前14天
2 退还75% 在课程开始日前14天内,或在课程开始日后7天内
3 不可退还 超过课程开始日后7天

  1. The application fee for courses is non-refundable and non-transferable.
  2. SIM IA staff will let you know what supporting documents are needed once you have formally requested for a refund after withdrawing from or changing course.
  3. Refunds (if any) will be processed within 7 working days under the following conditions:

Where transfer/withdrawal is initiated by student

a. Upon receipt of the completed Student Request Form (in hard copy) with relevant supporting documentary proof; and
b. The approval of requests by SIM IA.
Requests that are received after 12.00 noon would be considered as submission on the next working day.

Where withdrawal is initiated by SIM IA or due to visa permit rejection

a. The date of notification from SIM IA to students.

 Transfer/Withdrawal Policy

(effective 08 April 2014)
Students are to put up their request for change of programme (transfer)/withdrawal via the appropriate forms. SIM IA will acknowledge the students’ requests in 3 working days and advise students on the final outcome within a reasonable time frame (not more than 4 weeks).

Change of Programme (Transfer)

  1. Approval for change of programme will be granted on a case-by-case basis and subject to each individual meeting the course admission requirements.
  2. A transfer fee may be applicable for some programmes.
  3. A fresh PEI-Student Contract shall be executed between the Student and SIM PL when the change of programme request has been approved.
  4. Students are deemed to have withdrawn from the original programme when the application for change of programme is approved; the refund percentage as indicated in the refund table shall apply.
  5. International students who wish to change to another programme offered by SIM PL will need to submit their Student’s Pass application to Immigration and Checkpoints Authority of Singapore (ICA) for approval.


  1. Transferring to another institution is deemed as a withdrawal from SIM PL. As such, for international students who transfer to another institution, their International Student’s Pass will be cancelled. These students will have to submit photocopies of their Passport and International Student’s Pass at the SIM IA office within 3 working days of the transfer. Attendance record and other relevant documentation to facilitate the transfer will be provided upon request.

A Sibling Rate (10% discount on the Tuition Fee) is available for any new SIM IA student who is a sibling of a current SIM GE or IA student.

Terms and conditions:

  •  Both the SIM IA and SIM GE students should show proof of sibling relationship, i.e. birth certificate with parents’ names.
  • The SIM GE student should produce his/her SIM Student Card.
  • The sibling rate is only applicable for the Tuition Fee, and not the Application, Boarding or Enrolment fees.
  • The sibling rate is valid for the first two years of the SIM IA student’s studies at SIM IA.


The Enrolment Fee is inclusive of:

  • The Student Pass application fee
  • SIM IA Student ID card
  • A standard set of textbooks and worksheets
  • A standard set of uniforms
  • A standard set of stationery
  • TOEFL Junior test
  • Daily recess and lunch on school days
  • Medical insurance

The Enrolment Fee is not inclusive of:

  • Cambridge IGCSE examination fees (GBP52.93 per subject offered)
  • Health check fee
  • Visa application fee

The Boarding Fee is inclusive of:

  • Accommodation in 2, 3 or 4-person rooms
    Breakfast and dinner on weekdays; all meals on weekends
  • Laundry
  • SIM IA’s Boarding Programme run by SIM IA staff, which includes academic and language support, enrichment activities and local field trips
  • Transportation by bus to and from the SIM campus

The Boarding Fee is not inclusive of:

  • A one-time deposit of SGD1,000
  • Personal enrichment electives (i.e. piano lessons, language classes not offered as part of the academic programme)
  • Overseas trips
  • Boarding charges outside of the academic year

It is compulsory for all students who are not living with family members in Singapore to board at SIM IA’s boarding facilities.

We encourage other students to board wherever possible in order to experience the full range of programmes offered by SIM IA.