Accommodation Expenses for foreign students
Types and monthly average cost of on-campus and off-campus accommodation per person. It is a rough estimate of expenses it may be vary regarding your selected area and other facilities.
1. Private Residential Homes:
Single room (small) per student US$ 50.81 to US$ 88.22.
Single room (medium/large) per student US$ 117.62 to US$ 176.43.
2. Apartments or Flats:
Per person per unit US$ 50.81 to US$ 88.22.
3. Residential-Student Houses:
Single room (furnished) per student US$ 50.81 to US$ 88.22.
Twin sharing (furnished) per student US$ 50.81 to US$ 73.52.
Triple sharing (furnished) per student US$ 52.93 to US$ 67.64.
4. Residential-Furnished Hostel:
Twin sharing (include electricity & water) per student US$ 88.22 to US$ 102.92.
Quadruple sharing (include electricity & water) per student US$ 50.81 to US$ 73.52.
At times you will also want to speak to relatives and friends by telephone. There are many mobile phone providers in Malaysia offering a range of services and payment options; however, overseas calls by mobile phone are usually expensive. Phone cards offer more affordable rates and are widely available in retail stores. Before purchasing a phone card, make sure it can be used to call Pakistan. Your education providers also provide you the internet facility which is one of the cheapest mean to contact your family and friends in your home country. There are many internet cafes where you can use internet.
International students must have adequate arrangements for health & travel insurance and the cost of insurance is charged per semester.
Living & Other Expenses
The cost of living for international students to study in Malaysia US$ 2,940.49 (the cost of living in the city is about 10% higher). It may be vary according to the facilities and the area which you have chosen to live.