Living Costs

These are the estimated expenses you would spent in Lippo Village (Tangerang), for one trimester (duration of 3 months) you would need around USD 1,800 or IDR 25,000,000 to cover the costs of accommodation, utilities (electricity, water, and telephone), food, transport, textbooks, clothing, entertainment and other expenses.

 


 NOTE: these costs are only estimation; based on calculations made for publication in 2016.

 

 ACCOMMODATION

 OPTION

(Rent Fee can be paid in various ways and method)

Campus dormitory

MYC

Furnished

U-Residence

Studio

Furnished

Apartment: Two bedroom

Furnished

Condominium: Two bedroom

Furnished

Townhouse: Two bedroom

Furnished

Boarding House,

Sharing bathroom

Furnished

Boarding House,

Private bathroom

Furnished

Cost

(in thousand rupiah)

No meals provided

Deposit 1

0

3,000

3,000

3,000

3,000

0

0

Rent in advance 

6,600

55,000

84,000

72,000

30,000

0

0

Monthly Rent 5

N/A

6,500

7,000

N/A

3,000

1,500

1,800

Total

6,600 2

64,500 3

94,000 3

75,000 3

36,000 3

0

0

Monthly Costs

             

Mobile phone (credit)

150

150

150

150

150

150

150

Internet 4  (installation, monthly subscription)  

(OPTIONAL)

0

800

500

500

500

0

0

Maintenance Fee (Monthly / Quarterly)

0

1,700

1,500

1,500

0

0

0

Utilities (electricity, water bill)

0

1,000

1,000

1,000

600

0

0

Total

150

3,650

3,150

3,150

1,250

150

150

Weekly Costs

Food, groceries and personal items

900

900

900

900

900

900

900

Drinking Water (Gallon)

0

100

100

100

100

0

0

Transportation

(to go to Campus)

0

0

200

0

200

200

200

Total

900

1,000

1,200

1,000

1,200

1,100

1,100

 
*prices above are only estimation and depends on student’s lifestyle. 

 

Deposit will be refunded at the end of your stay, if no outstanding rent is due and have been given period of notice, and no damage is caused to the property. MYC rent is per one semester (3 months), no deposit required for exchange student. 3 Rent for apartment, condominium and townhouse are usually based on 12-months lease, however some tenants allow negotiation for 3 or 6 months lease. Wi-Fi or broadband internets are sometimes already included in the rent depends on the tenant. Prices on the list are applicable for own-installation internet broadband. Montly Rent is only applicable for some places such as Boarding House, some apartment / condominium / townhouse can be negotiated to 3 or 6 months rent instead of 1 year contract.