Living Costs

To study at UPH and live in Lippo Village, a student would need approximately between IDR 45,000,000 (A) to 95,000,000 (B) or USD 3,300 – 7,000to cover the costs of accommodation, utilities (electricity, water, and telephone), food, transportation, textbooks, and other basic daily expensesfor the duration of one semester (5-6 months)


 NOTE: these costs are only estimation; based on calculations made for publication in 2018.

A: based on lodging at Boarding House (with Private Bathroom, furnished)

B: based on lodging at U-Residence Apartment

 

 ACCOMMODATION

 OPTION

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

U-Residence Apartment:

Studio

Furnished

Condominium: Two bedroom

Furnished

Townhouse:

Two bedroom

Furnished

Boarding House,

Sharing bathroom

Furnished

Boarding House,

Private bathroom

Furnished

Minimum Rental Duration

1 / 6 / 12 months

6 / 12 months

12 months

Per month

Per month

Cost

(in thousand rupiah)

No meals provided

Deposit 1

3,000

3,000

3,000

0

0

Rent in advance 

55,000

72,000

30,000

0

0

Monthly Rent 5

6,500

N/A

N/A

1,500

2,000

Total(6 months)

42,000 3

39,000 3

27,000 3

9,000

12,000

Monthly Costs

         

Mobile phone (credit)

200

200

200

200

200

Internet 4  (installation, monthly subscription)  

(OPTIONAL)

800

600

600

0

0

Maintenance Fee (Monthly / Quarterly)

1,700

1,500

0

0

0

Utilities (electricity, water bill)

1,000

1,000

700

0

0

Total

3,700

3,300

1,500

200

200

Weekly Costs

         

Food, groceries and personal items

1,000

1,000

1,000

1,000

1,000

Drinking Water (Gallon)

100

100

100

0

0

Transportation

(to go to Campus)

0

0

200

200

200

Total

1,100

1,100

1,300

1,200

1,200

                         

*prices above are only estimation and actual living cost will depend 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.