Tuition Rates

Tuition rates compilation: How much does private tuition cost in Singapore?

Summary of tuition rates in Singapore
Summary of the range of typical tuition rates in Singapore

The table above is an guide of the range of private tutors hourly rates. The cost will depend on a number of factors, including the qualification of the tutor, their experience teaching the subject, and their effectiveness in boosting the student’s result.

Education path of a student in Singapore

Education path in Singapore. Source: MOE (2019)

The education path in Singapore can be categorised into 3 phases: Primary, Secondary, and Post Secondary. The milestone for each phases are:

Primary (6 years): Pre-Primary 1 selection of Primary School. Primary 4 – selection of subject combination. Primary 6- PSLE certificate, and selection of Secondary School.

Secondary (4-5 years): Secondary 2 – choose subject combination. Secondary 4/5 – Common National Examination Certification. Choose post Secondary institution.

Post Secondary (1-6 years): JC2 – A Levels certificate. Poly 3 – Diploma. Choose Universities.

What is the total cost of tuition at Primary School?

For a single subject, the total cost could range from $80 – $$160 per month, assuming 1 hr per week.

What is the total cost of tuition at Secondary School?

For a single subject, the total cost could range from $150 – $270 per month, assuming 1.5 hr per week.

What is the total cost of tuition at Junior College?

For a single subject, the total cost could range from $240 – $450 per month, assuming 1.5 hr per week.