International Education at Local Prices

Recent development in the educational services industry saw an influx of international education institutions setting up their campuses in Johor. At present, there are over 40 international schools registered with Malaysia’s Ministry of Education and Johor houses several of these schools. At present there are:

  • 3 Public Institutes of Higher Learning
  • 9 Private Institutes of Higher Learning
  • 28 Public Training Institutes
  • 3 Polytechnics
  • 12 International Schools

Cost of Education

Studying in International Schools

The Japanese School (Japan Curriculum) Raffles American School
Fees RM Fees RM
Entrance Fee

  • Primary 1-6
  • Secondary 1-3
Entrance Fee

  • 4,000
  • 4,000
Elementary School
(Kindergarten – Grade 4)

  • New Student
  • Returning Student
Elementary School
(Kindergarten – Grade 4)

  • 91,400
  • 60,000
Facilities Fee

  • New entry
  • Monthly fee
Facilities Fee

  • 3,000
  • 50
Middle School (Grades 5-8)

  • New Student
  • Returning Student
Middle School (Grades 5-8)

  • 113,000
  • 77,000
Tuition Fee per month

  • Primary 1-6
  • Secondary 1-3
Tuition Fee per month

  • 920
  • 1,050
Middle School (Grades 9-12)

  • New Student
  • Returning Student
Middle School (Grades 9-12)

  • 122,000
  • 83,000

Studying in International Universities

University of Reading (For 2016/17 intake) Newcastle University of Medicine (For 2016/17 intake)
Degree RM per annum Degree RM per annum
BSc Finance & Business Management

  • Home fees
  • International fees
BSc Finance & Business Management

  • 36,775
  • 52,500
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

  • Malaysian students
  • International students
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

  • 95,000
  • 105,000
MPharm (Hons) Pharmacy

  • Home fees
  • International fees
MPharm (Hons) Pharmacy

  • 46,125
  • 52,500
BSc Biomedical Sciences

  • Malaysian students
  • International students
BSc Biomedical Sciences

  • 40,240
  • 44,100
BSc Physcology

  • Home fees
  • International fees
BSc Physcology

  • 36,900
  • 42,435
Foundation Certificate in Biological and Biomedical Sciences

  • Malaysian students
Foundation Certificate in Biological and Biomedical Sciences

  • 26,000
BSc Real Estate

  • Home fees
  • International fees
BSc Real Estate

  • 35,875
  • 36,775
BSc Quantity Surveying

  • Home fees
  • International fees
BSc Quantity Surveying

  • 36,775
  • 42,290
BA Management and Business

  • Home fees
  • International fees
BA Management and Business

  • 35,875
  • 52,500
BSc Accounting & Finance

  • Home fees
  • International fees
BSc Accounting & Finance

  • 36,775
  • 52,500

Source: School fees derived from respective education institutes. Data accessed 29 September 2016