All students, parents, and sponsors are advised of the UPNG Fee Structure for the 2024 Academic Year, as approved by the University Council in 2023. Ensure that you read the accompanying notes for clarification. All fees are in PNG Kina.

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Compulsory Fees Payable by All PNG Citizen Undergraduate and Honours Students.

Waigani CampusTaurama Health SciecesTaurama BOH/BOS, MBBS, DASTaurama Nursing
K3, 115.00 K3, 115.00 K3, 768.00 K3, 606.00


Fees Payable by Undergraduate South Pacific Students and Other International Students.

BandSouth Pacific StudentsOther International Students
Medicine and Health Sciences K11 276.00 K23 417.00
Natural and Physical Sciences K9 596.00 K19 105.00
Computing, Nursing, Creative/Performing Arts, and Language K8 479.00 K18 430.00
Psychology, Mathematics, and Social Work K7 632.00 K16 307.00
Accounting, Business, Law, and Other Humanities and Social Sciences K7 118.00 K15 190.00


Accommodation Fees for Residential Students (inclusive of meals)

Fee CategoryWaigani CampusTaurama Health SciencesTaurama BOH/BOS, MBBS, DASTaurama Nursing
Basic Twin Share K8,562.00 K8,890.00 K10,247.00 K9,883.00
Single Room K9,885.00 K10,446.00 K11,632.00 K11,247.00
Single/Double with Ensuite K11,072.00 K11,665.00 K12,861.00 K12,476.00
Games Village (Twin Share) K12,000.00      

 Notes on Fees

1. Fees for 2024 will remain the same as in 2023. All students must pay the Compulsory Fees, online, comprising the tuition fee, service fee, administrative fee, and SRC fee.

2. New Students

2.1 Compulsory Fees payable by Postgraduate Students and International Students, including Undergraduate and Postgraduate South Pacific Students and dependents of UPNG Expatriate Staff do not include residential, service, administrative, or SRC fees, which were to be paid as additional fees, but were never paid. Hence, all such students will pay K533.00 in addition to their annual tuition fees.

2.2 All new students who have been selected to study at UPNG will receive a Letter of Offer and an Invoice prior to Friday 2 February 2024.

2.3 New students must pay the Compulsory Fees, online, in full, by Wednesday 7 February 2024 to avoid the automatic withdrawal of your offer and place at the University.

2.4 Online and blended learning is now a University requirement, so all new students who have been selected to study at UPNG must bring his or her own laptop.

3. New and Continuing Students

3.1 Fees payable by students on TESAS Scholarships may be adjusted, based on the level of subsidy specified by the Department of Higher Education, Research, Science, and Technology (DHERST), under TESAS. Students are required to pay the compulsory fees, online, in order to register.

3.2 Please note that accommodation on campus is not guaranteed. The allocation of available rooms in the halls of residence is subject to full payment of the compulsory fees, plus 50% of the Board & Lodging fees by Wednesday 7 February 2024.

3.3 If you require accommodation on campus, on your arrival, please pay in full the compulsory fees, plus 50% of the prescribed accommodation fees, as advised, prior to taking occupancy of your room.

3.4 The refundable Security Bond fee of K250.00 must be paid by all first-time residential students before occupying their allocated rooms.

4. Continuing Students

4.1 AAll Continuing students are advised to email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 3267321/3267604/3267249. The Proforma Invoice is for the full payment of the Compulsory Fees, online, by Wednesday 7 February 2024. No lesser/excess fee payment will be accepted by the system for online registration in 2024. Any queries concerning your Proforma Invoice please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 3267321/3267604/3267249.

4.2 Any continuing students who fail to meet the minimum GPA requirements for progression into the next year of his or her studies MUST NOT RETURN to the University in 2024. If you are unsure of your status, please  contact the Academic & Student Administration immediately.

4.3 Students are fully responsible for the payment of outstanding fees that have not been paid by their respective sponsors from previous years, including 2023.

4.4 Student debtors will only be allowed to register, if all outstanding debts accumulated up to, and including 2023, plus the Compulsory Fees for 2024 are paid IN FULL by Wednesday 7 February 2024. Otherwise, DO NOT RETURN to the University.

4.5 No Letter of Guarantee will be accepted as a requirement for students to register. All compulsory fees must be paid, online, in full, by the required deadlines in order to register.

5. Payments

5.1 All fees of undergraduate programs delivered through the internal mode of delivery must be paid online on the University Information System (UIS) using the BSP Pay platform. The guidelines for information on how to pay the compulsory fees online can be accessed here. Read the manual and understand the steps before attempting to pay the compulsory fees online.

5.2 The Board and Lodging Fees must be paid using either BSP Mobile Banking; Internet Banking; or EFTPOS. The option of paying the board lodging fees online using BSP Pay through University Information System (UIS) is also available.

5.3 Dates on which UIS will be accessible for different categories of students is available on here.


Authorised by

Mr. Roboam Kakap