All students, parents, and sponsors are advised of the UPNG Fee Structure for the 2023 Academic Year, as approved by the University Council. 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 2023 will remain the same as in 2022. 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
      3rd February 2023.

2.3 New students must pay the Compulsory Fees, online, in full, by Friday 3 February 2023 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 Friday 10th
February 2023.

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 All 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 Friday 3 February 2023. No lesser/excess fee
      payment will be accepted by the system for online registration starting in 2023. 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 2023. 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 2022.

4.4 Student debtors will only be allowed to register, if all outstanding debts accumulated up to, and including 2022, plus the
      Compulsory Fees for 2023 are paid IN FULL by Friday 3 February 2023. Otherwise, DO NOT RETURN to the

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 on this link. Read the manual and understand the steps before
      attempting to pay the compulsory fees online.

5.2 The University will not accept any cash payment for Compulsory Fees into the Tuition Fee Account, except for the
      board and lodging fee and for those studying through distance mode of delivery. The online platform for payment
      of Compulsory Fees using BSP Pay will be available by Monday, 23rd January 2023.


Authorised by

Mr. Roboam Kakap