Monthly Living Costs of an international student in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
The minimum monthly expenses (except your tuition fees) may cost you around BDT. 11,000.
If you spend extra (excluding tuition fees) on restaurants, uber bills and stay in a shared rented flat in Bashundhara or Notunbazar or Baridhara Block J (nearest to United International University campus), you may need to spend maximum BDT. 29,000 monthly in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
The team of Center for International Affairs and Cooperation (CIAC), United International University (UIU) will advise you so that you can survive in Dhaka city at minimum cost.
The details of the expenses are shown below.
|SL No.||List of Expenses||Description of the expenses||Approximate Cost (in Bangladeshi Taka/BDT|
|Minimum Cost||Maximum Cost|
|1.||Accommodation at UIU’s Hostel/ Super hostel
|If you stay at UIU’s Hostel/ Super Hostel, you will get 3 major meals of the day (breakfast, lunch and dinner). You will not need to pay utility fees/ service charges. Each day laundry for 1 set clothes will be provided for free.||7,000||–|
|Accommodation Outside Campus/ Renting Private entire flat
|Monthly rental fee 10,000.Utility – 2,000.Service Charge 1000.||–||18,000|
|2.||Transportation||Travelling by bus or rickshaw: 2,000||2,000||5,000|
|Travelling by Uber/ CNG: 5,000|
|3||Medical Cost||General Health Check up at UIU’s Medical Center per visit||50||50|
|4||Health Care (Gym)||UIU has its own gym. It charges semester wise 1500.||375||375|
|5||Recreation/ Entertainment||If you watch one movie per month at Jamuna Future Park (nearest Cinema and Shopping mall from UIU Campus)||400||500|
|6||Personal Expenses||For mobile and internet, you will need to spend at least 1,000 per month. If you need to do shopping for dress, shoes, toiletries products, you will need to pay extra.||1000||5000|
|Total approximate Monthly living cost in Bangladesh (Minimum – Maximum)||Minimum:
|Maximum: BDT. 28,925TK|