Depending on the housing category you choose and your lifestyle, living expenses may range from as low as US $347 per month to as high as US $715/month.
Below is a breakdown of the estimated living expenses for an international student in Manila:
|Housing Accommodation (depending on category)||
US $ 175 - 355
(Php 7,455-15,123) /month
|Food||US $ 110 (Php 4,686)/month|
|Books||US $ 35 (Php 1,491)/month|
|Transportation||US $ 20 (Php 852)/month|
|Entertainment||US $ 35 (Php 1,491)/month|
|Miscellaneous||US $ 35 (Php 1,491)/month|
US $ 410 - 590
This estimate does not include travel expenses to other areas of the Philippines that you may want to visit.