Master of Environmental Policy

Tuition and Fees

Duke Kunshan University offers a world-class education for highly qualified students from all backgrounds. The cost of attending Duke Kunshan reflects the university’s commitment to providing an outstanding educational experience and is comparable to that of other leading private universities.

Duke Kunshan is committed to enrolling a highly talented, diverse and international student body. Scholarship support is available to support these goals. All applicants will automatically be considered for available scholarships, up to and including full scholarships.

Special financial aid will be offered to all Chinese students from mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan to lower the tuition standard to RMB 180,000 per year. Additional scholarships of varying amounts will be available based on academic achievement and family financial circumstances. Admitted students will be given an opportunity to submit supplemental financial information.

Tuition and Fees for the 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 Academic Year *

Cost of Attendance for International Students

Figures are in USD

MEP- Year 1

MEP-Year 2

 

Fall 2017 (Kunshan)

Spring 2018 (Kunshan)

Fall 2018(Duke)

Spring 2019 (Kunshan)

Tuition

$19,000

$19,000

$19,760

$19,760

Housing

$1,292

$1,292

$1,356

$1,356

Study Away Costs

 

 

$8,218

 

Meals

$1,487

$1,487

$1,487

$1,487

Course Packs

$634

$634

$634

$634

International Travel

$2,302

 

 

$2,302

Domestic Travel

 

 

$1,000

 

Miscellaneous/Personal Expenses

$2,043

$1,452

$2,043

$1,452

Health Insurance

$1,259

$1,259

$1,259

$1,259

Total Cost of Attendance

$28,017

$25,124

$35,758

$28,251

Cost of Attendance for Domestic Students

Figures are in RMB

MEP

MEP

 

Fall 2017

Spring 2018

Fall 2017

Spring 2018

Tuition

¥90,000

¥90,000

¥90,000

¥90,000

Housing

¥8,400

¥8,400

¥8,820

¥8,820

Study Away Costs

 

 

¥53,420

 

Meals

¥9,667

¥9,667

¥9,667

¥9,667

Course Packs

¥4,123

¥4,123

¥4,123

¥4,123

International Travel

 

 

¥15,500

 

Domestic Travel

¥4,092

¥4,092

 

¥4,092

Miscellaneous/Personal Expenses

¥6,138

¥7,673

¥6,138

¥7,673

Health Insurance

¥8,184

¥8,184

¥8,184

¥8,184

Total Cost of Attendance

¥130,604

¥132,139

¥195,852

¥132,559

*All figures are estimates only 

Cost of Attendance (COA) Notes:                   

  • The COA is the estimated costs during the school period.                                  
  • Rates are subject to change each year.                                   
  • Student residence is closed during the winter break between the fall and spring semesters and for seven days during the Chinese New Year Holiday.                         
  • Student canteen is closed during the winter break between the fall and spring semesters and for seven days during the Chinese New Year Holiday.
  • Chinese students should plan to return home during the winter break between semesters and during the Chinese New Year holiday when the campus is close.                                  
  • International Travel includes an estimate of the cost of one roundtrip to the US for Chinese students or from an international destination to Shanghai for international students, typical visa costs, and in the case of non-Chinese students additional health check and registration costs associated with establishing legal residence in China for non-Chinese students.  Students wishing to return to their home countries during breaks in their study before the end of the year should budget additional funds for these trips.     
  • Local transportation expenses are included in Miscellaneous/Personal Expenses. Duke Kunshan offers regularly scheduled shuttle service between campus and destinations in downtown Kunshan at no cost to students. Students wishing to travel to other cities should budget additional funds for these trips. Miscellaneous/ Personal Expenses estimates for International Students also include the cost of off campus meals and lodgings during the winter break and Chinese New Year campus closure.          
  • Health Insurance is required of all students. Insurance will be billed at the actual amounts charged by the insurance company.