Medical Physics Tuition and Fees | Duke Kunshan University

Medical Physics 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 160,000 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 2020-2021 Academic Year*

MP 2020-2021 Cost of Attendance for International Students

 1st Year2nd Year
 Fall 2020Spring 2021TotalFall 2020Spring 2021Total
 at DKUat DKU 8/20 - 12/16 at Dukeat DKU 
Health Insurance$1,057$-$1,057$1,630$528.57$2,769
"Student Fees
(Health Fee, Recreation Fee, etc.)"$-$-$-$623$-$1,037
Transcript Fee  $- $-$120
Health Fee  $-$429$-$723
Activity Fee  $-$18$-$18
Graduate Student Serv Fee  $-$10$-$10
Recreation Fee  $-$166$-$166
Total - Tuition/Fees$28,897$27,840$56,737$30,093$28,369$59,486
Books & Supplies$333$333$666$312$333$645
Domestic/Int'l Travel$2,250 $2,250$-$2,250$2,250
Local Transportation$-$-$-$736$-$1,288
Personal & Misc.$857$1,071$1,929$1,600$1,071$3,871
Total - Living Expense$5,743$3,707$9,450$8,440$5,957$20,727
Living Expense$5,743$3,707$9,450$8,440$5,957$20,727
Total Cost of Attendance$34,973$31,880$66,853$38,845$34,659$80,858

MP 2020-2021 Cost of Attendance for Chinese Students


 1st Year2nd Year
 Fall 2020Spring 2021TotalFall 2020Spring 2021Total
 at DKU  8/14 - 12/18 at Dukeat DKU 
Health Insurance¥300 ¥300¥11,410¥300¥15,980
"Student Fees
(Health Fee, Recreation Fee, etc.)"¥-¥-¥-¥4,361¥-¥7,259
Transcript Fee  ¥-¥-¥-¥840
Health Fee  ¥-¥3,003¥-¥5,061
Activity Fee  ¥-¥126¥-¥126
Graduate Student Serv Fee  ¥-¥70¥-¥70
Recreation Fee  ¥-¥1,162¥-¥1,162
Total - Tuition/Fees¥90,300¥90,000¥180,300¥87,771¥72,300¥203,239
Books & Supplies¥2,331¥2,331¥4,662¥2,184¥2,331¥4,515
Domestic/Int'l Travel¥1,000¥1,000¥2,000¥15,750¥1,000¥16,750
Local Transportation¥-¥-¥-¥5,152¥-¥9,016
Personal & Misc.¥6,000¥7,500¥13,500¥11,200¥7,500¥27,100
Total - Living Expense¥25,450¥26,950¥52,400¥74,830¥26,950¥146,090
Living Expense¥25,450¥26,950¥52,400¥74,830¥26,950¥146,090
Total Cost of Attendance¥118,081¥119,281¥237,362¥164,785¥101,581¥353,844


*All figures are estimates only.


Cost of Attendance Notes


  • All fees and rates provided at this time are estimates and are subject to change.                        
  • Duke Kunshan student residence and dining facilities are closed during the winter break between the fall and spring semesters.                        
  • Residence charge of single room is RMB9,000 per semester, double room is RMB7,000 per semester.                         
  • International Travel includes an estimate of the cost of one roundtrip from an international destination to Shanghai for international students, typical visa costs, and in the case of 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.                        
  • Domestic Travel includes two return trips (RMB1,000 each) for PRC students to go back hometown during Chinese vacation.                        
  • For detailed information about insurance, please click here: International students are required to purchase and enroll in the Health Insurance Plan(including SOS) from the university.                         
  • All the students must pay a refundable Campus Deposit of RMB 2,000/USD300. The deposit would be used to pay for the costs of replacement or repairs of losses and damages caused to university properties and some miscellaneous charges such as residence damages, excessive cleaning, refrigerator rental, library overdue fines, damaged or lost books, replacement processing fees, etc.




All students are automatically considered for merit scholarships based on their Graduate School application – no additional application is required.  In addition, accepted students may apply for scholarships and awards based on financial need, country of origin, and field of study.  For details on how to apply for these scholarships and awards, please contact the  Medical Physics program directly.