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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 2021-2022 Academic Year *

iMEP 2021-2022 Cost of Attendance for International Students

Figures are in USD

1st Year Students

2nd Year Students

 

Fall 2021

Spring 2022

Total

Fall 2021

Spring 2022

Total
 

at DKU 

at DKU 

 

at DKU

at Duke

 

Tuition

$20,750

$20,750

$41,500

$20,750

$20,750

$41,500

Health Insurance 

$1,116

-

$1,116

$465

$2,234

$2,699

Student Fees (Health Fee,  Recreation Fee, etc.)

-

-

-

-

$896

$896

Transcript Fee

- - -  - $120  $120

Health Fee

- - - - $576

$576

Activity Fee

- - - - $19 $19

Graduate Student Serv Fee

- - - - $10 $10

Recreation Fee

- - - - $171  $171

Total -  Tuition/Fees

$21,866 $20,750 $42,616 $21,215 $23,880 $45,095
 

Books & Supplies

$100

$100

$200

$100 $316 $416
 

Residence

$1,433

$1,433

$2,866

$1,433

$5,860

$7,293

Board

 

$1,425

$1,425

$2,851

$1,425

$1,875

$3,300

Domestic/Int'l Travel

$3,000

 

$3,000

$3,000

-

$3,000

Local Transportation

 

 

 

$935

-

$935

Miscellaneous/Personal Expenses

 

$905 $905 $1,810 $905 $2,030 $2,935

Total - Living Expense

$6,763 $3,763 $10,526 $6,763 $10,700 $17,463
 

Summary

           

T/F/Insurance

 

$21,866

$20,750

$42,616

$21,215

$23,880

$45,095

Supplies

 

$100

$100

$200

$100

$316

$416

Living Expense

 

$6,763

$3,763

$10,526

$6,463

$10,700

$17,463

Total Cost of Attendance

 

$28,729

$24,613

$53,343

$28,078

$34,896

$62,974

 

iMEP 2021-2022 Cost of Attendance for PRC Students

 

Figures are in RMB

1st Year Students

2nd Year Students

 

Fall 2021

Spring 2022

Total

Fall 2021

Spring 2022

Total
 

at DKU 

at DKU 

 

at DKU

at Duke 

 

Tuition

¥90,000

¥90,000

¥180,000

¥90,000

¥90,000

¥180,000

Health Insurance *

 ¥780

 -

¥780 ¥780

¥14,811

¥15,591

Student Fees (Health Fee,  Recreation Fee, etc.)

 

 

  -

 

 -

Transcript Fee

 

 

 

 

-

 

-

Health Fee

 

 

 

 

-

 

-

Activity Fee

 

 

 

 

-

 

-

Graduate Student Serv Fee

 

 

 

 

-

 

-

Recreation Fee

 

 

 

 

-

 

-

Total -  Tuition/Fees

 

¥90,780

¥90,000

¥180,780

¥90,780

¥104,811

¥195,591

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Books & Supplies

¥663

¥663

¥1,326

¥663

¥2,095

¥2,758
 

Housing

¥9,500 ¥9,500 ¥19,000 ¥9,500 ¥38,852 ¥48,352

Board

¥9,450 ¥9,450 ¥18,900 ¥9,450 ¥12,431 ¥21,881

Domestic/Int'l Travel

¥ 1,000

¥ 1,000

¥ 2,000

¥1,000

¥19,890 ¥20,890

Local Transportation

 

 

 

-

¥ 6,199

¥ 6,199

Miscellaneous/Personal Expenses

¥6,000

¥6,000

¥12,000 ¥6,000 ¥13,459 ¥19,459

Total - Living Expense

¥25,950 ¥25,950 ¥51,900 ¥25,950 ¥90,831 ¥116,781
 

Summary

           

T/F/Insurance

 

¥90,780 ¥90,000 ¥180,780 ¥90,780 ¥104,811 ¥195,591

Supplies

 

¥663 ¥663 ¥1,326 ¥663 ¥2,095 ¥2,758

Living Expense

 

¥25,950 ¥25,950 ¥51,900 ¥25,950 ¥90,831 ¥116,781

Total Cost of Attendance

 

¥117,393 ¥116,613 ¥234,006 ¥117,393 ¥197,738 ¥315,131

*Health Insurance: optional but strongly recommended.

*All figures are estimates only 

Cost of Attendance (COA) 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: https://dukekunshan.edu.cn/en/student-life/pre-arrival#medical-insurance. 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.