Undergraduate Admissions | Duke Kunshan University

Undergraduate Admissions

Duke Kunshan University is the first Sino-American university partnership to involve a Top 10 ranked U.S. College.  As one of the most innovative universities in the world, we are looking for dedicated, enthusiastic students to join us.

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With our undergraduate program, you will benefit from a world-class education, earn a degree from Duke University and a degree from Duke Kunshan University, and become part of the Duke alumni community. We give students the practical experience and knowledge they need to become the leaders of tomorrow.

If you wish to pursue international career opportunities and success on the world stage, then take your first steps with Duke Kunshan.

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Why Choose Duke Kunshan University

By choosing to study at Duke Kunshan University, you will be receiving a world-class education and opening doors for future career opportunities anywhere in the world. Our cutting-edge graduate courses are designed to provide in-depth, specialized teaching in your chosen field of study.

Duke Kunshan University is proud of the accomplishments of its alumni. We aim to attract the best minds and give them the experience they need to succeed in life and become outstanding contributors to society.

At Duke Kunshan University, you will live and study on a new state-of-the-art campus where you will find a motivating and secure learning environment equipped with the most advanced educational technology. Each semester, acclaimed professors from Duke University will come to Duke Kunshan to conduct research, teach and connect with students.

As a Duke Kunshan student, you will have the opportunity to spend a semester at Duke University or conduct research in a different country. The global nature of our program will allow you to develop valuable intercultural and interpersonal skills, enhancing your leadership potential and bringing a wide variety of career opportunities.

Since 2008 the Chinese government has been heavily investing into the education sector and today, more international students are flocking to China than ever before. According to China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, there were over 440,000 foreigners studying in China in 2016.While studying in China, you will witness firsthand the country’s fast-paced and dynamic economy and make invaluable networks for your future career.

Who Can Apply?

In line with our philosophy of creating an international, intellectual community that encourages diversity, openness and creative learning, Duke Kunshan University welcomes outstanding students from around the world.

How to Apply

The process to apply for undergraduate admission in China is similar to that of Duke University in the U.S. DKU has adopted a Test Optional Policy for the 2020-2021 application cycle. However, students with SAT and ACT results are still welcome to submit them for consideration.

You may apply to Duke Kunshan University using the Common Application.

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