Undergraduate admissions China

Welcome to Duke Kunshan 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.

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.

Why Choose Duke Kunshan University

Duke Kunshan University is a joint venture between Duke University, based in the U.S. state of North Carolina, and China's renowned Wuhan University.

This joint venture is an unprecedented opportunity for students from around the world. Duke University is among the world’s most prestigious research institutions and is consistently ranked within the top 10 universities in the U.S. by various college ranking publications.

Once you apply for undergraduate admissions, you will have the opportunity to become part of a diverse community of outstanding students driven to succeed in an international setting. Choosing Duke Kunshan means choosing a world-class education from top professors who are at the forefront of their fields. Executive vice chancellor Denis Simon explains:

“Students at Duke Kunshan will learn critical thinking and problem-solving skills that can be applied in any career path, either today or in the future. Our graduates will design, create and shape the jobs of tomorrow - jobs that may not even exist yet. Moreover, they will also learn to work across borders and cultures with people from different backgrounds and disciplines.”

Our undergraduate academic program includes the option of a two-semester experience at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, culminating in a degree from Duke University in the U.S. and a degree from Duke Kunshan University in China.

In China, you will live and study on a new state-of-the-art campus. The environment is safe, stimulating and conducive to collaborating with other students.  Classes take place from Monday through Thursday, leaving you free on Fridays to engage in a range of exciting extracurricular activities and explore the rich and fascinating Chinese culture in Kunshan.

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. International students must submit either their SAT or ACT test scores.

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