Cost of Attendance | Duke Kunshan University

Cost of Attendance

The total estimated cost of attendance is expected to be ¥ 785,521 for domestic students and $155,896 for international students, assuming that students will spend their second year at Duke in US. The following table summarizes the details of estimated tuition and fees for the 2021-2022 Academic Year.

Estimated Tuition and Fees for the 2021-2022 Academic Year

ECE 2021-2022 Cost of Attendance for International Students
  1st Year at DKU (USD) 2nd Year at Duke (USD)
  Fall 2021 Spring 2022 Total Fall 2021 Spring 2022 Total
Tuition $ 29,088 $ 29,088 $ 58,176 $ 29,088 $ 29,088 $ 58,176
Health Insurance $ 1,116 $ - $ 1,116 $ 3,750 n/a $ 3,750
Student Fees
(Health Fee, Recreation Fee, etc.)
      $ 748 $ 629 $ 1,377
Transcript Fee       $ 120 n/a $ 120
Health Fee       $ 429 $ 429 $ 858
Activity Fee       $ 18 $ 19 $ 37
Graduate Student Serv Fee       $ 10 $ 10 $ 20
Recreation Fee       $ 171 $ 171 $ 342
Total - Tuition/Fees $ 30,204 $ 29,088 $ 59,292 $ 33,586 $ 29,717 $ 63,303
             
Books & Course Packs $ 316 $ 316 $ 632 $ 316 $ 316 $ 632
             
Residence $ 1,433 $ 1,433 $ 2,866 $ 4,688 $ 5,860 $ 10,548
Board $ 1,425 $ 1,425 $ 2,851 $ 1,500 $ 1,875 $ 3,375
Domestic/Int'l Travel $ 3,000 $ - $ 3,000 $ 2,250 $ - $ 2,250
Local Transportation $ - $ - $ - $ 748 $ 935 $ 1,683
Personal & Misc. $ 905 $ 905 $ 1,810 $ 1,624 $ 2,030 $ 3,654
Total - Living Expense $ 6,763 $ 3,763 $ 10,526 $ 10,810 $ 10,700 $ 21,510
             
Summary            
T/F/Insurance $ 30,204 $ 29,088 $ 59,292 $ 33,586 $ 29,717 $ 63,303
Supplies $ 316 $ 316 $ 632 $ 316 $ 316 $ 632
Living Expense $ 6,763 $ 3,763 $ 10,526 $ 10,810 $ 10,700 $ 21,510
Total Cost of Attendance $ 37,283 $ 33,167 $ 70,451 $ 44,712 $ 40,733 $ 85,445
ECE 2021-2022 Cost of Attendance for PRC Students
  1st Year at DKU (RMB) 2nd Year at Duke (USD)
  Fall 2021 Spring 2022 Total Fall 2021 Spring 2022 Total
Tuition ¥ 90,000 ¥ 90,000 ¥ 180,000 $ 29,088 $ 29,088 $ 58,176
Health Insurance ¥ 780 ¥ - ¥ 780 $ 3,750 n/a $ 3,750
Student Fees
(Health Fee, Recreation Fee, etc.)
¥ - ¥ - ¥ - $ 748 $ 629 $ 1,377
Transcript Fee     ¥ - $ 120 n/a $ 120
Health Fee     ¥ - $ 429 $ 429 $ 858
Activity Fee     ¥ - $ 18 $ 19 $ 37
Graduate Student Serv Fee     ¥ - $ 10 $ 10 $ 20
Recreation Fee     ¥ - $ 171 $ 171 $ 342
Total - Tuition/Fees ¥ 90,780 ¥ 90,000 ¥ 180,780 $ 33,586 $ 29,717 $ 63,303
        $ - $ - $ -
Books & Supplies ¥ 2,095 ¥ 2,095 ¥ 4,190 $ 316 $ 316 $ 632
        $ - $ - $ -
Residence ¥ 9,500 ¥ 9,500 ¥ 19,000 $ 4,688 $ 5,860 $ 10,548
Board ¥ 9,450 ¥ 9,450 ¥ 18,900 $ 1,500 $ 1,875 $ 3,375
Domestic/Int'l Travel ¥ 1,000 ¥ 1,000 ¥ 2,000 $ 2,250 $ - $ 2,250
Local Transportation ¥ - ¥ - ¥ - $ 748 $ 935 $ 1,683
Personal & Misc. ¥ 6,000 ¥ 6,000 ¥ 12,000 $ 1,624 $ 2,030 $ 3,654
Total - Living Expense ¥ 25,950 ¥ 25,950 ¥ 51,900 $ 10,810 $ 10,700 $ 21,510
        $ - $ - $ -
Summary       $ - $ - $ -
T/F/Insurance ¥ 90,780 ¥ 90,000 ¥ 180,780 $ 33,586 $ 29,717 $ 63,303
Supplies ¥ 2,095 ¥ 2,095 ¥ 4,190 $ 316 $ 316 $ 632
Living Expense ¥ 25,950 ¥ 25,950 ¥ 51,900 $ 10,810 $ 10,700 $ 21,510
Total Cost of Attendance ¥ 118,825 ¥ 118,045 ¥ 236,870 $ 44,712 $ 40,733 $ 85,445

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.
  • DKU residence charge of single room is 9,500 RMB/1,433 USD per semester, double room is 7,500 RMB/1,131 USD 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 (1,000 RMB 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 2,000 RMB/300 USD. 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.