Admissions 

Beginning August 2017, prospective students may apply to Duke Kunshan University using the Common Application. Students who are also applying to Duke University can check a box to be considered for admission to Duke Kunshan University.

The application process and admission criteria will be the similar to those of Duke University. International students from outside of China are required to submit either their SAT or ACT test scores. The Duke Kunshan University CEEB code is 16406.

Qualities we seek in Duke Kunshan students include:

  • High quality academic credentials
  • Strong English language competency
  • Strong interest in Duke Kunshan’s innovative, integrated and interdisciplinary liberal arts curriculum
  • An ‘adventurous’ spirit, creative thinking orientation, and a demonstrated desire and drive to succeed in life
  • The ability to overcome obstacles in various forms, as revealed through your personal essay, interview, co-curricular and extra-curricular activities, and letters of recommendation

Early Decision applications due: November 1, 2017
Regular Decision applications due: January 3, 2018