Tuition and Cost of Attendance 

Duke Kunshan University is in the process of finalizing the undergraduate tuition fee for 2018-19. It is anticipated that the tuition fee will be finalized by April 2018. Undergraduate tuition at Duke Kunshan University is tied to tuition costs at Duke University. For reference only, the tuition fee for Duke University in 2017-2018 is US$51,720.

Cost of Attendance for International Students

2018-2019 Undergraduate Cost of Attendance for International Students (Estimated)

Year 1
at DKU
  Tuition $53,000
  Health Insurance $1,343
  Student Fees (Health Fee, Recreation Fee, etc.) $   -   
Total - Tuition/Fees $54,343
Books & Supplies $1,300
  Housing $2,540
  Board $3,010
  Domestic/Int'l Travel $2,250
  Personal & Misc. $1,840
Total - Living Expense $9,640
  T/F/Insurance $54,343
Supplies $1,300
  Living Expense $9,640
Total Cost of Attendance $65,283

Cost of Attendance Notes

- All fees and rates provided at this time are estimates.

- Duke Kunshan student residence and dining facilities are closed during the winter break between the fall and spring semesters and for seven days during the Chinese New Year Holiday.

- International Travel includes an estimate of the cost of one roundtrip from an international destination to Shanghai for international students, typical visa costs, and 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.

- Students from outside of Mainland China are required to enroll in the Health Insurance Plan.