34. Will applying for financial aid affect my application to Duke Kunshan? | Duke Kunshan University

Duke Kunshan University seeks a high caliber yet diverse cohort of students, and thus makes available both need-based financial aid and merit-based scholarships in to assist with the cost of tuition. The university has a substantial pool of funding dedicated to supporting students with need. We encourage all qualified candidates with financial need to apply to Duke Kunshan University.

Admission decisions are based on the overall assessment of all application materials. However, in order to best support the financial needs of all students who ultimately enroll, Duke Kunshan has a need-aware admissions process that may place some consideration on an applicant’s level of financial need in relation to available space and funds. In the Class of 2023, 80 percent of students received scholarships or financial aid, with awards covering up to full tuition.

Students who want to be considered for financial aid should complete a CSS Profile application with their admissions application. Final deadlines are Nov. 15 for early decision applicants and Feb. 1 for regular decision applicants.