Cost of Attendance

Cost of Attendance

The total estimated cost of attendance is expected to be ¥ 799,766 for domestic students and $161,723 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 2022-2023 Academic Year.

Estimated Tuition and Fees for the 2022-2023 Academic Year

ECE 2022-2023 Cost of Attendance for PRC Students
1st Year at DKU (RMB)2nd Year at Duke (USD)
Fall 2022Spring 2023TotalFall 2022Spring 2023Total
Health Insurance79307933785n/a3785
Transcript Fee0120n/a120
Health Fee0450450900
Activity Fee0191837
Graduate Student Serv Fee0111122
Recreation Fee0171171342
Total – Tuition/Fees9079390000180793348063090065706
Books & Supplies201620164032334334668
Domestic/Int’l Travel100010002000225002250
Local Transportation0007929901782
Personal & Misc.6000600012000171221403852
Total – Living Expense259502595051900109741090521879
Living Expense259502595051900109741090521879
Total Cost of Attendance11887117966236725461144213988253
ECE 2022-2023 Cost of Attendance for International Students
1st Year at DKU (USD)2nd Year at Duke (USD)
Fall 2022Spring 2023TotalFall 2022Spring 2023Total
Health Insurance1516015163785n/a3785
Transcript Fee120n/a120
Health Fee450450900
Activity Fee191837
Graduate Student Serv Fee111122
Recreation Fee171171342
Total – Tuition/Fees317663025062016348063090065706
Books & Course Packs316316632334334668
Domestic/Int’l Travel300003000225002250
Local Transportation0007929901782
Personal & Misc.9409401880171221403852
Total – Living Expense6910391010821109741090521879
Living Expense6910391010821109741090521879
Total Cost of Attendance389933447673470461144213988253

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/1,489 USD per semester, double room is 7,500 RMB/1,180 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.
– 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.

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