Study Abroad & Exchanges for Visiting Students

Cost

Admitted students are required to settle fees as invoiced. Details are as follows:

For non-Business Administration Master's Programmes exchange and study abroad students

For Business Administration Master's Programmes exchange and study abroad students 

Debit notes are usually sent to students via online application system or through the Chinese University Student Information System (CUSIS). A bank draft or the online payment record (only for payments of less than or equal to HK$3,000) should be returned to the Office of Academic Links (OAL) as proof of payment.
 

Before arrival in Hong Kong, students are required to settle the following fees:
(Debit note items vary according to different exchange/study abroad programme agreements/terms)

  • administration fee
  • visa application fee
  • programme fee (for study abroad students only)
  • hostel deposit
  • hostel room fee and residents' association fee (for postgraduate exchange and study abroad students only)
     

Upon arrival in Hong Kong, students are required to settle the following fees:
(Debit note items vary according to different exchange/study abroad programme agreements/items)

  • caution money
  • hostel room fee (for undergraduate exchange and study abroad students only)
  • hostel related fees (e.g. college fee/college student association fee/hostel laundry fee/residence fees)
  • hostel air-conditioning charges
  • meal charge (if applicable)
  • student union membership fees (for undergraduate study abroad students only)
  • miscellaneous charges

 

Living costs

There is often the misconception that studying in Hong Kong is expensive. In fact, living at CUHK is extremely affordable as on-campus dormitories, meals at the student canteens, and transportation are heavily subsidised. The following table shows the approximate living costs at CUHK for the academic year 2017–18.

First Term (HK$) Second Term (HK$) Full Year (HK$)

Hostel (For undergraduates)

  • Hostel Fee

6,200

6,200

12,400

 Hostel (For postgraduates)

  • Hostel Fee
  • Residents' Association Fee

 

 

16,325

16,325

32,650

20

20

40

Books and Supplies

5,000

5,000

10,000

Meals 26,000 26,000 52,000
Local Transportation 3,100 3,100 6,200
Visa Application Fee 580 580 580
Orientation & Admin Fee 1,050 500 1,050

Current exchange rate

 

Financial aid

Students can check with the financial aid offices at their home institution to determine what sources of funding are available for study abroad programmes.

Undergraduate students from the US may apply for the NSEP David L. Boren Scholarship or the Benjamin A.Gilman International Scholarship.

Japanese students may apply for MEXT scholarships through their home institutions.

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