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COST & FINANCIAL AID

Financial Aid

Our program does not provide scholarships. If you are a citizen of the HKSAR or the US, you are entitled to the following loans:

If you are a US citizen or eligible non-citizen, have a valid Social Security Number, are enrolled or accepted for enrolment as a regular student working towards a degree in an eligible program at a school that participates in the federal student aid programs, you are entitled to apply for the Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). For details, please visit http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/.

If you are Hong Kong citizen, you are entitled to get a Extended Non-means-tested Loan Scheme from the government. The Extended Non-means-tested Loan Scheme (ENLS) provides financial assistance in the form of loan to eligible students, who have the right of abode in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, to settle tuition fees of specific part-time and full-time post-secondary and continuing and professional education courses provided in Hong Kong. For details, please visit: http://www.sfaa.gov.hk/eng/schemes/nlss.htm#4

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Cost of Attendance

Please see the table below for an approximate estimate of the program's costs in US$ for your reference only.

S/N ITEM RESIDE IN HONG KONG (SHORT HAUL) RESIDE IN ASIA (LONG HAUL) RESIDE IN THE US/EUROPE REMARKS
1 Application Fee $150 $150 $150 Non-refundable
2 Registration Fee $50 $50 $50 Non-refundable
3 Program Fee
Payable in 4 installments
$67,500 $67,500 $67.500 Inclusive of textbooks, course materials, meals during the program period, in-residency during the opening and closing sessions at HKUST campus. Fee is non-refundable.
4 Air-ticket to Hong Kong
5 times for 5 modules including opening and closing sessions
$0 $2,600 $13,000 Airfares vary with seasons, costs are estimated averages (assuming travelling on economy class):
Short haul at US$520
Long haul at US$2,600
5 Air-ticket to Beijing
1 time for 1 module
$500 $500 $2,600  
6 Air-ticket to New York
2 times for 4 modules
$5,000 $5,000 $1,000  
7 Hotel in Hong Kong
4 nights/module X 3 modules = 12 room nights
$0 $2,500 $2,500 Hotel rates vary with seasons, costs are estimated averages (assuming no room sharing): US$210/room night
8 Hotel in Beijing
6 nights
$1,000 $1,000 $1,000  
9 Hotel in New York
21 nights for 4 modules
$6,000 $6,000 $6,000 Hotel rates vary with seasons, costs are estimated averages (assuming no room sharing): US$250/room night
10 Misc. $200 $300 $300 Visa application, etc.
 
TOTAL (in US$): $80,400 $85,600 $94,100  
TOTAL (in HK$)
(Exchange rate of US$1 = HK$7.8 used for reference only)
$627,120 $667,680 $733,980