Tuition Fee for 2022 Entry

The tuition fee of full-time undergraduate programmes for 2022-23 is HK$42,100 for local students and HK$145,000 for non-local students1 respectively. Fees are to be paid in two equal instalments.

1Definition of Non-local Students
Non-local students are defined as person entering Hong Kong for the purpose of education with any of the following student visa/ entry permit issued by the Director of Immigration of the Hong Kong Government:

  • student visa/ entry permit
  • visa under the Immigration Arrangements for Non-local Graduates
  • dependent visa, who are aged 18 years old or above when they were issued with such visa

Those who do not belong to this category will be considered as local applicants. Please check with the Admissions Office on your local/non-local status when in doubt.

Under the current immigration policy, nationals from Afghanistan, Cuba, Laos, North Korea(DPRK) and Nepal may not be able to obtain a student visa to study in Hong Kong. For details, please click here.


For Local Students

Admission Confirmation Fee (ACF)
For newly enrolled undergraduate local students, a non-refundable admission confirmation fee of HK$5,000 must be paid on acceptance of admission offer. The ACF includes 1st installment of tuition fees (partial) and other administrative fees charged by the University. The balance of the first installment of tuition fee must be paid in October.

Estimated Breakdown of Yearly Fees and Expenses
Details of the estimated cost of studying at the University as a local student are listed below for reference:

Cost Item Estimated Amount (in HKD)
Tuition Fee 42,100 i
per academic year
Accommodation Fee (On-campus) 13,600 to 13,900 i & ii
for around 9 months

Remarks:

  1. Subject to University annual review.
  2. For details, please refer to the housing policy and the website of Student Accommodation Section, Office of Student Affairs.

For Non-local Students

*For non-local students from Mainland China applying via Joint Entrance Examination (JEE/Gaokao) scheme, please refer to the information here.

Admission Confirmation Fee (ACF)
For newly enrolled undergraduate non-local students, a non-refundable admission confirmation fee of HK$10,000 must be paid on acceptance of admission offer. The ACF includes 1st installment of tuition fees (partial) and other administrative fees charged by the University. The balance of the first installment of tuition fee must be paid in October.

Estimated Breakdown of Yearly Fees and Expenses
Details of the estimated cost of studying at the University as a non-local student are listed below for reference:

Cost Item Estimated Amount (in HKD)
University Accommodation
(On-campus)
Off-campus Accommodation
(Click here for more information)
Hostel
(2- or 3-person room)
Dr. Ng Tor Tai
International House
(Double room)
Tuition Fee 145,000 i
per academic year
Accommodation Fee i 13,600 to 16,100 ii
for 9 months
57,070 ii & iii
for 10 months
46,800 to 70,800 iv
for 12 months
Personal Expenses
(including meals, transportation,
entertainment and miscellaneous)
39,100 iv
for 9 months
Total iv 197,700 to 200,200 241,170 230,900 to 254,900

Remarks:

  1. Subject to University annual review.
  2. Non-local students will be provided with hostel places in the University accommodation in their first year of studies. In their second year of studies, students can apply for the University accommodation, subject to availability. No University accommodation will be provided starting from their third year of studies.

    For details, please refer to the housing policy and the website of Student Accommodation Section, Office of Student Affairs.

    For full admissions scholarship recipients, please refer to the housing policy for the arrangements.

    The above information and accommodation fee is subject to change and review. The information in the housing policy shall always prevail in case of discrepancy.
  3. 35% to 70% housing subsidies may be offered to financially needy students, subject to application and approval. Applicants’ academic achievement and contribution to the university will be considered.
  4. Actual costs vary with personal lifestyle choices.