Costs and Financial Aid

Cost At a Glance

Cost of Attendance Notes

  • All fees and rates provided at this time are estimates and are subject to change.
  • DKU student residence and dining facilities are closed during the winter break between the fall and spring semesters.
  • DKU residence charge of single room is 12,000 RMB/1,695 USD or 10,000 RMB/1,412 USD per semester, double room is 8,250 RMB/1,165 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. For detailed information about insurance, please click here:
  • 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.