Duke - The Fuqua School of Business

MMS: Duke Kunshan University (DKU)

Types of Financial Assistance


Merit Scholarships

Duke Kunshan University (DKU) Admissions oversees and manages the merit-based scholarship process. Merit scholarships are awarded based on a candidate's overall profile. Please contact the Admissions Office at mms-dku-info@fuqua.duke.edu if you have questions about merit-based scholarships.

Student Loan Options

  • Loans are not available to Chinese residents.
  • A no-cosigner international student loan program may be available to non-U.S. citizens/permanent residents and non-Chinese residents to help cover up to 80% of the cost of attendance (minus other aid, i.e. scholarships and student loans) as shown below.  For further information, please access this link.

Master of Management Studies: Duke Kunshan University (MMS: DKU)
Estimated Cost of Attendance for 2017-18
(11-Month Period)

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Summer(July-Aug.)

Fall
(Sept-Dec)

Spring
(Jan-May)

Academic
Year

Educational Expenses
(Student Bursar Account Charges)

Fuqua MMS Tuition

$10,396

$20,792

$20,792

$51,980

Health Insurance*

$235

$1,246

$696

$2,177

Health Fee

$136

 $397

 0

     $533

MMS Association Fee

 0

 $450

 0

      $450

Graduate Student Activities Fee

 0

 $18

 0

        $18

Student Recreation Fee

 0

 $143

 0

       $143

Graduate Student Services Fee

 0

 $10

 0

         $10

 Transcript Fee

 $40

 0

 0

 $40

Total

$10,807

$23,056

$21,488

$55,351

Educational Supplies

Books/Course Packs

$375

$375

0

$750

Total

$375

$375

0

$750

Student Living Expenses (budget allocations)

Housing

$1,804

$3,608

$1,230

$6,642

Board (Food)

$1,040

$2,080

$1,370

$4,490

Miscellaneous

$766

$1,532

$1,150

$3,448

Phone Service

 $132

 $264

 0

     $396

Transportation

$390

$780

0

$1,170

International Travel (Airfare: Coach/Economy)

0

 0

 $2,250

 $2,250

Total

$4,132

$8,264

$6,000

$18,396

Total Cost of Attendance

$15,314

$31,695

$27,488

$74,497

International Student Loan Borrowing Eligibility - no-cosigner (80% of COA)

 $12,251

 $25,356

 $21,990

 $59,598

 *Student Medical Insurance Plan is required for all Fuqua MMS:DKU students.  It can be waived if you have other health insurance coverage. Please contact our Financial Aid Office if your Duke-sponsored Student Medical Insurance Plan cost is different from this amount. We will adjust your COA accordingly. The actual cost of the Student Medical Insurance Plan is established in late spring each year.  The University Bursar's Office provides additional information regarding student medical insurance with fall tuition statements.

Also, the following link provides a list of external funding programs from various international agencies. We encourage you to view the list of programs as you may find a suitable funding source: 
External Funding Sources for International Students