Supporting your investment

We know earning a Duke Master of Management: Duke Kunshan University degree is a significant investment, and we’re committed to helping make it possible for all qualified and committed candidates. Our financial aid office can work with you to make this a more seamless process by helping you get the guidance and resources you need to finance your education.

Learning More About Scholarships, Loans, and Other Aid

There are various types of financial aid—often made up of scholarships, student loans, or a combination of both. Here, you’ll find:

  • Information on scholarships
  • Descriptions of available loan programs
  • Information about the application process

Please read the Fuqua Financial Aid Guide Book (Policies & Procedures) to learn more before proceeding with your application.

For each financial aid program, make sure to consider:

  • Eligibility requirements
  • Loan application deadlines
  • Other implications, such as repayment conditions

Contact Us

If you have questions about financial aid or need assistance with the process, please don't hesitate to contact our financial aid office

    Financial Aid Fast Facts

    • Student loan applications should be completed for the entire 10-month program.
    • Prompt responses for extra information or documents will help us process your application more quickly.
    • Student loans are disbursed to your Duke student account for the full amount.  After deducting the amount due to Duke, Duke University’s Bursar will issue a refund to you.  You will then use this refund to pay your tuition directly to Duke Kunshan University.  More information about Duke University’s refund policy may be found at University Bursar Office website.

    Merit Scholarships

    Every admitted applicant is considered for a merit scholarship based on a student’s overall profile. For questions regarding scholarship awards, or to receive more information about the scholarship review process, please contact your admissions counselor.

    CRITERIA FOR SELECTION:
    • Prior academic achievement
    • Demonstrated leadership qualities
    • Involvement in the community
    • Extracurricular activities
    HOW WILL YOU KNOW IF YOU HAVE RECEIVED A MERIT SCHOLARSHIP?
    • A scholarship letter will be included in your admission packet.
    • Scholarship information will be listed on page two of your electronic admission letter.

    U.S. citizens/permanent residents have various options for borrowing the necessary funds to attend Fuqua. All student loans are disbursed to your student Bursar account directly to offset your university charges.

    LOAN FAST FACTS:
    • You may defer loan payments while you are in school.
    • Loans offer a post-graduation grace period.
    • Both the grace period and the repayment period can vary by lender.
    • If you have completed your FAFSA after March 1st, it will take approximately 10 business days to receive an award notice.
    STUDENT LOAN OPTIONS INCLUDE:

    Applying for Federal Student Aid (Stafford & Graduate PLUS)

    • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
      • Fuqua Title IV Code: 002920
      • College Name: Duke University, The Fuqua School of Business
    • Once FAFSA results and the Student Aid Report (SAR) are received, your award eligibility will be reviewed.
    • The financial aid awarding process begins in March. Students will receive an electronic notice.
    • Student accepts/reduces/declines financial aid in DukeHub and completes the loan application process outlined in the financial aid award notice.
    • Once an applicant completes the required application forms, loan amounts will be scheduled to disburse to the student's Bursar account no earlier than 10 days before the start of class.

    Applying for Private Alternative Student Loans

    • Complete one of the following student loan applications: Duke University Recommended Lender List
    • Once the lender reviews and pre-approves your loan request, they will send the school a certification request.
    • The school will send a loan certification file to the lender confirming the approval.
    • Once the applicant completes the required application forms, loan amounts will be scheduled to disburse to the student's Bursar account no earlier than 10 days before the start of class.

    Estimated Cost of Attendance and Loan Borrowing Eligibility

    MMS: Duke Kunshan University Cost of Attendance

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Please view answers to some frequently asked questions about scholarships and loans for U.S. citizens and permanent residents.

    Loans are not available to students who are Chinese citizens (from mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, orTaiwan) through a Fuqua or Duke Kunshan University loan program. However, many countries provide loans or scholarships specific to their citizens. To learn more about such loan programs, download a list of funding options for international students. Please note that Duke University does not endorse any specific funding program.

    Special financial aid will be offered to all Chinese citizens to lower the standard tuition. Additional scholarships of varying amounts will be available based on academic achievement and family financial circumstances. Applicants will be given an opportunity to submit supplemental financial information.

    Students residing outside of the U.S. and China have various options for borrowing the necessary funds to attend Fuqua. All student loans are disbursed to your student Bursar account directly to offset your university charges.

    No-Cosigner Option

    A no-cosigner loan option may be available for up to 80% of the Cost of Attendance (minus other aid) as determined by the school.

    Cosigner Option: Private Alternative Loans

    Private Alternative Loans are credit-based student loans that require a U.S. citizen or permanent resident cosigner.

    Students may borrow up to the Cost of Attendance less other financial aid and/or employer support. These loans provide for in-school deferment of payments and a post-graduation grace period. Both the grace period and the repayment period can vary by lender. Please refer to the Duke University Recommended Lender List to view loan programs and to learn more about specific interest rates, repayment terms, and other loan features.

    External Funding Sources

    Many countries provide loans or scholarships specific to their citizens. To learn more about such loan programs, download a list of funding options for international students. Please note that Duke University does not endorse any specific funding program.

    Estimated Cost of Attendance and Loan Borrowing Eligibility

    MMS: Duke Kunshan University Cost of Attendance

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Please view answers to some frequently asked questions about scholarships and loans for non-U.S. and non-Chinese students.

    Forms and Resources

    FAQ

    For answers to frequently asked questions about how to finance your degree, visit our FAQ pages:

    U.S. CITIZENS AND PERMANENT RESIDENTS
    NON-U.S. AND NON-CHINESE STUDENTS

    Duke Kunshan University Round 2 Deadline

    01/24/2018
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