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Programs : Budget Sheet

The following listing represents the Spring Budget Sheet for Hong Kong University of Science & Technology.

Spring Budget Sheet for Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
Spring Budget Sheet for Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
Budget Item CUA Students
CUAbroad Application Fee * $130.00
CUA Technology Fee * $260.00
Tuition (Semester 2018/2019) * $22,520.00
Program Fee (Exchange) *   $2,000.00
Billable subtotal:  $24,910.00
Airfare   $1,400.00
Housing & Housing Fees   $0.00
In-Country Transportation   $300.00
Meals   $1,750.00
Passport & Pictures   $150.00
Personal Expenses   $360.00
Study Supplies   $200.00
Visa Application & Related Expenses   $65.00
Non-billable subtotal:  $4,225.00
Total: $29,135.00


Upon acceptance, students will be required to submit a $300 deposit to CUA to secure their place on the program. The deposit is non-refundable, but fully applicable towards the total program fee. Tuition and the remainder of the program fee will be charged to the CUA student account.

What's Included 
  • Tuition
  • HKUST on-site staff support in the International Affairs Office
  • On-site orientation and all pre-departure advising and services in the US
  • Frontier MEDEX international health and emergency evacuation insurance
What's Not Included
  • Round-trip airfare
  • Meals
  • Accommodation costs*
  • Passport
  • Visa
  • Personal expenses
*Note that accommodations are not included in the CUAbroad program fee, but that the $5,000 program fee has been discounted to compensate for the difference as well as for overall program expenses.


CUAbroad reserves the right to make changes and raise the program fee in light of currency fluctuations or any other unforeseen circumstance.
View the CUAbroad Cancellation and Withdrawal Policy.

Metro Students
Tuition rates and program fees may vary for students enrolled in the CUA Metropolitan School of Professional Studies. Please contact the Office of Education Abroad for more details.
* Billable item