Applied Mathematics and Computational Sciences/Math
Duke Kunshan University
Basic Information
Degree: Bachelor
Starting Date:
Please be subject to the starting date on admission letter you got, since the starting date may change.
Aug 15 , 2023
Duration: 4 Years
Teaching Language: English
Tuition Fees: RMB 389,170 per Year
Application Deadline:
The deadline means the date of Beijing time. You are suggested to submit your application 3 or 5 days before the actual deadline so that you can have time for necessary changes on documents.
Jan 4 , 2023
Application Fee:
The application fee charged by the university, CUCAS only collect on their behalf.
USD 0 (Check Policy)
Service Fee:
For the service CUCAS provide to you. If you get a scholarship while applying as a self-financed applicant, you need to pay another scholarship service fee of 200 USD.
USD 54 (Check Policy)
Special Requirements
Program Highlights

Interdisciplinary Majors:

More new majors are expected to be available by 2020, when the first cohort of students will declare their majors. Some of these majors include:

-Cultures and Movements/Sociology

-Cultures and Movements/Cultural Anthropology

-Data Science

-Ethics and Leadership/Philosophy

-Ethics and Leadership/Religious Studies

-Global Cultural Studies/Literature

-Institutions and Governance/Economics

-Media and Arts/Creative Practice

-Media and Arts/History

-Political Economy/Economics

-US Studies/History

-US Studies/Literature

Each major is an extended study of one academic area and includes a broad range of interdisciplinary courses and a distinct set of disciplinary courses, complemented by elective courses from other areas.

Tuition and Scholarship

  1. Undergraduate tuition for international students at Duke Kunshan University tied to tuition costs at Duke University. For reference only, the tuition fee for Duke University in 2017-18 is US$51,720, (All fees and rates provided at this time are estimates.)
  2. Duke Kunshan University is committed to enrolling a highly talented and diverse student body. All applicants will automatically be considered for merit-based scholarships. In addition, need-based scholarships are available to students meeting certain criteria. Scholarship amounts will vary up to and including a full tuition waiver.
Program Description

  1. All graduates earn a Duke University degree and a Duke Kunshan University degree.
  2. Students have the opportunity to study and live on two campuses: Kunshan, China and Durham, US.
  3. Students take both electives and core courses to explore their interests, with most students choosing a major at the end of their second year.
  4. Modern and experiential curriculum designed by Duke University faculty challenges students to develop as critical thinkers and to learn through experience.
  5. Highly experienced international faculty that are deeply involved in university activities and eager to engage with students both in and out of the classroom.
  6. Modified course schedule to ensure all students have Friday free, allowing time for field trips dub activities, community engagement and internships.
  7. Small class sizes enable more engagement with faculty, both in and out of the classroom.
  8. Excellent career services to help prepare students to embark on their career path by providing career development counseling, job search training, corporate visits and networking events.
  9. Academic advising that ensures students are on the right path to pursue further studies.
  10. Language programs: All international students are required to take Chinese language courses for the first two years of study, and have the option to continue with more advanced courses afterwards. All language classes are small, making the learning environment very efficient and intuitive.

Entry Requirements

  • High academic credentials and passion for learning
  • Strong English language competency
  • Strong interest in Duke Kunshan's innovative, integrated and interdisciplinary liberal arts curriculum
  • An 'adventurous' spirit and creative thinking orientation
  • A demonstrated desire to have an impact and succeed in life
  • Excited at the unique leadership opportunity being a member of the inaugural class provides

The Duke Kunshan Admissions team takes a holistic approach when reviewing applications. This means that all application requirements are taken into consideration, ensuring the most suitable candidates are admitted on the strength of their application as a whole. International students may submit SAT, ACT or equivalent test scores. Applicants who have not taken standardized international tests can submit other independently administered national examinations to be considered in the overall context of their application. All applications for Duke Kunshan University are done using the Common Application.

Fee Structure

Tuition Fee
Bachelor RMB 389,170 pre year
RMB 1,556,680 in total (About $ 317,690)
Accommodation Fee
International Students Dormitory
Double Room RMB 7,500  (More Details)
Single Room RMB 9,500  (More Details)
Other Fees
Service Fee:
For the service CUCAS provide to you. If you get a scholarship while applying as a self-financed applicant, you need to pay another scholarship service fee of 200 USD.
USD 54 (Check Policy)
Living Expense RMB 1,500 to RMB 2,000

Application Materials

"*" means necessary documents that you must provide in your application.

1. Passport-sized photo

A passport-sized photo taken recently of the applicant.

2. Photocopy of valid passport

With name, passport number & expiration date, and photo included

*3. High school transcripts

*4. Counselor Recommendation

*5. Personal Essays

DKU-specific essay prompts:
“Why do you think Duke Kunshan University is a good match for you? And what special qualities do you feel you could bring to Duke Kunshan University?” (Required)
“Is there anything else you would like the Admissions Committee to know about you?” (Optional)

*6. SAT, ACT or equivalent.

International students may submit SAT, ACT or equivalent test scores.Applicants who have not taken standardized international tests can submit other independently administered national examinations to be considered.

*7. Teacher Evaluations

*8. School Report

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