Tuition Fee and Cost of Study

The tuition fee for non-local students is HKD145,000 (USD18,500) in the 2023-24 academic year. The tuition fee may increase if there are changes to the tuition fee set by the Hong Kong SAR Government.

Rough estimate of the yearly cost of studying at CityU
ExpensesOn Campus Accommodation Amount1Off-campus Accommodation
Tuition fee2HKD145,000
Living costs (meals, transport, laundry, and education expenses for books, stationery, etc.)3HKD36,000HKD36,000
AccommodationHKD16,8004 HKD45,000-55,0005
Total cost per academic year HKD197,800 (~USD25,200)HKD226,000-236,000

1. Priority will be given to non-local students during the first two years of study.
2. Tuition fee for 2023-24. For the latest information, please refer to
3. Actual costs will vary depending on lifestyle choices. Students may also need to budget for overseas exchanges, summer study tours and emergency medical expenses, etc.
4. Residence fee for a double room at the Student Residence on campus. All fees are subject to annual review.
5. Estimated costs for private renting.