Tuition Fee and Cost of Study

The tuition fee for non-local students is HK$140,000 (US$18,000) in the 2021-22 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 fee2HKD$140,000
Living costs (meals, transport, laundry, and education expenses for books, stationery, etc.)3HKD$36,000HKD$36,000
AccommodationHKD$15,4004 HKD$45,000-55,0005
Total cost per academic year HKD$191,400 (~US$24,575)HKD$221,000-231,000

1. Priority will be given to non-local students during the first two years of study.
2. Tuition fee for 2021-22. 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.