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Programs : Budget Sheet

The following listing represents the Fall Budget Sheet for Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) (BHT).
 

Fall Budget Sheet for Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) (BHT)
Fall Budget Sheet for Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) (BHT)
Budget Item Cost
Tuition (This item will appear on your Penn bill) *   $23,708.00
Study Abroad Fee (This item will appear on your Penn bill) *   $2,376.00
Billable subtotal:  $26,084.00
Lodging   $1,100.00
Meals   $1,800.00
Personal Expenses   $1,550.00
Books and Supplies   $200.00
Mandatory Health Insurance   $130.00
Visa Fee   $78.00
Round Trip Flight from Gateway city to Program site   $1,200.00
Round Trip Flight from Home to Gateway City***   $0.00
Non-billable subtotal:  $6,058.00
Total: $32,142.00
Notes:
This cost estimate was created on April 10, 2017 for the fall 2017 semester. These costs are approximations and are subject to change.
 
Exchange rate: $1.00 USD = 7.77 Hong Kong Dollar (HKD) (April 10, 2017)

Program Fee: Effective fall 2015, Penn students attending HKUST will make a lump sum, one-time payment of $10,000 HKD to cover the cost on-campus housing, the visa fee, and mandatory health insurance. The cost breakdown is as follows:
  • Housing: $8400 HKD
  • Visa Fee: $600 HKD
  • Insurance: $1000 HKD

Meals: The cost of meals is based on the on-campus price of food; if you plan to eat out, you should expect to spend much more on food.

Personal expenses: Includes local transportation, entertainment and shopping at a reasonable level. It does not include travel outside of Hong Kong.

Roundtrip Flight from Gateway City: The flight expense listed above is the estimated cost of a round trip ticket from the gateway city of New York to Hong Kong.  However, you may depart from the city of your choice.
***Students living outside the gateway city may need to arrange for a connecting flight to a gateway city at an additional variable cost, to be calculated individually by the student.

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* Billable item