Studying in China is relatively inexpensive when compared with the US or Britain. Tuition fees in Chinese universities are in the range ￡1,320–2,400 (US$2,000–4,000) per academic year, depending on the institution and subject.
Tuition fees for international students are priced between 12000 Yuan to 50000 Yuan per academic year. The stream wise break up is as follows.
a)Arts Subjects (all three levels)
Undergraduate- 10,000 to 20,000 Yuan
Post Graduate - 14,000 to 24,000 Yuan
Doctoral Studies- 17000 to 27000 Yuan
b)Science& Technology, Agriculture, Medicine, Sports Subjects
Undergraduate-11,000 to 41,000 Yuan
Post Graduate-16,500 to 48,000 Yuan
Doctoral Studies- 18,500 to 50,000 Yuan
2.Living and Other Expenses
The living and other expenses various expenses like accommodation, food, clothing, study travel medical expenses as well as miscellaneous expenses. Based on living standards the costs of living can be anywhere between 2,500 Yuan to 6,400 Yuan. The expenses on high end lifestyle in China are limitless.
Accommodation is one factor that needs utmost planning, especially while staying in China. Residing in luxurious accommodations in posh cities is certainly a splurge. In an overcrowded dormitory the accommodation may cost 97 Yuan and even higher for a day. However the costs are greatly reduced by half in two tier cities and even more in three tier cities. Hence the cots for living in a small city is anywhere between RMB1200 to 3200 a month and in smaller cities the cost of residing averages at about 1200 Yuan.
It is mandatory for all students staying in China for a period of more than six months to be insured medically. Students are required to purchase their medical insurance before their stay. This document needs to be submitted to the International office of the University. The cost of health insurance is about 600 Yuan per year based on the type of plan.