What does it cost to study at HKUST?

Tuition fees for 2024/25 entry

Student TypeTuition Fee Per Year
Local Students HKD 42,100
Non-local Students

HKD 170,000
(~USD 21,800)

On-campus accommodation per residential year

Student TypeAccommodation Fee Per Year
New Local Students HKD 13,769 – 22,199
New Non-local Students HKD 17,812 – 29,200
(~USD 2,290 – 3,750)

Estimated Cost of Living Outside Campus 

For more detail and the most updated information about hall charges and payment, please refer to the Student Housing & Residential Life Office webpages: