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COST OF LIVING IN CHINA

With the fast growing of economy, cost of living in China has not been as cheap as it used to be but still affordable. The tuition fee is relatively low compared to most of other countries, which is roughly $3000 per year in big cities like Beijing or Shanghai, and much cheaper in a smaller city. Here is a list of costs for the reference when studying in China.

APPLICATION FEE

Varies from $60-S150 depending on the program/university (Usually the higher the ranking, the more the fee is.)

TUITION FEE

The estimated range is from $2000-$4000 per year.

VISA APPLICATION FEE

Around $140.

ACCOMMODATION

The cost is usually between $100-$300 per month based on the cities.

BOOKS AND RELATED SUPPLIES

Normally $60-$100 per year, but can be out of range due to program/location.

INSURANCE

It is compulsory to have an insurance to get through the official registration, and what’s more, insurance allows you to avoid the medical bill from hospital as well as unexpected incidents. The premium is highly affected by different types of coverage but the ordinary one is about $100 per year.

TRANSPORTATION

China has the most well-developed railway system in the world to make it extremely convenient to travel all over the country within the budget. On the other hand, the public transportation systems in the majority of cities can almost meet all the needs with pretty lower price: Bus is about 2-6 RMB, subway is around 3-6 RMB, and taxi is 2-3 RMB/kilometer.

MEAL/FOOD

The cost range is about 10-15 RMB in dining hall of university and more or less the same for an ordinary meal off campus.

DAILY EXPENSES

Convenient stores can be found everywhere to fill the basic necessities; Clothes and shoes are usually from 100-500 RMB depending on the locations and brands.

To find more detailed information about the cost of living in metropolitans like Shanghai, click here.

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