Expenses of Studying in China Programs

Fixed costs

Lodging and Meals Fixed Costs
$200 per Month * 4 Months (lodging) $800

Average $7 per day *30days = $210 per month * 4 months (meals)

Notice: The average meal costs will be around $5 if the student has meals in campus dining hall;

$840
Travel Expenses Fixed Costs

International air ticket with round trip (Quoted rate as of 2019)

$1,300

Domestic air ticket from Beijing to Qingdao, Zhengzhou, or to Dalian and back to Beijing (round trip)

$200
Necessary Documents Fixed Costs
Visa application fee = $140 + Courier fee of $25 $165
JW 202 Form Fee $30
Textbook Fee $30
Physical Examination Fee $57
Deposit Fee for Residence Hall $120
International Student Identification Card (which is charged by Student Away Office) $75

Total Fixed Costs: $3,657

Variable costs

Travel Expenses Variable Costs
Bullet train from Qingdao to Beijing/Beijing to Qingdao one way $40
Bus Ticket/per time $0.20

Taxi expense: In Qingdao, within 4 km (around 2.48 miles)

Notice: From Qingdao University campus to Train Station the taxi price will be $3; To the airport, it would be $15;

$1
Phone plan for four months $60

More information, please feel free to contact us at 417-836-6368 or stop by Study Away Programs in the Plaster Student Union room 209.