About Duke Kunshan

    DKU Events for Prospective International Students

    In response to COVID-19, the Duke Kunshan campus is closed to visitors. We look forward to hosting guests as soon as we are able.

    We are pleased to offer the following ways you can connect with the DKU Community:

    LIVE Application Advice from our Director:
    What We Look for in Great Applications


    Outstanding applicants to Duke Kunshan University demonstrate several key qualities that we look for, and reflect a deep understanding of our unique culture and learning community. In this session, our Director of International Student Enrollment, Russell Davis, will share his perspective on what those qualities are, and provide guidance on how to put together your strongest Duke Kunshan application. The session will be interactive, so bring your questions on topics related to:
    • Writing the Duke Kunshan University-specific essay
    • When to use the supplemental essay and why
    • The qualities most valued by the Admissions Committee
    • How to weave the qualitative elements of the Common Application together to tell the most compelling story
    • Gaining insight into Duke Kunshan’s Financial Aid policy and process, covering both merit-based scholarships and need-based financial aid

    LIVE Virtual Campus Visits

    Like a campus tour, but conducted online! Hosted by one of our engaging student ambassadors, this 45-minute live presentation will help you get a feel for the campus and student life at DKU as an international student. You will be encouraged to ask questions and interact with other attendees. The student ambassador will share their perspectives and experiences using visual aids and anecdotes, giving you the opportunity to:

    • See and hear about our amazing facilities on campus
    • Learn about life as a student at DKU
    • Learn about what our students do outside of campus, including their travels around China and beyond

    LIVE Virtual Information Sessions

    Would you like to learn details about the undergraduate program's unique curriculum? Wondering about admissions requirements and financial aid? Hosted by a DKU admissions officer, these live info sessions will help you gain in-depth insight into: 

    • Our unique academic model
    • The connection to Duke University
    • Our interdisciplinary majors
    • Costs and financial aid
    • How to apply

    Not available for any of the scheduled virtual campus visits? Check out our 360 tour at any time!

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