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Payment of Tuition Fees

For detailed payment schedules for 2020/21 and 2021/22 Academic Years for Progressing Students/Students Resuming Study, please click here.  Please note the consequences of non-payment of the outstanding fee here.

 

 

  • You need to settle a fixed annual tuition fee payable in two equal instalments before the start of the first and second semesters of the academic year.
  • New students are normally required to pay an initial fee of HK$5,000 (for local students) or HK$15,000 (for non-local students) when they take up their offer.
  • The initial fee, which is non-refundable and non-transferable, will be converted to form part of the first semester tuition fee.
  • The remaining fees must be paid on or before the payment deadline.
  • No tuition fee will be charged for subjects taken in the Summer Term for students who have paid the required annual tuition fee in the year.
  • If you fail to settle the fee in full by the payment deadline, your student status at the University will be removed.

 


 

  • Unless otherwise specified, tuition fee is stipulated per credit.
  • New students are required to settle an initial fee as specified by departments.
  • Current students will be charged an initial fee of 3 credits before the commencement of a semester (except Summer Term).
  • If you have taken more credits than the initial prescribed credits or have applied for exemption/credit transfer, etc, you will be required to settle the remaining fees after the add/drop period.
  • If you fail to settle the fee in full by the payment deadline, your student status at the University will be removed.
  • For Summer Term subjects, you will be required to settle the tuition fee only after the June add/drop period.

 


 

  • If you make changes to your subject registration during the add/drop period, you will receive email notification for the remaining fees.
  • If you fail to settle the remaining fees by the payment deadline, your student status at the University will be removed.
  • If you have paid more than the required fee, you will receive a cash refund from our Finance Office in about four weeks after the add/drop period.

 


 

New Admittees

  • Application is only applicable to students with genuine financial difficulties or coming from families living on the Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA).
  • Application should be made to the Student Affairs Office (SAO) (Room QT308, 3/F, Core T).
  • All applicants should have paid a non-refundable initial fee of HK$5,000 at the time of taking up offer.
  • For approved deferred payment cases, you still need to pay other fee(s) on or before the original payment deadline. Otherwise, approval on your deferred payment will be nullified.
  • If you fail to settle the remaining balance of tuition fee in full by the deferred payment deadline, your student status at the University will be removed.
  • Details: Student Affairs Office (SAO) (http://www.polyu.edu.hk/sao/fa/def

 

Current Students

  • Application is only applicable to students with genuine financial difficulties or with approved application for the Government Tertiary Student Finance Scheme - Publicly-funded Programmes (TSFS) or Government Non-means-tested Loan Scheme for Full-time Tertiary Students (NLSFT) but pending receipt of money.
  • Application should be made to the Student Affairs Office (SAO) (Room QT308, 3/F, Core T) at least 2 working days before the payment deadline.
  • For approved cases, you need to settle the payment on or before the deferred payment deadline. Otherwise, your student status at the University will be removed.
  • Details: Student Affairs Office (SAO) (http://www.polyu.edu.hk/sao/fa/def)

 


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