Lingnan Exchange - Costs

The cost for a semester or full academic year through the Lingnan Exchange Program are regular IWU tuition, room, and fees.

These costs cover the following:

  • Tuition for 5 courses during each semester in which the student is enrolled in the program
  • Housing for the duration of the program
  • Predeparture and onsite orientations

Additional expenses that are not included:

  • Roundtrip airfare to/from Hong Kong
  • Meals while attending the Lingnan Exchange Program
  • Books and supplies
  • Lingnan University student fees
  • Possible visa fees
  • Personal expenses and spending money

The chart below shows Lingnan University's estimates for monthly living expenses while attending the Lingnan Exchange Program.


Amount of Estimated Monthly Expenses (all figures in U.S. Dollars)


$400 - 500


$50 - 100

Transportation (Local)

$100 - 150


$60 - 130


$610 - 880


*The Hong Kong Dollar is pegged to the U.S. Dollar at a rate of HK $7.8 to US $1, although the rate varies slightly.

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