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Tuition and Living Expenses

Tuition and Living Expenses

The information below provides the approximate cost per semester(by category) as of the 2017 academic year. Fees may differ from year to year.

(Unit: USD, per semester)

Tuition and Living Expenses
Category Master¡¯s Program Ph.D. Program
Tuition 5,400 5,500
Entrance Fee
(only the 1st semester)
900
Campus Housing 1,200
Meals 2,000
Books 500
Other Expenses 1,000
Approximated Total Expenditure per Semester 11,000-12,000

Tuition Refund Policy

Tuition paid in excess or in error shall be fully refunded. In the event of any of the following reasons for refund, the tuition previously paid shall be reimbursed according to the tuition refund guidelines.

Tuition refund requirements

The student is unable to enter (including re-admission or transfer) or continue studying at GSP in accordance with the following decree requirements:

  • An accepted student has expressed intention not to enroll at GSP;
  • A student enrolled at GSP has expressed intention to withdraw;
  • A student on leave of absence was expelled for having failed to return;
  • A student is unable to enter or continue studying at GSP due to the student's illness or death, natural disasters or other unfortunate circumstances beyond the student's control.

Tuition refund schedule and amount

If the conditions for tuition are met, the amount of tuition reimbursed is determined by the time period during which the refund is requested. The tuition refund schedule is set forth in the table below.

Tuition refund schedule and amount
Period Refund Ratio Tuition Refund Policy for Scholarship Students
Up to 30 days
after the semester begins
Five-sixths (5/6) of the tuition
(excluding admission fee)
Total Refund Amount =
(tuition x refund ratio) - scholarship amount
From 30 - 60 days
after the semester begins
Two-thirds (2/3) of the tuition
(excluding admission fee)
From 60 - 90 days
after the semester begins
Half (1/2) of the tuition
(excluding admission fee)
From 90 days
after the semester begins
No refund