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Open to undergraduate Business majors only.

Academic areas: Global Business, Economics, Finance, Information Systems, Management, Marketing, Operations Management, Professional Accounting. Exchange students may take courses outside of business if they meet the pre-requisites, and if there is seat availability. Enrollment is subject to professor approval in some courses.

Note to Business Students: This university is AACSB accredited.

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Fall Semester Mid August - late December
Spring Semester Mid January - late May
Year Students may study at HKUST for two consecutive semesters, starting in the fall or spring.
Summer See MIX Summer Programs for dates.

HKUST Academic Calendar


Exchange-in students will have accommodation on-campus depending on availability.  Dorms are co-ed, but rooms are same-sex. Most rooms are doubles. All rooms have wireless internet access.

HKUST Housing


TUITION - MIX students register as full-time students at UH Manoa and pay regular UHM tuition & fees.  Your tuition category (Resident, Non-Resident, WUE, etc., stays the same). You do not pay overseas tuition. 

LIVING EXPENSES - You are responsible for all living expenses, including health insurance, books/supplies, room & meals, personal expenses, airfare, local transportation, and any costs associated with obtaining a visa (if applicable). Below are estimates for planning purposes only; amounts are listed per semester, and will vary based on your individual needs.    

  • Health Insurance: $200-400
  • Books & Supplies: $200-400
  • Room & Meals: $2,600-3,000
  • Personal Expenses: $1,000-1,500
  • Airfare & Local Transportation: $1,500-1,900
  • Visa Expenses: $160-180

FINANCIAL AID - Since you are still a registered UHM student while on MIX, you continue to be eligible to receive financial aid and scholarships.  If you submit a ‘MIX Student Budget for Financial Aid Purposes’ form, UHM financial aid will take into consideration your overseas living and travel expenses when awarding your grants/loans. More info on Financial Aid & Scholarships for MIX   

Learn more about HKUST Business School Living Expenses.


Visa Information: Exchange students need to apply for a student visa prior to departure for Hong Kong. Please refer to the Hong Kong Immigration Department website for details on obtaining a Hong Kong Visa for Study. See fee information above.

Note: All exchange students going to HKUST are to route their student visa applications through the Global Students Office at HKUST for handling. More details on this procedure will be provided to exchange students in an information packet sent by HKUST.


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