The cost of attending JNU consists of direct and indirect costs. Direct costs are tuition, dormitory and health insurance. Indirect costs include books and supplies, transportation and personal expenses. You should plan your finances to meet your expenses.

Costs Overview.


Fees   (CNY)


28,000 to 34,000/academic year


1,800 to 4,000/academic year


800 to1000/month

Health Insurance

600 /academic year

Books and Supplies

500 /semester



1. Application fee is CNY 500.

2. Dormitory refers to the university accommodation on campus, shared room, with beds, desks, chairs, telephone, air conditioner, closet, cable plus and bathroom withhot water 24 hours a day.

3. The food costs refer to the food supplied by the university canteens, which serve various styles of food.

4. Students are required to purchase the Group Comprehensive Insurance, including Life Insurance, Personal Accident Medical Insurance and Hospitalization Medical Insurance, which is mandatory in the Regulations of Universities Requiring International Students to Purchase Insurances by the Chinese Ministry of Education.