City U Hong Kong

Academic information

Faculty focus: Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences, Sciences

Discipline focus: Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Material Science, Psychology, Geography, Asian & International Studies, History, Politics, Chinese Culture & Civilization, English Literature, Multi-Media & Graphic Design

Exclusions: College of Business (City U)

Credit details: 3 credit units per course  /  12-18 credit units per semester


Financial information

Tuition: paid directly to Mount Allison
Accommodation (one term):
$6,600 HKD (double room) / $11,700 HKD (single room)
Transportation: $1,500-$2,000 CAD (from Halifax) 
Visa: $450 HKD (to be arranged by student, with City U's assistance)  
Insurance: MASU or private coverage required



City University provides on-campus accommodation but space is limited. Students are advised to apply promptly according to the dates and procedures listed on City U's Student Residence Office website.

Students who are unsuccessful in securing on-campus accommodation should contact the Student Residence Office for assistance in finding off-campus accommodation.


Visa information

Any non-residents of Hong Kong who intend to pursue studies in Hong Kong must obtain an entry visa/permit for study as issued by the Immigration Department PRIOR to entering Hong Kong.

It normally takes six weeks or longer to process a student visa application. You are advised to apply well in advance to ensure that your visa is issued before the start of your exchange study.

Please contact City U's Mainland & External Affairs Office for assistance with your immigration paperwork.