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Hong Kong

Financial Cost in Hong Kong

■ Currency and price of goods

The Hong Kong currency is the Hong Kong Dollar: HKD $, as of May 2014, USD $1=HKD $7.75.

Utilities expense:
Electricity/Heating/Water/Garbage: HKD $ 1,262 for 85m2 Apartment
Home Internet: HKD$ 194.5
Mobile Phone: HKD$ 0.24 per min (Prepaid Mobile)

Leisure time expense:
Taxi starts at: HKD $20 and HKD $7.5 for each 1km followed
Movies from: HKD $67.5

■ Cost of living

Rent on campus: HKD $1,200~2,000 per room per month
Rent off campus: HKD $ 6,000 per one bedroom per month
Big Mac set: HKD $30
Water 1.5 L: HKD $17
Meal set: HKD $37.5

■ Entrance fee / Tuition fee

There is no entrance fee for universities in Hong Kong, and the average amount for other fees are listed below.

Application fee: HKD$400
Tuition fee: HKD $120,000 per year
Dormitory fee: HKD $ 1,5000 per year

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