Welcome to Duke Kunshan University! We are extremely excited to have you with us. On this page you will find all the information that you will need to be prepared for attending Duke Kunshan this fall. Below, you can find forms and information pertinent to all admitted students. We look forward to seeing you soon!
While applicants are strongly encouraged to enroll at Duke Kunshan University (DKU) in the year for which they apply, there are sometimes compelling reasons to delay enrollment. These reasons could include a military obligation, a family or health issue, an opportunity for public service, or a cultural experience. Applicants seeking an enrollment deferral should make the request in writing. The admissions committee evaluates each deferral request carefully, taking into consideration the reason for deferral and the timeliness of the request. Upon approval, a deferred student maintains their admitted student status at DKU during the deferred year (also known as “gap year”). Therefore, when considering a deferral request, it is important for the applicant to keep the following in mind: