Tuition Fee and Financial Assistance

Tuition Fee 

The tuition fees for newly admitted students in the academic year 2024-25 are as follows:
Programme Tuition Fee
Associate of Arts (History) [4 terms in 2 years] HK$32,000 per term
Associate of Business Studies (Business Management) [4 terms in 2 years]
Associate of Social Sciences (Psychology) [4 terms in 2 years]
Higher Diploma in Sports Coaching and Leadership [4 terms in 2 years] HK$33,500 per term
Diploma in College Foundation Studies [2 terms in 1 year] HK$23,500 per term


1. A payment advice for the tuition fee of the 1st academic term will be sent to applicants upon notification of the offer of admission.

​2. Along with the tuition fee of the 1st academic term, student also needs to pay:
  • HK$600 graduation deposit
  • HK$10,000 administration fee (for Mainland students only)
3. Applicants, who have accepted an offer from JUPAS for (i) a full-time UGC-funded undergraduate programme (programmes offered by HKMU are not UGC-funded), or (ii) an undergraduate programme subsidized under Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/Sectors (SSSDP), can apply for a refund of tuition fee. An administrative fee of $500 will be charged.

​4. Deadline for refund application 2024/25:
  • Noon of 9 Aug 2024 (for applicants with JUPAS main round offer)
  • Noon of 26 Aug 2024 (for applicants with JUPAS offer based on rechecking and remarking results)
  • Noon of 29 Aug 2024 (for applicants with JUPAS clearing round offer)
5. Late refund applications will NOT be considered.
​6. Except for the above condition stated in point 3, all tuition fees paid are neither refundable nor transferable regardless of whether students have attended classes or not.

7. LIFE does not authorize any third parties for handling admissions application.  All fees should be settled directly with LIFE using the designated method.  LIFE ensures fair admission.

Government Financial Assistance

Students who are in financial needs may apply for student financial assistance under the following Schemes through the Government:

  Associate Degree Higher Diploma Diploma
Financial Assistance Scheme for Post-secondary Students (FASP) #
Non-means-tested Loan Scheme for Post-secondary Students (NLSPS)
Extended Non-means-tested Loan Scheme (ENLS)
Continuing Education Fund (CEF)


Financial Assistance Scheme for Post-secondary Students# (FASP)
The FASP is a means-tested financial scheme offered to eligible students in the form of grant and / or loan. Students who are eligible to apply for assistance under FASP may also apply for student travel subsidy through FASP application.
#Applicant must be aged 30 or below
Non-means-tested Loan Scheme for Post-secondary Students (NLSPS)
The NLSPS is applicable to full-time students pursuing eligible programmes under the FASP. The NLSPS provides financial assistance in the form of loan to eligible students to meet their tuition fees.

Extended Non-means-tested Loan Scheme (ENLS)
The ENLS is applicable to eligible students pursuing specific part-time and full-time post-secondary and continuing and professional education courses. The ENLS provides loan(s) to eligible students to settle tuition fees.

Continuing Education Fund (CEF) 
CEF subsides adults with learning aspirations to purse continuing education and training courses. About 30 courses are currently recognised by the Continuing Education Fund (CEF) as Reimbursable Courses.

For details of the government financial assistance, students may make direct enquiries to the Student Finance Office (SFO) of the Working Family and Student Financial Assistance Agency.


Financial Assistance Schemes




Financial Assistance Scheme for Post- secondary Students (FASP)

General Enquiry:
​11/F, Cheung Sha Wan Government Offices, 303 Cheung Sha Wan Road, Kowloon


Non-means-tested Loan Scheme for Post- secondary Students (NLSPS)


Extended Non-means-tested Loan Scheme (ENLS) 2510-6223
Continuing Education Fund (CEF) Units 07-11, 25/F, CDW Building, 388 Castle Peak Road, Tsuen Wan, N.T. 3142-2277