New York Exploration Program > How much does it cost & FAQ

Getting started

The upcoming NYEP, which will be held in July 2023, is a career-focused tour customized for Hong Kong Metropolitan University (HKMU) students. The aim of the program is to enhance participants’ understanding of the inner workings of NYC and to prepare them for their future careers.

To apply, submit your application to Student Affairs Office of HKMU direct (HERE)

Selected students will be nominated to the Global Learning Scheme offered by the University directly and may be able to obtain HK$10,000 subsidy from the University when you have fulfilled the Scheme requirements. No separate application for the subsidy is required. For details of the Subsidy Scheme, please visit the Scheme webpage: LINK

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New York Exploration Program > How much does it cost & FAQ

How much does it cost

The program fees are listed in USD and amount to $3150 per participant for the 2-week (14 nights, 15 days) program. The fees include accommodation, round-trip airport shuttle, transportation within NYC and DC, and more. Airfare and personal expenses are not included.

Before program

Two online briefings: Nonimmigrant B-2 visa application and pre-program orientation alongside necessary support

During program

22+ guided activities, e.g., professional visits, workshops, tours, and more alongside two staff members available for 8 hours each day


14 nights of accommodation at a 3-star hotel in both NYC (such as the Asiatic Hotel) and DC, with breakfast and basic amenities


Each participant will be given a MetroCard for NYC subway for two weeks plus DC/NYC round-trip shuttle and airport/hotel car service


Two gatherings : a welcome orientation (food and drinks included), and a farewell event at a baseball game (food and drinks not included)

Not included

Airfare , personal expenses/daily meals/entertainment $35+/day (vary by individual), MRV (visa) fee $160, SIM card $30, health/travel insurance, hotel deposits/damages

New York Exploration Program > How much does it cost & FAQ

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