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The University of Hong Kong

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1

world rank

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Overview

Founded in 1911, The University of Hong Kong is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the metropolis of Hong Kong (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Education Bureau, Hong Kong SAR, The University of Hong Kong (HKU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. The University of Hong Kong (HKU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank course levels and areas of studies matrix below for further details. This 106 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. HKU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Name 香港大學
Acronym HKU
Founded 1911
Motto Sapientia et Virtus Wisdom and virtue
Mascot Lion
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Location


Address Pok Fu Lam Road
Hong Kong

Hong Kong
Population range over 5,000,000
Telephone +852 2859 2111
Telefax +852 2858 2549
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Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees


Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
Doctoral degree
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Important: please contact or visit the official website of The University of Hong Kong for detailed information on areas of studies and course levels currently offered; the above information matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro) 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro)
International students 10,000-12,500 US$ (7,400-9,200 Euro) 10,000-12,500 US$ (7,400-9,200 Euro)

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate The University of Hong Kong's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Admissions


Gender Admission Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Academic Services Office, The Registry, The University of Hong Kong, Pok Fu Lam Road
Hong Kong
Phone +852 2859 2433

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate The University of Hong Kong's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 2,000-2,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None
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Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes Go to The University of Hong Kong's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Important: please contact or visit the official website of The University of Hong Kong for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition Accreditation Seal

Education Bureau, Hong Kong SAR


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD-EQUIS)



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the The University of Hong Kong as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in the specific Affiliations and Memberships section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU)
  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
  • Universitas 21


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