The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

country rank  5
world rank  443

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Established in 1937, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large metropolis of Hong Kong (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Education Bureau of Hong Kong SAR, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational HK higher education institution. The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 83 years old HK higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. PolyU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name 香港理工大學
Acronym PolyU
Founded 1937
Motto To learn and to apply, for the benefit of mankind

University Location

Address Hung Hom
Hong Kong

Hong Kong
Tel +852 2766 5111
Fax +852 2764 3374

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
International
students
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Academic Secretariat, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hong Kong
2333 0600

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff 3,000-3,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to The Hong Kong Polytechnic University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Education Bureau of Hong Kong SAR


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD-EQUIS)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
  • International Strategic Technology Alliance (ISTA)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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