The University of Hong Kong

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Founded in 1911, The University of Hong Kong 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 University of Hong Kong (HKU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational HK 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 degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 109 years old HK 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, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name 香港大學
Acronym HKU
Founded 1911
Motto Sapientia et Virtus
Wisdom and Virtue

University Location

Address Pok Fu Lam Road
Hong Kong

Hong Kong
Tel +852 2859 2111
Fax +852 2858 2549

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)
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)

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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 Services Office, The Registry, The University of Hong Kong, Pok Fu Lam Road
Hong Kong
2859 2433

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 2,000-2,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to The University of Hong Kong's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
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 Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU)
  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
  • Universitas 21 (U21)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Open Education Global

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Site last updated: Sunday, 19 September 2021