The University of Hong Kong

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world rank  106

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University Overview

Founded in 1911, The University of Hong Kong is a non-profit public higher education institution located in 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 degree levels and areas of study 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.

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 (population range: over 5,000,000)

Hong Kong
T +852 2859 2111
F +852 2858 2549

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student 10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
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
+852 2859 2433

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 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

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 International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Education Bureau, Hong Kong SAR


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD-EQUIS)

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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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018