The Open University of Hong Kong

country rank  7
world rank  1368

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University Overview

Founded in 1989, The Open 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 The Hong Kong Council for Academic Accreditation and Vocational Qualifications, The Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. The Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), 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 28 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. OUHK also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

University Name(s)

香港公開大學

Acronym
OUHK

Founded
1989

Motto
Education for All

Colours
Blue and green

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University Location

Address
30 Good Shepherd Street, Homantin, Kowloon
Hong Kong (population range: over 5,000,000)
Hong Kong

T +852 2711 2100

F +852 2715 0760

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

Undergraduate Postgraduate








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Important: please contact or visit the official website of The Open University of Hong Kong for detailed information on areas of study and degree levels currently offered; the above uniRank Degree Levels and Areas of Study 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 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro) 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro)


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

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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
Admission Rate Not available

Admission Office
30 Good Shepherd Street, Homantin, Kowloon
Hong Kong
+852 2768 6601


Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate The Open 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 Enrolment Range 15,000-19,999

Academic Staff
Total Faculty Range 1,500-1,999

Control Type

Public

Entity Type

Non-Profit

Academic Calendar

Semesters

Campus Setting

Urban

Religious Affiliation
None

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Facilities and Services

Library

Yes Go to The Open University of Hong Kong's Library

Housing

Yes

Sport Facilities

Yes

Financial Aids
Not reported

Study Abroad

Yes

Distance Learning

Yes

Important: please contact or visit the official website of The Open 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
The Hong Kong Council for Academic Accreditation and Vocational Qualifications


Year of first Accreditation
1989



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 Open 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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Academic Structure

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