The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

country rank  5
world rank  271

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University Overview

Established in 1937, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University 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 Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational 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 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 81 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

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 (population range: over 5,000,000)

Hong Kong
T +852 2766 5111
F +852 2764 3374

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)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 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 Secretariat, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Hong Kong
+852 2333 0600

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 3,000-3,499
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 Hong Kong Polytechnic University'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 Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

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

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018