The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

country rank  3
world rank  181

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University Overview

Established in 1991, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology 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). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Nansha, Shenzen. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Education Bureau, Hong Kong SAR, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 27 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 香港科技大學
Acronym HKUST
Founded 1991

University Location

Address Clear Water Bay, Kowloon
Hong Kong (population range: over 5,000,000)

Hong Kong
T +852 2623 1118
F +852 2358 0537
Other locations Nansha, Shenzen

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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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)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Int'l student 17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

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 Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Clear Water Bay, Kowloon
Hong Kong
+852 2623 1118

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
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 University of Science and Technology'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

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Education Bureau, Hong Kong SAR


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU)
  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
  • Association of East Asian Research Universities (AEARU)
  • International Association of Universities (IAU)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Sunday, 21 April 2019