Lingnan University

country rank  9
world rank  1101

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Founded in 1967, Lingnan University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban 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, Lingnan University (LU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Nondenominational religion. Lingnan University (LU) 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 52 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.

University Identity

Name 嶺南大學
Acronym LU
Founded 1967
Motto Education for Service

University Location

Address 8, Castle Peak Road
Hong Kong (population range: over 5,000,000)

Hong Kong
T +852 2616 8888
F +852 2463 8363

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)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student 7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 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 Not reported
Admission Office The Registry, Lingnan University
Hong Kong
+852 2616 8750

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 800-899
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Nondenominational Christian-Nondenominational

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Lingnan University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Education Bureau, Hong Kong SAR

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Hong Kong SAR Government

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
  • Association of Christian Universities and Colleges in Asia (ACUCA)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019