THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG - [HKU], POKFULAM, HONG KONG

Pokfulam, Hong KongLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1911Established Year
  18122Enrollment

The University of Hong Kong Ranking, Programs, Admission Process & Living Cost

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The University of Hong Kong (HKU), is one of the oldest universities of Hong Kong. HKU offers diplomas, bachelors, masters and doctoral programs to students. Ranked #3 globally for international outlook, HKU has a consistent rate of employment of 100% for the past 12 years. 5 of its subjects have also been ranked in top 10 globally as well.

Highlights

University typePublic
CampusUrban
Scholarships100+
Residential Halls and Colleges17
Accommodation Capacity1,800
No. of Faculties10
No. of Courses Offered146
Applications AcceptedOnline
Application FeeUG: HKD 450; PG: HKD 300
Part Time JobAvailable, to support studies

Programs and On-Campus Accommodation

  • Some of the internationally ranked courses offered at HKU are: Dentistry, Education, Civil/Structural Engineering, Linguistics, Architecture, Law, Business, etc.
  • There are 13, on-campus residential halls and colleges which can accommodate students from almost 51 countries. There also three off-campus residential halls available for accommodation.

The University of Hong Kong Application Process

  • Documents required: personal statement, referee report and valid personal identification documents. The following documents required for:
    • PG admissions- bachelor degree/diploma proof and award certificates.
    • Research admissions- research proposal, research experience, publications record and referee comments.
  • Application deadlines: November 23, 2018 and July 15, 2019
  • Additional Requirements: good academic records and/or non- academic excellence and preferable knowledge of second language, boost the application. Depending upon the choice of course, there may or may not be an interview.
  • English Language Test Score Requirements:
Test NameUG Required ScorePG Required Score
IELTS6.56.0
TOEFL (IBT)9380
TOEFL (PBT)583550
SAT1100-
CPE180/Grade C1Grade C and above

Cost of Attendance (approximate values)

ExpensesTotal Cost
Tuition FeeHKD 161,000
Accommodation FeeHKD 14,000 – HKD 28,000
Living ExpensesHKD 42,000
MiscellaneousHKD 15,000
TotalHKD 246,000

Scholarships

There over a 100 scholarshipsare offered to international students at HKU. Some of them are:

  • HKU Foundation Entrance Scholarship

  • Vietnam Van Thinh Phat Scholarships: for Vietnam students.

  • Hon Ping Entrance Scholarships: for Nigerianstudents.

  • HKU Foundation Scholarships: for Indianstudents taking Board Examination.

Find a Program

Arts & Social Studies 22 Programs

3 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$5,139 - 145,656 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
4 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$18,612 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION

Business, Finance, Economics, Management & Statistics 19 Programs

3 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$5,139 - 145,656 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
4 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$18,612 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
3 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$5,139 - 145,656 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
4 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$18,612 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION

Architecture, Building & Planning 8 Programs

3 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$5,139 - 145,656 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
2 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$18,642 - 146,133 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
1 yearfull-timeEnglish
$18,704 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION

Sciences 8 Programs

1 yearfull-timeEnglish
$18,704 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
4 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$18,583 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
ON-CAMPUSConservation

The University of Hong Kong Overview

Institution TypePublic
Student Population18122
Application Cost$57
Average Cost of Attendance$18,704 / Year

Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Graduate
GMAT650-- -

Attendance Cost

$18,704

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$18,575 / Year
Post Graduate Program$18,704 / Year
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