Hong Kong University, Hong Kong is one of the best public research universities for studying in Hong Kong. The full-time academic session at HKU starts in the Fall semester for undergraduate admissions. HKU offers more than 150 programs at UG and PG levels.
|Application Portal||Application Portal|
|Mode of payment||Online|
|Application Fee||HKD 450(for undergraduate application)|
HKD 300(for graduate application)
|Financial Aid||Scholarships, Loans are available to all students, who are interested.|
|Interview||Conducted for all selected applicants|
Applications are invited for the fall semester for undergraduate programs. International applicants are required to send in their applications by the following deadline:
|Application deadline for UG applicants||November 23|
|Program interviews for shortlisted applicants||December to February|
Note: The applications must be received by 6:00 pm (Hong Kong Time).
The basic admission process for UG and PG applicants is similar. Applicants must follow the given steps to study at the University of Hong Kong:
International applicants are required to submit specific-scores or credits to be considered for admissions. Additional requirements and other processes for international admissions are briefed in the sections below:
|Faculty||SAT Score||IB Diploma Credits||AISCCE/ISC Requirement (%)|
|Business & Economics||600||34-41||90-97|
For detailed course-wise score requirements, click here.
International students must demonstrate English language proficiency by providing scores of any one of the following tests given below, to be eligible for admission at the University of Hong Kong :
|Test Name||Score Required|
|All India Senior School Certificate Examination / Higher School Certificate- Grade 12||90% or above|
|SAT Reasoning||31 in Writing and Language and 30 in Reading|
In addition to meeting the minimum English language proficiency requirements, the University also requires applicants to be qualified in a language other than English. A minimum pass is required to be obtained in the home language in any national examination of the country.
The University of Hong Kong offers various undergraduate courses in a plethora of fields to applicants. The basic admission process for all the courses is the same.
Where to Apply:The University of Hong Kong Undergraduate Application portal.
|Course||IB Diploma Requirements||SAT Requirements||AISSCE/ISC Requirements|
|BEngg||Grade 6 in Maths & Physics||700 in Maths & Physics||90% in mathematics and physics|
|BBA||Grade 5 in Mathematics and English||No specific requirements||92% in English & Mathematics|
|Bachelor Dental Surgery||Two science subjects at higher level||Two science subjects in SAT||Two science subjects.|
Supporting Documents: Authorised financial statement, Proof of financial support, copy of passport.
The University of Hong Kong offers more than 100 graduate courses to all the applicants. While the specific requirements may vary for each program, the general admission requirements remain the same. Here are listed some of the most popular programs at The University of Hong Kong.
Where to apply: Graduate Application Portal
|Courses||Application Fee||Application Deadlines||Application Requirements||Minimum English Language proficiency requirements|
|MBA (full-time)||450 HKD||Round 1: Nov 20|
(Multiple Round Deadlines)
|UG degree, GRE/GMAT, Resume, 2 LOR, 2 years of postgraduate work experience.||TOEFL-iBT: 80|
|MS Computer Science||300 HKD||Dec 31||Official transcript; CGPA; SOP; CV;||TOEFL-iBT: 80|
|MS Finance||450 HKD||Round 1: October 12||UG in relevant subject; 2 Statement of Reference GRE/GMAT not required||TOEFL-iBT: 90|
|MS Data Science||Round 1: December 14||UG degree; completed at least one university-level course in|
calculus and algebra, computer programming and introductory statistics; 2 LOR
|MS Economics||450 HKD||Round 1: October 22||UG degree in relevant fields Resume; 2 LOR; GRE/GMAT not required||TOEFL-iBT: 90|
Note: For detailed program-specific requirements, click here.
The university has an acceptance rate of 10%, which means that the university is highly competitive. The University accepts a minimum GPA of 4.3, which is a highly competitive score, indicating the university accepts students who are able to handle a more difficult level of academics.