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    CHINESE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG - [CUHK], SHATIN, HONG KONG - RANKING

    Shatin, Hong KongLocation
    UniversitySchool type
    EStd 1963established year
    17883enrollment
    9.0/10

    Chinese University of Hong Kong World Rankings, National Rankings, Subject-Specific Rankings 2020-2021

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    Chinese University of Hong Kong is a public research university located in Shatin, Hong Kong. The University was established in 1963 and caters to the students’ preferences over several programs and courses out there. With a 137.3 hectare campus area and around 189 buildings, the University stands to be among the top universities in the region for promoting several programs for the students.

    Chinese University of Hong Kong has a total of 21,051 students with 4,455 international students from various countries around the world and has a variety of courses and programs for the students to choose from among their area of interest only.

    Chinese University of Hong Kong QS Ranking

    The University has been ranked #43 in the world according to the QS World University Rankings. It is considered to be one of the top public universities in Hong Kong and has been continuously growing as per ranking terms. The graph below shows the ranking of the University according to the QS rankings:-

    The ranking criteria of the University are:-

    Indicators Score
    Overall score 75.8
    Academic reputation 90.3
    Employer reputation 53.1
    Faculty-student 59.2
    Citations per faculty 62.6
    International faculty 100
    International students 91.5

    Chinese University of Hong Kong THE Ranking

    1. It comes at #95 in the Best Global Universities
    2. It is categorised as #8 in the Best Global Universities in Asia.

    It is ranked 5th worldwide in the Times Higher Education Most International Universities.

    • It secures its position at #56 in the World University Rankings of 2021 and #101-125 in the world reputation rankings of 2020 and is also ranked 7th in Asia according to the Times Higher Education Rankings.
    • The university holds a major position of 156th in the world according to the UniRank World University Rankings.
    • It is considered to be at #71 in the top 100 worldwide universities that have been granted U.S. Utility Patents.

    Chinese University of Hong Kong ARWU Ranking

    It has secured 101-150th position in the ARWU rankings by institution in 2020 according to the Shanghai University Rankings. It is also ranked #178 in the world according to the CWUR Rankings.

    The University maintains its position at #13 in the Asian University Rankings according to the QS World University Rankings and is considered to be among the top universities in the region.The QS Asian University rankings for the Chinese University of Hong Kong for the specific indicators can be seen as:-

    Indicators Score
    Overall 92.77
    Academic reputation 99.21
    Employer reputation 84.75
    Faculty student 75.24
    Citations per paper 98.88
    International faculty 100
    International students 99.89
    Papers per faculty 52.84
    Outbound exchange 97.44
    Inbound exchange 100
    International research network 95.38

    Chinese University of Hong Kong National Ranking

    The Chinese University of Hong Kong has been ranked in the country as well and has come up with laurels for the same.

    • The University came 1st in Reuters Asia’s Most Innovative Universities. This ranking was for the University nationally in Hong Kong.
    • The University comes 1st in the ARWU top universities in Hong Kong while 3rd in the ARWU top Universities in Greater China and is recognised all over the country highly.
    • The University is ranked 2nd in Hong Kong among the top 100 Universities worldwide that have been granted U.S. Utility Patents.
    • It is recognised to be a young university and lies at the 13th position of the Young university rankings according to the Times Higher Education in 2013.
    • It is ranked and recognised highly and lies at the 2nd position in the country for its teaching and excellence according to the UniRank University Rankings.

    According to the U.S. News and World Report, the University lies at the 2nd position in the best global Universities in Hong Kong and is also ranked the same according to the CWUR University rankings nationally.

    It has been fully and most efficiently recognised in the world as well as in the country for its system, teaching, and other standards as well.

    Chinese University of Hong Kong Subject-Wise Ranking as per QS

    Programs offered by Chinese University of Hong Kong has been ranked nationally and internationally in the imparting of these subjects to the students as well.

    The University is specifically ranked #42 in the Masters of Finance course in the world university rankings according to the ranking agency.

    The other subject-wise rankings according to the QS WUR rankings can be seen as:-

    Subjects Ranking
    Communication and media studies #15
    Nursing #21
    Geography #22
    Modern languages #29
    Computer science and information systems #30
    Mathematics #31
    Accounting and finance #32
    Theology, Divinity, and religious studies #32
    Arts and humanities #39
    Linguistics #39
    Social science and management #41
    Law and legal studies #43
    Economics and econometrics #47
    Business and management studies #51-100
    Engineering and technology #72

    Chinese University of Hong Kong Subject-Wise Ranking as per THE

    • #34 in education
    • #36 in computer science
    • #46 in clinical, pre-clinical and health

    Chinese University of Hong Kong Subject-Wise Ranking as per US News

    The subjects and their rankings according to the reputed ranking agency can be seen as:-

    Subjects Ranking
    Arts and humanities #89
    Biology and biochemistry #254
    Clinical medicine #75
    Computer science #11
    Economics and business #67
    Electrical and electronic engineering #29
    Engineering #60
    Gastroenterology and Hepatology #13
    Mathematics #41
    Nanoscience and nanotechnology #64
    Oncology #69

    Chinese University of Hong Kong Miscellaneous Rankings

    The parameters and categories other than the general ones on which the University is ranked according to the CWUR Rankings with 78.9 as the overall score for the University is:-

    • 247th in Quality of Education
    • >1000 in Alumni Employment
    • 141st in Quality of faculty
    • 180th in research output
    • 156th in quality publications
    • 304th in influence
    • 174th in citations

    Chinese University of Hong Kong vs Other Chinese Universities

    Comparison between Chinese University of Hong Kong, University of Hong Kong and the City University of Hong Kong

    Universities Chinese University of Hong Kong University of Hong Kong City University of Hong Kong
    Rank in the World according to QS Rankings 43rd 22nd 48th
    Status Public Public Public
    Established in 1963 1911 1984
    International students 4,455 - -
    Popular programs Biomedical engineering, computer science and engineering,
    E-commerce and logistics technology, electronic engineering, financial technology, etc.
    Engineering and technology, dentistry, business and management,
    social sciences, arts and humanities, etc.
    Business, science, engineering, liberal art, social sciences,
    law and veterinary medicine, etc.
    Employer reputation 53.1 76.3 32.8
    Citations per faculty - 48 91.2
    Faculty student rank (QS ranking) 75.24 83.8 88.9

    The Chinese University of Hong Kong is one of the most reputed public research universities of Hong Kong that has been recognised and ranked on a large scale. The University offers various courses and programs and the Masters of Finance program of the University is ranked to be 42nd in the world according to a reputed ranking agency. The University provides for career opportunities as well as is considered to be the most well established and reputed university among others.

    It comes 1st and 2nd in some of the key categories and offers advantages for the students as well. The University has been ranked and recognised at large in the country as well as the world. The University is ranked by every ranking agency and its departments are recognised on several basis. The professors and students of the university have received several awards for their services and major categories which might be attractive to the students and the ranking agencies.

    The University has its say in the top most universities in the world and country and is considered to be of an above satisfactory performance in the nation. The students have career opportunities from the university also and they engage in learning and shaping their future from a highly ranked university that offers several courses and programs catering to the students’ interest and their future options.

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