Hong Kong Baptist University: Statistics

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#605 of 14,131 In the World
#101 of 5,830 In Asia
#44 of 960 In China
#6 of 11 In Hong Kong
#80 of 1,011 For Advertising
Top50% For 91 other topics
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Highest Degree

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate36%
Admissions RequirementsEither Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE), with Grade E/Level 2 or above in 6 subjects including Chinese Language (or French or German) and English Language with at least 5 subjects in a single sitting; and Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination (HKALE), with Grade E or above in Advanced Supplementary ('AS') subjects of Chinese Language and Culture, and use of English and either 2 advanced Level (AL) subjects or 1 AL subject plus 2 AS subjects obtainable in any two sittings or an acceptable equivalent qualification. Under the new 4-year education system from 2012, the general entrance requirements for applicants with Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) would be: Level 3 for English Language and Chinese Language, and Level 2 for Mathematics, Liberal Studies and One Elective subject. Some programmes have specific minimum entrance requirements, or additions to the above General Entrance Requirements.
Academic CalendarSeptember to June (September - January; January-June). MBA programme: September to May

We've calculated the 36% acceptance rate for Hong Kong Baptist University based on the ratio of admissions to applications and other circumstantial enrollment data. Treat this information as a rough guide and not as a definitive measure of your chances of admission. Different programs may have significantly varying admissions rates.

Research profile

Hong Kong Baptist University is a world-class research university with 16,933 scientific papers published and 567,159 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Biology, Chemistry, Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Computer Science, Medicine, Engineering, Physics, Business, Psychology, and Environmental Science.


Hong Kong Baptist University majors

by publication & citation count

2,853 / 118,734
2,805 / 129,579
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
2,648 / 53,953
Computer Science
2,443 / 67,249
2,207 / 62,891
2,101 / 89,560
1,812 / 74,187
1,709 / 65,382
1,347 / 57,289
Environmental Science
1,331 / 67,396
1,178 / 30,193
1,086 / 33,493
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
1,071 / 28,231
Materials Science
1,070 / 41,654
635 / 11,828
Social Psychology
585 / 41,036
Art & Design
544 / 7,577
Political Science
540 / 6,445
394 / 19,318
Inorganic Chemistry
386 / 20,970
Oncology and Cancer research
384 / 10,292
381 / 12,595
380 / 12,712
341 / 22,118
Environmental Chemistry
326 / 22,201
307 / 18,175
Communications and Public Relations
295 / 8,877
Applied Mathematics
288 / 6,351
285 / 9,414
Investment Banking and Stock trading
284 / 6,363
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics
283 / 10,558
Geography and Cartography
281 / 4,971
280 / 6,960
260 / 17,664
Machine Learning
258 / 5,967
Health Science
250 / 5,565
Computer Vision
244 / 9,283
Journalism and Digital Media
240 / 3,224
Organic Chemistry
231 / 9,475
Agricultural Science
229 / 17,529

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 7 13
1992 9 11
1993 7 21
1994 10 31
1995 82 44
1996 145 102
1997 188 245
1998 225 538
1999 234 827
2000 355 1419
2001 384 1963
2002 342 2731
2003 397 4013
2004 453 5175
2005 530 6925
2006 561 9236
2007 567 11604
2008 665 14926
2009 715 18418
2010 845 21406
2011 858 25622
2012 886 30763
2013 1061 36145
2014 1099 42650
2015 1160 45341
2016 1181 46758
2017 1203 51639
2018 1168 51466
2019 1321 60904
2020 1583 72381
2021 1753 83162
Academic rankings


The tuition table for Hong Kong Baptist University gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Program Tuition Cost (HKD)
Undergraduate 120,000 - 140,000
Postgraduate 90,000 - 160,000
Doctoral 120,000 - 160,000

All costs are in Hong Kong Dollars (HKD).

Hong Kong Baptist University has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by Hong Kong Baptist University.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes Yes
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business Yes Yes Yes
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics Yes Yes Yes
Engineering No No No
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes Yes
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine No No No
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology Yes Yes Yes
Bachelor's Degree Honours Accountancy, Advertising and Publicity, Arts and Humanities, Biology, Biomedicine, Business Administration, Chemistry, Chinese, Communication Arts, Computer Science, Economics, English, Environmental Studies, Film, Finance, French Studies, Geography (Human), Germanic Studies, History, Human Resources, International Studies, Journalism, Literature, Marketing, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Media Studies, Multimedia, Music, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Physical Education, Public Relations, Religion, Social Sciences, Social Work, Sociology, Statistics, Traditional Eastern Medicine, Translation and Interpretation, Visual Arts, Writing
Master's Degree Accountancy, Asian Studies, Business Administration, Chemistry, Chinese, Communication Arts, Comparative Literature, Economics, Education, Film, Finance, Health Administration, Human Resources, Information Technology, Journalism, Leisure Studies, Literature, Marketing, Media Studies, Modern Languages, Multimedia, Music, Pharmacy, Public Administration, Public Health, Radio and Television Broadcasting, Social Sciences, Social Work, Sports, Traditional Eastern Medicine, Translation and Interpretation, Visual Arts, Vocational Counselling
Doctor's Degree Accountancy, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Business Administration, Chemistry, Chinese, Communication Arts, Computer Science, Economics, Education, English, Film, Finance, Journalism, Literature, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Philosophy, Physics, Religious Studies, Translation and Interpretation

Hong Kong Baptist University alumni

  1. Agnes Chow

    Agnes Chow
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    1996-.. (age 27)
    political activiststudentpoliticiantelevision producer

    Agnes Chow Ting is a Hong Kong politician and social activist. She is a former member of the Standing Committee of Demosistō and former spokesperson of Scholarism. Her candidacy for the 2018 Hong Kong Island by-election, supported by the pro-democracy camp, was blocked by authorities, due to her party's advocacy of self-determination for Hong Kong.

  2. Priscilla Wong

    Priscilla Wong
    Born in
    China Flag China
    1981-.. (age 42)

    Priscilla Wong Tsui-yu is a Hong Kong actress and television host. Wong made her debut in 2003, anchoring i-Cable entertainment news program before signing with TVB in 2012 as an actress.

  3. Moon Lau

    Moon Lau
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    1989-.. (age 34)

    Moon Lau Pui-yuet is a Hong Kong actress under Television Broadcasts Limited (TVB) management. She also holds the second runner-up title of the 2013 Miss Hong Kong Pageant.

  4. Priscilla Chan

    Priscilla Chan
    Born in
    China Flag China
    1965-.. (age 58)
    recording artistsinger

    Priscilla Chan Wai-han is a Hong Kong-based veteran pop singer who focuses on the genre of Cantopop. She is renowned for her contralto singing voice, and her maturely clear, technically skilled and emotion-rich vocals.

All 27 notable alumni

Hong Kong Baptist University faculties and divisions

Academy : Sinology (Jao Tsung-I) Asian Studies
Academy : Visual Arts Visual Arts
Centre : Advanced Luminescence Materials Materials Engineering
Centre : Advancement of English for Professionals English
Centre : Advancement of Social Sciences Research Social Sciences
Centre : Applied Ethics Ethics
Centre : Child Development Child Care and Development
Centre : China Urban and Regional Studies Regional Studies, Urban Studies
Centre : European Documentation European Studies
Centre : Geo-Computation Studies Geophysics
Centre : High Performance Cluster Computing Centre Computer Engineering
Centre : Hong Kong Chinese Medicine Authentication Traditional Eastern Medicine
Centre : Hong Kong Energy Studies Energy Engineering
Centre : Human Resources Strategy and Development Human Resources
Centre : Mathematical Imaging and Vision Mathematics and Computer Science
Centre : Non-linear Studies Physics
Centre : Nonlinear and Complex Systems (Beijing-Hong Kong-Singapore Joint Centre) Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics
Centre : Olympic Studies Sports Management
Centre : Quantitative Systems Biology Biology
Centre : Science Consultancy Services Computer Science, Mathematics, Natural Sciences
Centre : Sino-Christian Studies Chinese, Christian Religious Studies
Centre : Translation Translation and Interpretation
Department/Division : Research and Development Division - School of Chinese Medicine Traditional Eastern Medicine
Faculty : Arts Arts and Humanities, Chinese, English, Music, Philosophy, Religion, Translation and Interpretation
Faculty : Science Applied Mathematics, Applied Physics, Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Environmental Studies, Information Technology, Mathematics, Operations Research, Physics, Statistics
Faculty : Social Sciences Economics, Education, European Studies, Geography, Geography (Human), Government, History, International Studies, Leisure Studies, Parks and Recreation, Physical Education, Social Sciences, Social Work, Sociology, South Asian Studies
Institute : Advancement of Chinese Medicine Traditional Eastern Medicine
Institute : Advancing Translational Medicine in Bone & Joint Diseases Rheumatology
Institute : Business Development (Wing Lung Bank Institute) Business and Commerce
Institute : Computational Mathematics Mathematics and Computer Science
Institute : Contemporary China Studies Asian Studies
Institute : East-West Studies (David C. Lam) Cultural Studies
Institute : Environmental Sciences (Croucher Institute) Environmental Studies
Institute : Environmental Sciences (HKBU - RCEES Joint Institute) Environmental Studies
Institute : Journalism and Society Journalism, Social Studies
Institute : Sino-Humanitas (Mr. Simon Suen and Mrs. Mary Suen ) Asian Studies
Laboratory : Chemical Testing Services/Advanced Instrumentation Laboratory Chemistry
Laboratory : Surface Analysis and Material Characterization Materials Engineering
Research Division : Advancement of Social Sciences Research Social Sciences
Research Division : Applied Mathematics (Peking University-HKBU Joint Research Institute) Applied Mathematics
Research Division : Cancer and Inflammation Research (Shum Yiu Foon Shum Bik Chuen Memorial Centre) Oncology
Research Division : Chinese Businesses Case Research Business Administration
Research Division : Comparative Governance and Policy Research Government
Research Division : Media and Communication Research Communication Studies, Media Studies
Research Division : Modern History Research History, Modern History
Research Division : Pearl River Delta Environment (Sino-Forest Applied Research Centre) Environmental Studies
Research Division : Physical Recreation and Wellness Research (Dr Stephen Hui) Parks and Recreation
Research Division : Statistics Research and Consultancy Statistics
Research Division : Surface Analysis and Research Materials Engineering
Research Division : Ubiquitous Computing Computer Science
School : Business Accountancy, Business and Commerce, E-Business/Commerce, Economics, Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Marketing
School : Chinese Medicine Biomedicine, Medicine, Pharmacy, Traditional Eastern Medicine
School : Communication Advertising and Publicity, Cinema and Television, Communication Arts, Journalism, Public Relations, Radio and Television Broadcasting
School : Continuing Education Business and Commerce, Information Technology, International and Comparative Education, Preschool Education, Teacher Training

General information

Alternative names HKBU
Founded 1956
Accreditation Education Bureau
Motto 篤信力行

Location and contacts

Address Baptist University Road Campus
Kowloon Tong
City population 7,501,000

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