Hong Kong Polytechnic University: Statistics

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#279 of 14,131 In the World
#31 of 5,830 In Asia
#14 of 960 In China
#3 of 11 In Hong Kong
#1 of 1,025 For Construction Management
Top10 For 15 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
2%
Enrollment
27,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Languages
Chinese;English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate2%
Admissions RequirementsLocal Student, Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE); Non local student, an academic level equivalent to GCE A level standard, or International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma
Academic CalendarSeptember to June (September - January; January-June). Also Summer Term, June to August
Enrollment27,500
Full time employee3,250
Student:staff ratio8:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
67,052
Citations
1,941,139

Hong Kong Polytechnic University majors

by publication & citation count

Engineering
26,668 / 726,598
Chemistry
15,513 / 507,438
Physics
14,958 / 403,073
Materials Science
12,746 / 360,609
Computer Science
10,229 / 293,883
Business
9,655 / 445,424
Medicine
8,746 / 220,257
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
6,084 / 169,157
Environmental Science
5,089 / 192,613
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
4,650 / 135,307
Biology
4,180 / 168,527
Psychology
4,163 / 142,706
Mathematics
3,942 / 130,050
Economics
3,068 / 96,518
Structural Engineering
2,238 / 67,889
Marketing
2,129 / 170,634
Optical Engineering
2,112 / 39,459
Hospitality and Hotel Management
1,989 / 112,611
Automation and Control engineering
1,941 / 45,806
Physical Therapy
1,815 / 48,173
Chemical Engineering
1,685 / 58,395
Nanotechnology
1,568 / 78,454
Art & Design
1,558 / 21,792
Computer Vision
1,447 / 49,376
Sociology
1,374 / 24,504
Environmental Management
1,049 / 52,599
Demography
1,032 / 51,859
Geography and Cartography
990 / 25,572
Social Psychology
983 / 58,336
Sports Medicine
962 / 21,935
Advertising
948 / 61,057
Electronic Engineering
941 / 18,121
Operations Research
939 / 39,200
Machine Learning
932 / 31,791
Metallurgical Engineering
929 / 31,463
Communications and Public Relations
873 / 36,100
Management Information Systems
863 / 44,475
Geology
861 / 11,260
Health Science
855 / 23,409
Political Science
849 / 16,555

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 25 151
1992 33 164
1993 87 252
1994 89 238
1995 266 391
1996 387 575
1997 652 970
1998 792 1586
1999 966 2451
2000 1338 3866
2001 1767 5886
2002 2024 8979
2003 2042 12104
2004 2319 16779
2005 2462 21883
2006 2843 29340
2007 2848 37359
2008 2740 46815
2009 3286 57987
2010 3401 69571
2011 3556 87509
2012 3370 102766
2013 3389 120686
2014 3666 138854
2015 4130 148066
2016 4222 154375
2017 4733 168708
2018 5167 181053
2019 5741 225689
2020 6669 287243
2021 7077 348112

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students $6,250$500
International students $8,750$3,750

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

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities ++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences ++++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics ++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine ++++
Engineering | IT ++++
Maths | Natural Sciences +++
Bachelor's Degree Honours Chemical Engineering
Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma Accountancy
Master's Degree Accountancy, Business Administration, Finance, Management, Transport Management
Master of Philosophy Accountancy, Applied Mathematics, Applied Physics, Arts and Humanities, Asian Religious Studies, Asian Studies, Biology, Building Technologies, Chinese, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Education, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, English, English Studies, Environmental Engineering, Fashion Design, Finance, Food Science, Foreign Languages Education, Human Resources, Industrial Engineering, Linguistics, Literature, Management, Marine Transport, Marketing, Mechanical Engineering, Medical Technology, Nanotechnology, Native Language Education, Neurology, Nursing, Operations Research, Optometry, Orthopaedics, Philosophy, Physics, Public Administration, Radiology, Real Estate, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Surveying and Mapping, Systems Analysis, Textile Design, Translation and Interpretation, Transport Management
Doctor's Degree Accountancy, Applied Mathematics, Applied Physics, Arts and Humanities, Asian Studies, Biology, Building Technologies, Business Administration, Chinese, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Design, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, English, English Studies, Environmental Engineering, Fashion Design, Finance, Health Sciences, Hotel Management, Human Resources, Industrial Engineering, Information Technology, Linguistics, Literature, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Medical Technology, Nautical Science, Nursing, Operations Research, Optometry, Psychology, Real Estate, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Robotics, Social Sciences, Social Work, Surveying and Mapping, Textile Technology, Tourism, Translation and Interpretation

Hong Kong Polytechnic University alumni

  1. Wong Kar-wai

    Wong Kar-wai
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1958-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    film directorscreenwriterfilm producer
    Biography

    Wong Kar-wai is a Hong Kong film director, screenwriter, and producer. His films are characterised by nonlinear narratives, atmospheric music, and vivid cinematography involving bold, saturated colours. A pivotal figure of Hong Kong cinema, Wong is considered a contemporary auteur, and ranks third on Sight & Sound's 2002 poll of the greatest filmmakers of modern times. His films frequently appear on best-of lists domestically and internationally.

  2. Tony Leung Ka-fai

    Tony Leung Ka-fai
    Years
    1958-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actortelevision actor
    Biography

    Tony Leung Ka-fai is a Hong Kong actor who is a four-time winner of the Hong Kong Film Award for Best Actor.

  3. CY Leung

    CY Leung
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Enrolled in Hong Kong Polytechnic University
    1971-1974 studied surveying
    Occupations
    chartered surveyorpoliticianjustice of the peace
    Biography

    Leung Chun-ying, also known as CY Leung, is a Chinese politician and chartered surveyor, who has served as vice-chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference since March 2017. He was previously the third Chief Executive of Hong Kong between 2012 and 2017.

  4. Gigi Leung

    Gigi Leung
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    singeractorsongwritermodelrecording artist
    Biography

    Gigi Leung Wing-kei is a Hong Kong singer and actress.

General info

Alternative names PolyU
香港理工大學
Founded 1937
Accreditation Education Bureau
Motto To learn and to apply, for the benefit of mankind
Academic structure Faculty of Applied Science and Textiles
Faculty of Business
Faculty of Construction and Environment
Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Health and Social Sciences
Faculty of Humanities
School of Design
School of Hotel and Tourism Management
Affiliations and memberships Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
International Strategic Technology Alliance (ISTA)

Location and Contacts

Address Hung Hom
Hong Kong
China
City population 7,501,000
Phone +852 2766 5111
Fax +852 2764 3374

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