The University of Hong Kong Rankings

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In the World#126 of 14178
In Asia#6 of 5833
In China#3 of 960
In Hong Kong#1 of 11
In Business#59 of 6,665

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
10%
Enrollment
22,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Website
hku.hk
Languages
English;Chinese

Publications & Citations

Publications
97,027
Citations
3,398,898

The University of Hong Kong majors

by publication count

Medicine
21,035
Biology
11,281
Computer science
9,732
Psychology
7,358
Chemistry
7,201
Materials science
7,076
Mathematics
5,521
Engineering
3,889
Physics
3,408
Business
2,604
Political science
2,396
Economics
2,388
Sociology
2,261
Geology
2,109
Geography
1,453
Environmental science
1,313
History
474
Philosophy
287
Art
235

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
History487,800
Engineering61122,428
Geology67113,281
Geography6947,784
Business9574,276
Mathematics116146,530
Medicine117777,143
Economics11790,442
Computer science120213,750
Materials science156198,214
Psychology158234,934
Political science16017,530
Biology170659,255
Sociology17738,655
Chemistry221251,399
Environmental science22141,493
Philosophy2421,638
Physics341102,622
Art478386

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19905132997
19915093426
19925174069
19935814451
19946355295
19958196014
19969507017
199711598426
1998128910691
1999148212698
2000179316804
2001190321250
2002195327422
2003227737420
2004256549783
2005265259778
2006287973059
2007284886210
20083072102364
20093269118250
20103694132664
20113838154250
20123933177018
20134271201723
20144518222381
20154942234634
20165246231690
20175798247094
20185603228725
20196348273176
20206971363957

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate10%
Admissions RequirementsHong Kong Certificate of Education (HKCEE) or equivalent, and Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination (HKALE) or equivalent, or other qualifications as equivalent
Academic CalendarSeptember to June
Enrollment22,500
Full time employee2,250
Student:staff ratio10:1

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students$6,250$6,250
International students$11,250$11,250

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

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities+++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences+++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics+++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine+++
Engineering | IT+++
Maths | Natural Sciences+++
Bachelor's DegreeArchitecture, Architecture and Planning, Arts and Humanities, Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Law, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences
Master's DegreeAccountancy, Acupuncture, Architectural and Environmental Design, Architectural Restoration, Architecture, Asian Religious Studies, Business Administration, Chinese, Civil Engineering, Clinical Psychology, Computer Science, Criminology, Dentistry, Development Studies, E- Business/Commerce, Economics, Education, Educational Psychology, Electrical Engineering, Energy Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Management, Finance, Food Science, Gerontology, Industrial Engineering, Information Management, International Studies, Journalism, Landscape Architecture, Law, Library Science, Linguistics, Medicine, Nursing, Orthodontics, Pharmacy, Psychology, Public Administration, Public Health, Real Estate, Social Sciences, Social Work, Town Planning, Transport and Communications, Writing
Master of PhilosophyArchitecture, Arts and Humanities, Business Administration, Dentistry, Education, Engineering, Law, Medicine, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences
Doctor's DegreeArchitecture, Arts and Humanities, Business Administration, Dentistry, Education, Engineering, Medicine, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences

General info

Alternative namesHKU
香港大學
Founded1911
WikipediaUniversity of Hong Kong
AccreditationEducation Bureau
MottoSapientia et Virtus
Wisdom and Virtue
Academic structureFaculty of Architecture
Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Business and Economics
Faculty of Dentistry
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Law
Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine
Faculty of Science
Faculty of Social Sciences
Graduate School
Affiliations and membershipsAssociation of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU)
Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
Universitas 21 (U21)

Location and Contacts

AddressPok Fu Lam Road
Hong Kong
China
City population7,501,000
Phone+852 2859 2111
Fax+852 2858 2549

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