City University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong

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THE World Ranking: 119

City University of Hong Kong is ranked 11th in Asia, 104th in the world and offers professional education that prepares its students for challenges

  • Ranked 4th in the 50 under 50 Universities List
  • Established in 1984 has 3 colleges and 4 schools
  • Excellent selection of degree programmes
  • More than 20,000 students from around the world
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City University at a Glance

City University of Hong Kong (CityU) offers professional education that prepares its students for the challenges and exciting opportunities opening up in Hong Kong, the Asia-Pacific region and throughout the world in business, science and engineering, energy and environment, law, creative media and social sciences. Through its extensive links with relevant industries, CityU provides real-life opportunities for students to work with and learn from professionals in the workplace, from bachelor degrees and postgraduate studies to associate degrees and continuing education.

A leading global university

  • According to the latest Quacquarelli Symonds ranking, CityU is 11th in Asia, 108th in the world, and 5th in the world’s top 50 universities under 50 years of age
  • Ranked No.3 in the greater China area in Engineering / Technology and Computer Sciences in the 2014 ARWU by Shanghai Jiao Tong University. 

  • Ranked 2nd in Asia Pacific region in The UTD Top 100 Business Schools Research Rankings by the University of Texas at Dallas.
  • School of Creative Media was the first of such in Asia to bridge the boundaries between art and science and integrate traditional and new media.

Global Focus, International Standards

  • With over 500 exchange and collaborative programmes, CityU aims to provide at least 50% of our students with overseas and internship opportunities.
  • Home to pre-eminent scholars, including 9 academicians of prestigious national and international academies.
  • An international team of faculty with nearly 70% of our professors recruited from overseas.
  • The medium of instruction is English.
  • A culturally rich and harmonious campus with over 20,000 students from Hong Kong, mainland China and more than 30 countries and regions.

Discovery-Enriched Curriculum (DEC)

  • Goal of giving all students the opportunity to make an original discovery while at CityU. 
  • Broaden intellectual horizons through interdisciplinary Gateway Education (GE) courses.
  • Integrate research and discovery into curriculum to support innovation.

Why Hong Kong?

Colleges and Schools

Research and Collaboration

Discovery-enriched Curriculum

Life @ CityU

Admission and Scholarships

English score required

Minimum IELTS score

Postgraduate

6.5

Undergraduate

6.5

Minimum TOEFL IBT

Postgraduate

79

Undergraduate

79

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Key facts and figures at City University of Hong Kong

Rankings

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2017-2018
Source: THE

119

OVERALL SCORE

58.6%

TEACHING

40.8%

INTERNATIONAL OUTLOOK

84.4%

INDUSTRY INCOME

65.9%

RESEARCH

48.6%

CITATIONS

79.4%
QS World University Rankings 2017-2018
Source: QS

49

Academic Ranking of World Universities 2017
Source: ARWU

201

Student life in numbers

COSTS PER YEAR*
LIVING COSTS

HK$78,000

CAMPUS ACCOMMODATION

HK$24,000

AVERAGE TUITION FEE PER YEAR*

UNDERGRADUATE

HK$120,000

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

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