The Hong Kong Polytechnic University or 香港理工大學 (HKPU) - public higher education institution in Hong Kong. HKPU began its academic activity in1937. It has an urban campus located in Kowloon.

University ranking. The Hong Kong Polytechnic University is 5 in Hong Kong. The university can boast a strong track record, ranking 10 in the national ranking of Hong Kong. The most popular programs of HKPU are: «Arts and Humanities», «Engineering and Technology», «Life Sciences and Medicine», «Natural Science», «Social Sciences and Management», «Mathematics», «Computer Science», «Economics & Business». HKPU is among the best in terms of education quality, proudly standing in the top 200 in the international rankings according to this criterion. The graduates of the university are viewed as valuable employees in Hong Kong thus have no issues finding jobs upon graduation.

Application process and the cost of tuition. It is important to mention that the applicants are evaluated based on the previous academic performance. Academic year of the university consists of two semesters. A year of bachelor studies will cost you around 15,315 USD. Those who wish to get their master’s degree here should be ready to spend at least 15,315 USD per year. With that in mind the university provides remarkable students with scholarships and grants. Is among the educational institutions that allow the students to enroll in online programs. Due to the fact that the tuition fees at HKPU may vary depending on the faculty, we advise you to check the official website for more accurate information.

The composition of the university. The Hong Kong Polytechnic University is classified as a large university with more than 21,000 concurrent students. Foreign citizens can also apply to the university. The ratio of foreigners is about 25%. The university employs 2200 teachers and professors. Многие преподаватели The Hong Kong Polytechnic University - иностранные специалисты. Student exchange programs is one of the draws of the university. If you wish to learn more about the university’s life you can follow them on social media: Twitter, Youtube, Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of HKPU. The university has a dedicated library. The campus dormitories that can be offered to the students upon request.
Ranking   204   5
Country Hong Kong
City Kowloon
Bachelor (citizens) Check the current price on the official website of the university
5,372 USD/year.
Bachelor (foreigners) Check the current price on the official website of the university
15,311 USD/year.
Master (foreigners) Check the current price on the official website of the university
15,311 USD/year.
Living expenses $1,198 -2,129 USD/month
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1937
Abbreviation HKPU
Teachers 2,294
Students 21,979
Foreigners 29%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on past academic records
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
To learn and to apply, for the benefit of mankind
• Education Bureau, Hong Kong SAR
• Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
• International Strategic Technology Alliance (ISTA)
World ranking 204
Country ranking 5
Academic Reputation 147
Employer Reputation 226
Quality of teaching 343
International Faculty 52
International Students 134
Citations per Faculty 156
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities 97
Engineering and Technology 45
Life Sciences and Medicine 341
Natural Science 103
Social Sciences and Management 50
Ranking in world by discipline
Mathematics 76
Computer Science 51
Economics & Business 101
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 204
QS World University Rankings 116
ARWU Academic Ranking 301
Alternative title
Russian Гонконгский политехнический университет
Arabic جامعة هونغ كونغ للفنون التطبيقية
German Polytechnische Universität Hongkong
Spanish Universidad Politécnica de Hong Kong
French Université polytechnique de Hong Kong
Japanese 香港理工大学
Korean 홍콩이공대학
Portuguese Universidade Politécnica de Hong Kong
Chinese 香港理工大学
old Hong Kong Polytechnic University
alt Hong Kong Polytechnic University
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The Hong Kong Polytechnic University - Official Description

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has a proud and illustrious history dating back to 1937. Formerly known as the Hong Kong Polytechnic, we assumed full university status in 1994. We are strategically located in Hung Hom, in the heart of Kowloon and our campus continues to grow with extensive development and rapid expansion in the last 10 years. We offer a wide range of academic programmes which directly meet industrial, commercial and community needs of the city and the region. In addition to meeting Hong Kong's manpower requirements, we also make significant contributions towards the territory's success and enhance strong partnerships by providing an expanding range of consultancy, professional training and applied research services to the public and private sectors. Our mission is to provide high quality education of an applied nature to meet the changing requirements of the world, and preparing students for the challenges they will meet in their future careers. We offer a wide range of academic programmes, many of which are among the best in Asia, and indeed the world. In addition to equipping our students with professional competency, we also encourage the development of independent thinking, good communication skills and the nurturing of a...

Description of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University has a proud and illustrious history dating back to 1937. Today, we are internationally known for our excellence in career orientated teaching, innovative research and unique programmes. With our motto, "To learn and to apply, for the benefit of mankind", we strive for offering a wide range of quality academic programmes which nurture the much-needed professionals and leaders for our society as well as supporting our academics in conducting research that has impact and practical value for the betterment of Hong Kong, the nation and the world. Our Mission is to nurture graduates who are critical thinkers, effective communicators, innovative problem solvers, lifelong learners and ethical leaders; to advance knowledge and the frontiers of technology to meet the changing needs of society; to support a University community in which all members can excel through education and scholarship

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