About CUHK

The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) — public non-profit university. It is located in Sha Tin, Hong Kong. The higher education institution is considered one of the youngest in the country, as it was founded in 1963. CUHK is an active member of Asia-Pacific Association for International Education (APAIE), Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL), Association of University Presidents of China, Eurasia-Pacific Uninet, European Association for International Education (EAIE), Institute of International Education (IIE), International Association of Universities (IAU), NAFSA Association of International Educators (NAFSA), University Mobility in Asia and the Pacific (UMAP), Worldwide Universities Network (WUN).

The university is 38 among the best institutions in the word, according to QS International Ranking. The MBA program at CUHK is one of the most prestigious. THE (Times Higher Education Ranking) places the university in 49 position among universities with the most research output.

CUHK does research in different fields of study and offers bachelor, master and doctorate programs.

Sha Tin, Hong Kong
Establishment year
International students
Female students

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Rating QS
Rating THE

CUHK tuition fees

The academic calendar at CUHK is divided into two semesters, as in many other universities in Hong Kong. For convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. One year of studying at CUHK will cost local citizens a minimum of 5,365 USD. For foreigners, the tuition fee is different — from 18,478 USD per year. The university offers scholarships and financial aid to some students. Scholarships are available to both locals and foreigners. Check the university website for up-to-date information on prices and available scholarships.

In addition to the cost of education, it is necessary to pay attention to additional costs: accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals and personal expenses.

Academic calendar
Financial Aidallowances and other types of social assistance
5,365 USD/year
18,478 USD/year
18,478 USD/year

Bachelor degree at CUHK

Before applying, you need to pass the IELTS or TOEFL exam. Upon admission, an IB diploma is accepted.

Master's degree at CUHK

When considering candidates for master's programs, the admission committee of the university pays attention to the student's academic performance during the undergraduate program. In order to enroll at CUHK for a master's program, you will have to confirm knowledge of the English language. You can do this by passing the exam — IELTS or TOEFL.

CUHK campus

The suburban campus of CUHK combines features of an urban and rural campus. It is located outside the big city, which allows you to focus on your studies. However, it is also not too far, opening up access to more types of recreation, both outdoors and in the city (theaters, museums, restaurants). Students have access to the extensive scientific library of the university. The collection of scientific papers helps them in conducting research. Student life at CUHK is filled with intercultural activities, as not only local students study here, but also students from abroad. The exchange of knowledge and experience, networking and new acquaintances — all this is an integral part of studenthood.

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What to do after graduation

After graduation, you can stay in Hong Kong for another year. You can do this by extending your student visa or applying for a job search visa. Graduates of CUHK find jobs without difficulty. One of the reasons is the good reputation of the university among employers, according to the results of the QS ranking. Look for more immigration options in our article.

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Universities related to CUHK

Universities in this city

Information is exploratory. For accurate information, refer to the official website of the school.
992The Chinese University of Hong KongHong KongShatin
18,478 USD
18,478 USD

Universities in this country

Information is exploratory. For accurate information, refer to the official website of the school.
871University of Hong KongHong KongHong Kong
18,605 USD
18,605 USD
992The Chinese University of Hong KongHong KongShatin
18,478 USD
18,478 USD
1113Hong Kong University of Science and TechnologyHong KongHong Kong
17,841 USD
5,365 USD
1184City University of Hong KongHong KongKowloon
15,292 USD
15,292 USD
2045Hong Kong Polytechnic UniversityHong KongKowloon
15,292 USD
15,292 USD