The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology is an international research university. Founded in 1991, HKUST promotes interdisciplinary studies, dedicated to educating well-rounded students to acquire a strong entrepreneurial spirit and innovative thinking – the necessary foundation and skills for the changing world.
- 644 faculty members
- Local-Hong Kong students: 9,630
- Non-local students: 3,826
Accreditations and Recognition
Global EMBA Ranking (for the School’s Kellogg-HKUST EMBA Program) in Financial Times EMBA Rankings 2009-2013
Global MBA Ranking (for the School’s Full-Time MBA Program) in Financial Times MBA Rankings 2014
Asia’s Top 100 Universities in Social Sciences & Management in QS Asian University Rankings 2014
World’s Top 200 Universities in Accounting & Finance (No.1 in Greater China) in QS World University Rankings by Subject 2015
World’s Top 200 Universities in Business & Management (No. 1 in Greater China) in QS World University Rankings by Subject 2015
World’s Top 200 Universities in Economics and Econometrics (No. 1 in Greater China) in QS World University Rankings by Subject 2015
Resources & Facilities
The University campus occupies a 60-hectare (150-acre) site of sweeping natural beauty on the Clear Water bay peninsula in East Kowloon, less than 30 minutes’ drive from Central Hong Kong.
Currently, the residential halls accommodate around 5,000 students.
In addition to classrooms, laboratories, and other academic facilities, there are a wide range of athletic and recreational facilities including a multi-purpose sports hall, an athletic field with all weather turf, modern running tracks, playing fields, tennis courts, squash courts, Olympic-size outdoor swimming pool, and an indoor swimming pool.