• #40 QS Global World Ranking
  • PublicStatus
  • Very HighResearch Output
  • 9,581Total Students
  • 1,176Faculty
  • 3,041Int'l Students

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HKUST takes pride in offering what considered to be a “student-centered” education. The curriculum has been developed to give students the best education possible, both in terms of broadly educating the whole person and providing students with the specific skills and knowledge they need to succeed in pursuing their inspiration. The four pillars of our educational platform that accomplish these goals are: flexible based admission, a four-year curriculum, Common Core Education, and personal academic advisor scheme.

For more information, please visit HKUST Undergraduate Admissions at https://join.ust.hk/.

About

HKUST takes pride in offering what considered to be a “student-centered” education. The curriculum has been developed to give students the best education possible, both in terms of broadly educating the whole person and providing students with the specific skills and knowledge they need to succeed in pursuing their inspiration. The four pillars of our educational platform that accomplish these goals are: flexible based admission, a four-year curriculum, Common Core Education, and personal academic advisor scheme.

For more information, please visit HKUST Undergraduate Admissions at https://join.ust.hk/.

Available programs

University highlights

QS World University Ranking

  • 2012
    #33
  • 2014
    #34
  • 2015
    #40
  • 2016
    #28
  • 2017
    #36
  • 2018
    #30
  • 2019
    #37
  • 2020
    #32
  • 2021
    #=27
  • 2022
    #34
  • 2023
    #40

Ranking criteria

79.8
Overall
82
Academic Reputation
50.1
Employer Reputation
62.6
Faculty Student Ratio
98.6
Citations per Faculty
100
International Faculty Ratio
87.9
International Students Ratio
56.2
International Research Network
91.2
Employment Outcomes

Student & Staff

Total students
9,581

18%
82%

International students
3,041

48%
52%

Total faculty staff
1,176

928
248

Total students
9,581

18%
82%

International students
3,041

48%
52%

Total faculty staff
1,176

248
928
QS Stars is a rating system that helps you select the right university based on your interests. It provides a detailed look at an institution, identifying which universities rate highest in the specific topics that matter to you, like facilities, graduate employability, social responsibility, inclusiveness, and more.

Campus locations

Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong, HK,

Clear Water Bay , Kowloon , Hong Kong SAR China ,

English language requirements