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Hong Kong Baptist University

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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Founded in 1956, Hong Kong Baptist University is a publicly funded institution that has gained a reputation for the provision of whole person education delivered by an international team of scholars in a caring and supportive environment. HKBU offers a range of undergraduate programmes, taught postgraduate programmes, and research programmes leading to the award of MPhil and PhD degrees. The main campus is located in a transport hub enabling students to immerse themselves in cosmopolitan Hong Kong life. The University has state-of-the-art facilities, well-equipped laboratories and research infrastructure, world-class libraries, and well-rounded sports facilities. HKBU academic staff members come from over 25 countries and regions, and pioneering programmes such as the Pulitzer Prize Winners Workshop, the International Writers Workshop, the Consul-General-in-Residence Programme and the European Union Academic Programme, bring experts from around the world to the University. English is the medium of instruction for formal classroom teaching, except for courses that have been granted exemption Studying in Hong Kong offers a unique window into China and other Asian countries. HKBU has established partnerships with institutions in Mainland China and runs a number of collaborative projects. Tuition fees are relatively inexpensive by international standards. Scholarships are available for academically outstanding students.
This institute is rated 5 Stars based on 8 categories.
Research
Employability
Teaching
Facilities
Internationalization
Innovation
Specialist Criteria
Inclusiveness
=318
2014
281
2015
=278
2016
  • 37.90
    Overall Score
  • 35.9
    Faculty Student
  • 50.2
    Citations per Faculty
  • 99.4
    International Faculty
  • 91.4
    International Students
101-150
2014
51-100
2015
51-100
2016
  • 77
    Academic Reputation
  • 63.7
    Employer Reputation
  • 74.8
    Citations per Paper
  • 66.9
    H-index Citations
=209
2014
=181
2015
  • 62.80
    Overall Score
  • 67.9
    Academic Reputation
  • 59.9
    Employer Reputation
  • 66.2
    Citations per Paper
  • 34.1
    H-index Citations
45
2014
37
2014
51
2015
22
2015
64
2016
19
2016
Top 50 under 50 and Next 50 under 50
  • 37.90
    Overall Score
  • 1994
    Establishment Year
  • 278
    WUR Overall
45
2014
37
2014
51
2015
22
2015
64
2016
19
2016
Asian University Rankings
  • 61.80
    Overall Score
  • 52.9
    Academic Reputation
  • 37.6
    Employer Reputation
  • 58.7
    Faculty Student
  • 68.9
    Faculty Staff with PhD
  • 52.4
    Papers per Faculty
  • 98.9
    Citations per Paper
  • 100
    International Faculty
  • 99.9
    International Students
  • 60
    Inbound Exchange
  • 68.4
    Outbound Exchange
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
831
International
386

Number of students

9,291
Postgraduate 28%
Undergraduate 72%

Number of international students

2,720
Postgraduate 72%
Undergraduate 28%
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.