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The University of Hong Kong

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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The University of Hong Kong is the territory's oldest university, and with a history that stretches back nearly 100 years, it has grown with and helped shape the city from which it takes its name. Today, HKU, as it is fondly called, is a dynamic, comprehensive, university of world-class standing. With ten Faculties and numerous research centres, its reputation as a centre of intellectual excellence is recognised around the world. It continues to build on its strengths with innovative research and teaching, producing well-rounded graduates with outstanding leadership qualities. Background The University of Hong Kong (HKU) is Hong Kong's first and foremost tertiary institution. It served as an international university for South-East Asia in the early years of the last century, having almost as many Malayan students as Hong Kong students during some decades. Today, the University has more than 20,500 students from 80 different countries around the world, and 2,250 academic staff. World-Class Comprehensive Research University HKU has won a proud reputation as a world-class comprehensive research university. It offers internationally recognized qualifications and it is renowned for its academic and research excellence worldwide. As an English-medium university in China, HKU also offers researchers unique opportunities to bridge cultures...
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2014
30
2015
27
2016
  • 85.40
    Overall Score
  • 98.9
    Academic Reputation
  • 93.8
    Employer Reputation
  • 84
    Faculty Student
  • 47.3
    Citations per Faculty
  • 100
    International Faculty
  • 99.3
    International Students
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2015
1
2016
  • 91.50
    Overall Score
  • 80.2
    Academic Reputation
  • 97.2
    Employer Reputation
  • 96.8
    Citations per Paper
  • 95.6
    H-index Citations
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2014
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2015
  • 86.30
    Overall Score
  • 88.5
    Academic Reputation
  • 90.7
    Employer Reputation
  • 77.7
    Citations per Paper
  • 70.5
    H-index Citations
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2014
2
2015
2
2016
Asian University Rankings
  • 98.50
    Overall Score
  • 100
    Academic Reputation
  • 99.9
    Employer Reputation
  • 95.4
    Faculty Student
  • 93.4
    Faculty Staff with PhD
  • 55.3
    Papers per Faculty
  • 94.9
    Citations per Paper
  • 100
    International Faculty
  • 100
    International Students
  • 100
    Inbound Exchange
  • 100
    Outbound Exchange
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
3,054
International
2,018

Number of students

20,797
Postgraduate 35%
Undergraduate 65%

Number of international students

8,194
Postgraduate 53%
Undergraduate 47%
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.