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The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)

Shatin, New Territories View map
#49
4K-6K
Public
Very High
17,705
2,300
5,551

Overview

At CUHK, a wide range of academic programmes leading to the bachelor’s degree are organized in its eight Faculties, including Arts, Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Law, Medicine, Science, and Social Science. CUHK offers 80 major and 74 minor programmes through 67 academic units in the framework of a basically four-year undergraduate curriculum.

CUHK’s students are hailed locally from Hong Kong and non-locally from China and over 50 countries in the rest of the world.  The international mix of the student body is further enhanced by the presence of exchange students from CUHK’s  partner institutions around the world, making the campus a culturally diverse environment.

Unique College System

CUHK is the only university in Hong Kong that offers a collegiate system. The nine Colleges of CUHK offer a plethora of non-formal learning opportunities to complement the formal curricula, nurturing students’ interpersonal skills and cultural sensitivity and building up their confidence and sense of social responsibility. 

Strong General Education

General education is an integral part of the Chinese University’s undergraduate experience.  CUHK students receive the benefits of a generalist education and gain specialist knowledge and skills in their chosen major fields.  The success of its general education programme did not get unnoticed. It received the Exemplary Program Award for Improving General Education from the Association for General and Liberal Studies (AGLS) in 2015.

Reputable Teaching and Learning

The quality of teaching and learning at CUHK is reputable, receiving high commendations in the two rounds of quality audit carried out by the University Grants Committee (UGC), the funding authority in Hong Kong, in 2008 and 2015.

Our Graduates and Alumni

A good number of CUHK graduates pursuing further studies are accepted by prestigious overseas institutions of their choice.  The graduating class find themselves much welcome by local employers and multinational companies and 80% of them are able to secure employment within the first year of their graduation. CUHK graduates are consistently highly rated in government and private employer surveys.

A network of over 200,000 CUHK alumni reaches into all professions and sectors—financial, IT, entrepreneurial, education, civil service, to name but a few.  The alumni are an unfailing resource for current students, providing mentorship opportunities, career guidance and even early career launch.

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University Highlights

Total students - 17,705

14%
86%

International students - 5,551

72%
28%

Total faculty staff - 2,300

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Total students - 17,705

14%
86%

International students - 5,551

72%
28%

Total faculty staff - 2,300

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1151

Undergraduate Program

4,000 - 6,000
18,000 - 20,000

Postgraduate Program

4,000 - 6,000
10,000 - 12,000
The fees above are an indicative annual course fee in US dollars. Please note that course fees will vary. Always check the exact cost of the program and bear in mind likely additional expenses.
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