The Hong Kong Polytechnic University : Rankings, Fees & Courses Details | Top Universities
Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong, HK, Hong Kong Hong Kong SAR China
    • QS World University Rankings
      66
    • StatusPublic
    • Research OutputVery High
    • Student/Faculty Ratio7
    • ScholarshipsYes
    • International Students5,774
    • SizeL
    • Total Faculty2,822

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    + 112 others shortlisted this university

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    With over 80 years of proud tradition and ranking among the world’s top 100 institutions, PolyU aspires to be a leading university with world-class research and education.

    We are in the era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. As a university with a strong focus on science, engineering and technology, PolyU responds to the challenges and opportunities brought about by the Fourth Industrial Revolution which is characterised by emerging technologies such as AI, data science, robotics, new materials, additive manufacturing and biotechnology.

    Our researchers uncover knowledge and transform research excellence into impactful innovation. Through our interdisciplinary efforts, we are solving pressing global problems and contributing to a better world. As a university with a strong emphasis on societal impact, we also develop innovations and technologies related to housing, health care, smart cities, the environment and energy in order to address major societal challenges.

    PolyU's education nurtures future-ready global leaders by implementing a broad-based curriculum for holistic academic development. The professional education model of PolyU adopts a unique experiential learning approach which comprises of Work-Integrated Education, Service-LearningOverseas Exchange Opportunities and Leadership Programmes.

    As part of our commitment to offering lifelong learning opportunities globally, we use different formats including videos, quizzes, presentations, case studies, discussion forums, live events, knowledge check and exams to conduct our programmes. This proved to be a successful and effective strategy to broaden the form of our teaching offerings for reaching out to global life-long learners as well as embracing the needs and challenges in the 21st century.

    Situated in the heart of the city, PolyU’s campus features state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities, as well as a wide range of innovative undergraduatepostgraduate and PhD degree programs across eight faculties and schools: Applied Science and Textiles, Business, Construction and Environment, Engineering, Health and Social Sciences, Humanities, Design, and Hotel and Tourism Management. 

    About

    With over 80 years of proud tradition and ranking among the world’s top 100 institutions, PolyU aspires to be a leading university with world-class research and education.

    We are in the era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. As a university with a strong focus on science, engineering and technology, PolyU responds to the challenges and opportunities brought about by the Fourth Industrial Revolution which is characterised by emerging technologies such as AI, data science, robotics, new materials, additive manufacturing and biotechnology.

    Our researchers uncover knowledge and transform research excellence into impactful innovation. Through our interdisciplinary efforts, we are solving pressing global problems and contributing to a better world. As a university with a strong emphasis on societal impact, we also develop innovations and technologies related to housing, health care, smart cities, the environment and energy in order to address major societal challenges.

    PolyU's education nurtures future-ready global leaders by implementing a broad-based curriculum for holistic academic development. The professional education model of PolyU adopts a unique experiential learning approach which comprises of Work-Integrated Education, Service-LearningOverseas Exchange Opportunities and Leadership Programmes.

    As part of our commitment to offering lifelong learning opportunities globally, we use different formats including videos, quizzes, presentations, case studies, discussion forums, live events, knowledge check and exams to conduct our programmes. This proved to be a successful and effective strategy to broaden the form of our teaching offerings for reaching out to global life-long learners as well as embracing the needs and challenges in the 21st century.

    Situated in the heart of the city, PolyU’s campus features state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities, as well as a wide range of innovative undergraduatepostgraduate and PhD degree programs across eight faculties and schools: Applied Science and Textiles, Business, Construction and Environment, Engineering, Health and Social Sciences, Humanities, Design, and Hotel and Tourism Management. 

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    University highlights

    The Hong Kong Polytechnic University is one of the top Public universities in Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR China. It is ranked #66 in QS Global World Rankings 2022.

    QS World University Rankings

    • 2012
      #159
    • 2014
      #161
    • 2015
      #=162
    • 2016
      #116
    • 2017
      #111
    • 2018
      #=95
    • 2019
      #106
    • 2020
      #91
    • 2021
      #75
    • 2022
      #66

    Ranking criteria

    69.1
    Overall
    67.1
    Academic Reputation
    63.8
    Citations per Faculty
    42.9
    Employer Reputation
    79.2
    Faculty Student Ratio
    100
    International Faculty Ratio
    81.3
    International Students Ratio

    Student & Staff

    Total students
    20,387

    29%
    71%

    International students
    5,774

    64%
    36%

    Total faculty staff
    2,822

    1628
    1194

    Total students
    20,387

    29%
    71%

    International students
    5,774

    64%
    36%

    Total faculty staff
    2,822

    1194
    1628

    Scholarships

    Yes
    The Scholarships above offer some form of financial aid to prospective students. Please always check the specific requirements and restrictions on scholarship availability.
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