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University and Further Education in Hong Kong: List of Universities

Want to further your education? Find out about all the universities in Hong Kong here...

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17 February 2014

Last updated on 25 July 2019
Clarice Awa at ExpatWoman
by Clarice Awa
University and Further Education in Hong Kong: List of Universities

Explore all the universities that Hong Kong has to offer

If you're keen on building your academic career with an exposure to both Western and Eastern cultures, especially that of China's, in a bustling hub that's globally connected... look no further because we've compiled all the higher education options available in Hong Kong.

Hong Kong houses some of the best universities that are ranked top 50 globally, including educational institutions ranked 3rd and 5th in the whole of Asia (2018). Students can choose from a variety of universities with a mix of different local and international curriculums that are universally recognised.

The cosmopolitan cities are full of modern skyscrapers that look as though they sprung from the green countryside.

If you're worried about a language barrier, don't worry! Hong Kong has both Chinese and English as their official languages, and the majority of the universities teach their courses in English. The added bonus of living and studying in the country is that you have many opportunities to build and brush up on your Chinese language skills with the classes on offer and when you make new friends.

The HKSAR Government and other organisations also offer scholarships to high-performing students, both local and expats.

Whether you've never lived in Hong Kong before or you've been there all your life, studying university in the country will expose you to character-building challenges and experiences - which is the best part about it. Check out our compilation of all the universities in Hong Kong.

UGC Funded (University Grants Committee)

UGC funded universities in Hong Kong are educational institutions that are funded by the public sector, and operate under the University Grants Committee (UGC). UGC is a committee responsible for advising the Hong Kong government on the strategic development of universities in the country, as well as the schools' funding. Hong Kong has 8 UGC funded universities:

1. City University of Hong Kong (CityU)

City University of Hong Kong, or CityU, is a research-based, polytechnic university with five colleges and four schools: College of Engineering, College of Business, College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, College of Science, Jockey Club College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences. Then there's the School of Creative Media, School of Law., School of Data Science, and the School of Energy and Environment.

Location: Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR
Tel: (852) 3442 7654
Email: [email protected]
www.cityu.edu.hk

2. Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU)

A university with a strong Christian heritage as its foundation, HKBU has three schools and three faculties: School of Business, School of Communication, School of Continuing Education, Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Science, and Faculty of Social Sciences.

Location: Kowloon Tong, Kowloon
Tel: (852) 3411 7400
Fax: (852) 2338 7644
buwww.hkbu.edu.hk/eng/main/index.jsp

3. Lingnan University (LingU)

Lingnan University is one of the oldest public universities in Hong Kong. The institution has three faculties and 16 departments focusing on a range of subjects in commerce, social sciences, and humanities. 80% of students who study at LingU typically spend at least one exchange program abroad.

Location: 8 Castle Peak Road, Tuen Mun, New Territories
Tel: (852) 2616-8888
Fax: (852) 2463-8363
www.LN.edu.hk

University and Further Education in Hong Kong: List of Universities

Pictured: City University of Hong Kong

4. Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)

Not be confused with City University of Hong Kong (also can be abbreviated to CUHK), the Chinese University of Hong Kong is one of the region's oldest universities. The university has nine colleges and eight faculties.

Location: Shatin, NT, Hong Kong SAR, The People's Republic of China
Tel: (852) 3943 7000 / 3943 6000
Fax: (852) 2603 5544

5. Education University of Hong Kong (EdUHK)

Orginally founded as the Hong Kong Institute of Education, the newly named Education University of Hong Kong is ranked 2nd in Asia and 9th in the world. EdUHK has four faculties and academic research centres: Faculty of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Faculty of Education and Human Development, Faculty of Humanities, the Graduate School, Academy of Hong Kong Studies (AHKS), Assessment Research Centre (ARC), Centre for Governance and Citizenship (CGC), and the Joseph Lau Luen Hung Charitable Trust Asia Pacific Centre for Leadership and Change (APCLC).

Location: 10 Lo Ping Road, Tai Po, New Territories, Hong Kong
Tel: (852) 2948 8888
Fax: (852) 2948 6000
Email: [email protected]
https://www.eduhk.hk/main/

6. Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)

PolyU offers over 200 undergraduate, postgraduate, and sub-degree programmes. The university was ranked 7th in the world, 6th in Asia, and 5th in Hong Kong. There are eight faculties and schools, including the Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Construction and Environment, School of Hotel and Tourism Management, and Faculty of Health and Social Sciences.

Location: Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Tel: (852) 2766 5111
Email: [email protected]
www.polyu.edu.hk

University and Further Education in Hong Kong: List of Universities

7. Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)

Ranked 7th in Asia, top 40 in the world, and for two consecutive years it was ranked number 1 in Asia. HKUST is made up of four schools offering courses in commerce, science, engineering, humanities and social sciences. The university is large, occupying a 60-hectare site in the northern part of Hong Kong.

Location: Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Tel: +852 2358 8888
Email: [email protected]
www.ust.hk

8. University of Hong Kong (HKU)

Originally established as the Hong Kong College of Medicine for Chinese in 1887, HKU is the oldest tertiary institution in Hong Kong. As expected with its long history in medicine and the sciences, the university ranks highly in programs for biomedicine, sciences, and dentistry. Students can also select courses in education, humanities, law, economics, commerce, linguistics, political and social sciences.

Location: Pokfulam, Hong Kong
Tel: (852) 2859 2111
Fax: (852) 2858 2549
www.hku.hk

Self-Funded Institutions

These are universities that are self-funded, wherein the student receives financial help from themselves, family, or friends. There are 12 self-funded universities in Hong Kong that are a mix of public and private schools, offering courses in English and Chinese.

Caritas Institute of Higher Education

The Caritas Institute of Higher Education is Catholic-focused and has two campuses in Hong Kong - one in Tseung Kwan O and the other in Kowloon. The private institute offers Bachelor's degrees in commerce, social science, languages and linguistics, and liberal studies.

Location: Tseung Kwan O Campus (TKO)
18 Chui Ling Road, Tseung Kwan O (Tiu Keng Leng MTR Station), New Territories
MTR Exit B, Tiu Keng Leng Station

Location: Oxford Road Campus (OR)
1D Oxford Road, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon

Tel: 3653 6600(TKO) / 3572 0833(OR)
Fax: 3653 6798(TKO) / 2794 4987(OR)
Email: [email protected]
www.cfhc.caritas.edu.hk

Centennial College

Located in Waterfall Bay, Centennial College offers 4-year bachelor degree programs arts, accounting, and social sciences.

Location: Pokfulam, Hong Kong
Tel: +852 3762 6200

University and Further Education in Hong Kong: List of Universities

Chu Hai College of Higher Education

Best known for its journalism and Chinese history programs.

Location: Yi Lok Street, Riviera Gardens, Tsuen Wan, NT, Hong Kong
Tel: (852) 2408 9928 (General)
Email: [email protected]
www.chuhai.edu.hk

Gratia Christian College

The college offers three bachelor's degree courses in social work, business, and psychology.

Location: 5 Wai Chi St, Shek Kip Mei, Hong Kong
Tel: +852 5804 4140
http://www.gcc.edu.hk/

Hang Seng University of Hong Kong

The university consists of five schools: School of Business, School of Communication, School of Decision Sciences (IT and logistics), School of Humanities and Social Science, and the School of Translation.

Location: Hang Shin Link, Siu Lek Yuen, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong
Tel: (852) 2647 5151
Fax: (852) 2632 5092
Email: [email protected]
www.hsmc.edu.hk

Hong Kong Nang Yan College of Higher Education

A variety of pf higher diplomas are available, including nursing, health management, social work, and commerce.

Location: 325-329 Lai Chi Kok Rd, Sham Shui Po
http://www.ny.edu.hk/web/eng/home.html

University and Further Education in Hong Kong: List of Universities

The Open University of Hong Kong

Location: Ho Man Tin Campus
30 Good Shepherd Street, Homantin, Kowloon
Tel: (852-2711-2100)
Fax: (852-2715-0760)
Email: [email protected]
www.ouhk.edu.hk

Hong Kong Shue Yan University

Location: 10 Wai Tsui Crescent, Braemar Hill Road, North Poin
Tel: 25707110
Fax 28068044
Email: [email protected]
www.hksyu.edu

Hong Kong Shue Yan University

Location: 10 Wai Tsui Crescent, Braemar Hill Road, North Poin
Tel: 25707110
Fax 28068044
Email: [email protected]
www.hksyu.edu

Chu Hai College of Higher Education

Location: Yi Lok Street, Riviera Gardens, Tsuen Wan, NT, Hong Kong
Tel: (852) 2408 9928 (General)
Email [email protected]
www.chuhai.edu.hk

University and Further Education in Hong Kong: List of Universities

Hang Seng Management College

Location: Hang Shin Link, Siu Lek Yuen, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong
Tel: (852) 2647 5151
Fax: (852) 2632 5092
Email: [email protected]
www.hsmc.edu.hk

Tung Wah College

Location: King’s Park Campus:
31 Wylie Road, Homantin, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Location: Mongkok Campus:
90A & 98, Shantung Street, Mongkok, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Tel: (852) 3190 6678
Email: [email protected]
www.twc.edu.hk

Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong

Location: 20A, Tsing Yi Road Tsing Yi Island New Territories
Tel: 2176-1456
Fax: 2176-1550
Email: [email protected]
www.thei.edu.hk

The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
Location: 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Tel: +852 2584 8500
Fax: (852) 2802 4732
www.hkapa.edu