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    City University of Hong Kong Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

    Kowloon Tong, Hong KongLocation
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    The application for admission to any program at the City University of Hong Kong is accepted online. Candidates must satisfy the General Entrance requirement to get admission in the university. The university offers more than 50 Taught Postgraduate programs in a wide range of disciplines and more than 40 undergraduate programs

    • City University of Hong Kong accepts application online through its admission portal.
    • The medium of instruction is English, unless stated otherwise.
    • In addition to the general entrance requirement, individual programs may have specific academic requirements
    • Check the university’s website for all updates
    • International applicants from non-English speaking background must submit their English Proficiency Test scores
    • The scholarship is granted to the candidates with minimum annual CGPA 3.2 or above.
    • Applications are processed on a rolling basis


    Application Portal Online Admission Portal
    Application Fee USD 58
    Tuition (Annual) Approx. 18,000 USD
    Mode of payment Online
    Academic Calendar Semester based
    Intake Session Fall/Spring/Summer
    Financial Aid Scholarships

    City University Hong Kong Admission Deadlines

    The application deadline for international undergraduate and postgraduate admission vary. Check the application deadlines mentioned below and complete the application process accordingly.

    Early Application Deadline November 15
    Normal Application Deadline January 03
    Application Deadline August-September

    City University Hong Kong International Undergraduate Admissions

    The application form is provided on the official website of the university. Candidate can apply through the admission portal. Before applying for admission, they must check the admission requirements which may vary for individual programs. The payment of the application fee can be done online through a credit card. Given below are the requirements for international students seeking admission at the City University Hong Kong

    Where to Apply: Admission Application System

    Application Fee: USD 58


    • Official high school certificate or senior secondary transcript
    • High School transcript
    • Proof of English Proficiency
    • A foreign transcript must include an English translation prepared by a recognized translation service
    • Statement of Purpose
    • Portfolio (for students of Creative Media applicants)

    English Proficiency Test Score for International Students

    International applicants who have their entrance qualification in a language other than English must submit their valid English Proficiency test score. The minimum test score requirement could differ for individual programs, but a general requirement is listed below:

    Test Score
    IELTS 6.5 or above
    TOEFL iBT 79
    Cambridge English Language Assessment Grade C or above

    Requirements for international Student Visa

    Overseas students must obtain a visa on receiving the admission offer. Applicants must ensure that they someone whom they can nominate as the local sponsor. The local sponsor should be a resident of Hong Kong and must be older than 18 years. Applicants not having local sponsor may request the University to act as the one only if they have been offered admission in a full-time undergraduate course, part-time graduate course, study exchange program, or short-term program by the university. Requirements: Applicants must submit the following documents while applying for the student visa:

    • Completed Application Form
    • A recent passport-sized photograph
    • A letter of consent if the applicant’s age is below 18 years
    • Print out of Student Visa/Entry Permit Sponsorship acknowledgment
    • Proof of finance

    City University of Hong Kong Graduate Admissions

    The City University of Hong Kong offers 50 taught postgraduate programs in a wide range of disciplines. Admission requirement for international candidates is almost the same as the native applicants, except for a few additional requirements of individual programs.

    Application Portal: University’s Online Application Portal

    Application Fee: 58 USD

    Course Academic Requirement Minimum English Language Proficiency
    MBA Bachelor’s Degree Work Experience GMAT score Interview CET (College English Test): 450
    TOEFL PBT: 550
    TOEFL iBT: 80
    IELTS: 6.0
    MSc Computer Science Bachelor’s Degree in the computing discipline Work experience in information technology CET (College English Test): 450
    TOEFL PBT: 550
    TOEFL iBT: 79
    IELTS: 6.5
    MSc Data Science Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering CET (College English Test): 450
    TOEFL PBT: 550
    TOEFL iBT: 79
    IELTS: 6.5
    Master of Laws Honors Degree or equivalent qualification in law TOEFL PBT: 595
    TOEFL iBT: 97
    IELTS: 7
    CET band 6: 500
    MSc Finance Bachelor’s degree Minimum 1 year of work experience TOEFL PBT: 550
    TOEFL iBT: 79
    IELTS: 6.5
    CET: 490

    Taught postgraduate programs are offered in full-time, part-time, or combined mode and required one-to-two years to get the degree. Majority of programs are self-financing.


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