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    Hong Kong Baptist University Admission 2020-2021, Deadlines, Programs & Entry Requirements

    Kowloon Tong, Hong KongLocation
    UniversitySchool type
    Estd 1956established year
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    Hong Kong Baptist University is a publicly funded university that comprises of 8 faculties/schools offering around 100 UG, PG, certificate, and diploma courses in various subjects of liberal arts. The student intake at Hong Kong Baptist University in 2018-19 was 4,950, making the total student population 11,131. The student-faculty ratio of HKBU is 12:1

    • The non-refundable application processing fee varies for UG and PG admissions.
    • Admissions at HKBU take place during the months of Fall and Spring.


    Application portal Online Application
    Application fee(non-refundable) PG: $300 HKD
    UG: $450 HKD
    Intake season Fall/Spring
    Academic calendar Semester based
    Student faculty ratio 12:1
    SAT Score 550
    ACT Score 23
    Financial aid Scholarship/bursaries/loans/grants
    Mode of payment Mastercard/cheque/cash
    Tests accepted GRE/GMAT/SAT/ACT
    English language tests TOEFL/IELTS

    Hong Kong Baptist University International Admissions

    Apart from fulfilling the academic requirements, international applicants must fulfill additional requirements such as ELP score, visa application, etc.

    English Proficiency Test Score for International Students

    International students belonging to non-English speaking countries are required to provide proof of proficiency in the English language. Hong Kong Baptist University has different minimum score requirements for UG and PG programs.

    Prospective applicants can check the minimum score requirements for the UG and PG programs are mentioned in the following table:

    Test Name Minimum Score Requirement (UG) Minimum Score Requirement (PG)
    IELTS 6.0 6.0
    TOEFL (iBt) 79 74
    TOEFL (pBT) 500 537

    Visa Process for International Students

    The immigration department of the HKSAR Government requires all full-time non-local students(both international and from mainland china) to obtain a student visa in order to study Hong Kong. Non-local students are defined as students holding student visa /entry permit visa under the Immigration Arrangements for the non-local graduates or dependent visa who are aged 18 years old or above before September 1 of the year of which they are admitted to relevant post-secondary programs in Hong Kong.

    Students should submit their visa application through the university’s online visa application system

    Documents for visa application:

    • Admission offer letter from HKBU
    • Original copy of Form ID995A
    • Degree certificates of undergraduate studies
    • Proof of Financial support
    • Travel documents
    • Identity card of the home country

    The processing time of the visa is 10-12 weeks.

    Hong Kong Baptist University Undergraduate Admissions

    For the UG admissions, Hong Kong Baptist University requires applicants to fulfill the country-specific admission requirements. The admission requirements are similar for a majority of the UG programs.

    Application Portal: Online Application

    Application fee: $450 HKD

    Academic Requirements: the country-specific admission requirements for a few countries are mentioned in the table below:

    Country Name Academic requirements
    India 75% in class XII awarded by CBSE, CISCE, or state board
    Pakistan Higher Secondary School Certificate
    Indonesia Completion of SMA Ujian Sekolah & SMA Ujian Nasional
    Japan Kotogakko, Sotsugyo, Shomeisho

    Hong Kong Baptist University Graduate Admissions

    The university presently offers 40 graduate taught programs in varied disciplines like information technology, mathematical finance, MBA, MSc Business Management. Apart from that, the university also provides research and associate degrees.

    Application Portal: Online Application

    Application Fee: $300 HKD

    Admission Requirements:

    • UG degree from a reputed and recognised institution
    • English language proficiency requirements.
    • GRE/GMAT scores are encouraged but not mandatory.

    After submission of application form and documents, the students might be invited for an interview. However, the interview is not required for certain courses. The applicants will receive an email regarding the admission decision within 2-3 weeks. If selected, students should pay $20,000 HKD as a deposit on the date specified on the offer letter.


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