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
|Academic calendar||Semester based|
|Student faculty ratio||12:1|
|Mode of payment||Mastercard/cheque/cash|
|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)|
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
- 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.