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    Chinese University of Hong Kong Ranking, Programs, Admission Process & Living Cost

    Shatin, Hong KongLocation
    UniversitySchool type
    Estd 1963established year
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    Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), has the largest and greenest campus in Hong Kong. It offers diplomas, bachelors, masters and doctoral programs to students. CUHK has been ranked #9 in Asia and #49 globally for teaching quality, research achievements and credit flexibility. With more than 152,000 network of alumni, CUHK continues to grow and educate students worldwide.


    University type Public
    Campus Urban
    Scholarships 40+
    Residential Colleges 11
    No. of International Students 4,000
    No. of Faculties 8
    No. of Courses Offered 391
    Applications Accepted Online
    Application Fee UG: HKD 450; PG: HKD 300
    Part Time Job Available, to support studies

    Programs and On-Campus Accommodation

    • Some of the internationally ranked courses offered at CUHK are: Arts, Media, Accounting, Finance, Computer Science, Education, Nursing, etc.
    • There are 11, residential colleges which can accommodate students.

    Chinese University of Hong Kong Application Process

    • Documents required: Photocopy of passport, credentials like high school transcripts/graduation certificate/academic achievements. The following documents required for:
      • PG admissions- Bachelor degree/diploma proof along with grading system.
      • Research admissions- Research proposal description with publications record.
    • Application deadlines: Advance Offer: November 15; Regular Round: January 3, 2019; Extended Application: March 31, 2019
    • Selection criteria: Past academic performance, qualifications and merit.
    • Additional Requirements: There may or may not be an interview, depending upon choice of course.
    • English Language Test Score Requirements:
    Test Name UG Required Score PG Required Score
    IELTS 6.0 6.5
    TOEFL (IBT) 80 79
    TOEFL (PBT) 500 -
    SAT 590 -
    ACT 23 -

    Cost of Attendance

    Expenses Total Cost
    Tuition Fee HKD 145,000
    Accommodation Fee HKD 10,000
    Living Expenses HKD 35,000
    Total HKD 180,450


    There over 40 scholarships offered to international students at CUHK. Some of them are:

    • Dan David Prize: 20 research students are awarded HKD 120,000.

    • Asian Future Leaders Scholarship Program: HKD 400,000 is awarded to Asian students.

    Important Dates

    ProgramApplication DeadlineFees
    B.A/B.Sc Medicine and Surgery
    Normal (1st Mar 2019)
    Extended (31st Mar 2019)
    $18,471 /Yr
    B.A/B.Sc Pharmacy
    Normal (1st Mar 2019)
    Extended (31st Mar 2019)
    $18,471 /Yr
    USD 37,116/Yr
    USD 18,674/Yr

    Bachelor Medicine and Surgery

    6 years
    Full Time
    USD 18,471/Yr
    Application Deadline: 01 Mar, 2019

    Bachelor Pharmacy

    4 years
    Full Time
    USD 18,471/Yr
    Application Deadline: 01 Mar, 2019
    USD 70,392/Yr
    Ranked #49 out of 1200 by THE Global Ranking 2022
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    Overall #49 out of 1200 in Global Ranking

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    Test Scores For International Applicants

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    Attendance Cost


    attendance cost

    The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

    Tuition fees
    Undergraduate Programs
    $18,471 / Year
    Post Graduate Program
    $5,370 / Year
    Pond Cres, Ma Liu Shui

    Nearby This Campus

    • Bus Station
    • Book Store
    • Hospital
    • Super Market
    • Shopping Mall
    • Airport

    Bus Station

    Ma Liu Shui Public Pier0.04 km
    Ma Liu Shui Public Pier0.33 km
    Ma Liu Shui Praya0.34 km
    University Railway Station Bus Terminus0.39 km
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    Union Hospital Polyclinic (Science Park)1.20 km
    Shatin Hospital2.04 km
    Quality Healthcare Medical Centre2.28 km
    Prince of Wales Hospital Main Clinical Block and Trauma Centre4.04 km
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    Shopping Mall

    The Waterside2.01 km
    MOSTown2.29 km
    Bike Store HONG KONG2.66 km
    Ma On Terrace Market2.70 km
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    Book Store

    Lady Ho Tung Hall0.31 km
    Noble Time2.15 km
    Apple Book Company Limited2.26 km
    Joint Publishing (H.K.)2.30 km
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    Super Market

    fusion by PARKnSHOP1.21 km
    Market Place By Jasons2.36 km
    A. S. Watson Retail (HK) Limited2.52 km
    Wellcome3.57 km
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    Helipad6.28 km

    *All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary


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