Facts & Figures

HKUST is an elite international university that offers a world of opportunity. Consistently ranked among the top-tier universities in Asia, our success is clear from the numbers.

STUDENT ENROLLMENT (AS OF SEP 2018)

? Undergraduate Postgraduate Total
Science 2223 1023 3246
Engineering 3356 2256 5612
Business and Management 3396 1652 5048
Humanities and Social Science 228 279 507
Interdisciplinary Programs 448 210 658
Joint School 344 140 484
Total 9995 5560 15555

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POSTGRADUATES FIGURES (AS OF SEP 2018)

? Research Postgraduate Taught PG Total
MPhil PhD
Science 122 491 410 1023
Engineering 301 959 996 2256
Business and Management 39 80 1533 1652
Humanities and Social Sciences 34 29 216 279
Interdisciplinary Programs Office 25 45 140 210
Joint School 0 0 140 140
Total 521 1604 3435 5560

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NON LOCAL STUDENTS (AS OF SEP?2018)

? Number of Students*
Local 9558
Non-local 5997
Total 15555

*The figures include Undergraduates (all UGC-funded), Research Postgraduates (mostly UGC-funded) and Taught Postgraduates (all self-financed).

TEACHING STAFF (AS OF JUN 2018)

? Regular Visiting Total
Science 151 19 170
Engineering 198 8 206
Business and Management 136 7 143
Humanities and Social Science 147 5 152
Interdisciplinary Programs 15 1 16
Total 647 40 687

The teaching staff of the Center for Language Education are included following its merger with SHSS?on 1 July 2012.

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RESEARCH FUNDING

? Funding (HK$M)
2007 - 2008 369.6
2008 - 2009 447
2009 - 2010 432.6
2010 - 2011 409.3
2011 - 2012 444.1
2012 - 2013 548.4
2013 - 2014 485.2
2014 - 2015 521.8
2015 - 2016 578.4
2016 - 2017 690.9
2017 - 2018 657*

*Includes R&D projects administrated by R&D Corporation and Mainland platforms. Excludes R-portion i.e. on-costs. PI costs and HSS Premium provided by RGC for ERG projects

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FACULTY PROFILE

100% with doctorate degree and majority from the following universities:?
(Only tenure track faculty - Assistant Professor or above)
Boston Brown Cambridge Carnegie-Mellon
Chicago Columbia Cornell Duke
Harvard Illinois London Maryland
Michigan MIT New York Northwestern
Oxford Pennsylvania Princeton Purdue
Southern California Stanford Toronto UBC
UC Berkeley UCLA Washington Yale