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 DEC 2016)
Undergraduate Postgraduate Total
Science20108572867
Engineering327221195391
Business & Management327714654742
Humanities & Social Science221234455
HKUST Fok Ying Tung Graduate School/HKUST Fok Ying Tung Research InstituteN/A11
Interdisciplinary Programs554198752
Total9334487414208
POSTGRADUATES FIGURES (AS OF DEC 2016)
Research Postgraduate Taught PG Total
MPhil PhD
Science105426326857
Engineering2918799492119
Business and Management386913581465
Humanities and Social Sciences5228154234
Interdisciplinary Programs Office1531152198
HKUST Fok Ying Tung Graduate School/HKUST Fok Ying Tung Research Institute1001
Total502143329394874
NON LOCAL STUDENTS (AS OF DEC 2016)
Number of Students
Local9148
Non-local5060
Total14208
TEACHING STAFF (AS OF JUN 2017)
Regular Visiting Total
Science146 19 165
Engineering200 12 212
Business & Management131 13 144
Humanities & Social Science149 6 155
Interdisciplinary Programs15 3 18
Total64153694
The teaching staff of the Center for Language Education are included following its merger with SHSS on 1 July 2012.
RESEARCH FUNDING
Funding (HK$M)
2007 - 2008369.6
2008 - 2009447
2009 - 2010432.6
2010 - 2011409.3
2011 - 2012 444.1
2012 - 2013 548.4
2013 - 2014 485.2
2014 - 2015 521.8
2015 - 2016 578.4*
*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
FACULTY PROFILE
100% with doctorate degree and majority from the following universities
BrownCambridgeCarnegie-MellonChicago
Columbia CornellDukeHarvard
IllinoisLondonMarylandMichigan
MITNew YorkNorthwesternOxford
PennsylvaniaPrinceton PurdueSouthern California
StanfordTorontoUBCUC Berkeley
UCLAWashingtonWisconsinYale