City University of Hong Kong

Admissions and Enrollment

  • More than 20,000 students on campus
  • 12,460 full-time; 216 part-time
  • 55% female; 45% male
  • 1,411 non-local undergraduate students from more than 30 countries/regions

Tuition and Financial Aid

  • Approximate tuition per year:

    • Local student: HKD 42,100 (~$5,400)
    • Non-local student: HKD 120,000 (~$15,400)
  • Estimated living and personal expenses, including room and board, books, transportation, and miscellaneous expenses (10 months): HKD 45,000 (~$5,785)

Scholarships are available for both HK and non-HK students. For more information on merit-based awards in years one and two at CityU, visit the CityU website.

Academic Program

Students at CityU interested in applying to the Joint Bachelor's Degree Program may study within the following academic areas:

  • Applied Biology
  • Applied Physics
  • Asian and International Studies
  • Business Economics
  • Computer Science
  • Computing Mathematics
  • Criminology and Sociology
  • Psychology
  • Public Policy and Politics

Student Life

  • More than 60 active student associations and societies
  • Students also participate in annual events, which include the Aquatic Meet, Athletic Meet, CityU Philharmonic Orchestra, and the CityU Literary Festival


CityU students live in off-campus accomodations (flats, apartments, or other options) with rents that range from HKD 8,000-12,000 (~$1,000-1,500) a month depending on the size, location, and type of accommodation.


  • 972 full-time academic faculty staff, teaching grade staff, and visiting academic staff
  • 796 full-time research support staff

University Resources

  • 56 postgraduate, four professional doctoral, and 49 research degree programs
  • 37 research centers
  • 380 partner universities
  • One dual-master's degree programs
  • 14 joint PhD programs
  • Library, computer service center, sport center, and swimming pool
  • Eight campus dining halls, cafes, and restaurants

After Graduation

  • Extensive network of more than 140,000 alumni worldwide
  • The Career and Internship Office (CAIO) provides comprehensive services related to local and overseas internship opportunities, as well as regular workshops, seminars, and advice on employability enhancement, career planning, and job searching.