City University of Hong Kong

Admissions and Enrollment

  • More than 12,000 undergraduate students on campus
  • 51% female; 49% male
  • Admitted 12.1% non-local undergradate students from 45 countries/regions

Tuition and Financial Aid

  • Approximate tuition per year:

    • Local student: HKD 42,100 (~$5,400)
    • Non-local student: HKD 140,000 (~$18,000)
  • Estimated living and personal expenses, including on campus accommodation, books, transportation, and miscellaneous expenses (10 months): HKD 48,200 (~$6,180)

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:

  • Asian and International Studies
  • Applied Physics
  • Biological Sciences (subject to approval)
  • Business Analysis (subject to approval)
  • Business Economics
  • Computational Finance and Financial Technology (Computational Finance Stream only)
  • Computer Science
  • Computing Mathematics
  • Criminology and Sociology (Applied Sociology Stream only)
  • Psychology
  • Public Policy and Politics (Politics Stream only)

Student Life

  • More than 80 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


  • The Student Residence provides on-campus accommodation for almost 3,700 students. Most of the residence halls cluster at Cornwall Street, forming a complex of student dormitories approximately a 10 minute walk from the main campus. In addition to the Student Residence at Cornwall Street, Jockey Club House on the main campus also provides student accommodation.
  • CityU students live in off-campus accommodations (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.


  • 875 full-time academic and academic supporting staff
  • 77 full-time technical research staff

University Resources

  • Over 35 undergraduate programs
  • Over 370 partner institutions in more than 40 countries/regions around the world                 
  • 40 research centres
  • 11 campus catering outlets including dining halls, cafes, and restaurants
  • Library, computer service center, sport center, and swimming pool

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.