Placeholder image for City University of Hong Kong

City University of Hong Kong

3.9 out of 5 (24 ratings / 15 reviews) Kowloon, Hong Kong (SAR)
City University of Hong Kong (CityU) is a dynamic university uniquely located right at the heart of Asia's World City where East meets West. Our goals are to pursue excellence, promote innovation and nurture creativity for our society and the world. 

Bachelor's programmes

Natural Sciences & Mathematics (4)
Applied Sciences & Professions (3)
Law (1)
Medicine & Health (1)



In pursuit of excellence in professional education CityU’s colleges and schools encompass the full range of creative endeavour, offering students the opportunity to explore, discover and realise their full potential in their chosen career.


Our highly qualified academics are drawn from all over the world, bringing a wealth of research and professional experience to our programmes.


As part of our pursuit of excellence, CityU aims at recruiting high quality staff and outstanding scholars from all over the world in various disciplines to support the needs of the University.  Competitive compensation, benefits package and training programmes are provided in order to attract, retain and reward our staff.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.

Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards

University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
48 4
52 3
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
126 -16
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
173 -1
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.


Student services

Our service includes:

  • Recruitment

Develop policies to recruit high quality faculty and staff to support the needs of the University.

  • Compensation and Benefits Administration

Provide a competitive compensation and benefits package and career structure that help attract, retain and reward faculty and staff.

  • Performance Management

Coordinate performance-based pay review to motivate, retain and reward faculty and staff.

  • Training and Development

Develop and coordinate training programmes, as well as formulate and implement policies and administrative procedures to support development activities.

Housing services

Living in the Student Residence is a good way to enhance self-management and interpersonal skills. Residence Masters, Residence Tutors and students live together as a community in the halls of residence.

Library services

In line with the University’s mission to nurture and develop the talents of students and to create applicable knowledge, the Library endeavours to support and augment learning, teaching and research by providing an environment conducive to studying and offering seamless access to the diverse, up-to-date and high-quality resources.

ICT services

Computers and Internet

  • Express Terminals in the Academic 1 and computers in the Computing Services Centre (CSC) are available for students' use.
  • Wireless LAN is available in most parts of the campus including the ground area of the Student Residence.
  • e-Portal/Blackboard
  • AIMS (Administrative Information Management System)
  • Media

Medical services

Young Chung-Yee Health Centre is a medical and dental clinic on campus that provides general medical consultations and dental care services to members of CityU. Fees may vary depending on your enrolment status, including whether you are a regular degree, not-for-degree, or government funded programme student.

Student Life

Campus life

Situated at the heart of Kowloon peninsula, the CityU campus is well connected to major transportation in Hong Kong. It is an easy, quick trip to CityU from almost every part of the city, especially when travelling by MTR, as the University is just a 5-minute walk from Kowloon Tong Station.

Sports facilities

  • Multi-purpose hall for badminton, basketball, handball and volleyball
  • Two gymnasiums for dancing, fencing and martial arts
  • Table tennis room
  • Golf driving/simulation rooms
  • Indoor sports climbing wall
  • Well-equipped physical fitness rooms
  • 50-metre Olympic-size swimming pool

Student Reviews

CU is better than City
Anonymous rated 2 out of 5 stars

terrible management. the chef is only concerned about boosting the university's qs ranking, instead of the students' needs.

A good starting point for prospect surveying professional
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

The experience in City University of Hong Kong is quite good. As a surveying student, I am provided with an opportunity to do an internship in Beijing, China. There are also overseas internship places. The teaching staff at the university are friendly and are always happy to answer our questions, no matter they are related to the academic knowledge or the career prospect....

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

All the courses in my university are especially hard. This is happening because it is ranked as 55th in the world and they are trying their best to get better and better every year. However, what is really good in this university are the professors. All of them, are always keen to help. You can just walk in at their office and make them a question or asked to explain you...

Other programmes from this university