World League
Hong Kong Baptist University

Hong Kong

Hong Kong Baptist University, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon

501 World
rank
4 Country
rank
Foundation year:
1956
Short name:
HKBU
Type:
Public
Students:
10440
Faculty:
950
Faculty/Students Ratio:
11
:
1
Web-site:
www.hkbu.edu.hk
Region:
Asia
Location:
Kowloon
  Dimension Rank Score
Overall 501 40.826
Teaching 528 35.626
Research 518 34.121
International Diversity 253 62.066
Financial Sustainability 359 59.291
Additional Rankings Rank Score
Reputation Rankings 482 30.268
Research Perfomance Rankings 470 39.798
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TEACHING
World Rank: 528
Country rank: 3
Score: 35.626
League: World League
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40 %
Academic staff per students 20 %
Academic staff per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per academic staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
World teaching reputation 20 %
RESEARCH
World Rank: 518
Country rank: 4
Score: 34.121
League: World League
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name
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40 %
Citations per academic and research staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per admitted PhD 20 %
Normalized citation impact 20 %
Papers per academic and research staff 20 %
World research reputation 20 %
INTERNATIONAL DIVERSITY
World Rank: 253
Country rank: 4
Score: 62.066
League: Silver League
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10 %
Share of international academic staff 20 %
Share of international students 20 %
Share of international co-authored papers 20 %
Reputation outside region 20 %
International level 20 %
FINANCIAL SUSTAINABILITY
World Rank: 359
Country rank: 4
Score: 59.291
League: Bronze League
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10 %
Institutional income per academic staff 20 %
Institutional income per students 20 %
Papers per research income 20 %
Research income per academic and research staff 20 %
Research income per institutional income 20 %

Overview

Hong Kong Baptist University was founded in 1956 with a mission to provide quality Whole Person Education to its students. The institution became fully funded by the Government in 1983 and acquired university status in 1994. As of September 2010, HKBU has enrolled 8,400 students in its undergraduate, taught postgraduate and research postgraduate programmes through the Faculty of Arts, School of Business, School of Chinese Medicine, School of Communication, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Social Sciences and Academy of Visual Arts. HKBU places dual emphasis on teaching and research. Our 600 passionate and genuinely caring scholars from 20 countries and regions do not just groom the workforce of tomorrow, they shape future leaders. To promote the link between cutting-edge research and teaching, the Institute of Creativity was established in 2011. Led by renowned scholars and Nobel Laureates, the Institute is a high-power think tank focusing on interdisciplinary and theme-based research in five areas development of new drugs based on traditional Chinese medicine, research on chemical technologies and new materials, studies on Chinese classical learning and sinology, computational and theoretical studies, and cross-cultural studies.

Mission Statement

HKBU is committed to academic excellence in teaching, research and service, and to the development of whole person in all these endeavours built upon the heritage of Christian higher education.