Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) Application Guide 2024

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology is ranked 60th in the world and 15th in Asia by QS World University Rankings 2024.

HKUST does a lot of really good research, and they’re the best at it among all the universities in Hong Kong. They also get lots of citations for their research, which is like people saying their work is really good.

The university wants to be a top-notch place for learning and research. They care a lot about doing things the right way and being honest in their work.

HKUST is open to students from all over the world. If you’re an international student looking to apply for the 2024 school year, China Admissions can help you with all the info you need to apply and get into HKUST. We have helped lots of top students before, and we can help you too!

Application Deadlines for HKUST 2024

Online application for the 2024 intake opens on September 1, 2023, and closes in June 2024.

Early application is highly encouraged. Offers will be made on a rolling basis.


  • Foreign nationality
  • 18 years old or above
  • Physically and mentally healthy

Application Documents for HKUST

  • Passport
  • Copies of national ID card and/or travel documentation
  • A personal statement
  • School reports from Grade 10 onwards
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • Nomination of an academic referee
  • Nomination of IB Coordinator or Career Counselor (for students taking the IB, GCE-AL/IAL/Cambridge Pre-U or Indian High School Examination)
  • Public examination result certificates (if any)
  • Proof of significant prizes and/or awards (if any)

Application Process

  1. Complete the required application documents
  2. Online application
  3. Pay the application fee HKD450 (USD58)
  4. Submit application materials
  5. Interviews
  6. Offer acceptance
HKUST campus and facilities

How to Apply

Learn more about the programs and apply to HKUST through the links below. Or book a free call with us here.


Angel is from the Philippines and is responsible for a wide range of tasks at China Admissions to help students achieve their dreams. She is focused on boosting the company's growth presence, writing articles, and assisting with applicant screening.
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