rankings
Our latest international recognition testifies our efforts dedicated to teaching and research
1st
World’s Top 400 Young Universities
2020 in Times Higher Education
10th
Global University Employability Ranking 2019 (No.1 in Greater China, 7 years in a row) in Emerging/Trendence, published by Times Higher Education
27th
World’s Top 1000 Universities 2021 (No. 2 in Hong Kong) in QS World University Rankings
Science
23
World’s Top 400 Universities in Materials Sciences (No.1 in Hong Kong)

In QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020

26
World's Top 600 in Computer Science & Information Systems (No.1 in Hong Kong)

In QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020

29
World’s Top 600 Universities in Chemistry (No.1 in Hong Kong)

In QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020

34
World’s Top 500 Universities in Mathematics (No. 2 in Hong Kong)

In QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020

40
World’s Top 500 Universities in Natural Sciences (No. 1 in Hong Kong)

In QS World University Rankings 2020

47
World’s Top 600 Universities in Physics & Astronomy (No. 1 in Hong Kong)

In QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020

ENGINEERING
17
World’s Top 200 Universities in Civil & Structural Engineering (No.2 in Greater China; No.1 in Hong Kong)

In QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020

18
World’s Top 500 Universities in Engineering & Technology (No.1 in Hong Kong for 10 times in a row)

In QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020

22
World’s Top 500 Universities in Electrical & Electronic Engineering (No.2 in Greater China; No.1 in Hong Kong)

In QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020

26
World’s Top 1000 Universities in Engineering and Technology (No.3 in Greater China; No.1 in Hong Kong)

In Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject 2021

27
World’s Top 500 Universities in Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering (No.1 in Hong Kong)

In QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020

31
World’s Top 800 Universities in Computer Science (No.3 in Greater China; No.1 in Hong Kong)

In Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject 2021

32
World’s Top 400 Universities in Chemical Engineering (No.2 in Greater China; No.1 in Hong Kong)

In QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020

BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT
1
Global EMBA Ranking (for the School's Kellogg-HKUST Executive MBA Program) (10 times No.1 in the world – 2007, 2009-2013, 2016-2018, 2020)

In Financial Times Executive MBA (EMBA) Rankings 2020

2
Global EMBA Rankings: Joint Programs (for the School's Kellogg-HKUST Executive MBA Program)

ln QS Joint Executive MBA (EMBA) Rankings 2020

13
Best Business Schools in the World for 2020 (No. 2 in Asia, No. 1 in Hong Kong)

In the CEOWORLD magazine (US-based)

16
World's Top 500 in Business & Management Studies (No. 2 in Asia)

In QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020

19
Global MBA Ranking (for the School's Full-Time MBA Program) (Top 20 globally for 13th consecutive year)

In Financial Times Global MBA Ranking 2020

20
World's Top 300 in Accounting & Finance (No.2 in Asia)

In QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020

29
World's Top 700 Universities in Business & Economics (No.1 in Hong Kong)

In Times Higher Education World University Rankings by subject 2021

29
World's Top 500 in Economics and Econometrics (No.1 in Hong Kong)

In QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020

30
Top 100 Business School Research Rankings 2020 (Year range: 2015-2019) (No.1 in Asia)

In University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) Top 100 Business School Research Rankings 2020

35
World's Top 200 Universities in Statistics & Operational Research (No. 4 in Asia; No. 1 in Hong Kong)

In QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020

Humanities and Social Science
33
World’s Top 500 Universities in Social Sciences & Management (No. 4 in Greater China; No.2 in Hong Kong)

In QS World Universities Rankings 2020

74
World’s Top 600 Universities in Social Sciences (No. 2 in Hong Kong)

In Times Higher Education World Universities Rankings by subject 2021