4 universities from Hong Kong ranked top 100 in QS ranking 2016
Congratulations to the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) and the City University of Hong Kong (CityU) who jumped from 40th in the QS ranking last year to 28th this year from 108th to 57th respectively. Another two significant progressions to be highlighted go to the Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) from 318th in 2015 to 281st this year and the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) from 162nd to 116th. All in all, 4 universities from Hong Kong ranked among top 100 in the recently published QS ranking 2016: HKUST 28th, the University of Hong Kong (HKU) 30th, the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) 51st, and CityU 57th.
Universities in Hong Kong are doing brilliantly well in the business field. 5 universities ranked among the top 50 worldwide in Business and Management studies (HKUST 18th, HKU 26th, CUHK 31st, PolyU 39th and CityU 45th ) and 4 of these are ranked top 50 in Accounting as well (HKUST 19th, HKU 23rd, CUHK 30th and CityU 47th ).
Credit also to the universities’ performance in Computer Science & Information Systems where 5 universities are represented: HKUST (14th), HKU (19th), CUHK (22nd), CityU and PolyU (both 49th ). Besides, HKU also made it to the top 10 (9th) in Civil & Structural Engineering followed by HKUST (23rd) and CityU (45th). In Electrical & Electronic Engineering, CUHK, HKU and HKUST are performing similarly well ranking 20th, 22nd and 25th respectively.
Among the top 50 in Communication & Media Studies, 3 representatives from Hong Kong with CUHK being the best in town (26th worldwide), followed by CityU (31st) and HKU (43rd). 2 of them are also represented in Modern Language: HKU (15th) and CUHK (42nd). In Linguistics, 4 universities from Hong Kong found their place in the top 50 namely HKU (10th), CUHK (25th), CityU (29th) and PolyU (41st).
HKU is not only the one and only university providing Dentistry program in Hong Kong, but it also provides the best program in the field in the world. We are also happy to find 4 representatives from Hong Kong among the top 50 in the field of Mathematics in the year of Math: CUHK ranking 27th, CityU 39th, HKU 44th and HKUST 50th.
HKU is proudly ranked the 6th in Education followed by the Hong Kong Institute of Education (12th) and CUHK (26th). In Social Policy & Administration, HKU and CUHK are ranked 10th and 21st respectively. On top of that, they are also ranked 12th and 39th respectively in Statistics & Operational Research together with HKUST (24th) and PolyU (46th).