List of higher education institutions in Hong Kong

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Under Hong Kong law, there are 22 accredited degree-awarding higher education institutions in Hong Kong.[1] The following is a list.

Only the first three categories of higher education are eligible to award bachelor's degrees or above in Hong Kong.

Universities[edit]

Name Type Year established Year granted university status
University of Hong Kong
香港大學
UGC-funded 1887 - Hong Kong College of Medicine for Chinese

1911 - The University of Hong Kong (college merged in)

1911
Chinese University of Hong Kong
香港中文大學
UGC-funded 1963 - Merged from Chung Chi College, New Asia College, and United College 1963
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
香港科技大學
UGC-funded 1991 - Hong Kong University of Science and Technology 1991
Hong Kong Polytechnic University
香港理工大學
UGC-funded 1937 - The Government Trade School

1972 - The Hong Kong Polytechnic

1994
City University of Hong Kong
香港城市大學
UGC-funded 1984 - City Polytechnic of Hong Kong 1994
Hong Kong Baptist University
香港浸會大學
UGC-funded 1956 - Hong Kong Baptist College 1994
Hong Kong Metropolitan University
香港都會大學
Self-financed 1989 - The Open Learning Institute of Hong Kong

1997 - The Open University of Hong Kong

2021 - Hong Kong Metropolitan University

1997
Lingnan University
嶺南大學
UGC-funded 1888 - Christian College in Guangzhou

1903 - Canton Christian College 1927 - Lingnan University 1967 - Lingnan College, re-established in Hong Kong 1978 - registered as an Approved Post Secondary College

1999
Hong Kong Shue Yan University

香港樹仁大學

Self-financed 1971 - Hong Kong Shue Yan College

1976 - registered as an Approved Post Secondary College 2006 - Hong Kong Shue Yan University

2006
Education University of Hong Kong
香港教育大學
UGC-funded 1994 - Merged from 5 teacher-training institutions[which?] 2016[2]
Hang Seng University of Hong Kong
香港恒生大學
Self-financed 2010 - Hang Seng Management College

2018 - Hang Seng University of Hong Kong

2018
Saint Francis University
聖方濟各大學
Self-financed 1985 - Established as Caritas Francis Hsu College (明愛徐誠斌書院)

2001 - registered as an Approved Post Secondary College
2011 - The new Chinese name "明愛徐誠斌學院" was adopted. Then, the college changed its name to the "Caritas Institute of Higher Education" (明愛專上學院) the same year.

2024[3][4]

The following notation is used:

  • UGC-funded universities: universities funded by public and under the University Grants Committee
  • Self-financed institutions: higher education institutions that are self-funded

Post-secondary Institutions[edit]

Name Type Year established
Centennial College
明德學院
Private 2011
Chu Hai College of Higher Education
珠海學院[5]
Private 1947 - Chu Hai University in Guangzhou

1949 - Chu Hai College, re-established in Hong Kong 2004 - Chu Hai College of Higher Education 2004 - registered as an Approved Post Secondary College

Gratia Christian College
宏恩基督教學院
Private 2015
HKCT Institute of Higher Education
港專學院
Private 2014
Hong Kong Nang Yan College of Higher Education
香港能仁專上學院
Private 1969 - Hong Kong Buddhist College

2014 - Hong Kong Nang Yan College of Higher Education 2014 - registered as an Approved Post Secondary College

Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong
香港高等科技教育學院
Public 2012
Tung Wah College
東華學院
Private 2010 - Tung Wah Tertiary Institute

2011 - Tung Wah College 2011 - registered as an Approved Post Secondary College

UOW College Hong Kong

香港伍倫貢學院

Private 2004 - Community College of City University, under the City University of Hong Kong

2019 - UOW College Hong Kong

Yew Chung College of Early Childhood Education
耀中幼教學院
Private 2018
  • Alphabetised List

Note 1: The Open University of Hong Kong was established and financed by the Hong Kong Government from 1989 to 1993. Since then, it has been self-financed but still receives some irregular subsidies and loans from the government.

Note 2: In January 2007, the Hong Kong government offered a one-off grant of HK$200 million to establish a general development fund to support the academic development and improve the campus facilities of Hong Kong Shue Yan University.

Note 3: In August 2017, the Hong Kong government announced 6 self-funded institutions, Caritas Institute of Higher Education, Chu Hai College of Higher Education, Hang Seng Management College, The Open University of Hong Kong, Tung Wah College and Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong will be included in the Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/Sectors (SSSDP) from 2018.[6]

Note 4: In July 2017, the Hong Kong government announced that the Non-means-tested Subsidy Scheme for Self-financing Undergraduate Studies in Hong Kong will include full-time self-financing degree programmes from 15 (non-UGC funded) institutions for the cohort to be admitted in the 2017/18 academic year.[7]

Public institutions[edit]

These institutions are government-supported, but do not fall under the UGC.

Name Year established
The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
香港演藝學院
1984
Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education
香港專業教育學院
1999 - By merger of 9 technical institutes

Sub-degree institutions[edit]

These institutions offer higher education programmes, but are not authorised to confer degrees.

Name Year established
School of Continuing and Professional Education, City University of Hong Kong

香港城市大學專業進修學院

1991
Caritas Bianchi College of Careers
明愛白英奇專業學校
1971
Hong Kong Art School
香港藝術學院
2000
Hong Kong Baptist University College of International Education
香港浸會大學國際學院
2000
Hong Kong Baptist University School of Continuing Education
香港浸會大學持續教育學院
1975
Hong Kong College of Technology
香港專業進修學校
1957
Hong Kong Institute of Technology
香港科技專上書院
1997
HKU SPACE Po Leung Kuk Community College
香港大學專業進修學院保良局社區書院
2006
Lingnan Institute of Further Education
嶺南大學持續進修學院
2001
School of Continuing and Professional Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
香港中文大學專業進修學院
1957
Hong Kong Community College of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University
香港理工大學 – 香港專上學院
2001
HKU SPACE Community College
香港大學附屬學院
2000
Li Ka Shing Institute of Professional and Continuing Education, The Open University of Hong Kong
香港公開大學李嘉誠專業進修學院
1992
YMCA College of Careers
青年會專業書院
1995
Pui Ching Academy
培正專業書院
2000

Other institutions[edit]

See also[edit]

Hong Kong
Other lists of universities

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Institutions - Education Bureau". www.edb.gov.hk. Retrieved 15 December 2023.
  2. ^ http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/education-community/article/1905785/hong-kong-institute-education-set-become-citys , SCMP, 7 October 2015
  3. ^ "Caritas Institute of Higher Education granted the university title and renamed Saint Francis University". www.cihe.edu.hk. Caritas Institute of Higher Education. Retrieved 9 January 2024.
  4. ^ "APPROVAL FOR CHANGE OF NAME OF CARITAS INSTITUTE OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND POST SECONDARY COLLEGES TO AWARD DEGREES" (PDF). LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL BRIEF. Hong Kong Legislative Council. Retrieved 9 January 2024.
  5. ^ The Chu Hai College of Higher Institution was, until recently, recognised as a university by the Republic of China (ROC) government because it was established in Canton, China before the Communist takeover of the Chinese Mainland.
  6. ^ "Study Subsidy Scheme for Designated Professions/Sectors for 2018/19 cohort announced". www.into.gov.hk. The government of Hong Kong. Retrieved 13 September 2017.
  7. ^ "Non-means-tested Subsidy Scheme for Self-financing Undergraduate Studies in Hong Kong announced". www.info.gov.hk. The government of Hong Kong. Retrieved 13 September 2017.
  8. ^ "SCAD Hong Kong to close in May, leaving students up in the air". 13 March 2020.
  9. ^ "University of Chicago opens Hong Kong campus". 30 November 2018.
  10. ^ "Hong Kong | The University of Chicago". www.uchicago.hk.

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