Quick Stats

  • Avg GMAT (Admitted Students)
    678
  • Program Cost
    $69,900
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Job Offers
    83%
  • Average Salary
    $90,703
  • Top Industry
    Financial Services
Contact Information
Room 2011, Lee Shau Kee Business Building
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clearwater Bay, Kowloon
Hong Kong, -, China
Website
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The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

About The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Established in 1991, HKUST carries a vision to be a leading university with strong local commitment and significant international impact. Located in Hong Kong, the international center right at the doorstep of the world’s new economic powerhouse, China, HKUST Business School is characterized by a genuine blend of East meeting West. It was the first in Asia to be awarded dual accreditation by AACSB in the U.S. and EQUIS in Europe. Over 120 full-time faculty from over 15 countries are all PhD qualified. Adjunct faculty who held leading positions in multinational firms provide substantial industrial insights.

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About The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 78.4 months
  • Median 66 months
  • Middle 80% 36 to 108
Admissions Selectivity
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Average Across All Schools

678 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
81% 645
85% 678
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 0
0% 0.0
0% 0.0
Female
0%
International
0%
Re-Applicants
0%
0%
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Other Business
  • Information Systems/Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Accepted
  • Other Business
  • Economics
  • Engineering
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • University of California Berkeley
  • Peking University
  • Fudan University
  • National University of Singapore
  • Purdue University
Importance of Application Elements
  • Interviews Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • GMAT Scores Important
  • Application Essay Important
  • Recommendations Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Important
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • Deloitte
  • Hanwha
  • HSBC
  • McKinsey
  • PricewaterhouseCoppers
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
1% 1
1% 1
740 to 769
8% 8
11% 11
710 to 739
24% 24
23% 23
680 to 709
20% 20
19% 19
650 to 679
15% 15
22% 22
620 to 649
14% 14
13% 13
590 to 619
6% 6
7% 7
560 to 589
4% 4
2% 2
530 to 559
1% 1
1% 1
500 to 529
1% 1
1% 1
Under 500
6% 6
0% 0
English Language Requirements
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: No
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

Financial Services 39%
Top Industry
  • Consulting 18%
  • Consumer Products 15%
  • Pharma/Biotech/Health Care 9%
Li & Fung 3
Top Employer
  • Accenture 3
  • Redhorse Corporation Ltd 3
  • Credit Suisse 2
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
83% The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology 84% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
71% 71
64% 63.67152671755726
71% Receive Offers
70% 70
58% 57.7590909090909
70% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
12% 12
21% 20.652301587301586
12% Receive Offers
13% 13
25% 24.575744680851063
13% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
4% 4
5% 5.422790697674418
4% Receive Offers
4% 4
7% 7.03121212121212
4% Accept Offers
76% Graduates seeking full-time employment
12% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • Li & Fung 3
  • Accenture 3
  • Redhorse Corporation Ltd 3
  • Credit Suisse 2
  • Louis Vuitton 2
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
27% 27
Data not provided
Finance/Accounting
43% 43
Data not provided
General Management
10% 10
Data not provided
Human Resources
2% 2
Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
10% 10
Data not provided
Operations/Logistics
8% 8
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
18% 18
Data not provided
Consumer Products
15% 15
Data not provided
Financial Services
39% 39
Data not provided
Manufacturing
2% 2
Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
6% 6
Data not provided
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
9% 9
Data not provided
Real Estate
4% 4
Data not provided
Technology
2% 2
Data not provided
Other
5% 5
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
More than one year, up to three years
9% 9
Data not provided
More than five years
44% 44
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Asia
82% 82.35
Data not provided
Central America & the Caribbean
2% 1.96
Data not provided
European Free Trade Zone
6% 5.88
Data not provided
Non-European Free Trade Zone
2% 1.96
Data not provided
Middle East & North Africa
2% 1.96
Data not provided
North America
2% 1.96
Data not provided
South America
4% 3.92
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates
Other Income for Most Recent Graduates
Top Companies with Interns / Hired
  • CitiBank 3
  • ANZ 3
  • MetLife 3
  • DuPont 2
  • Volkswagen HK 2
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus 33
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board 56
  • Average intern length in weeks 10
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 93
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School
  • Japan

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $69,900
  • Budget $93,500
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $69,900
  • Budget $93,500
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
0%
0%
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
Loans
  • Loan guarantee policy No
  • Max loan guarantee per year
  • Average post-graduation debt
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
50 The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology 44 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
30% 30
Team project
30% 30
Lectures
30% 30
Top Areas of Study
  • Consulting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Marketing
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • General Management in China
  • Consulting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Marketing
  • Strategy
Master Degree Programs
  • Accounting
  • Electronic Commerce/Information Systems
  • Finance
  • International Management/Business
  • Management
Joint Degree Programs
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students are required to be fluent in more than one language by graduation
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 16
  • Distance learning No
Technology Improvements
  • Every new MBA student in HKUST is given an iPad as a learning tool with most of the course materials available for download to promote a green learning environment. An iPad portal built with the following functions to facilitate students’ access to various information: student directory, event calendar, MBA news, useful links, courses, videos and photos A dedicated online platform, “MBA Channel”, for videos hosting is also developed for students’ easy access.

Students: Who are my classmates?

97% International Students
36% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
Student Citizenship
Asia
50% 50
Europe Free Trade Zone
23% 23
North America
10% 10
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Biotech/Health care
  • Corporate Social Responsibility/NetImpact
  • Consulting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • High Tech
  • Information Technology
  • Marketing
  • VC/ Private Equity
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs
  • International Club
  • Wine
  • Women in MBA
  • Other

Alumni: How strong is my network?

3,654 Living MBA Alumni 12 Countries where alumni clubs exist
28 Active alumni clubs
No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.