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  • AVG. GMAT SCORE
    588
  • Enrollment
    92
Contact Information
MBA Office, Room 2011,
Lee Shau Kee Business Building, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Clear Water Bay, Kowloon
Hong Kong, , China
Website

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 98
  • Median 96
  • Middle 80% 48 to 144
Admissions Selectivity
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Average Across All Schools

588 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
74% 593
74% 588
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 0
0% 0.0
0% 0.0
Female
45% 45
International
52% 52
Importance of Application Elements
  • Interviews Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Very Important
  • GMAT Scores Important
  • Application Essay Important
  • Recommendations Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Important
Pre-MBA Careers
Marketing / Sales
27% 27
Consulting
19% 19
Finance / Accounting
15% 15
General Management
13% 13
Operations
12% 12
Other
10% 10
Management
3% 3
Human Resources
1% 1
Financial Services
34% 34
Other
17% 17
Consumer Products
11% 11
Technology
11% 11
Manufacturing
9% 9
Pharma / Health Care
6% 6
Consulting
4% 4
Non-Profit
3% 3
Real Estate
3% 3
Media / Entertainment
1% 1
Government
1% 1
Petroleum / Energy
0% 0
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
2% 2
2% 2
710 to 739
6% 6
7% 7
680 to 709
8% 8
10% 10
650 to 679
9% 9
9% 9
620 to 649
14% 14
12% 12
590 to 619
18% 18
17% 17
560 to 589
13% 13
18% 18
530 to 559
15% 15
16% 16
500 to 529
4% 4
4% 4
Under 500
11% 11
5% 5
English Language Requirements
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: No
Accepted Tests
  • IELTS
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Annual Program Cost
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Annual Program Cost
  • Price/Credit $928
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Academics: What will I learn?

Faculty
  • All Teachers
  • Tenured
Total Number of Teachers
22% 67
0%
Students in Core Classes
46 The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology 33 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
35% 35
Lectures
35% 35
Team project
23% 23
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Marketing
  • Strategy
Top Areas of Study
  • Consulting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Marketing
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
  • 1. Complete all courses specified in the program; 2. Achieve GGA with at least 2.850 in the courses used to satisfy the program requirements; 3. Complete the program within 5 years
Program Logistics
  • Credits required for graduation 45
  • Average # of months to complete program 24
  • Six-Year completion rate 100%
  • Max time allowed to complete 60
  • Separate Full-Time MBA Yes
  • Distance learning No
Time Classes Offered
  • Evenings, Every weekend
Semester Classes Offered
  • Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
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?

Yes Part-time students have a campus area
Ethnicity of Students
Not Reported
100% 100
Multiethnic
0% 0
Hispanic
0% 0
Activities
Professional Clubs
Networking Clubs

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.