Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU)
is a public tertiary education institution in Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong.
The university was founded in 1956
as Hong Kong Baptist College by the Baptist Convention of Hong Kong
. Hong Kong Baptist College became a fully-funded public tertiary institution in 1983 until it was changed to its present name in 1994.
Today, HKBU offers a wide range of associate, undergraduate, and postgraduate programs
with its eight faculties and schools. Hong Kong Baptist University's strength is on research and teaching; and throughout the years, has become one of Asia's leading higher education institutions.
One of HKBU's unique programs is the Master of Science in Entrepreneurship and Global Marketing (MScEGM)
. This 15-month, full-time program is designed to provide students with international exposure and world-class learning experience, as they prepare for their career as an entrepreneur.
Since its establishment, HKBU continues to expand its programs and network to provide the best quality of education for its students. At present, the university has partnerships with 200 international institutions
from 36 countries
across the globe. It ranked =277th in the 2019 Quacquarelli Symonds World University Rankings.
Hongkong Baptist University facts:
- HKBU is known for its business development programs. Its School of Business is accredited by various prestigious accrediting organizations including Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and the Associations of MBAs (AMBA).
- Hongkong Baptist University has a seven-floor main library that provides access to 109,400 electronic journals, 1.30 million e-book titles, 1.20 million printed volumes, and 147,500 multimedia items.
- HKBU helps students have a better university life through a range of student accommodation such as Undergraduate Halls, Dr. Ng Tor Tai International House, and the Off-campus Student Residence.