About Us


Message from the Associate Dean

At the HKUST Business School, we firmly believe that "an investment in knowledge pays the best interest." Thus we strive to offer the best business education for every student and provide a flexible curriculum that allows you to find your true passion while broadening your knowledge base.  You will expand your learning beyond the classroom through various global learning and industry connection opportunities. You will also be supported by our highly diverse faculty and your fellow students from 45+ nations worldwide.

If you share our enthusiasm for knowledge, join us and stay curious and inspired.

Prof. Allen Huang, Associate Dean (UG Programs)

Figures at a glance

6 Departments
19 Undergraduate Programs*
50+ Combinations of single or multiple business majors
* Including 9 BBA programs, 2 BSc programs, 7 joint / interdisciplinary programs and a joint university program.

Student Profile*

4000+ Undergraduate of 40+ nationalities

International network

130+ Exchange partners at Undergraduate Programs

ALUMNI profile*

 34,000+ Alumni representing 100+ different nationalities

Faculty Profile*

  • Others
  • Hong Kong
  • USA
  • Europe
  • Mainland
  • India
  • Canada
150+ Faculty of 25+ nationalities


Young University Ranking World No. 2 (2023); World No. 1 by Times Higher Education (2018-2020)
Global University Employability Ranking HKUST Graduates Hong Kong No. 1; Greater China No. 3; World No. 30 by Times Higher Education (2022)
Best Business School No. 1 in Hong Kong, No. 2 in Asia by CEOWORLD magazine (US-based) (2022)
Research Asia No. 1 (2018-2022) by University of Texas at Dallas – Top 100 Worldwide Business School Research Rankings (2018-2022)

The highest percentage of four-star and three-star academic articles (Business and Economics) in Research Assessment Exercise (2020) by the University Grants Committee in Hong Kong
Kellogg-HKUST Executive MBA Program World No. 1 (2022); 11 times World No. 1 (2007, 2009-2013, 2016-2018, 2020, 2022) by Financial Times Executive MBA (EMBA) Rankings
MSc in Investment Management Program Asia-Pacific No. 2 by QS World University Rankings for Masters in Finance (2018-2022)
Full-time MBA Program Asia-Pacific Region No. 1 (2023) by Bloomberg Businessweek

Hong Kong No. 1 by Financial Times (2008-2022)