Top10 Frequently Asked Questions

The HKU is currently issuing the second batch of offers throughout April. You can check the status of your application on your application account. If your application is still "Under Consideration", you may continue to provide HKU with updated results for our continued evaluation. Evaluation will be carried out for as long as there is availability in the programme and can take place until August.

Yes, we welcome late applications until 12:00 noon, July 15, 2018 (Hong Kong Time).  Late applications will be considered on a rolling basis subject to the availability of places. Please also note that interviews for late applicants will be considered on a case by case basis.

Please arrange for your school or your references to get in touch via for arrangement.

You can login to your application portal and check the summary of the files that have been successfully uploaded by or received by the university. If your school/reference has provided confidential documents to the HKU, please get in touch with them, as the HKU will confirm with them upon successfully receiving such confidential documents.

Unfortunately, NO. Please note that you should upload supporting documents directly to your application account. Documents that are sent through email, unless with specific instructions from our office, will not be considered. You are also reminded that we will not acknowledge any documents that are mailed to the office at this stage. Further instructions on the submission of official documents will be given to incoming students with offers closer to time of student registration.

Yes, please authorize the College Board, IBO, and other examination bodies to send your results to HKU directly.

The TOEFL, SAT and AP codes of The University of Hong Kong is 9671.
The ACT code for the University of Hong Kong is 7838.

If you launched your application via the Common Application System, you will receive information within 1 month to log into your application account at HKU, where you can proceed to update HKU your status and academic achievements.

Most faculties will start the interview from December 2017 onwards, you may check out the Important Dates and Deadline for more details.

If you are studying overseas and cannot attend a face-to-face interview in Hong Kong, phone or Skype interview may be arranged on a case-by-case basis. Our Faculty/Programme office will confirm the interview date and time and other arrangements with shortlisted students in the interview invitation.

Please note that faculties may invite candidates to attend interviews/entrance tests on a selective basis, meaning that not all candidates need to attend these assessments, and being invited to an interview/test is not an indicator of the chance of admission.

Unfortunately, you cannot remove the uploaded files from the system. You may arrange to upload a revised file(s) with a remark to supersede the earlier file(s). Please note, however, that the faculties concerned can view all your uploaded file(s).

For evaluation purposes please upload all your supporting documents to your application account.  You can also authorize the College Board, IBO, and other examination bodies to send your results to HKU directly.

Hard copies are only required after you have received an offer of admission to HKU and are arriving at the University for registration.  Further instructions on how to submit official documents in hard copies will be provided closer to the time.

Bringing hard copy documents to the University will unfortunately not speed up the evaluation process.

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