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Rankings – School of Science
 
Rankings
Materials Science:
  • No.23 in World Universities
    (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017)
Chemistry:
  • No. 27 in World Universities
    (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017)
Mathematics:
  • No. 43 in World Universities
    (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017)
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Faculty Members (as of Feb 2017)
 
Rank Life Science Chemistry Mathematics Physics Total
Chair Professor:  8 4 9 8 29
Professor: 13 7 18 12 50
Associate Professor: 6 5 7 6 24
Assistant Professor: 13 4 7 5 29
Total: 40 20 41 31 132
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Students (as of Feb 2017)
 
Undergraduates Postgraduates (Research) Postgraduate (Taught) Total (Non-local Students)
2,126 534 284 2,944 998
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Graduates since 1991 (as of Feb 2017)
 
Undergraduates Postgraduates(Research) Postgraduates(Taught) Total
9,763 2,055 986 12,804
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Undergraduate Exchange Statistics (as of Feb 2017)
 
• Number of Science students participating in the Exchange Program
 
Academic Year Exchange Out Exchange In
2013-14 175 145  
2014-15 237 175  
2015-16 238 206  
2016-17 137 139  
 
• Number of Exchange Students in 2016-17 by Country
 
Countries Exchange Out Exchange In
Australia 1 0  
Canada 9 9  
Denmark 9 4  
France 0 6  
Germany 12 11  
Ireland 1 8  
Japan 6 0  
Mainland China 1 7  
Mexico 0 2  
Norway 5 0  
Republic of Korea 2 1  
Singapore 18 21  
Sweden 13 13  
Switzerland 14 6  
Taiwan 3 3  
The Netherlands 3 7  
Turkey 0 2  
United Kingdom 19 24  
United States 22 15  
Total: 138 139  
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Employment Statistics
 
• Distribution of Graduates by Employment Sector (2015)
 
Undergraduate
Commerce and Business: 38.2%
Education: 29.3%
Engineering and Industry: 25.9%
Community and Social Services: 4.6%
Government and Related Organizations: 1.9%
 
 
Postgraduate (PhD and MPhil graduates)
Education: 79%
Commerce and Business: 14%
Engineering and Industry: 7%
 
 
(Source: Graduate Employment Survey 2015, Career Center, HKUST)




   
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