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Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

  • About the Program

    About the Program

    The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology is an international research university founded in 1991 with strong ties to global thought leaders and promoting interdisciplinary studies. HKUST is dedicated to educating well-rounded students to acquire a strong entrepreneurial spirit and innovative thinking. 

    Location Hong Kong
    Program Type Partner University Program
    Program Term Fall, Spring, Academic Year

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  • Program Details

    Course of Study

    *Students must maintain full-time status while abroad

    Study is available within the  School of Science  and the  School of Engineering . Students will also have the opportunity to interact and makes friends with their peers from around the globe.

    *Study within the School of Engineering is for SBU students only. 

    This is a partner university program. Applications must be submitted to Stony Brook University first. Information regarding the next steps in the process will be distributed to students who have received formal nominations by their International Programs Coordinator.


    Program Details

    Language of Instruction English
    Language Proficiency N/A
    Program Term Fall, Spring, Academic Year
    Living Arrangements Independent Arrangement  (Dormitory style residence coordinated directly with the partner university)

    Program Housing Statement: Stony Brook University is required to comply with the housing policies of the host country, partner institution and/or hotel/hostel. These policies may include requirements such as sex-based housing placement.

    Additional Information

    Grades earned in a Partner University program   WILL NOT  calculate towards the cumulative GPA for SBU students.

    Non-SBU students must contact their home university regarding their grade and credit transfer policy.

  • Requirements




    *SBU Students only. School of Engineering

    Other Requirements

    Students must be matriculated in an undergraduate degree program.

    Sophomores and above

    Studies available through the School of Science and School of Engineering 

    *Some courses may be restricted

    Application Deadline

    Fall/academic year admission: February 1

    (Application Deadline has been extended to February 20)

    Spring admission: September 1

    Candidates may be interviewed to determine their qualifications for participating and representing Stony Brook University abroad.
  • Program Cost

    Program Cost

    Application Fee $60
    Tuition Rate $ 3,435 per semester for NY residents

    $12,270 per semester for non-residents
    Program Fee $750 per semester
    Administrative Fee $200 (non-refundable)
    International Health Insurance $55 per month approximately. Note: The host university may also require a domestic health plan, and will send details regarding costs to students directly.
    Other Fees $3,200-$4,126 (approximately; Students pay room, board, books, transportation and other university fees directly to overseas university)
    Travel Costs $1,640-$2,040 (approximately; Students are responsible for their travel arrangements including airfare, visa costs)
    Costs are estimates for planning purposes of the student and are subject to change at any point.
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