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PolyU leaps to 67th in the U.S. News and World Report’s Best Global Universities Rankings, placing third in Hong Kong

26 Jun 2024

Achievements Institutional Planning and Analytics Office

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has attained encouraging results in the U.S. News and World Report’s 2024-2025 Best Global Universities Rankings, surging 33 places to 67th in the world. The University has also been ranked 9th in Asia and third in Hong Kong.

In the subject rankings, PolyU has a total of 17 subjects being ranked among the top 50 in the world, with three of them among the top ten, including Civil Engineering (2nd), Engineering (5th), and Mechanical Engineering (6th).

Additionally, PolyU came first for eight subjects in Hong Kong, including Civil Engineering, Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Green and Sustainable Science and Technology, Environmental Engineering, Social Sciences and Public Health, Economics and Business and Mathematics, reaffirming its leadership both internationally and locally.

PolyU is pleased with the remarkable progress in its performance in the Rankings. The University is committed to becoming an innovative, world-class university with a strong sense of social responsibility. Moving forward, PolyU will continue to pursue excellence in education, scientific research and innovation, and entrepreneurship, as well as strengthen ties and cooperation with partners around the world, with the aim of playing an increasingly important role on the global stage of higher education.

The 2024-2025 Best Global Universities Rankings by the U.S. News and World Report covers 51 subject rankings and evaluates 2,250 universities across 104 countries. The Rankings were calculated based on 13 indicators, including global and regional research reputation, total citations, international collaboration and more.




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