PolyU is rated 91st in the world in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2022, surging 38 places from last year’s index.


The list covers more than 1,600 higher education institutions from 99 countries and regions, which are rated against 13 sets of performance indicators, including teaching, research, citations, international outlook and industry income.


In addition, PolyU is ranked 15th in the 2022 Best Global Universities in Asia Rankings by US News, and 25th in the QS Asia University Rankings 2022. The US News ranking exercise evaluated more than 1,700 universities from over 90 countries and regions based on 13 indicators that measure their academic research performance and their global and regional reputations.

In terms of subject rankings, PolyU also stands among the top globally in the following ranking exercises:



2022 Best Global Universities Rankings by US News


Civil Engineering






Mechanical Engineering




THE World University Rankings 2022 by subject


Business & Economics 

25th (1st in Hong Kong)





Computer Science



Social Sciences



The University will refer to the ranking information and other forms of evaluation criteria to identify areas for enhancement of its performance. PolyU will continue to provide top-quality education to students and strive for excellence in research, in order to contribute to the development of Hong Kong, the Nation and the world.