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AT A GLANCE/LOCATION
Hong Kong Baptist University has approximately 6,600 students studying in full-time undergraduate study programs and approximately 4,200 students in masters and doctoral programs. it is located in a central location of Hong Kong and provides students access to all the sites and sounds of the city. The mission of Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) is to provide quality higher education in a Christian environment, combining broad-based liberal education with academic and professional vigor.
With a population of about 7 million, Hong Kong is a city of diversity marked by a vigorous blend of East and West. The majority of the population in Hong Kong is ethnically Chinese, while there is also a large expatriate community. Chinese and English are the official languages in Hong Kong. HKBU is located on Kowloon Tong which is easily accessible to the central island.
Early September – Mid December
Early January – Mid May
AREAS OF STUDY
Since this is an AACSB school, this is a good program for Belmont business students. Areas of study that may be of interest to Belmont students are: business, finance, accounting, economics, arts, communication, Chinese language, and history.
Courses are available in English, and credit-bearing Mandarin and Cantonese courses for non-Chinese speakers are available as well. In general, exchange students are allowed to take any courses from the course list, provided they do not foresee any problem in the medium of teaching and have met the prerequisite requirements. HKBU requires a minimum and maximum course load for exchange students: students must take a minimum of 12 credit units (approximately 4 courses) and a maximum of 18 credits units (approximately 6 courses). Courses for Exchange students are listed here.
Undergraduate exchange students are housed in the 21-story undergraduate residence halls that are located on campus. All rooms are shared, and beds are reserved on a first-come-first-served basis. Housing application details will be announced to admitted exchange students. Learn more about housing here.
Students pay housing directly to Hong Kong Baptist University.
2. Belmont Tuition
Tuition is charged at the regular semester rate. Students pay tuition to Belmont.
Students are responsible for booking their own international travel. Students should wait until they receive formal acceptance from Hong Kong Baptist University into their program before booking their airfare.
Campus life at HKBU
is always abuzz with activities. Hong Kong Baptist University's Office of Student Affairs has a variety of initiatives and programmes. In addition, more than 30 academic societies and 50 student interest clubs flourish on campus, catering to a broad range of subjects and concerns.
Dates and Deadlines
All requirements must be completed by the Belmont Abroad Office deadlines: online materials are due by 11:59 PM on the deadline date
Spring Semester Programs: September 1
Summer/Fall/Academic Year Programs: March 1
How to Apply
1. Please click the Apply Now button (found at the top-right of this page and/or at the bottom of this page) to apply.
2. You will automatically be directed to your myBelmont account to log-in.
3. After logging in to your myBelmont account, if you are not re-directed back to Belmont Global, open a new window for Belmont Global to complete your application.
This program has a two-step application process:
The Belmont’s Study Abroad Office Application, which includes:
- Passport photocopy
- Online questionnaires
- Signature documents
Only application materials for Step 1 must be turned in by the corresponding term’s deadlines as listed above.
The Host University Application,
This Step will be completed after
your advisor reviews and accepts your Belmont application.
- If Belmont’s Study Abroad Office accepts your application, your study abroad advisor will provide you with additional information, and supplemental application instructions will be sent to you.
Office of Study Abroad • JAAC 1009