There are many ways you can experience higher education. We currently recruit students with international qualifications from all parts of the world.

The Hong Kong Shue Yan University (HKSYU) accepts application from students with overseas academic qualifications. Please note the following admission details:


Local or non-local applicants with overseas academic qualfications e.g. Australia, USA, UK, Canada, New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan or Macau can apply for our undergraduate programmes.

Applicants with overseas qualifications should be able to demonstrate his/her language proficiency, by presenting documentary evidence which may include TOEFL / IELTS and/or DSE / GCE / GCSE / IGCSE / IB results. Applicants without the University's recognized language qualification are required to sit for the language written exam accordingly.


**Special Arrangement for 2023/24 Admissions: In case of official cancellation of the TOEFL/IELTS tests, HKSYU accepts comparable Duolingo English Test (DET) scores and home testing for meeting English requirement. The minimum DET score requirement is 105.

Applicants can apply via the online application portal. Please contact our Admissions Office for enquiries. For application, please click here.

Applicants who submit their application in person should present the following supporting documents to the Admissions Office:
1.   A completed application form with a photo with a recent photo; and
2.   Valid identification documents (such as Mainland ID card, passport or Hong Kong ID card original and copy); and

3.   A non-refundable application fee of HK$600 in cash; and
4.   Academic credentials including academic transcripts, certificates, public examination scores and letters of recommendation (if applicable).

For applicants who have taken SAT / AP / ACT test, please send your official transcripts to the University via the official score sending platform of that examination body. You can search the following code accordingly:


SAT/ AP: College Board Designated Institution Code - 9289 Hong Kong Shue Yan University
How to send your AP score online

How to send your SAT score online


ACT: ACT College Code - 8104 Hong Kong Shue Yan University
How to send your ACT score to Institution

(For local students only) Full-time local undergraduate students under the age of 30 are eligible to apply for Financial Assistance Scheme for Post-secondary Students (FASP), a scheme offered by the government to provide means-tested financial assistance which can include grants (tuition fee and learning expenses) and/or low-interest loans to help meet living expenses. Students can apply for FASP after registration.
For details of tuition fees and financial assistance, please refer to Questions No. 11 and 12 in the FAQ page.

iFREE Entrance Scholarship for the Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) in Digital Marketing programme

Starting from the academic year 2019/20, iFREE GROUP (HK) LTD will make available an annual entrance scholarship of HK$1,000,000 for new students admitted to Year 1 of the Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) in Digital Marketing (BBA-DM) programme. Each year, a maximum of 50 scholarships of HKD20,000 each will be made available.
For more details, please click here.

Longbow Charity Foundation Entrance Scholarship for Commerce majors

Funded by the Longbow Charity Foundation Limited, HKSYU will be offering an entrance scholarship for new local students admitted to Year 1 of selected Bachelor’s programmes in the Faculty of Commerce. Each recipient will be awarded HK$10,000. This scholarship aims at encouraging local students who have an enthusiastic interest in the world of commerce to become substantial contributors and future leaders.
For more details, please click here.

The Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Commerce and Faculty of Social Sciences offer a variety of specialized academic courses. select your favoured programme and understand more, please click here.

Remarks: Students studying the following programmes with Chinese elements,  including but not limited to Chinese Language and Culture, History, Social Work, Professional Counseling and Chinese-English translation, must have a certain level of Chinese writing and language ability (including Cantonese). The department may conduct interviews or written tests for non-Chinese speaking (including international students) applicants to ensure that they are suitable for taking relevant subjects.

For the definition of non-local students and international students, and related information, please click here to learn more.
Dates Closing Date / Event
Oct 2023 to Jul 2024 Applicants can apply via the online application portal
01 Jul 2024 Deadline for Non-Local Students Online Application
15 Jul 2024 All applications of Non-Local students will not be accepted
17 Jul 2024 Commencement of In-Person First Round Application (Applicable to all local applicants)
20 Jul 2024 Deadline of In-Person First Round Application (Applicable to all local applicants)
22 Jul 2024 Commencement of In-Person Second Round Application (Applicable to all local applicants, admission quotas are limited in this round)
Dates and the information specified in this page may be subject to change without notice.