Rankings and Accreditation


  • HKUST's Executive MBA program, run in conjunction with the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in Illinois (Kellogg-HKUST EMBA program), ranked No.2 in 2021 by the Financial Times. The program has been ranked No. 1 in the world for ten years (2007, 2009-2013, 2016-2018 and 2020).
  • HKUST MBA program is ranked No. 36 in the world by the Financial Times (2022).
  • When it comes to regional rankings, we are top of the class. The Financial Times has named HKUST the No. 1 Asian business school for customized education programs in 2003-2008.
  • The School's research also ranks high at world's No. 19 (No. 1 in Asia).

Read more about Awards and Achievements


  • The HKUST Business School was the first business school in the region accredited by both the US-based Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) and the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS).