Our Class

Our elite program admits only about 120 students per intake, with more than 50% non-local students representing close to 20 nationalities, you can expect to meet a diverse group of talented individuals from different countries, professional backgrounds and personalities.

Meet with Global Talents

One notable characteristic of our world-acclaimed MBA program is that it attracts the brightest minds from a wide range of industries and functions. Furthermore, 50% of our students are non-local citizens, representing around 15 nationalities from different parts of Asia, Europe, North America and other regions. You won’t find another Asian MBA program offering you such extensive international exposure and connections.

Compact Equals Impact

Our MBA is a selective program, with a typical annual intake of around 100 students. This means you get to enjoy optimum class sizes that foster effective learning and help you build closer connections with your classmates. The maximum class size is about 60 students per cohort, giving each student the opportunity to interact meaningfully with our faculty members.

Our Class Profile

Class Profile of Intake 2018

Class Size: 107
Avg. age: 32 (27-37*)
Avg. years of working experience: 9 (4-13*)
GMAT range: 550-710*
Non-local nationality: 50%
Female: 43%

*Typical range

Nationalities represented

North America:
Canada, United States

Asia Pacific:
Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Macao, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea

Europe:
Bulgaria, Denmark, Finland, France, Hungary, Portugal, United Kingdom

Universities of first degree (partial list)
Companies represented (partial list)

Student Diaries

Get an insider’s view of the HKUST MBA journey through these student stories.

Arthur Chow Hong Kong Chief Executive Officer,
6 waves

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Jamie Ford United States Founder, Proper Prep
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Tokay Zeynalov United KingdomBusiness Change Manager,
Schroders Investment Management HK

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Dorothy Pun Hong Kong General Manager,
Li & Fung Limited

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Matthias Meyer Germany Manager,
AlphaSight Inc.

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Yasir Naveed Pakistan Assistant Consultant,
Wilson Acouostics Limited

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Marcus Leung-Shea United States COO & Co-Founder,
ORii 
Michelle Queiroz Brazil Asia Pacific Marketing Lead,
The Estee Lauder Companies

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Arthur Yuen Hong Kong Deputy of Chief Executive,
Hong Kong Monetary Authority

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More Student Stories

  • Beijing Foreign Studies University
  • The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • Columbia University
  • University College London
  • Fudan University
  • University of Amsterdam
  • London School of Economics and Political Science
  • University of British Columbia
  • Nanyang Technological University
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • National University of Singapore
  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • New York University
  • University of Johannesburg
  • Princeton University
  • University of Macau
  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University
  • University of Toronto
  • Shanghai Tongji University

and more…

  • A.S. Watson Group
  • BlackRock
  • Bloomberg L.P.
  • BNP Paribas
  • China Telecom Global Limited
  • Citibank
  • Colliers International
  • Credit Suisse
  • Deloitte Consulting
  • FedEx Express
  • Fox Networks Group
  • HKSAR Government
  • Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation
  • Hotels.com
  • HSBC Global Asset Management
  • Huawei Technologies
  • Hutchison Property Group
  • J.P. Morgan
  • KPMG
  • Logitech
  • LVMH
  • Maersk Hong Kong
  • Moody’s Investor Service
  • MTR Corporation
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Robert Walters
  • Schneider Electric
  • The Hongkong Electric Company
  • Tory Burch Hong Kong

and more…

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