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  • Locations: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Restrictions: Samford applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2018 09/29/2017 10/06/2017 01/08/2018 05/17/2018
Fact Sheet:
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Program Length: Semester
Housing Options: Dorm Style Language Prerequisite: No
Number of Credits: 12+ Class Eligibility: Juniors, Seniors, Sophomores
Program Type: International Student Exchange Language of Instruction: English
Type of Program: Samford Exchange Program
Program Description:
Hong Kong
Where East Meets West: Hong Kong Baptist University
Hong Kong Baptist University Contact:
General Info
Hong Kong Baptist University is an autonomous, public-funded university with a Christian heritage. It was founded in 1956 and is the second oldest institution of higher learning in Hong Kong. The medium of instruction is English.  The University is consists of five campuses: Ho Sin Hang, Shaw, Baptist University Road, Kai Tak and Shek Mun.  Each campus is conveniently located near the Kowloon Tong Mass Transit Railway (MTR) system.

Scholarships are available for this program.  Please contact the Global Engagement Office for specific details.

Students may choose to live in on-campus dormitories where they are able to gain the full experience of student-life at HKBU.  Facilities are located in their 21-story undergraduate hall at the Baptist University Road Campus.

Hong Kong Baptist University offers one semester and one year exchanges, and the freedom to take courses from more than 40 undergraduate degree programs.  The university works with students to ensure the best academic placement for their needs and goals.  Interested students may review the schedule to see what courses are offered and how they may best fit their Samford academic goals.  The Global Engagement Office staff is available to advise you as you consider your options, and you can also work through this information with your academic advisor.
Student Life
Student life begins upon arrival with the East-West Encounters Program.  This program is aimed at orienting international students to the campus and to facilitate cross-cultural understanding.  Many activities occur throughout the semester, which include:
  HK$ US$
Hong Kong Baptist University Costs
1st Semester Housing (Fall)
(28 August - 29 December 2014)
6,593 $851.00
2nd Semester Housing (Spring - Option 1)
(29 December - 28 May 2015)
*Students continuing from fall semester*

8,040 $1,037.00
2nd Semester Housing (Spring - Option 2)
(5 Jan - 28 May 2015)
*New students admitted*
7,665 $989.00
Deposit ("Caution Money")
(Refundable upon departure if no damage has been done to hall properties)

1,000 $130.00
Activity Fee
(Per Semester)

50 $7.00
Stored Value Card
(Used for air conditioning and laundry.  Issued upon arrival)

100 $13.00
Air Conditioning Expenses 700 (average per month) $90.00 (average per month)

For more information and application procedures, choose the "request info" button to contact the Global Engagement Office.