Lingnan UniversityA Leading Liberal Arts University

A Leading Liberal Arts University

A Leading Liberal Arts University

Lingnan University is recognised globally as a leading liberal arts university, excelling in teaching quality, internationalisation, and research with social significance and sustainability.

Most recently, Lingnan is ranked 2nd worldwide for "Quality Education" in the latest Times Higher Education (THE) University Impact Rankings 2020. Among the 17 SDGs, Lingnan University is also ranked #48 in promoting NO Poverty and #71 in promoting Decent Work and Economic Growth. Such international recognitions underpin Lingnan University’s Core values: Education: Care for Learning and Research: Impact with Care.

The THE University Impact Rankings attempts to document evidence of universities’ impact on society, rather than just research and teaching performance. Overall, Lingnan University has come in 101-200 amongst more than 850 universities from 89 countries and regions in the exercise. Please click here for more information.

The THE ranking results echo the Lingnan’s academic excellence as revealed by the University Accountability Agreements announced by the University Grants Committee (UGC) in July 2019, under which LU received the highest score in the area of “undergraduate satisfaction with the quality and value which they have gained from their teaching and learning experience”, and the second-best score in “undergraduate satisfaction with their overall learning environment” among the eight UGC-funded universities in Hong Kong.

Lingnan also leaped 20 places in the overall QS World University Rankings 2021. Citations per faculty are up 21 places, and 77 places in "International Students". As well as being in the top 35 in "International Faculty", Lingnan was also named one of the "Top 10 Liberal Arts Colleges in Asia" by Forbes in 2015.

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