Top 10 Universities in China

Top 10 Universities in China

The Chinese government has invested heavily in research and higher education. There are so many great universities in the country, but below are the top 10 on the list.

Tsinghua University

For unprecedented three years now, it has been ranked as one of the best universities in the country. Just like some academic institutions, Tsinghua University belongs to the country’s ‘C9 League group’.

Currently, Tsinghua University has about 19 off-campuses and more than 50,000 students including about 12,000 international students. It is a multidisciplinary institution. Below are some of the following departments here:

  • Architecture
  • Business & Management
  • Art & Design
  • Chemistry
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil & Structural Engineering
  • Electrical & electronic engineering
  • Computer science
  • Modern languages
  • Physics & astronomy
  • Statistics
  • Politics
  • Mechanical Engineering and many more.

Peking University

Peking University is one of the leading universities in China; it is based in Beijing. It has been in existence since 1898. Currently, Peking University has more than 30,000 students, about 25% of whom are postgraduates. Students from all over the world come here to study courses like:

  • Accountancy & Finance
  • English Language & Literature
  • Dentistry
  • Modern Languages
  • Environmental Studies
  • Pharmacy & Pharmacology
  • Law and many more.

Fudan University

Fudan University is located in the country’s largest city, Shanghai; it has about 17 schools and about 40,000 students including 45,000 international students.

This amazing university has the Shanghai Institute of Visual Arts, plus 10 functional teaching hospitals. Globally, Fudan University is known as one of the foremost institutions where students can study politics and Modern Languages.

Shanghai Jiao Tong University

This is one of the topmost universities in Shanghai, offering more than:

  • 50 undergraduate programs
  • 250 Master’s degree programs, and
  • 30 doctorate programs

This great university boasts 37000 students, and about 1,800 international students; most of these students come from Africa, Asia, and South America. Shanghai Jiao Tong University is proficient in the following academic programs:

  • Electrical engineering
  • Civil engineering
  • Architecture
  • Statistics
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Art & Design
  • Material Sciences and many more.

University of Science and Technology of China

It is located in the city of Hefei; about four hours’ drive from the South of Beijing. Founded in 1958, but moved to Hefei during the Cultural Revolution in 1970. University of Science and Technology of China offers over 50 courses including Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing, Philosophy, Psychology, and so on.

Nanjing University

Established in 1902, this academic institution has witnessed a lot of reforms since 258 AD. Currently, it has an enrolment of more than 20,000 students and 800 international students. Its main campus is situated in Nanjing; a city well-known for its historical and cultural significance. Nanjing University is among the highest-ranked institutions where you will study architecture and 22 other courses.

Beijing Normal University

Beijing Normal University now hosts more than 20,000 students; it has credible research centers and laboratories plus a six-hectare ‘Science Park’. It offers 14 courses for its students. It has received a wide range of admiration and amazing feedback from previous students.

Zhejiang University

Zhejiang University is located in Hangzhou city, about three hours' drive from Shanghai. Currently, Zhejiang University has over 45,000 students, 2000 international students, a functional academic library, and also ranks highest in the following courses Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Material Sciences, Chemistry, architecture, agriculture & Culture.

Wuhan University

Located in Wuhan, and ranked 58th university in Asia. Renowned for its palatial buildings fusing Eastern and Western styles. Boasting over 50,000 students, and 3500 international students, features over 10 courses in Humanities, Sciences, and Arts.

Sun Yat-Sen University

Named after Sun Yat-Sen, the father of the Republic of China. Established in 1924. Situated in Guangdong, and presently enrolls more than 3,500 students. Acclaimed as one of the best universities in China, and features over 16 accredited courses. 


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