CHINA'S ALL TOP COLLEGE
CHINA'S TOP 25 COLLEGES
|Shanghai Jiao Tong University|
|Beijing Normal University|
|University of Science and Technology of China|
|Xi'an Jiaotong University|
|East China Normal University|
|Huazhong University of Science and Technology|
|Sun Yat-Sen University|
|Renmin University of China|
|Harbin Institute of Technology|
|Harbin Engineering University|
|Hunan Normal University|
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CHINA'S TOP ENGINERING COLLEGE
Peking University 北京大学
Peking University [baidu.com]
Rank 2012: 1
Rank 2011: 1
Rank on Researcher Wu Shulian's 2012 University List: 2
Founded as the Imperial University of Peking in 1898 to replace the Imperial College (Guozijian), Peking University (PKU) is distinguished for excellence in social sciences. It's regarded as one of the two most prestigious universities in China. The university had become a center of progressive thought as early as 1920. It distinguished itself as the birthplace of China's New Culture and May Fourth Movement, and has been a fountainhead of Marxism, democracy and scientific thought in China, and one of the CPC's strongholds. Throughout its history, it has made invaluable contributions to the nation's founding, development and social progress. It has nurtured and hosted a great number of famed Chinese thinkers, including Mao Zedong, author Lu Xun and CPC cofounder Li Dazhao. PKU boasts the largest library among all Asian universities, housing more than 10 million books.
Tsinghua University 清华大学
Tsinghua University [tsinghua.edu.cn]
Rank 2012: 2
Rank 2011: 2
Rank on Researcher Wu Shulian's 2012 University List: 3
Originally founded in 1911 as Tsinghua College, Tsinghua University is today widely recognized as one of the top two universities in China. By the late 1920s, the university had already distinguished itself in terms of academic excellence and talent cultivation capabilities. Reputed as the "MIT of China", the university is renowned for excellence in the natural sciences. Presently, Tsinghua has a total of 37,650 full time students, including 14,943 undergraduates, and 22,707 candidates for master's and doctor's degrees. Graduates from the university rank first among their peers in terms of employment competitiveness and salaries. The university has produced scores of prominent scientists, writers, statesmen, scholars and business people who have made significant contributions to the nation's rejuvenation, economic development and social well-being. Its most famous alumni in the political sphere include China's President Hu Jintao, Vice President Xi Jinping, top legislator Wu Bangguo, and former Premier Zhu Rongji.
Zhejiang University 浙江大学
Zhejiang University [zju.edu.cn]
Rank 2012: 3
Rank 2011: 3
Rank on Researcher Wu Shulian's 2012 University List: 1
Zhejiang University (ZJU) lies by the gorgeous West Lake in Hangzhou, the capital city of Zhejiang Province. The university, a member of the C9 League, is also one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in China. Its predecessor, Qiushi Academy, was founded in 1897. ZJU was once reputed as "Cambridge of the East" by British scientist and historian Joseph Needham who twice visited its campus in 1944. The university constantly takes the third spot on various domestic and international university rankings. More than 160 of its alumni have been named academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences or Chinese Academy of Engineering. Presently, it offers programs in eleven disciplinary areas to 43,368 full-time students, including 22,557 undergraduates, and 20,811 candidates for masters and doctoral degrees.
Fudan University 复旦大学
Fudan University [fudan.edu.cn]
Rank 2012: 4
Rank 2011: 4
Rank on Researcher Wu Shulian's 2012 University List: 5
Located in Shanghai, China's financial hub, Fudan University is one of the oldest and established universities in the country. It was founded in 1905 as Fudan College, and was the first institution of higher education set up by Chinese intellectuals with social funding. "Fu Dan" literally translates to "heavenly light shines day after day", symbolizing its graduates' inexhaustible self-reliance and industriousness. The university is a member of the C9 League, as well as a member of the Universitas 21, an international consortium of leading research universities. In 2000, Fudan acquired Shanghai Medical University. FDU is best known for its social sciences, humanistic, natural sciences, engineering and management programs. It now has more than 300 research institutions, including 145 inter-disciplinary research centers. Its famous alumni include renowned Chinese linguist Chen Yinque, meteorologist Zhu Kezhen, and economist Wu Jinglian.
Shanghai Jiao Tong University 上海交通大学
Shanghai Jiao Tong University [bbs.fengniao]
Rank 2012: 5
Rank 2011: 5
Rank on Researcher Wu Shulian's 2012 University List: 4
Originally founded in 1896 as the Nan Yang Public School, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) had already become one of China's best universities in the 1920s, and was hailed as the "MIT of the East" for producing top engineers in the 1930s. The university's engineering department has exerted great influence on the country's social advancement and development. The university has a total enrollment of 42,881 students, including 17,766 undergraduates, 24,017 candidates for master's and doctor's degrees, and 1,598 international students. SJTU is well-known for perfectly integrating academia, research and industry. Its academic papers included in the SCI and SSCI have always achieved high rankings in China. Its notable alumni include a great number of elites in various areas, such as Zhang Guangdou, internationally renowned hydraulic engineering expert; Qian Xuesen, prominent missile and space program scientist; and Jiang Zemin, former Chinese President.
Nanjing University 南京大学
Nanjing University [kaoyanzy.com]
Rank 2012: 6
Rank 2011: 6
Rank on Researcher Wu Shulian's 2012 University List: 6
Nanjing University (NJU) is a national key comprehensive university founded in 1902 as Sanjiang Normal School. Located in Nanjing, the capital city of Jiangsu Province, NJU is known as the fountainhead of China's modern science. It has made significant contributions to China's education, academic research and cultural advancement. NJU has produced a great number of prominent elites and professionals over the past years, including China's modern physical science leader Wu Youxun, "Chinese Marie Curie" Chien-Shiung Wu, and renowned nuclear physicist Zhu Guangya. As one of the oldest universities in China, it features a full range of advanced teaching and research facilities.
Wuhan University 武汉大学
Wuhan University [2fwww.02342.com]
Rank 2012: 7
Rank 2011: 7
Rank on Researcher Wu Shulian's 2012 University List: 7
Wuhan University (WHU) is located in Wuchang District of Wuhan, the capital city of Hubei Province. WHU is widely recognized as one of the oldest and most prestigious top 10 universities in China. Its history dates back to 1893, when it was founded as Ziqiang Institute by Zhang Zhidong, governor of Hubei and Hunan provinces in the late Qing Dynasty (1645-1911). In 2000, a new WHU was created through a merger among the former Wuhan University, Wuhan University of Hydraulic and Electrical Engineering, Wuhan Technical University of Surveying and Mapping and Hubei Medical University. It's a national key university of liberal arts and sciences, with an excellent reputation for academics. Dubbed as "One of the Most Beautiful Universities in the World", it's also famous for its nearly 30 elegant historical buildings amid picturesque campus, especially its cherry blossoms which bloom in the springtime.
Huazhong University of Science & Technology 华中科技大学
Huazhong University of Science & Technology [www.edu.cn]
Rank 2012: 8
Rank 2011: 10
Rank on Researcher Wu Shulian's 2012 University List: 11
Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST) is the result of a merger in 2000 among the former HUST, Tongji Medical University, Wuhan Urban Construction Institute, and Wuhan Science and Technology Vocational College. HUST is a multi-disciplinary national key university located in Wuhan, the capital city of Hubei Province. The university is best-noted for its picturesque campus, scientific and technological research, pivotal education reform, and competitive students.
Sun Yat-sen University 中山大学
Sun Yat-sen University [sysu.edu.cn]
Rank 2012: 9
Rank 2011: 8
Rank on Researcher Wu Shulian's 2012 University List: 8
Sun Yat-sen University, also known as Zhongshan University, was founded in 1924 as the National Kwangtung University by Dr. Sun Yat-sen, known as the father of modern China. The university is located in Guangzhou, the capital city of Guangdong Province. With an emphasis on interdisciplinary education, the university offers programs in various areas including the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, technical sciences, medical sciences, pharmacology, and management science. The beautiful campus includes a large number of advanced, fully-equipped labs and research bases.
Sichuan University 四川大学
Sichuan University [scu.edu.cn]
Rank 2012: 10
Rank 2011: 14
Rank on Researcher Wu Shulian's 2012 University List:: 9
Sichuan University (SCU) is a multi-disciplinary national key university located in downtown Chengdu, the capital city of Sichuan Province. It's known as the oldest and largest university in Western China. SCU was created through the merger of 3 famous national universities: the former Sichuan University, the former Chengdu University of Science and Technology, and the former West China University of Medical Sciences. The history of the former SCU can be dated back to Sichuan Zhongxi Xuetang founded in 1896. SCU has undertaken a substantial number of national and ministerial-level research projects, and made great achievements. SCU ranks top among its peers for its strengths in liberal arts, science, engineering and medicine. It also constantly ranks among the top 10 universities in China in terms of overall strength and the number of academic papers annually published.