No. Campus Name World Rank Campus History

1

Shanghai University

505

Shanghai University abbreviated as SHU or Shangda, is a public research
university located in Shanghai, China. Shanghai University is one of the nation's leading research universities. Its three campuses are in Baoshan, Jing'an and Jiading districts.

Founded in 1922, originally a revolutionary school, the university contributed a group of influential people to the cause of Chinese liberation and development. By consolidating four universities, it became a research-intensive comprehensive university and also the biggest higher learning institution run by Shanghai Municipality in 1994. The university enrolls 23,036 undergraduate and 12,181 postgraduate students, including 3,896 international students.

Shanghai University is amongst the list of Project 211 for top national universities. The university's enterprise scientific research funds stood at CNY¥489.9 million in 2016, ranked 13th in China. In the 2015 QS World University Rankings, it is ranked 411-420 in the world, 75th in Asia and 15th in China. The university was also ranked 51-60 globally and 1st in China in the global young university rankings, according to the 2015 QS Top 50 Under 50.

2

Tongji University

286

Tongji University colloquially known as Tongji, is a comprehensive university located in Shanghai. Established in 1907 by the German government together with German physicians in Shanghai, Tongji is one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in China.

Tongji University is especially renowned for its engineering, business and architecture programs; its civil engineering department has consistently ranked first in China for decades. The School of Economics and Management (Tongji SEM) is one of 74 business schools in the world being triple accredited by the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS), the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and the Association of MBAs (AMBA). Tongji University is a member of the Yangtze Delta Universities Alliance and Asian-European Laotse Universities Network.

3

Zhejiang University

98

Zhejiang University also known as Che Kiang University, is a national university in China. Founded in 1897, Zhejiang University is one of China's oldest, most selective and most prestigious institutions of higher education. It is a member of the C9 League, the Yangtze Delta Universities Alliance and the Association of Pacific Rim Universities.

The university campus is located in the city of Hangzhou, approximately 112 miles (180 km) southwest of Shanghai. Zhejiang University Library's collection contains about 7 million volumes, making it one of China's largest academic libraries.

4

Nanjing University

184

Nanjing University located in Nanjing, China, is one of the oldest and most prestigious institutions of higher learning in China. Following many changes through dynasties since CE 258, it was established as a modern school in 1902 in late Qing dynasty, and became a modern university in the early 1920s, during the early years of Republic of China, becoming the first Chinese modern university which combined teaching and research. It became a pioneer in higher education in China and set the foundation for the establishment of the modern educational system in China. Before the eve of establishment of People's Republic of China in
1949, the name was changed from National Central University to Nanjing
University.

Nanjing University is consistently ranked among the top few comprehensive research universities in China. It is a member of C9 League, Yangtze Delta Universities Alliance, etc.. Nanjing University is consistently ranked among the top two universities for Chinese Language and Literature in China. Nanjing University is also a top research university for natural sciences, being ranked #2 in China, #3 in Asia Pacific and #12 in the world in the Nature Index 2017.

5

Guangzhou Medical University

4763

Guangzhou Medical University is a Chinese medical school located in Guangzhou which is the third largest port city in China, Guangdong Province. It was established in 1958. Guangzhou Medical University is composed of four campuses. The main Campus is located in Dongfeng Road West and the other three campuses are in Longdong, Haizhu and Jianggao

GMU faces 31 provinces, autonomous regions, municipalities directly under the Chinese central government, Hong Kong and Macao regions to recruit 1,500 undergraduates and 550 postgraduates (master and doctors) in each year. There are
23300 full-time students, including 10000 undergraduates, 1300 graduates, and
12000 continuing educational students. All learning spaces have basic implementations of air conditioning, networking and internet service. The new dormitories for undergraduates provide phone calls, network television, soccer field with artificial turf, and a plastic runway track.

6

Anhui Medical University

1406

Anhui Medical University is a key provincial university in Hefei, Anhui province, China. The predecessor of Anhui Medical University was Dongnan Medical College, established in 1926 in Shanghai. Moved first to Huaiyuan County, Anhui Province, at the end of 1949, and then to Hefei, the capital of Anhui Province, in
1952, Dongnan Medical College changed its name to Anhui Medical College. In June, 1996, approved by the National Committee on Education, Anhui Medical College was renamed Anhui Medical University. Today there are totally 16673 students at the university, of whom 179 are enrolled in doctoral programs,2728 in master’s programs, and 8867 in undergraduate programs, plus 95 international students (including those from Hong Kong and Macao) and 7187 students enrolled in the School of Extended Education. Currently, the university has 24 directly affiliated teaching units and ten affiliated hospitals, plus 42 clinical schools and 37 teaching hospitals.

7

Southeast University

313

Southeast University is a public research university located in Nanjing, Jiangsu
Province, China. It was part of one of the oldest universities and the first coeducational university in China. It is a member of both Project 985 and Project
211, and sponsored by the Ministry of Education of China aiming to become a well-known world-class university.

SEU has been ranked among the top 20 research universities in China, and among the top 300 in the world. In the official subject ranking conducted by the Ministry of Education of China, SEU has been ranked top three nationally in 8 fields including architecture, landscape architecture, urban planning, art history, civil engineering, electronic engineering, transportation engineering and biomedical engineering.

In 1952, many departments were divested of the original Nanking University as part of the adjustment of higher education, initiated by the communist government. Its engineering school, the largest school in terms of faculty number and student enrollment, stayed in its original campus and form Nanjing Institute of Technology (renowned as one of the Big Four Institutes of Technology ) , which renamed Southeast University in 1988.

8

Hohai University

714

Hohai University is a research university in Nanjing, China under the direct jurisdiction of the Ministry of Education of China. From 1958 to 2000 it was administered by the Ministry of Water Resources.

The university's main focus is the research and study of coastal engineering, hydraulic engineering, water resources, ocean engineering and it primarily educates engineering subjects, with coordinated development of engineering, science, economics, management, arts and law. It is part of Project 211 (a development initiative by the Chinese government involving over 100 key universities) and has set up a graduate school.

9

Shanghai University Of Finance And
Economics

1355

The Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, founded in 1917, is a finance- and economics-oriented research university located in Shanghai, the People's Republic of China. The university is under the direct administration of the Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China and is among the national Project 211. The Shanghai University of Finance and Economics is a top-ranked research university specializing in economics, finance and business studies.

The university had been consistently ranked No. 1 in the “finance and economics” category in 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007 and 2008 by the Chinese university ranking (Netbig). Since 2005, the university has achieved substantial improvements in terms of research and started to gain international reputation. According to Tilburg University’s Economics Schools Research Ranking in 2012,[7] SUFE is ranked
120th in the world, 9th in Asia and 3rd in mainland China, only after Tsinghua
University and Peking University. In 2014 and 2015 the university is ranked 151-
200th in economics/business category in the world by ARWU.

10

Nanjing Normal University

726

Nanjing Normal University is a normal university in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, China. Located in the ancient capital of six dynasties in Chinese history, Nanjing Normal University is one of the provincial key universities of "Project 211" under the supervision of the Ministry of Education and Jiangsu Provincial Government. The International Research And Training Centre For Rural Education is affiliated with the university's Education Faculty.

The origin of Nanjing Normal University can be traced back to 1902 with the establishment of Sanjiang Normal College as one of the cradles of China's higher normal schools, which was founded by Zhang Zhidong, the Governor-General of Jiangsu Province and Jiangxi Province. Today, Nanjing Normal University has developed into a comprehensive university that is well known for its educational and scientific research, and has been included in the "Project 211" as one of the key construction projects on higher education in China since 1996.

11

Suzhou University

2361

Sozhow University is a university in Suzhou, Jiangsu, China. The school is part of the Chinese Ministry of Education's Project 211, and a Jiangsu provincial key comprehensive university. The School of Humanities, School of Textile and Clothing Engineering, School of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, and School of Medicine are the university's most visibly distinguished schools.

The university was split in 1949 as a result of the Chinese Civil War, and merged with the Southern Jiangsu College of Culture and Education and the Department of Mathematics and Physics at Jiangnan University to form the Jiangsu Teacher's College in 1952. The English name Soochow University was revived in 1982; however, the original Chinese name Dongwu was not adopted, and the institution was given the name Suzhou. The Suzhou College of Sericulture, Suzhou Institute of Silk Textile Technology and Suzhou Medical College were each merged into the University in 1995, 1997 and 2000 successively.

12

Yangzhou University

929

Yangzhou University is a university in Yangzhou, Jiangsu Province, China. It grew out of a merger in 1992 of six local colleges. The university offers undergraduate and graduate programs.

Jiangsu Province Government proceeded to merge Jiangsu Agriculture College, Yangzhou Teachers' College, Yangzhou Institute of Technology, Yangzhou Medical College, Jiangsu Water Conservancy College and Jiangsu Commerce College into a new university in 1988. It was implemented in 1992.

13

Fudan University

139

Fudan University located in Shanghai, China, is one of the most prestigious and
selective universities in China. It is also a member in the C9 League. Its institutional predecessor was founded in 1905, shortly before the end of China's imperial Qing dynasty. Fudan is now composed of four campuses in downtown Shanghai, including Handan, Fenglin, Zhangjiang, and Jiangwan, which share the same central administration.

Fudan, formerly romanized as Fuh Tan, was initially known as Fudan Public School in 1905. The two Chinese characters Fu and Dan, literally meaning "(heavenly light shines) day after day", were chosen by Father Ma Xiangbo S.J., from the Confucian Classic Shangshu Dazhuan "Itinerant as the twilight, sun glows and moon luminesces". In 1911 during the Xinhai Revolution the college was taken up as the headquarters of the Guangfu Army and closed down for almost one year. In 1917, Fudan Public School became a private university named the Private Fudan University, and also had a middle school and university-preparatory school. In 1929, Fudan adjusted its departments, expanded to include the Journalism Department, Municipals Department, Law Department and Education Department, totalling 17 departments devoted to Arts, Science, Law and Business.

14

East China Normal University

462

East China Normal University (ECNU) is a comprehensive public research university in Shanghai, China. It was formed in 1951 by the merger of the Great China University founded in 1924 and Kwang Hua University (est. 1925) which had its ultimate origins in the St. John's College established in the city in 1879. Its original role was to train teachers for secondary and higher education, as suggested in the name "Normal", but very soon housed top-class researchers and evolved into an elite research-intensive university.

ECNU is now organized into more than 22 schools, colleges, and institutes, located in two campuses throughout Minhang and Putuo. The university comprises 2 affiliated schools across the Shanghai metropolitan area: NYU Shanghai in Pudong, Asia-Europe Business School in Zizhu International Education Park. ECNU also maintains a National Forest Ecosystem Observation and Research Station in Tiantong National Forest Park, Ningbo, Zhejiang Province.

15

Donghua University

705

Donghua University is a public research university in Shanghai, China.
Established in 1951, DHU is one of the state-key universities directly under the Ministry of Education of China and is a member of China's Project 211 group of national universities. It is especially well known for its engineering, business and management, design and materials disciplines. Specifically, the distinguished departments including fashion design, textile engineering, international trade, material science, and information technology have been consistently ranked highly in China.

Founded in June 1951, Donghua University was originally named East China Institute of Textile Technology. In September 1985, the university changed its name to China Textile University and changed it once again to Donghua University in August 1999. It has been a national key university since 1960 and was one of the first educational institutions in China authorized to confer all three levels of degree: bachelor's, master's, and doctorate.

16

Nanjing University Of Science & Technology

602

Nanjing University of Science and Technology or NJUST, is one of the national key universities under the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of China. The institute was successively called Artillery Engineering Institute (1960-
1966), Engineering Institute of Eastern China (1966-1984), and East China Institute of Technology (1984-1993), and finally to its current name in 1993. It is a science-oriented university located in Xuanwu District in the east suburban area of Nanjing, China. The university places emphasis on both education and research, and is listed in the national 211 Project. The main campus is located in 200
Xiaolingwei, Xuanwu district, Nanjing, Jiangsu Province, China.

It has become a multi-disciplinary university comprising academic fields including: science, engineering, liberal arts, economics, business, management, law and education. In addition, NJUST encompasses a wide array of centers, institutes, programs, and administrative support offices. NJUST carries on its education and research on both undergraduate and postgraduate levels in 15 schools, led by a total of 70 undergraduate majors, 116 master programs and 49 doctoral programs, and 14 Post-doctoral research stations.

17

Nanjing Forestry University

1285

Nanjing Forestry University ( NFU or NJFU), is an institution of higher learning in Nanjing, China. It is jointly run and administered by central government of Jiangsu Provincial Government.

The origin of the university can be traced back to the Forest Departments of Jinling University and Central University. In 1952, Nanjing Forestry College was established after the merger of the Forest Departments from Wuhan University, Nanchang University, and Hubei Agricultural College. It was renamed Nanjing Technological College of Forest Products in 1972. It adopted the current name in 1985.

18

Wuhan University

208

Wuhan University is in Wuhan, Hubei, China. The university is at Luojia Hill,
with palatial buildings blending Chinese and Western styles. It was commonly regarded as one of the most beautiful campuses and a top 10 university for decades in China.[4] It is administered by the Ministry of Education of China. It was selected by both Project 985 and Project 211 as a major receiver of state funding.

The university dates back to the Ziqiang Institute, which was founded in 1893 by Zhang Zhidong, governor of Hubei and Hunan Provinces in the late Qing Dynasty. It changed its name several times before it was named National Wuhan University in July 1928 and was among the first group of national universities in modern China. (There is a dispute on the establishment of Wuhan University: Some believe that its history should date back to 1913, when the National Wuchang Higher Normal College was founded.)In the early time of its establishment, Ziqiang Institute provided four courses - Chinese, Mathematics, Nature, and Business. After combining the Institute of Minerals and the Institute of Chemical, courses provided were enlarged, with Nature Science and Engineering added. Chinese was extended to English, French, German, Russian, and Japanese.

19

Central South University

359

Central South University (CSU), is a national university of China located in
Changsha, Hunan province, central south of People's Republic of China. CSU was established in April 2000 on the basis of the amalgamation of the three former individual universities.

Situated in the famous historical and cultural city of Changsha, Central South University (CSU) is a comprehensive and national key university under the direct administration of the Ministry of Education of China. The University is among the first group admitted into both Project 211, a project of building national key universities and colleges for the 21st century, and Project 985, a joint constructive project of building world-class universities co-sponsored by the Chinese central government and local governments. Gao Wenbing is the Party Secretary of the CSU Committee and Tian Hongqi is CSU President. Approved by the State Council, CSU was established on April 29, 2000 by merging three separate universities: Hunan Medical University (HMU), Changsha Railway University (CRU), and Central South University of Technology (CSUT). CSU covers an area of 5,117 mu (341 hectares).

20

Jiangsu University

769

Jiangsu University was established through the combination of Jiangsu University
of Science and Technology, Zhenjiang Medical College and Zhenjiang Teachers’
College, under the permission of the Chinese Ministry of Education in August,
2001. Its main institution was the former Jiangsu University of Science and Technology, which was one of the 88 key universities designated by the State Council in 1978. Its history began with Sanjiang Normal School founded in 1902, which evolved and renamed Liangjiang Normal School in 1906, Nanjing Higher Normal School in 1915, National Southeastern University in 1921, Disi Zhongshan University in 1927, Jiangsu University in February and Central University in March 1928, and Nanjing University in 1949. Nanjing University Engineering College became Nanjing Polytechnic Institute in 1952 and then in 1960 a part of it became independent and moved to Zhenjiang next year and later became Jiangsu University of Science and Technology. It renamed Jiangsu University when merged with two colleges in the same city in 2001.

21

Anhui University

890

Anhui University colloquially known in Chinese as Anda, is located in Hefei, the capital city of Anhui Province, China. Founded in 1928 in Anqing, named
'National Anhui University' in 1946 and moved to Hefei in 1958, Anhui University
is now supported by the government under Project 211. The university currently has approximately 27,000 students and 2500 staff including 1522 faculty members. Consisting of 14 college & faculties, Anhui University's broad-based education covers philosophy, economics, law, literature, history, science, engineering and management. Its motto is 'honest, resolute, erudite, discreet'. Anhui University has provided higher education in fundamental knowledge, professional skills, social responsibility and innovative concepts for over 170,000 students in the past 80 years. Additionally, the university hosted the 7th Forum for Presidents from Asian Universities in the year of its 80th anniversary.

22

Sichuan University

297

Sichuan University is a university in Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan Province,
China. It has a long history and many predecessors, of which the earliest one was founded in 1740 with the origin in BCE 141. It was transformed to be a modern university in 1920s and the name National Sichuan University was adopted in
1931.

Sichuan University (SCU) is one of the national universities directly under the
Ministry of Education (MOE). It is also one of the State 211 Project and 985
Project universities enjoying privileged construction in the Ninth Five-Year Plan period.The current Sichuan University is the result of mergers of former Sichuan University and the two other universities, Chengdu University of Science and Technology, which is under the Ministry of Education and formerly called Engineering Institute of Chengdu, a school separated from the formal National Sichuan University in the 1950s, merged in April 1994, shortly known by the name of Sichuan Union University for the new formed university, and West China University of Medical Sciences, a university under the State Ministry of Health, in September 2000.