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Top 10 universities in China

(China.org.cn October 30, 2013)

When considering a higher education, it can be tricky to find out which institution is thebest option. The latest ranking of Chinese universities has been released by the Center for World-Class Universities (CWCU) of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, published here foryour reference.

This ranking, the third annual edition of its kind, includes the top 100 universities in China: 64 on the Chinese mainland, 27 in Taiwan, 7 in Hong Kong and 2 in Macau. Beijing'sTsinghua University is the winner for the third successive year, followed by NationalTaiwan University and the Tsinghua University in Taiwan's northwest city Hsinchu.

Among the top 10, there are four universities from the Chinese mainland, three fromTaiwan and three from Hong Kong. The University of Macau ranks 62nd, the best in Macau.

The top universities were selected on four criteria, personnel training, scientific research,quality of teaching and resources, accounting for 35 percent, 35 percent, 25 percent and 15 percent respectively. The information is based on world-famous databases, official statistics released by local education authorities, and the Global Research University Profiles conducted by CWCU.

Here are the top 10 universities in China:


#10 University of Science and Technology of China 中国科学技术大学

#9 Zhejiang University 浙江大学

#8 National Chiao Tung University (Hsinchu) 交通大学(新竹)

#7 The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology 香港科技大学

#6 The Chinese University of Hong Kong 香港中文大学

#5 Peking University 北京大学

#4 The University of Hong Kong 香港大学

#3 Tsinghua University (Hsinchu) 清华大学(新竹)

#2 National Taiwan University 台湾大学

#1 Tsinghua University (Beijing) 清华大学(北京)

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