Top Universities in China 2019
Shivani Bhatt, 27 Nov 2018, #China

Top Universities in China 2019 - Chinese students outnumber the other nationalities in pursuing academics abroad. While the Chinese students form the largest group of international students in USA,  Canada and USA, the top universities in China 2019 are ranking among the top universities in the world. The country is slowly becoming one of the most preferred destination for immigration especially from the Asia-Pacific. .also are the are the is one of the top While China is considered among the top countries that witness a record number of students’ emigration, it has also marked its presence as one of the major immigration destinations for overseas students in the Asia–Pacific region. The country has implemented a number of policy level plans to improve its education level which has resulted in 6 universities in the 100 top universities in the world.

Replacing the education Project 985 and 211 with World Class 2.0 resulted in improving the quality of education in all Chinese universities. The previously implemented education implementation plans continued with the all inclusive “World Class 2.0”.  The policy also created the C9 league, an alliance of top universities in China 2019 similar to the Australian “Group of Eight” and American “Ivy League” The top universities in the C9 League are Fudan University, Harbin Institute of Technology, Nanjing University, Peking University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Tsinghua University, University of Science and Technology of China, Xi'an Jiao Tong University, and Zhejiang University. The C9 League feature among the top universities in the world 2019.


In the QS Rankings 2019, keeping up with the previous years numbers, seven of the top universities in China 2019 are in the C9 league. Six of them feature among the 100 top universities in the world. Nanjing University, Harbin Institute of Technology, and  Xi’an Jiaotong University are the three which are not in the 100 top universities but they have improved their rankings compared to the QS Ranking 2018. QS Rankings 2019 has ranked 40 Chinese universities in 2019 ranking tables.

Tsinghua University and Peking University are the top universities in China in all the three ranking engines. QS 2019 has ranked them at 17 and 30, THE ranked them at 22 and 31, while     in the ARWU rankings 2018 they feature at 45 and 57th positions.


Except for Xi’an Jiaotong University which ranks at 501-600 in the THE ranking 2019, the rest Eight universities of the C9 league feature among the top 500 in all the three major ranking tables.Careers360 brings to you a detailed list of the top universities in China 2019 compiled by referring to the three major rankings conducted by QS, THE and ARWU:

Top Universities in China 2019 - QS, THE and ARWU Ranking

S.no

University’s Name

QS Rank

THE Rank

ARWU Rank

2019

2018

2019

2018

2018

2017

1

Tsinghua University

17

25

22

30

45

48

2

Peking University

30

38

31

27

57

71

3

Fudan University

44

40

104

116

101-150

101-150

4

Shanghai Jiao Tong University

59

62

189

188

101-150

101-150

5

Zhejiang University

68

87

101

177

67

101-150

6

University of Science and Technology of China

98

97

93

132

101-150

101-150

7

Nanjing University

122

114

134

169

151-200

201-300

8

Wuhan University

257

282

301–350

401–500

201-300

201-300

9

Harbin Institute of Technology

285

325

401–500

501–600

151-200

151-200

10

Tongji University

291

316

401–500

401–500

301-400

301-400

11

Beijing Normal University

292

256

--

--

201-300

201-300

12

Sun Yat-sen University

295

319

301–350

351–400

101-150

151-200

13

Xi’an Jiaotong University

313

344

501–600

501–600

151-200

201-300

14

Nankai University

338

344

351–400


301-400

301-400

15

Huazhong University of Science and Technology

415

471-480

351–400

401–500

151-200

201-300

16

Shanghai University

422

421-430

801–1000

601–800

401-500

--

17

Tianjin University

443

471-480

501–600

501–600

201-300

301-400

18

Beijing Institute of Technology

464

451-460

601–800

601–800

401-500

--

19

Jilin University

475

491-500

801–1000


201-300

301-400

20

Xiamen University

476

431-440

501–600

401–500

301-400

301-400

21

Beihang University (former BUAA)

491

551-600

501–600

601–800

201-300

301-400

22

University of Science and Technology Beijing

500

551-600

801–1000

601–800

401-500

201-300

23

East China Normal University

501-510

501-550

501–600

501–600

401-500

401-500

24

Southeast University

511-520

501-550

501–600

501–600

201-300

201-300

25

Renmin (People's) University of China

521-530

481-490

501–600

501–600

--

--

26

East China University of Science and Technology

531-540

551-600

601–800

601–800

301-400

301-400

27

Shandong University

541-550

551-600

501–600

501–600

301-400

301-400

28

South China University of Technology

541-550

551-600

501–600

--

201-300

201-300

29

Dalian University of Technology

571-580

551-600

601–800

601–800

201-300

301-400

30

Lanzhou University

601-650

601-650

--

--

301-400

301-400

31

Sichuan University

601-650

551-600

601–800

601–800

151-200

151-200

32

China Agricultural University

651-700

701-750

601–800

601–800

301-400

401-500

33

Hunan University

701-750

701-750

501–600

601–800

301-400

301-400

34

Shanghai International Studies University

701-750

651-700

--

--

--

--

35

Beijing Foreign Studies University

751-800

651-700

--

--

--

--

36

Beijing Jiaotong University

751-800

701-750

801–1000

801–1000

--

--

37

Beijing University of Technology

751-800

701-750

--

--

--

--

38

University of Electronic Science and Technology of China

751-800

--

--

801–1000

201-300

--

39

Central South University

801-1000

801-1000

601–800

601–800

201-300

301-400

40

Chongqing University

801-1000

801-1000

801–1000

801–1000

401-500

--

41

Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech)

--

--

301–350

--

--

--

42

Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology

--

--

501–600

--

401-500

401-500

43

Soochow University

--

--

501–600

501–600

201-300

201-300

44

China University of Geosciences, Beijing

--

--

601–800

601–800

--

--

45

Fuzhou University

--

--

601–800

601–800

--

--

46

Huazhong Agricultural University

--

--

601–800

601–800

401-500

401-500

47

Nanjing Agricultural University

--

--

601–800

601–800

301-400

401-500

48

Nanjing Medical University

--

--

601–800

601–800

401-500

401-500

49

Nanjing Normal University

--

--

601–800

601–800

--

--

50

Nanjing Tech University

--

--

601–800

601–800

401-500

--

51

Northeast Normal University

--

--

601–800

601–800

--

--

52

Northwestern Polytechnical University

--

--

601–800

601–800

301-400

--

53

Shenzhen University

--

--

601–800

--

--

--

54

Capital Medical University

--

--

801–1000

601–800

401-500

301-400

55

China University of Geosciences, Wuhan

--

--

801–1000

601–800

401-500

301-400

56

China University of Mining and Technology

--

--

801–1000

801–1000

--

--

57

China University of Petroleum, Beijing

--

--

801–1000

801–1000

--

--

58

China Pharmaceutical University

--

--

801–1000

--

--

--

59

Jiangsu University

--

--

801–1000

801–1000

--

--

60

Jinan University

--

--

801–1000

801–1000

--

--

61

Northeastern University

--

--

801–1000

801–1000

401-500

401-500

62

Northwest University

--

--

801–1000

801–1000

--

401-500

63

NorthWest A&F University

--

--

801–1000

801–1000

--

--

64

Ocean University of China

--

--

801–1000

801–1000

--

301-400

65

Shantou University

--

--

801–1000

601–800

--

--

66

Southern Medical University

--

--

801–1000

--

--

--

67

Wuhan University of Technology

--

--

801–1000

801–1000

301-400

401-500

68

Xiangtan University

--

--

801–1000

801–1000

--

--

69

Xidian University

--

--

801–1000

801–1000

--

--

70

Yangzhou University

--

--

801–1000

--

--

--

71

Guangxi University

--

--

1001+

1001+

--

--

72

Harbin Engineering University

--

--

1001+

--

401-500

401-500

73

Huaqiao University

--

--

1001+

801–1000

--

--

74

North China Electric Power University

--

--

1001+

--

--

--

75

Shanghai Maritime University

--

--

1001+

1001+

--

--

76

University of South China

--

--

1001+


--

--

77

Southwest Jiaotong University

--

--

1001+

1001+

--

--

78

Yanshan University

--

--

1001+

--

--

--

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