Universities in China

Higher Education in China

2021 Ranking of Chinese Universities New

What are the most popular Universities in China? uniRank tries to answer this question by publishing the 2021 Chinese University Ranking of 940 Chinese higher-education institutions meeting the following uniRank selection criteria:

  • being chartered, licensed or accredited by the appropriate Chinese higher education-related organization
  • offering at least four-year undergraduate degrees (bachelor degrees) or postgraduate degrees (master or doctoral degrees)
  • delivering courses predominantly in a traditional, face-to-face, non-distance education format

Explore the uniRank League Table and University Ranking of 940 Universities in China

2021 Sub-rankings by provinces New

People's Republic of China is divided into 23 provinces (Chinese: sheng), four municipalities, five autonomous regions and two Special Administrative Regions. The two Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macau are included in a separate section of our website. The provinces/municipalities with the highest number of higher education institutions meeting the uniRank selection criteria are Beijing, Shandong, Liaoning, Jiangsu and Hubei. The following uniRank sub-rankings or league tables take into consideration all administrative divisions which include at least 2 Chinese higher education institutions meeting the uniRank selection criteria.


Anhui (35)   Beijing (59)  
Chongqing (18)   Fujian (26)  
Gansu (17)   Guangdong (46)  
Guangxi (26)   Guizhou (20)  
Hainan (7)   Hebei (39)  
Heilongjiang (38)   Henan (49)  
Hubei (50)   Hunan (36)  
Inner Mongolia (15)   Jiangsu (50)  
Jiangxi (27)   Jilin (29)  
Liaoning (52)   Ningxia (6)  
Qinghai (3)   Shaanxi (43)  
Shandong (55)   Shanghai (34)  
Shanxi (24)   Sichuan (40)  
Tianjin (21)   Tibet (3)  
Xinjiang (12)   Yunnan (24)  
Zhejiang (36)  

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