Nankai University

country rank  19
world rank  495

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University Overview

Established in 1919, Nankai University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Tianjin (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Tianjin Municipal Education Commission, Nankai University (NKU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Nankai University (NKU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 99 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name 南开大学
Acronym NKU
Founded 1919
Motto Dedication to Public Interests, Acquisition of All-round Capability, Aspiration for Progress with Each Passing Day

University Location

Address 94 Weijin Road, Nankai
Tianjin (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
300071 Tianjin
T +86 (22) 2350 8229
F +86 (22) 2350 2990

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 2,500-2,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Nankai University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Tianjin Municipal Education Commission


  • International Forum of Public Universities (IFPU)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 21 March 2018