Peking University

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University Overview

Established in 1898, Peking University is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large metropolis of Beijing (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education of The People's Republic of China, Peking University (PKU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational Chinese higher education institution. Peking University (PKU) 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 125 years old Chinese higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. PKU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name 北京大学
Acronym PKU
Founded 1898
Motto Diligence, Rigorousness, Pragmatism, Innovation

University Location

Address 5 Yiheyuan Road, Haidian District
100871 Beijing
Tel +86 (10) 6275 1246
Fax +86 (10) 6275 1240

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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University Admissions

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

(10) 6275 1230

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 35,000-39,999
Academic Staff 4,000-4,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Peking University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU)
  • International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU)
  • International Forum of Public Universities (IFPU)

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Thursday, 9 March 2023