04 February 2019

In the latest edition of Shanghai Ranking’s Best Chinese Universities Rankings there are four clusters of indicators; Teaching and Learning, Research, Social Services, and Internationalization. The top five universities overall are:

  1. Tsinghua University, Beijing
  2. Peking University, Beijing
  3. Zhejiang University, Hangzhou
  4. Shanghai Jiao Tong University
  5. Fudan University, Shanghai.

Clusters of indicators:

  • Teaching and Learning (45%) is measured by the average score of incoming freshmen in the National College Entrance Exam, the employment rate of first-degree graduates, and incomes from donations.
  • Research (40%) is measured by the number of papers in Scopus, field weighted citations, world top 1% most cited papers, and most cited researchers.
  • Social services are measured by research income from industry and income from technology transfer.
  • Internationalization is measured by international students as a percentage of total students.

There is also a ranking of Chinese medical universities. The top five are:

  1. Peking Union Medical College, Beijing
  2. Capital Medical University, Beijing
  3. Nanjing Medical University
  4. Southern Medical University, Guangdong
  5. Tianjin Medical University.

Source:
Academic Ranking of World Universities

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