Want to study in China? Before you going to China you need to check which university is the best. Here is ranking list of the most famous Chinese universities in mainland China for your reference.
1. Tsinghua University (清华大学)
In the early 20th century, Tsinghua was already a preparatory school for students sent by the government to study in the United States. Today it is still one of the most valuable Chinese universities.
2. Peking University (北京大学)
Peking University is the only one that can compete with Tsinghua. Given time, it is sure to grab the first place in China.
3. Fudan University (复旦大学)
Fudan was founded in 1905, shortly before the end of China’s imperial Qing dynasty. Its glory started from the 1950s when Fudan University began to accept international students. Nowadays it is no doubt to be a famous brand.
4. Renmin University of China (中国人民大学)
The former identity of Renmin University was Shanbei College born in 1937. In 1950, Renmin University of China was opened officially to be the first new-style formal university of the People’s Republic of China. Today it is still one of the most famous universities in China.
5. Nankai University (南开大学)
Nankai University is a highly-reputed university in China. It was founded in 1919. The university is the alma mater of a great number of famous figures, including former Chinese Premier Zhou Enlai and calligrapher Fan Zeng.
6. Zhejiang University (浙江大学)
Zhejiang University is one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in China. Its predecessor, Qiushi Academy, was founded in 1897. More than 160 of its alumni have been named academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences or Chinese Academy of Engineering.
7. Tongji University 同济大学
It was founded in 1907 in Shanghai. The university was also one of the earliest to include engineering into its programs. Today more than 100 of its alumni became members of Chinese Academy of Science (CAS) or Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE).
8. Shanghai Jiao Tong University 上海交通大学
Originally founded in 1896, Shanghai Jiao Tong University had already become one of China’s best universities in the 1920s, and was hailed as the “MIT of the East” for producing top engineers in the 1930s. Its notable alumni include a great number of elites in various areas, such as Qian Xuesen, prominent missile and space program scientist; and Jiang Zemin, former Chinese President.
9. Sichuan University (四川大学)
Sichuan University is known as the oldest and largest university in Western China. Its history can be dated back to1896. It constantly ranks among the top 10 universities in China.
10. Harbin Institute of Technology (哈尔滨工业大学)
Harbin Institute of Technology was formerly founded in 1920. The university is generally recognized as one of China’s top universities with distinct and unparalleled programs in the field of astronautics. It has created many scientific inventions, such as China’s first simulation computer, first arc-welding robots, and the world’s first advanced-level system radar.
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