Top Universities in China
The QS World University Rankings® 2013/2014 include 25 Chinese institutions such as the globally renowned Peking University; Tsinghua University; Fudan University; Shanghai Jiao Tong University; Zhejiang University; University of Science and Technology of China; Nanjing University, and Xi'an Jiao Tong University.
Peking University was the first formal national and modern Chinese institution. It was christened as the Imperial capital University in 1898, replacing Guozijian, which was the oldest and most prominent Chinese education system.
In 2014, Peking University was ranked as one of the top Asian Universities for Life Sciences and Medicine. It was ranked 37 in the world for biological sciences, 38th for pharmacy and 48th for psychology in Subject Rankings.
Tsinghua University is ranked 14 among Asian Universities. It boasts of a prestigious reputation among universities in Asia. It is rated fifth in the region by academics, and fourth by employers. It is ranked among the world’s top 100 universities for biological sciences, and among the top 150 for both medicine and pharmacy.
The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) is currently ranked at an overall sixth position among Asian universities while being one of the top 20 in Asia for all five subject areas considered. In the QS World University Rankings by Subject, CUHK’s strongest life sciences positions are for psychology (41st in the world) and medicine (49th), and it is among the top 100 universities in the world for biological sciences.
There are numerous other modern institutions offering brilliant education opportunities to overseas students. But since China is a relatively new study abroad option, one needs the advice and support of experts in order to make an informed decision about the best fit for your individual aspirations.
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