Top 10 Popular Universities in China

In today, more than 290 million Chinese children requiring education. Nothing is more important than to receive education. We cannot emphasize the importance of our education too much.

Advance quality-oriented education has already become the state basic policy of Chineseeducation. In my view there is much that is valuable in Chinese education.

In today's article, I'll share a list of top 10 popular universities in China.

If you want to go to university in China or interest in Chinese universities, you can read this post.  I hope you found this article useful.

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Top 10 Popular Universities in China

  • Tsinghua University
  • Peking University (PKU)
  • Fudan University
  • Zhejiang University (ZJU)
  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU)
  • University of Science and Technology of China (USTC)
  • Nanjing University (NJU)
  • Wuhan University (WHU)
  • Tongji University
  • Beijing Normal University (BNU)

#1. Tsinghua University

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Tsinghua University was established in 1911 originally as "Tsinghua Xuetang" a preparatory school for students who would be sent by the government to study in universities in the United States. The school was renamed "Tsinghua School" in 1912.

This Chinese university is ranked No.1 in Asia. And it is ranked No.15 best university in the world - (QS World University Rankings).

#2. Peking University

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Peking University is a comprehensive and national key university. The campus, known as "Yan Yuan"(the garden of Yan), is situated at Haidian District in the western suburb of Beijing, with a total area of 2,743,532 square metres (or 274 hectares). It stands near to the Yuanmingyuan Garden and the Summer Palace.

Peking University is proud of its outstanding faculty, including 53 members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), 7 members of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE), and 14 members of the Third World Academy of Sciences (TWAS).

By the way, my favourite university is Pecking University. This university is one of the top universities in China. It's with a long history and deep culture deposits. It has the famous lake called Weiminghu Lake, and a tall tower called Boya Tower. When entering the university, you will find it's not only a university but a royal garden. 

So charming, so beautiful, you will like it too.

#3. Fudan University

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Fudan University,located in Shanghai,China,is one of the oldest and most selective universities in China. It was founded in 1905, formerly known as Fudan University, is the first institution of higher learning Chinese independently. 

Fudan developed into a distinguished private university renowned for developing applied skills in the fields of business, economics, news reporting, education, and civil engineering, with a complete program from middle school through graduate school.

#4. Zhejiang University

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Zhejiang University is a state key university with a long history and under the direct administration of China's Ministry of Education. 

In September 1998,a new Zhejiang University was established on the basis of the amalgamation of the four former individual universities,namely Zhejiang University,Hangzhou University,Zhejiang Agricultural Universify and Zhejiang Medical University,which were ail located in the garden city of Hangzhou.

After more than one hundred years of construction and development,Zhejiang University has become a national first-rate and world-renowned,research-oriented comprehensive university with solid foundation,strong potentials and its own distinctive features.

#5. Shanghai JiaoTong University

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Shanghai jiaotong university is one of the most famous universities in China, and it has a high academic influence in the fields of engineering, business and medicine.

It is located in Shanghai, the economic and financial center of China, directly under the ministry of education has the characteristics of science and technology, science, engineering, medicine, via, tubes, literature, law and so on nine big disciplines comprehensive national key university.

#6. University of Science and Technology of China

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The University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) is a prominent university in China and enjoys an excellent reputation worldwide. The establishment of USTC was hailed as “a great event in the history of education and science of China”.

CAS integrated its resources with USTC, with the aim of educating top talent in cutting-edge, interdisciplinary science and technology.

#7. Nanjing University (NJU)

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Nanjing University is one of the top tier universities in China, and also one of the first to enroll international students in China.

Nanjing University serves as the training site for diverse organizations as the Chinese Department of UN, the Council on International Education Exchange (CIEE)...

#8. Wuhan University

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Wuhan University is a key university directly under the administration of the Education Ministry of the People's Republic of China. It is located in Hubei Province's capital Wuhan known as "The thoroughfare leading to nine provinces".

The university has rolling physical features with the scenic Luojia Hill in it and the beautiful East Lake by its side, seeming in picturesque disorder. Its campus is wooded and green, and has fragrant flowers everywhere all the year round, the buildings are in special architectural styles, magnificent and mansion-looking.

For the above reasons, Wuhan University is widely known as one of the most beautiful universities in the world.

#9. Tongji University

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Tongji University, one of China’s earliest national key universities, is a prestigious institution of higher education that is directly under the Ministry of Education (MOE) and is supported by the Shanghai Municipality.

According to 2019 Global Universities Rankings by US News & World Report, Tongji University ranks 11th in the Country Rank of China and 35th in Best Global Universities in Asia.

#10. Beijing Normal University

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Founded in 1902, Beijing Normal University (BNU) is one of China’s earliest-established institutions of higher learning as well as one of the key universities in the country. At present, BNU has 22 schools, 6 departments, 14 research institutes and a number of research centers, and offers 52 undergraduate programs.

In the year of 2005, the arts subjects of BNU is the 7th best among the universities and colleges in China;

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