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Nanjing University

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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Nanjing University is one of China's key comprehensive universities and it functions directly under the Ministry of Education. It is located in the ancient capital of six dynasties -- Nanjing. The University dates back to 1902 when Sanjiang Normal School was founded, and then evolved as Liangjiang Normal School, Nanjing Higher Normal School, National Southeast University, the Fourth Zhongshan University, and National Central University. On August 8, 1949, the National Central University was renamed National Nanjing University. In October 1950, as required by the Ministry of Education, the name was changed to Nanjing University. In 1952, when a nationwide readjustment of universities took place, some schools, such as the School of Engineering and the School of Agriculture, were separated from the University; meanwhile, the University merged with the School of Liberal Arts and the School of Sciences of the University of Nanking, which was founded in 1888. The new university remained Nanjing University and the campus of Nanjing University moved from Sipailou to Gulou. Today, Nanjing University consists of two campuses, one in Gulou and the other in Pukou with a total area of more than 3,600 mu (nearly 600 acres). It is one of the top universities in China,...
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2014
130
2015
115
2016
  • 59.60
    Overall Score
  • 69
    Academic Reputation
  • 57.6
    Employer Reputation
  • 26.6
    Faculty Student
  • 83.8
    Citations per Faculty
  • 59.4
    International Faculty
  • 23.1
    International Students
51-100
2015
51-100
2016
  • 62.1
    Academic Reputation
  • 74.9
    Employer Reputation
  • 79.4
    Citations per Paper
  • 62.6
    H-index Citations
89
2014
70
2015
  • 79.30
    Overall Score
  • 81.6
    Academic Reputation
  • 63.8
    Employer Reputation
  • 85.1
    Citations per Paper
  • 84.4
    H-index Citations
26
2014
6
2014
26
2015
8
2015
23
2016
8
2016
BRICS Rankings
  • 89.40
    Overall Score
  • 99.9
    Academic Reputation
  • 99.9
    Citations per Paper
  • 98
    Employer Reputation
  • 98.4
    Faculty Staff with PhD
  • 100
    International Faculty
  • 77.8
    International Students
  • 95.1
    Papers per Faculty
26
2014
6
2014
26
2015
8
2015
23
2016
8
2016
Asian University Rankings
  • 87.40
    Overall Score
  • 95.4
    Academic Reputation
  • 88.7
    Employer Reputation
  • 47.4
    Faculty Student
  • 92.6
    Faculty Staff with PhD
  • 85.3
    Papers per Faculty
  • 96.8
    Citations per Paper
  • 69.8
    International Faculty
  • 62.7
    International Students
  • 91.9
    Inbound Exchange
  • 59.4
    Outbound Exchange
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
2,449
International
621

Number of students

31,252
Postgraduate 51%
Undergraduate 49%

Number of international students

3,067
Postgraduate 43%
Undergraduate 57%
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.