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Zhejiang University

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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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 University and Zhejiang Medical University, which were all located in the garden city of Hangzhou. Approved by the State Council, the founding of the new Zhejiang University has been a significant move in the reform and development of China's higher education. The four universities have grown out of the same ancestry, the Qiushi (with the literal meaning of "seeking truth" in Chinese) Academy, which was founded a century ago as one of the earliest institutions of higher learning in China. As a result, they have all inherited from it the spirit of "Qiushi" and at the same time, built up their own distinctive features in teaching and research. Under the direct administration of China's Ministry of Education, the new Zhejiang University is a key comprehensive university whose fields of study cover eleven branches of learning, namely philosophy, literature, history, education, science, economics, law, management, engineering, agriculture and medicine. The university, now has 110 specialties for undergraduate studies, and it is entitled to confer masters degrees in 264 programs and doctoral degrees in...
144
2014
=110
2015
110
2016
  • 61.60
    Overall Score
  • 73.2
    Academic Reputation
  • 80.3
    Employer Reputation
  • 27
    Faculty Student
  • 89
    Citations per Faculty
51-100
2014
51-100
2015
=42
2016
  • 76.00
    Overall Score
  • 64.6
    Academic Reputation
  • 79.7
    Employer Reputation
  • 80.8
    Citations per Paper
  • 94
    H-index Citations
=76
2014
=70
2015
  • 77.30
    Overall Score
  • 76.6
    Academic Reputation
  • 69.1
    Employer Reputation
  • 80.2
    Citations per Paper
  • 92.5
    H-index Citations
31
2014
11
2014
35
2015
11
2015
24
2016
9
2016
36
2016
Graduate Employability Ranking
  • 67.40
    Overall Score
  • 67.1
    Employer Reputation
  • 95.8
    Partnerships with Employers
  • 41.2
    Employer-Student Connections
  • 73.4
    Graduate Employment Rate
31
2014
11
2014
35
2015
11
2015
24
2016
9
2016
36
2016
BRICS Rankings
  • 87.60
    Overall Score
  • 99.9
    Academic Reputation
  • 100
    Citations per Paper
  • 99.7
    Employer Reputation
  • 98
    Faculty Staff with PhD
  • 36.9
    International Faculty
  • 59.5
    International Students
  • 99.9
    Papers per Faculty
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
3,737
International
165

Number of students

47,339
Postgraduate 50%
Undergraduate 50%

Number of international students

3,516
Postgraduate 31%
Undergraduate 69%
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.