QS System Strength Rankings 2016: #8 – China | Top Universities

QS System Strength Rankings 2016: #8 – China

By Joseph Birdsey

Updated May 24, 2016 Updated May 24, 2016

The People’s Republic of China is home to more than one fifth of the world’s people, and this large population is match by an equally sizeable education system. High levels of government investment are paying off, as Chinese universities grow their standing in the international rankings.

The first edition of the QS Higher Education System Strength Rankings shows the extent to which China’s higher education system is competing amongst the best. China places 8th in this new index, which uses four categories of assessment – system strength, access, flagship institution and economic context. Click through the slideshow below for more details.

This article was originally published in May 2016 .

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