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Beijing Normal University

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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Beijing Normal University, a key university under the administration of the Ministry of Education, is a renowned institution of higher education known for teacher education, education science and basic learning in both the arts and the sciences. The university’s predecessor, the Normal College of the Imperial University of Peking, was founded in 1902. In 1908, the school name was changed to Advanced Normal College of the Imperial University and the school became independent. In 1912, the name changed again, to Beijing Advanced Normal School, and then, in 1923, the name changed yet again to Beijing Normal University, the first Normal University in Chinese history. In 1931 and 1952, respectively, Peking Women’s Normal University and Fu Jen Catholic University merged to create Beijing Normal University. The main campus (North Taipingzhuang Campus) of Beijing Normal University covers 172.64 acres that serve as an important place for the university to carry out educational activities. The school has 22,000 full-time students, including 8,900 undergraduates, 11,300 graduates and 1,800 long-term international students. The campus has 1 education faculty, 22 schools and colleges, 2 departments and 36 research institutes (centers). The library boasts over 4.1 million volumes and some 17,300 GB of digital resources, with 1,400 GB e-books.
232
2016
257
2017
=256
2018
  • 40.6
    Overall Score
  • 49.3
    Academic Reputation
  • 44.5
    Citations per Faculty
  • 32
    Faculty Student
  • 33.3
    International Faculty
=43
2014
=42
2015
51-100
2016
30
2017
  • 78.9
    Overall Score
  • 80
    Academic Reputation
  • 83.7
    Citations per Paper
  • 69.1
    Employer Reputation
  • 76.3
    H-index Citations
42
2015
14
2015
40
2016
10
2016
40
2017
201+
2017
11
2017
301-500
2018
52
2018
Asian University Rankings
  • 66.5
    Overall Score
  • 81.5
    Academic Reputation
  • 64.8
    Employer Reputation
  • 50.3
    Faculty Student
  • 47.1
    International Faculty
  • 53.1
    International Students
  • 20.5
    Inbound Exchange
  • 51.5
    Outbound Exchange
  • 20.1
    Faculty Staff with PhD
  • 75.9
    Papers per Faculty
  • 48.8
    Citations per Paper
42
2015
14
2015
40
2016
10
2016
40
2017
201+
2017
11
2017
301-500
2018
52
2018
Graduate Employability Ranking
  • 13.8-27.8
    Overall Score
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
1,734
International
248

Number of students

20,252
Postgraduate 58%
Undergraduate 42%

Number of international students

1,586
Postgraduate %
Undergraduate %
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