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Shanghai University

Location

99 Shangda Road, BaoShan District, Shanghai, CN, Shanghai China (Mainland)

Ranking

# =489QS World University Rankings

About Shanghai University

Immersed in the distinguished heritage and pioneering track record in a leading global city, Shanghai University (SHU) is situated in the heart of Shanghai.

SHU is a member university of the national project 211 and a research-intensive comprehensive university. It has witnessed continuous progress and advancement with far-sighted objectives to cultivate talents with all-around development, global perspective and creative awareness.

SHU is known for its vigorous international exchanges and cooperation. It has established academic links and cooperation with dozens of foreign universities. Over 3,000 international students are studying on SHU campuses.

SHU has made a medium and long-term strategic plan which aims at constructing a green, safe and informationalized campus and cultivating a university culture that is characteristic of persistent self-improvement, innovation, spirit to pursue the best, open and inclusive attitude to create a harmonious and active campus atmosphere. It also aims at creating a globalized campus to meet the needs of all students for their cultivation in science, culture, sports and arts. SHU is striving to develop into a first-class comprehensive university in China with a high-level talents training system and a knowledge innovation system as well in proportion to the city’s position as a modern international metropolis.

About Shanghai University

Immersed in the distinguished heritage and pioneering track record in a leading global city, Shanghai University (SHU) is situated in the heart of Shanghai.

SHU is a member university of the national project 211 and a research-intensive comprehensive university. It has witnessed continuous progress and advancement with far-sighted objectives to cultivate talents with all-around development, global perspective and creative awareness.

SHU is known for its vigorous international exchanges and cooperation. It has established academic links and cooperation with dozens of foreign universities. Over 3,000 international students are studying on SHU campuses.

SHU has made a medium and long-term strategic plan which aims at constructing a green, safe and informationalized campus and cultivating a university culture that is characteristic of persistent self-improvement, innovation, spirit to pursue the best, open and inclusive attitude to create a harmonious and active campus atmosphere. It also aims at creating a globalized campus to meet the needs of all students for their cultivation in science, culture, sports and arts. SHU is striving to develop into a first-class comprehensive university in China with a high-level talents training system and a knowledge innovation system as well in proportion to the city’s position as a modern international metropolis.

University information

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Rankings & ratings

Shanghai University is one of the top universities in Shanghai, China (Mainland). It is ranked #=489 in QS World University Rankings 2025.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #401- 450
  • 2014
    #451-460
  • 2015
    #501-550
  • 2016
    #411-420
  • 2017
    #451-460
  • 2018
    #421-430
  • 2019
    #=422
  • 2020
    #412
  • 2021
    #387
  • 2022
    #=436
  • 2023
    #=422
  • 2024
    #=514
  • 2025
    #=489

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