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Sun Yat-sen University

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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Sun Yat-sen University, originally known as Guangdong University, was founded in 1924 by Dr. Sun Yat-sen (also called Sun Zhongshan), a great democratic revolutionary leader of the 20th century. The University is located in Guangdong Province, an area neighboring Hong Kong and Macao, which is at the forefront of China's reform and opening up.Benefiting from its location near Hong Kong and Macao and the regional advantage of opening and economic development, the university has become an important base for training high-level talents, scientific research, providing services to society and inheriting cultural traditions. 

307
2016
=297
2017
=319
2018
  • 35.9
    Overall Score
  • 42.4
    Academic Reputation
  • 31
    Citations per Faculty
  • 49.4
    Employer Reputation
  • 28.6
    Faculty Student
  • 30.6
    International Faculty
51-100
2017
  • 70.5
    Academic Reputation
  • 64.3
    Citations per Paper
  • 64.7
    Employer Reputation
=54
2015
48
2016
21
2015
47
2017
201+
2017
23
2016
201-250
2018
45
2018
Asian University Rankings
  • 69.6
    Overall Score
  • 73.2
    Academic Reputation
  • 78.2
    Employer Reputation
  • 44.9
    Faculty Student
  • 64.6
    International Faculty
  • 39.4
    International Students
  • 39.7
    Inbound Exchange
  • 88.7
    Outbound Exchange
  • 94.2
    Faculty Staff with PhD
  • 46.9
    Papers per Faculty
  • 61.3
    Citations per Paper
=54
2015
48
2016
21
2015
47
2017
201+
2017
23
2016
201-250
2018
45
2018
Graduate Employability Ranking
  • 32.3-37.9
    Overall Score
  • 87.5
    Employer-Student Connections
  • 32
    Employer Reputation
  • 80.6
    Graduate Employment Rate
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
4,956
International
670

Number of students

49,362
Postgraduate 32%
Undergraduate 68%

Number of international students

2,921
Postgraduate 26%
Undergraduate 74%
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.