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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. 

321
2014
307
2015
=297
2016
  • 37.00
    Overall Score
  • 41.2
    Academic Reputation
  • 39
    Employer Reputation
  • 50.1
    Citations per Faculty
  • 39.6
    International Faculty
51-100
2017
  • 70.5
    Academic Reputation
  • 64.3
    Citations per Paper
  • 64.7
    Employer Reputation
=54
2014
=21
2014
48
2015
21
2015
47
2016
23
2016
201+
2016
Graduate Employability Ranking
=54
2014
=21
2014
48
2015
21
2015
47
2016
23
2016
201+
2016
BRICS Rankings
  • 81.40
    Overall Score
  • 94.4
    Academic Reputation
  • 91.8
    Citations per Paper
  • 86.7
    Employer Reputation
  • 98.9
    Faculty Staff with PhD
  • 97.7
    International Faculty
  • 43.1
    International Students
  • 84.9
    Papers per Faculty
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
3,492
International
544

Number of students

49,004
Postgraduate 31%
Undergraduate 69%

Number of international students

2,748
Postgraduate 28%
Undergraduate 72%
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