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University of Science and Technology of China

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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Ranked within the top 100 of the QS World University Rankings, the University of Science and Technology in China (USTC) is a national research university located in Hefei, eastern China. USTC was established in 1958 in Beijing by the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), in a strategic act by the Chinese government to help meet the country’s science and technology needs. The university moved to its current location in 1970 and today has around 15,500 students enrolled, of which almost half (7,400) are undergraduates. USTC is a member of the C9 League, a consortium of nine elite Chinese universities.
=113
2016
=104
2017
97
2018
  • 64.9
    Overall Score
  • 62.9
    Academic Reputation
  • 96.7
    Citations per Faculty
  • 57.9
    Employer Reputation
  • 67.6
    Faculty Student
51-100
2014
51-100
2015
51-100
2016
46
2017
  • 79.6
    Overall Score
  • 66.5
    Academic Reputation
  • 91
    Citations per Paper
  • 77.1
    Employer Reputation
  • 90.2
    H-index Citations
25
2015
23
2016
=6
2015
25
2017
151-200
2017
4
2016
301-500
2018
23
2018
Asian University Rankings
  • 88.5
    Overall Score
  • 91
    Academic Reputation
  • 83.5
    Employer Reputation
  • 88.3
    Faculty Student
  • 37
    International Faculty
  • 21.6
    International Students
  • 36.2
    Inbound Exchange
  • 79.3
    Outbound Exchange
  • 94.9
    Faculty Staff with PhD
  • 97.3
    Papers per Faculty
  • 75.1
    Citations per Paper
25
2015
23
2016
=6
2015
25
2017
151-200
2017
4
2016
301-500
2018
23
2018
Graduate Employability Ranking
  • 13.8-27.8
    Overall Score
  • 30.3
    Alumni Outcomes
  • 41.1
    Employer Reputation
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
1,992
International
155

Number of students

16,032
Postgraduate 54%
Undergraduate 46%

Number of international students

548
Postgraduate 96%
Undergraduate 4%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.