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Xiamen University

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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Xiamen University was founded in 1921 by Tan Kah Kee, the well-known patriotic overseas Chinese leader. It was the first university in China founded by an overseas Chinese. Over the past ninety years, Xiamen University has accumulated rich experience in offering its educational programs and has presented its distinctive features in running the programs. Equipped with a strong team of faculty and staff, Xiamen University, which provides a fairly complete range of programs of education, has become a first-class comprehensive university in China with extensive international influence. Since its founding, Xiamen University has produced more than 200,000 undergraduates and graduates for the country and over 60 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) have studied or worked at Xiamen University. Xiamen University has a graduate school, 25 schools containing 64 departments and 10 research institutes and research centres. With 26 Doctoral degrees in first –class disciplines, and 40 Master degrees in first-class disciplines, the university offers 82 undergraduate programs, 279 graduate programs, and 185 PhD programs. 14 subjects have been assessed and awarded as “the national key disciplines”. There are 15 Post doctoral research centres, 9 subjects of “national educational centres for talents”, 5 first-class and 9 second-class national key disciplines.
501-550
2014
441-450
2015
401-410
2016
451-460
2017
  • 34.1
    Academic Reputation
  • 47.9
    Citations per Faculty
  • 51.4
    Arts and Humanities
  • 54.1
    Life Sciences and Medicine
  • 64.9
    Natural Science
151-200
2016
101-150
2017
  • 51.3
    Academic Reputation
  • 89.9
    Citations per Paper
  • 52.8
    Employer Reputation
  • 82.9
    H-index Citations
=85
2014
42
2014
76
2015
40
2015
68
2016
37
2016
BRICS Rankings
  • 71.70
    Overall Score
  • 86.5
    Academic Reputation
  • 91.8
    Citations per Paper
  • 64.9
    Employer Reputation
  • 93.1
    Faculty Staff with PhD
  • 52.2
    International Faculty
  • 37.8
    International Students
  • 61.8
    Papers per Faculty
=85
2014
42
2014
76
2015
40
2015
68
2016
37
2016
Asian University Rankings
  • 59.80
    Overall Score
  • 60.8
    Academic Reputation
  • 48.1
    Employer Reputation
  • 45.6
    Faculty Student
  • 86.3
    Faculty Staff with PhD
  • 49.7
    Papers per Faculty
  • 95.9
    Citations per Paper
  • 28.4
    International Faculty
  • 29.2
    International Students
  • 28.1
    Inbound Exchange
  • 53
    Outbound Exchange
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
2,692
International
164

Number of students

35,118
Postgraduate 45%
Undergraduate 55%

Number of international students

1,769
Postgraduate 33%
Undergraduate 67%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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