Top Universities in China 2011-2012

According to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2011-2012, Peking University is the highest ranked university in mainland China (rated 49th globally), followed by Tsinghua University (71st globally). China has 10 universities in the World's Top 400, with 6 in the top 300. Other mainland Chinese universities make it to the global top 300 include: University of Science and Technology of China (192nd), Fudan University (226-250th), Nanjing University (251-275th), and Sun Yat-sen University (276-300th).

Tsinghua University is rated as the No. 1 university in mainland China (and in the global top 200) in the Academic Ranking of World Universities 2011.

University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) is also ranked highly in the 2011 QS Asian University Rankings (released May 23, 2011), rated No.4 in Mainland China and 24th in Asia.

In another international league table, "QS World University Rankings 2011/12", Peking University is placed 1st in mainland China and 46th in the world, followed by Tsinghua University (47th globally), and Fudan University (91st). Beijing Normal University (BNU) is ranked No. 300, and this is the first time the university has been named to this roster.

* Suggested Reading: China College Ranking 2011