Universities in Xi'an, China
- Rankings & Reviews -

27 out of 58
  • Universities in Xi'an
  • Ranked in at least one ranking
28
  • Different Rankings list
  • Universities in Xi'an
  • (23 institution and 5 subject rankings)
14
  • Global Rankings rank
  • Universities in Xi'an
  • Among TOP 200
Latest ranking updates related to universities in Xi'an
  • 18 Mar, 2021: Publication of Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities. Xi'an Jiaotong University with highest ranking among universities in Xi'an ranked #63.
  • 17 Mar, 2021: Nature Index published most recent results of Nature Index - Top 200 Rising Institutions in Asia Pacific. Includes 6 universities from Xi'an.
  • 17 Mar, 2021: Nature Index published most recent results of Nature Index - Top 200 Institutions in Asia Pacific. Includes 4 universities from Xi'an.
  • 04 Mar, 2021: Latest QS World University Rankings By Subject (Hospitality & Leisure Management) from British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK. 16 universities from Xi'an appear in this ranking.

Highest subject rankings of universities in Xi'an

Mechanical Engineering
#1 
Xi'an Jiaotong University
Physics
#44 
Xi'an Jiaotong University
Sociology
#151 
Xi'an Jiaotong University
Clinical Medicine
#301 
Xi'an Jiaotong University
Agriculture
#371 
Xi'an Jiaotong University

Rankings of universities in Xi'an, China 2021

#1

Xi'an Jiaotong University

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (73 reviews)
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  • #22 
  • #401 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #13 
  • #303 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #10 
  • #63 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#2

Xi'an Jiaotong University

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (73 reviews)
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  • #22 
  • #401 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #13 
  • #303 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #10 
  • #63 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#3

Northwestern Polytechnical University

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  • #27 
  • #501 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #28 
  • #531 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #27 
  • #167 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#4

Northwestern Polytechnical University

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  • #27 
  • #501 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #28 
  • #531 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #27 
  • #167 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#5

Xidian University

Student satisfaction: 4.8 / 5.0 (46 reviews)
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  • #63 
  • #801 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #32 
  • #187 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #67 
  • #774 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]


#6

Xidian University

Student satisfaction: 4.8 / 5.0 (46 reviews)
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  • #63 
  • #801 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #32 
  • #187 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #67 
  • #774 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]


#7

Northwest University

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (23 reviews)
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  • #45 
  • #751 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #112 
  • #421 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #71 
  • #783 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]


#8

Northwest University

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (23 reviews)
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  • #45 
  • #751 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #112 
  • #421 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #71 
  • #783 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]


#9

Shaanxi Normal University

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  • #118 
  • #425 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #119 
  • #1238 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]
  • #41 
  • #214 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]


#10

Shaanxi Normal University

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  • #118 
  • #425 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #119 
  • #1238 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]
  • #41 
  • #214 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]


#11

Chang'an University

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (11 reviews)
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  • #134 
  • #455 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #109 
  • #1170 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]
  • #188 
  • #1055 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]


#12

Chang'an University

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (11 reviews)
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  • #134 
  • #455 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #109 
  • #1170 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]
  • #188 
  • #1055 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]


#13

Xi'an University of Architecture and Technology

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (21 reviews)
  • #329 
  • #573 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #137 
  • #735 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #206 
  • #1747 
CWUR Center for World University Rankings
[Published 15 June, 2020]


#14

Xi'an University of Architecture and Technology

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (21 reviews)
  • #329 
  • #573 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #137 
  • #735 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #206 
  • #1747 
CWUR Center for World University Rankings
[Published 15 June, 2020]


#15

Xi'an University of Technology

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (16 reviews)
  • #186 
  • #494 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #140 
  • #1381 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]
  • #97 
  • #601 
ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking
[Published 17 August, 2020]


#16

Xi'an University of Technology

Student satisfaction: 4.6 / 5.0 (16 reviews)
  • #186 
  • #494 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #140 
  • #1381 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]
  • #97 
  • #601 
ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking
[Published 17 August, 2020]


#17

Xi'an Technological University

  • #412 
  • #616 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #297 
  • #1863 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #255 
  • #1787 
URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
[Published 03 December, 2020]

#18

Xi'an Technological University

  • #412 
  • #616 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #297 
  • #1863 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #255 
  • #1787 
URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
[Published 03 December, 2020]

#19

Xi'an Polytechnic University

Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (4 reviews)
  • #445 
  • #634 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #247 
  • #1502 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #307 
  • #2217 
URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
[Published 03 December, 2020]

#20

Xi'an Polytechnic University

Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (4 reviews)
  • #445 
  • #634 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #247 
  • #1502 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #307 
  • #2217 
URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
[Published 03 December, 2020]

#21

Xi'an Shiyou University

  • #415 
  • #617 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #276 
  • #1684 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #277 
  • #1920 
URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
[Published 03 December, 2020]

#22

Xi'an Shiyou University

  • #415 
  • #617 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #276 
  • #1684 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #277 
  • #1920 
URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
[Published 03 December, 2020]

#23

Xi'an University of Posts & Telecommunications

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  • #345 
  • #580 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #334 
  • #2152 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #278 
  • #1924 
URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
[Published 03 December, 2020]

#24

Xi'an University of Posts & Telecommunications

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  • #345 
  • #580 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #334 
  • #2152 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #278 
  • #1924 
URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
[Published 03 December, 2020]

#25

Xi'an University of Science and Technology

Student satisfaction: 3.5 / 5.0 (4 reviews)
  • #287 
  • #554 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #342 
  • #2279 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #263 
  • #275 
BCUR Best Chinese Universities Ranking - ShanghaiRanking
[Published 15 May, 2020]

#26

Xi'an University of Science and Technology

Student satisfaction: 3.5 / 5.0 (4 reviews)
  • #287 
  • #554 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #342 
  • #2279 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #263 
  • #275 
BCUR Best Chinese Universities Ranking - ShanghaiRanking
[Published 15 May, 2020]

#27

Xijing University

  • #407 
  • #613 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #401 
  • #2945 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #370 
  • #2807 
URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
[Published 03 December, 2020]

#28

Xijing University

  • #407 
  • #613 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #401 
  • #2945 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #370 
  • #2807 
URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
[Published 03 December, 2020]

#29

Xi'an Aeronautical University

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (5 reviews)
  • #465 
  • #647 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #440 
  • #498 
BCUR Best Chinese Universities Ranking - ShanghaiRanking
[Published 15 May, 2020]
  • #498 
  • #5079 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#30

Xi'an Aeronautical University

Student satisfaction: 4.7 / 5.0 (5 reviews)
  • #465 
  • #647 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #440 
  • #498 
BCUR Best Chinese Universities Ranking - ShanghaiRanking
[Published 15 May, 2020]
  • #498 
  • #5079 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#31

Fourth Military Medical University

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (4 reviews)
  • #91 
  • #1022 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]
  • #139 
  • #759 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #84 
  • #651 
NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers
[Published 10 October, 2020]


#32

Fourth Military Medical University

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (4 reviews)
  • #91 
  • #1022 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]
  • #139 
  • #759 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #84 
  • #651 
NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers
[Published 10 October, 2020]


#33

Shaanxi Institute of International Trade and Commerce

  • #408 
  • #3110 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #578 
  • #8004 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#34

Shaanxi Institute of International Trade and Commerce

  • #408 
  • #3110 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #578 
  • #8004 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#35

Xi'an University of Finance and Economics

  • #314 
  • #336 
BCUR Best Chinese Universities Ranking - ShanghaiRanking
[Published 15 May, 2020]
  • #529 
  • #6820 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#36

Xi'an University of Finance and Economics

  • #314 
  • #336 
BCUR Best Chinese Universities Ranking - ShanghaiRanking
[Published 15 May, 2020]
  • #529 
  • #6820 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#37

Xi'an University

  • #343 
  • #372 
BCUR Best Chinese Universities Ranking - ShanghaiRanking
[Published 15 May, 2020]
  • #448 
  • #4087 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#38

Xi'an University

  • #343 
  • #372 
BCUR Best Chinese Universities Ranking - ShanghaiRanking
[Published 15 May, 2020]
  • #448 
  • #4087 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#39

Xi'an Academy of Fine Arts

  • #520 
  • #6380 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#40

Xi'an Academy of Fine Arts

  • #520 
  • #6380 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#41

Xi'an International Studies University

Student satisfaction: 4.9 / 5.0 (8 reviews)
  • #521 
  • #6393 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#42

Xi'an International Studies University

Student satisfaction: 4.9 / 5.0 (8 reviews)
  • #521 
  • #6393 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#43

Xi'an Physical Education University

  • #535 
  • #6943 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#44

Xi'an Physical Education University

  • #535 
  • #6943 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#45

Xi'an Eurasia University

  • #541 
  • #7070 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#46

Xi'an Eurasia University

  • #541 
  • #7070 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#47

Xi'an International University

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  • #547 
  • #7158 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#48

Xi'an International University

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  • #547 
  • #7158 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#49

Xi'an Peihua University

  • #548 
  • #7164 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#50

Xi'an Peihua University

  • #548 
  • #7164 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#51

Xi'an Siyuan University

  • #569 
  • #7716 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#52

Xi'an Siyuan University

  • #569 
  • #7716 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#53

Xi'an Fanyi University

  • #597 
  • #8890 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#54

Xi'an Fanyi University

  • #597 
  • #8890 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#55

Northwest University of Politics and Law


#56

Northwest University of Politics and Law


#57

Xi'an Medical University


#58

Xi'an Medical University


Xi'an Key Facts for International Students

Population: 6502000

Time: GMT +8

District/province: Shaanxi,

Living costs for students in Xi'an:

* 100 = prices in London

  • Living costs without accommodation 49* (51% cheaper than London)
  • All costs including accommodation 74* (26% cheaper than London)
  • Meals (grocery & lower cost restaurants) 46* (54% cheaper than London)
  • Average Big Mac price 19.46 CNY
  • Plug Type A
    • Residential voltage: 220 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz
  • Plug Type I
    • Residential voltage: 220 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz
  • Plug Type C
    • Residential voltage: 220 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz

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FAQ

Xi'an Jiaotong University ranks #1 in Xi'an in our meta ranking composed of 96 university rankings.

Among all universities in Xi'an Xi'an Jiaotong University is listed in the largest number of rankings. See all 33 rankings where Xi'an Jiaotong University is listed.

Xi'an Jiaotong University is ranked best in Xi'an for Engineering (Mechanical Engineering). See all rankings for the Xi'an Jiaotong University.

Xi'an Jiaotong University is ranked best in Xi'an for Natural Sciences (Physics). See all rankings for the Xi'an Jiaotong University.

Xi'an Jiaotong University is ranked best in Xi'an for Social Studies & Humanities (Sociology). See all rankings for the Xi'an Jiaotong University.

Xi'an Jiaotong University is ranked best in Xi'an for Medicine & Health (Clinical Medicine). See all rankings for the Xi'an Jiaotong University.

Xi'an Jiaotong University is ranked best in Xi'an for Agriculture (Agriculture). See all rankings for the Xi'an Jiaotong University.

Ranking publishers

4icu

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British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK

Criteria used in ranking -QS World University Rankings:
Academic Reputation 40%
Employer Reputation 10%
Faculty/Student Ratio 20%
Citations per faculty 20%
International Faculty Ratio 5%
International Student Ratio 5%

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Criteria used in ranking -QS Employability Rankings:
Employer reputation 30%
Alumni outcomes 25%
Partnerships with Employers per Faculty 25%
Employer/Student Connections 10%
Graduate employment rate 10%

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Criteria used in ranking -QS University Rankings: Asia:
Academic reputation 30%
Employer reputation 20%
Faculty/student ratio 10%
International research network 10%
Citations per paper 10%

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Criteria used in ranking -QS University Rankings BRICS:
Academic reputation 30%
Employer reputation 20%
Faculty/student ratio 20%
Staff with a PhD 10%
Papers per faculty 10%

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CWUR Center for World University Rankings

Criteria used in ranking -CWUR Center for World University Rankings:
Research Performance 40%
Quality of Education 25%
Alumni Employment 25%
Quality of Faculty 10%

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Centre for Science and Technology Studies, Leiden University, Netherlands

Criteria used in ranking -CWTS Leiden Ranking:
Academic research publication

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NTU ranking

Criteria used in ranking -NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers:
Research excellence 40%
Research impact 35%
Research productivity 25%

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Criteria used in ranking -NTU Asia:
Research productivity 25%
Research impact 35%
Research Excellence 40%

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Nature Index

Criteria used in ranking -Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions:
Article count (AC)
Fractional count (FC)
Weighted fractional count (WFC)

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RUR Ranking Agency (Moscow, Russia)

Criteria used in ranking -RUR World University Rankings:
Teaching 40%
Research 40%
International Diversity 10%
Financial Sustainability 10%

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Criteria used in ranking -RUR Research Performance Ranking:
Normalized citation impact (Citations of research publications from all university authors compared with world averages) 20%
Citation per papers 20%
Papers per academic and research staff 20%
International research reputation 20%
Share of research publications written in international co-authorship 20%

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Scimago Institutions

Criteria used in ranking -Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities:
Research 50%
Innovation 30%
Societal 20%

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ShanghaiRanking Consultancy

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Criteria used in ranking -ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking:
Alumni winning research prizes 10%
Staff winning research prizes 20%
Research paper publications 20%
Papers published in Nature and Science 20%
Papers indexed in Science Citation Index-Expanded and Social Science Citation Index 20%
Per capita academic performance 10%

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THE Times Higher Education, UK

Criteria used in ranking -THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE World Reputation Rankings - Times Higher Education:
Research Reputation 66,6%
Teaching Reputation 33,3%

Criteria used in ranking -THE World's Most International Universities - Times Higher Education:
Proportion of international students 25%
Proportion of international staff 25%
Proportion of journal publications with one or more international co-authors 25%
University’s international reputation 25%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE Emerging Economies University Ranking - Times Higher Education:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 20%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 10%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 10%

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Criteria used in ranking -Best universities in the Asia-Pacific region:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE Asia University Ranking:
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
Teaching 25%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 7.5%

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Thomson Reuters

Criteria used in ranking -Most Innovative Universities Asia Pacific:
Patent volume 11.11%
Patent success 11.11%
Global patents 11.11%
Patent citations 11.11%
Percent of patents cited/Patent citation impact 11.11%
Patent to Article Citation Impact 11.11%
Industry Article Citation Impact 11.11%
Percent of Industry Collaborative Articles 11.11%
Total Web of Science Core Collection Papers 11.11%

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Urap

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Us News

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Webometrics

Criteria used in ranking -Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities:
Visibility 50%
Excellence 35%
Transparency 10%
Presence 5%

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