Tsinghua University

WORLD RANK

2011-12
71

Beijing, China

Region: Asia

  • Overall score
    59.5
  • Teaching
    74.1
  • International outlook
    33.4
  • Industry income
    99.8
  • Research
    70.1
  • Citations
    37.4

This university, raised amid the Qing Dynasty's ruins in 1911, was initially financed by US-imposed indemnities after 1900's Boxer Rebellion. Its professors are highly esteemed: 36 are members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and 32 belong to the Academy of Engineering. Of its 28,000 students, 2,400 hail from overseas.