Tsinghua University

WORLD RANK

2012-13
52

Beijing, China

Region: Asia

  • Overall score
    67.1
  • Teaching
    74.5
  • International outlook
    37.2
  • Industry income
    99.2
  • Research
    76.4
  • Citations
    55.2

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.