Tsinghua University

WORLD RANK

2013-14
50

Beijing, China

Region: Asia

  • Overall score
    63.5
  • Teaching
    66.8
  • International outlook
    42.6
  • Industry income
    99.9
  • Research
    65.9
  • Citations
    59.9

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.