100 Best universities for Chemistry in China

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Below is a list of best universities in China ranked based on their research performance in Chemistry. A graph of 126M citations received by 9.92M academic papers made by 546 universities in China was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish between undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with the university website.

1. Tsinghua University

For Chemistry

#5 in Asia
#26 in the World
Enrollment
48,739
Founded
1911

2. Zhejiang University

For Chemistry

#6 in Asia
#30 in the World
Enrollment
60,739
Founded
1897

3. Shanghai Jiao Tong University

For Chemistry

#8 in Asia
#46 in the World
Enrollment
47,000
Founded
1896

4. Peking University

For Chemistry

#12 in Asia
#66 in the World
Enrollment
35,915
Founded
1898

7. Fudan University

For Chemistry

#18 in Asia
#91 in the World
Acceptance Rate
32%
Enrollment
33,000
Founded
1905

8. Nanjing University

For Chemistry

#19 in Asia
#100 in the World
Acceptance Rate
87%
Enrollment
56,068
Founded
1902

9. Harbin Institute of Technology

For Chemistry

#20 in Asia
#105 in the World
Acceptance Rate
50%
Founded
1920

10. Jilin University

For Chemistry

#25 in Asia
#115 in the World
Acceptance Rate
30%
Enrollment
68,000
Founded
1946

11. Sichuan University

For Chemistry

#26 in Asia
#116 in the World
Enrollment
44,200
Founded
1896

12. Shandong University

For Chemistry

#27 in Asia
#123 in the World
Acceptance Rate
30%
Enrollment
60,000
Founded
1901

13. Tianjin University

For Chemistry

#28 in Asia
#134 in the World
Enrollment
35,370
Founded
1895

14. Xi'an Jiaotong University

For Chemistry

#29 in Asia
#138 in the World
Enrollment
40,346
Founded
1896

16. Sun Yat - Sen University

For Chemistry

#33 in Asia
#153 in the World
Acceptance Rate
30%
Enrollment
65,638
Founded
1924

17. Chinese University of Hong Kong

For Chemistry

#34 in Asia
#155 in the World
Acceptance Rate
10%
Founded
1963

18. Central South University

For Chemistry

#36 in Asia
#166 in the World
Acceptance Rate
77%
Founded
1914

19. Wuhan University

For Chemistry

#38 in Asia
#172 in the World
Enrollment
60,000
Founded
1893

20. Nankai University

For Chemistry

#39 in Asia
#174 in the World
Enrollment
26,568
Founded
1919

21. Dalian University of Technology

For Chemistry

#41 in Asia
#201 in the World
Acceptance Rate
30%
Enrollment
41,000
Founded
1949

22. Tongji University

For Chemistry

#42 in Asia
#202 in the World
Enrollment
37,000
Founded
1907

24. Xiamen University

For Chemistry

#47 in Asia
#229 in the World
Acceptance Rate
21%
Enrollment
40,302
Male:Female
49:51
Founded
1921

25. East China University of Science and Technology

For Chemistry

#50 in Asia
#239 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
26,000
Founded
1952

26. Southeast University

For Chemistry

#51 in Asia
#244 in the World
Acceptance Rate
43%
Enrollment
30,664
Founded
1902

27. Soochow University

For Chemistry

#52 in Asia
#245 in the World
Acceptance Rate
30%
Enrollment
48,901
Founded
1899

28. Hong Kong Polytechnic University

For Chemistry

#54 in Asia
#253 in the World
Acceptance Rate
10%
Founded
1937

29. China Agricultural University

For Chemistry

#57 in Asia
#258 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
20,000
Founded
1905

30. Hunan University

For Chemistry

#59 in Asia
#261 in the World
Acceptance Rate
40%
Enrollment
36,000
Founded
1926

33. Northwestern Polytechnical University

For Chemistry

#64 in Asia
#278 in the World
Acceptance Rate
47%
Enrollment
29,000
Founded
1938

34. Beijing Institute of Technology

For Chemistry

#65 in Asia
#288 in the World
Enrollment
27,000
Founded
1940

35. Wuhan University of Technology

For Chemistry

#66 in Asia
#292 in the World
Acceptance Rate
12%
Enrollment
540,000
Founded
1946

37. Chongqing University

For Chemistry

#68 in Asia
#295 in the World
Acceptance Rate
30%
Enrollment
47,000
Founded
1929

40. City University of Hong Kong

For Chemistry

#73 in Asia
#314 in the World
Acceptance Rate
36%
Founded
1984

41. Nanjing Medical University

For Chemistry

#76 in Asia
#323 in the World
Enrollment
17,000
Founded
1934

42. Zhengzhou University

For Chemistry

#78 in Asia
#329 in the World
Acceptance Rate
40%
Founded
1956

43. Jiangnan University

For Chemistry

#79 in Asia
#331 in the World
Enrollment
28,000
Founded
2001

44. Huazhong Agricultural University

For Chemistry

#85 in Asia
#365 in the World
Enrollment
26,196
Founded
1898

45. University of Electronic Science and Technology of China

For Chemistry

#86 in Asia
#367 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
39,000
Founded
1956

46. Shanghai University

For Chemistry

#88 in Asia
#370 in the World
Enrollment
36,000
Founded
1994

47. Jiangsu University

For Chemistry

#89 in Asia
#374 in the World
Enrollment
37,600
Founded
1902

48. Nanjing Tech University

For Chemistry

#93 in Asia
#389 in the World
Enrollment
30,000
Founded
1958

49. Peking Union Medical College

For Chemistry

#94 in Asia
#391 in the World
Acceptance Rate
9%
Founded
1917

50. China University of Petroleum - Beijing

For Chemistry

#95 in Asia
#392 in the World
Acceptance Rate
9%
Enrollment
15,445
Founded
1953

51. Nanjing University of Science and Technology

For Chemistry

#97 in Asia
#399 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
30,000
Founded
1953

52. Fuzhou University

For Chemistry

#101 in Asia
#412 in the World
Enrollment
50,000
Founded
1958

53. East China Normal University

For Chemistry

#105 in Asia
#420 in the World
Acceptance Rate
30%
Enrollment
36,026
Founded
1951

54. Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics

For Chemistry

#106 in Asia
#425 in the World
Acceptance Rate
34%
Enrollment
29,000
Founded
1952

55. China University of Mining and Technology

For Chemistry

#107 in Asia
#427 in the World
Acceptance Rate
13%
Enrollment
37,000
Founded
1909

56. Northeastern University, China

For Chemistry

#109 in Asia
#434 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
46,000
Founded
1923

57. Southwest University

For Chemistry

#113 in Asia
#449 in the World
Acceptance Rate
49%
Enrollment
40,000
Founded
2005

58. Ocean University of China

For Chemistry

#115 in Asia
#456 in the World
Acceptance Rate
40%
Enrollment
26,000
Founded
1924

59. Donghua University

For Chemistry

#117 in Asia
#463 in the World
Acceptance Rate
30%
Enrollment
30,000
Founded
1951

60. Beijing Normal University

For Chemistry

#118 in Asia
#464 in the World
Enrollment
24,000
Founded
1902

61. Capital Medical University

For Chemistry

#119 in Asia
#466 in the World
Acceptance Rate
10%
Founded
1960

62. Zhejiang University of Technology

For Chemistry

#123 in Asia
#478 in the World
Acceptance Rate
30%
Enrollment
30,000
Founded
1953

63. Yangzhou University

For Chemistry

#124 in Asia
#479 in the World
Acceptance Rate
40%
Enrollment
40,000
Founded
1902

64. Beijing University of Technology

For Chemistry

#127 in Asia
#484 in the World
Acceptance Rate
30%
Enrollment
24,442
Founded
1960

65. Jinan University

For Chemistry

#129 in Asia
#488 in the World
Acceptance Rate
60%
Enrollment
37,918
Founded
1906

66. Southern Medical University

For Chemistry

#139 in Asia
#502 in the World
Acceptance Rate
9%
Enrollment
13,380
Founded
1951

67. China Pharmaceutical University

For Chemistry

#145 in Asia
#528 in the World
Acceptance Rate
30%
Enrollment
16,465
Founded
1936

68. South China Agricultural University

For Chemistry

#146 in Asia
#529 in the World
Enrollment
60,588
Founded
1909

69. Shenzhen University

For Chemistry

#151 in Asia
#543 in the World
Enrollment
34,156
Founded
1983

70. Northeast Normal University

For Chemistry

#152 in Asia
#544 in the World
Acceptance Rate
30%
Enrollment
28,024
Founded
1946

71. Nanchang University

For Chemistry

#155 in Asia
#550 in the World
Enrollment
52,000
Founded
1958

72. Hefei University of Technology

For Chemistry

#158 in Asia
#562 in the World
Acceptance Rate
40%
Founded
1945

73. Southwest Jiaotong University

For Chemistry

#162 in Asia
#574 in the World
Acceptance Rate
30%
Enrollment
44,000
Founded
1896

74. China Medical University

For Chemistry

#163 in Asia
#575 in the World
Acceptance Rate
30%
Enrollment
16,366
Founded
1931

75. Harbin Engineering University

For Chemistry

#168 in Asia
#587 in the World
Enrollment
28,278
Founded
1953

77. Qingdao University

For Chemistry

#181 in Asia
#623 in the World
Acceptance Rate
80%
Enrollment
46,000
Founded
1985

80. Shaanxi Normal University

For Chemistry

#189 in Asia
#634 in the World
Acceptance Rate
40%
Enrollment
38,000
Founded
1944

82. National University of Defense Technology

For Chemistry

#194 in Asia
#646 in the World
Acceptance Rate
10%
Enrollment
20,000
Founded
1953

84. Northwest University, China

For Chemistry

#197 in Asia
#650 in the World
Acceptance Rate
30%
Enrollment
25,000
Founded
1912

85. South China Normal University

For Chemistry

#198 in Asia
#652 in the World
Acceptance Rate
69%
Enrollment
37,000
Founded
1933

86. Sichuan Agricultural University

For Chemistry

#203 in Asia
#666 in the World
Enrollment
44,000
Founded
1906

87. Central China Normal University

For Chemistry

#206 in Asia
#672 in the World
Acceptance Rate
27%
Enrollment
32,000
Founded
1903

89. Ningbo University

For Chemistry

#210 in Asia
#682 in the World
Enrollment
26,000
Founded
1986

93. Nanjing Normal University

For Chemistry

#223 in Asia
#715 in the World
Enrollment
30,000
Founded
1952

95. University of Jinan

For Chemistry

#229 in Asia
#732 in the World
Enrollment
37,529
Founded
1948

96. Henan University

For Chemistry

#230 in Asia
#735 in the World
Acceptance Rate
10%
Enrollment
50,000
Founded
1912

97. Xidian University

For Chemistry

#236 in Asia
#751 in the World
Enrollment
35,277
Founded
1931

98. Shenyang Pharmaceutical University

For Chemistry

#240 in Asia
#757 in the World
Enrollment
15,000
Founded
1931

100. Yanshan University

For Chemistry

#244 in Asia
#765 in the World
Enrollment
38,000
Founded
1920

The best cities to study Chemistry in China based on the number of universities and their ranks are Beijing, Hangzhou, Shanghai, and Wuhan.