75 Best universities for Software Engineering in China

Below is the list of best universities in China ranked based on their research performance in Software Engineering. A graph of 60.7K citations received by 12.4K academic papers made by 75 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 Software Engineering

#1 in Asia
#50 in the World
Enrollment
48,739
Founded
1911

2. Peking University

For Software Engineering

#2 in Asia
#69 in the World
Enrollment
35,915
Founded
1898

3. Shanghai Jiao Tong University

For Software Engineering

#4 in Asia
#105 in the World
Enrollment
47,000
Founded
1896

4. Beihang University

For Software Engineering

#6 in Asia
#121 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1952

5. Zhejiang University

For Software Engineering

#7 in Asia
#123 in the World
Enrollment
54,000
Founded
1897

6. Wuhan University

For Software Engineering

#8 in Asia
#136 in the World
Enrollment
60,000
Founded
1893

7. National University of Defense Technology

For Software Engineering

#11 in Asia
#161 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1953

8. Nanjing University

For Software Engineering

#14 in Asia
#195 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
56,068
Founded
1902

9. Hong Kong Polytechnic University

For Software Engineering

#16 in Asia
#220 in the World
Acceptance Rate
2%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1937

10. Huazhong University of Science and Technology

For Software Engineering

#17 in Asia
#223 in the World
Acceptance Rate
1%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1953

11. City University of Hong Kong

For Software Engineering

#20 in Asia
#270 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1984

12. Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

For Software Engineering

#22 in Asia
#289 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1991

13. Tongji University

For Software Engineering

#25 in Asia
#315 in the World
Enrollment
37,000
Founded
1907

14. Northwestern Polytechnical University

For Software Engineering

#26 in Asia
#325 in the World
Acceptance Rate
47%
Enrollment
29,000
Founded
1938

15. Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications

For Software Engineering

#27 in Asia
#340 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1955

16. Fudan University

For Software Engineering

#28 in Asia
#344 in the World
Acceptance Rate
32%
Enrollment
33,000
Founded
1905

17. University of Hong Kong

For Software Engineering

#29 in Asia
#349 in the World
Enrollment
21,652
Founded
1911

18. Shandong University

For Software Engineering

#32 in Asia
#362 in the World
Enrollment
60,000
Founded
1901

19. Chongqing University

For Software Engineering

#35 in Asia
#381 in the World
Enrollment
47,000
Founded
1929

20. Xi'an Jiaotong University

For Software Engineering

#36 in Asia
#385 in the World
Enrollment
40,346
Founded
1896

21. Harbin Institute of Technology

For Software Engineering

#37 in Asia
#391 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1920

22. South China University of Technology

For Software Engineering

#38 in Asia
#397 in the World
Enrollment
42,720
Founded
1952

23. Southeast University

For Software Engineering

#39 in Asia
#400 in the World
Acceptance Rate
43%
Enrollment
30,664
Founded
1902

24. Shanghai University

For Software Engineering

#40 in Asia
#419 in the World
Enrollment
36,000
Founded
1994

25. East China Normal University

For Software Engineering

#49 in Asia
#443 in the World
Enrollment
36,026
Founded
1951

26. Dalian University of Technology

For Software Engineering

#51 in Asia
#455 in the World
Enrollment
41,000
Founded
1949

27. Wuhan University of Technology

For Software Engineering

#53 in Asia
#459 in the World
Acceptance Rate
1%
Enrollment
540,000
Founded
1946

28. Beijing Institute of Technology

For Software Engineering

#55 in Asia
#470 in the World
Enrollment
27,000
Founded
1940

29. Southwest Jiaotong University

For Software Engineering

#57 in Asia
#478 in the World
Enrollment
44,000
Founded
1896

30. Chinese University of Hong Kong

For Software Engineering

#63 in Asia
#493 in the World
Acceptance Rate
10%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1963

31. Jilin University

For Software Engineering

#67 in Asia
#504 in the World
Enrollment
68,000
Founded
1946

32. Northeastern University, China

For Software Engineering

#71 in Asia
#519 in the World
Enrollment
46,000
Founded
1923

33. Beijing Jiaotong University

For Software Engineering

#72 in Asia
#521 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1896

34. Soochow University

For Software Engineering

#74 in Asia
#531 in the World
Enrollment
48,901
Founded
1899

35. Guangdong University of Technology

For Software Engineering

#76 in Asia
#558 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1956

36. Sun Yat - Sen University

For Software Engineering

#78 in Asia
#566 in the World
Enrollment
65,638
Founded
1924

37. Yunnan University

For Software Engineering

#80 in Asia
#571 in the World
Enrollment
30,443
Founded
1923

38. Beijing University of Technology

For Software Engineering

#82 in Asia
#577 in the World
Enrollment
24,442
Founded
1960

39. Tianjin University

For Software Engineering

#84 in Asia
#592 in the World
Enrollment
35,370
Founded
1895

40. Shandong University of Science and Technology

For Software Engineering

#85 in Asia
#596 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1958

41. Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics

For Software Engineering

#88 in Asia
#605 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
29,000
Founded
1952

42. University of Science and Technology Beijing

For Software Engineering

#90 in Asia
#629 in the World
Enrollment
25,000
Founded
1952

43. Central South University

For Software Engineering

#94 in Asia
#641 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1914

44. Xiamen University

For Software Engineering

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

45. Xidian University

For Software Engineering

#102 in Asia
#670 in the World
Enrollment
35,277
Founded
1931

46. University of Science and Technology of China

For Software Engineering

#104 in Asia
#672 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1958

47. Zhejiang University of Technology

For Software Engineering

#105 in Asia
#673 in the World
Enrollment
30,000
Founded
1953

48. University of Electronic Science and Technology of China

For Software Engineering

#108 in Asia
#683 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
39,000
Founded
1956

49. Hefei University of Technology

For Software Engineering

#116 in Asia
#718 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1945

50. Hunan University

For Software Engineering

#117 in Asia
#720 in the World
Enrollment
36,000
Founded
1926

51. Dalian Maritime University

For Software Engineering

#119 in Asia
#723 in the World
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1953

52. Hohai University

For Software Engineering

#123 in Asia
#737 in the World
Founded
1915

53. China University of Petroleum - Beijing

For Software Engineering

#125 in Asia
#749 in the World
Acceptance Rate
1%
Enrollment
15,445
Founded
1953

54. Harbin Engineering University

For Software Engineering

#136 in Asia
#785 in the World
Enrollment
28,278
Founded
1953

55. Donghua University

For Software Engineering

#138 in Asia
#798 in the World
Enrollment
30,000
Founded
1951

56. Zhejiang Gongshang University

For Software Engineering

#140 in Asia
#810 in the World
Founded
1911

57. Hangzhou Dianzi University

For Software Engineering

#142 in Asia
#814 in the World
Enrollment
25,000
Founded
1956

58. Shenyang Normal University

For Software Engineering

#147 in Asia
#828 in the World
Enrollment
22,000
Founded
1951

59. East China University of Science and Technology

For Software Engineering

#148 in Asia
#829 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
26,000
Founded
1952

60. Kunming University of Science and Technology

For Software Engineering

#150 in Asia
#836 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1954

61. Hebei University of Technology

For Software Engineering

#152 in Asia
#839 in the World
Enrollment
21,000
Founded
1903

62. Central China Normal University

For Software Engineering

#154 in Asia
#843 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
32,000
Founded
1903

63. Capital Normal University

For Software Engineering

#158 in Asia
#849 in the World
Enrollment
31,559
Founded
1954

64. China University of Mining and Technology

For Software Engineering

#162 in Asia
#856 in the World
Acceptance Rate
1%
Enrollment
37,000
Founded
1909

65. Taiyuan University of Technology

For Software Engineering

#166 in Asia
#863 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1902

66. Jiangsu University

For Software Engineering

#168 in Asia
#871 in the World
Enrollment
37,600
Founded
1902

67. Fuzhou University

For Software Engineering

#171 in Asia
#877 in the World
Enrollment
35,000
Founded
1958

68. Henan University

For Software Engineering

#173 in Asia
#881 in the World
Acceptance Rate
1%
Enrollment
50,000
Founded
1912

69. Qingdao University of Science and Technology

For Software Engineering

#176 in Asia
#893 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1950

70. Jiangxi Normal University

For Software Engineering

#178 in Asia
#895 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1940

71. Nanjing University of Science and Technology

For Software Engineering

#179 in Asia
#897 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
30,000
Founded
1953

72. Sichuan University

For Software Engineering

#182 in Asia
#902 in the World
Enrollment
44,200
Founded
1896

73. Northwest University, China

For Software Engineering

#183 in Asia
#903 in the World
Enrollment
25,000
Founded
1912

74. Weifang University

For Software Engineering

#184 in Asia
#904 in the World
Enrollment
24,800
Founded
1951

75. Nanchang University

For Software Engineering

#185 in Asia
#905 in the World
Enrollment
52,000
Founded
1958

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