Best Universities for Economics in Asia

Below is the list of best universities in Asia ranked based on their research performance in Economics. A graph of 3.61M citations received by 367K academic papers made by 1,160 universities in Asia 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.

For Economics

#1 in Asia
#1 in Singapore
#35 in the World
Enrollment
30,098
Founded
1905

For Economics

#2 in Asia
#1 in Israel
#62 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
23,500
Founded
1918

For Economics

#3 in Asia
#1 in China
#67 in the World
Enrollment
21,652
Founded
1911

For Economics

#4 in Asia
#2 in China
#85 in the World
Acceptance Rate
10%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1963

For Economics

#5 in Asia
#3 in China
#88 in the World
Enrollment
35,915
Founded
1898

For Economics

#6 in Asia
#4 in China
#91 in the World
Enrollment
48,739
Founded
1911

For Economics

#7 in Asia
#5 in China
#109 in the World
Acceptance Rate
2%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1937

For Economics

#8 in Asia
#6 in China
#118 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1984

For Economics

#9 in Asia
#2 in Israel
#119 in the World
Enrollment
30,000
Founded
1956

For Economics

#10 in Asia
#7 in China
#131 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1991

For Economics

#11 in Asia
#2 in Singapore
#135 in the World
Enrollment
33,000
Founded
1955

For Economics

#12 in Asia
#1 in Japan
#140 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
28,171
Founded
1877

For Economics

#13 in Asia
#8 in China
#184 in the World
Enrollment
24,201
Founded
1937

For Economics

#14 in Asia
#9 in China
#189 in the World
Enrollment
47,000
Founded
1896

For Economics

#15 in Asia
#10 in China
#195 in the World
Acceptance Rate
21%
Enrollment
40,302
Male:Female
49:51
Founded
1921

For Economics

#16 in Asia
#216 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
28,378
Founded
1946

For Economics

#17 in Asia
#11 in China
#228 in the World
Enrollment
24,000
Founded
1902

For Economics

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

For Economics

#19 in Asia
#13 in China
#235 in the World
Enrollment
60,000
Founded
1893

For Economics

#20 in Asia
#3 in Singapore
#241 in the World
Acceptance Rate
49%
Enrollment
9,697
Founded
2000

For Economics

#21 in Asia
#14 in China
#243 in the World
Enrollment
65,638
Founded
1924

For Economics

#22 in Asia
#1 in India
#245 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1922

For Economics

#23 in Asia
#1 in Taiwan
#250 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1945

For Economics

#24 in Asia
#15 in China
#256 in the World
Enrollment
40,346
Founded
1896

For Economics

#25 in Asia
#16 in China
#257 in the World
Enrollment
54,000
Founded
1897

For Economics

#26 in Asia
#17 in China
#258 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
56,068
Founded
1902

For Economics

#27 in Asia
#1 in Iran
#264 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
1,702,231
Founded
1984

For Economics

#28 in Asia
#18 in China
#265 in the World
Enrollment
8,500
Founded
1958

For Economics

#29 in Asia
#274 in the World
Enrollment
24,351
Founded
1905

For Economics

#30 in Asia
#1 in Malaysia
#286 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1905

For Economics

#31 in Asia
#19 in China
#288 in the World
Enrollment
60,000
Founded
1901

For Economics

#32 in Asia
#20 in China
#293 in the World
Enrollment
36,000
Founded
1926

For Economics

#33 in Asia
#21 in China
#298 in the World
Enrollment
26,568
Founded
1919

For Economics

#34 in Asia
#2 in Japan
#299 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
22,615
Male:Female
76:24
Founded
1897

For Economics

#35 in Asia
#2 in Iran
#304 in the World
Enrollment
52,588
Founded
1934

For Economics

#36 in Asia
#22 in China
#308 in the World
Acceptance Rate
1%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1953

For Economics

#37 in Asia
#3 in Israel
#323 in the World
Enrollment
18,000
Founded
1963

For Economics

#38 in Asia
#4 in Israel
#327 in the World
Enrollment
17,225
Founded
1969

For Economics

#39 in Asia
#23 in China
#331 in the World
Enrollment
20,419
Founded
1917

For Economics

#40 in Asia
#5 in Israel
#332 in the World
Enrollment
16,787
Male:Female
41:59
Founded
1955

For Economics

#41 in Asia
#24 in China
#335 in the World
Enrollment
15,000
Founded
1949

For Economics

#42 in Asia
#336 in the World
Enrollment
29,502
Founded
1957

For Economics

#43 in Asia
#25 in China
#337 in the World
Enrollment
47,000
Founded
1929

For Economics

#44 in Asia
#26 in China
#345 in the World
Enrollment
41,000
Founded
1949

For Economics

#45 in Asia
#27 in China
#346 in the World
Enrollment
44,200
Founded
1896

For Economics

#46 in Asia
#3 in Japan
#348 in the World
Acceptance Rate
24%
Enrollment
33,500
Founded
1858

For Economics

#47 in Asia
#28 in China
#355 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1956

For Economics

#48 in Asia
#29 in China
#365 in the World
Enrollment
27,000
Founded
1940

For Economics

#49 in Asia
#2 in India
#369 in the World
Enrollment
375
Founded
1931

For Economics

#50 in Asia
#30 in China
#373 in the World
Enrollment
35,370
Founded
1895

For Economics

#51 in Asia
#1 in Turkey
#376 in the World
Enrollment
11,701
Founded
1984

For Economics

#52 in Asia
#4 in Japan
#378 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
6,287
Male:Female
70:30
Founded
1875

For Economics

#53 in Asia
#6 in Israel
#379 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1924

For Economics

#54 in Asia
#2 in Malaysia
#385 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1973

For Economics

#55 in Asia
#3 in India
#387 in the World
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
1969

For Economics

#56 in Asia
#31 in China
#388 in the World
Enrollment
37,000
Founded
1907

For Economics

#57 in Asia
#32 in China
#389 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1914

For Economics

#58 in Asia
#3 in Malaysia
#393 in the World
Enrollment
29,000
Founded
1969

For Economics

#59 in Asia
#2 in Taiwan
#403 in the World
Enrollment
14,612
Founded
1927

For Economics

#60 in Asia
#1 in Indonesia
#409 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
46,978
Founded
1950

For Economics

#61 in Asia
#5 in Japan
#410 in the World
Acceptance Rate
41%
Enrollment
23,316
Male:Female
68:32
Founded
1931

For Economics

#62 in Asia
#33 in China
#411 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1896

For Economics

#63 in Asia
#4 in Malaysia
#415 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1970

For Economics

#64 in Asia
#34 in China
#419 in the World
Enrollment
21,000
Founded
1952

For Economics

#65 in Asia
#5 in Malaysia
#421 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1956

For Economics

#66 in Asia
#6 in Malaysia
#430 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
21,607
Founded
1983

For Economics

#67 in Asia
#35 in China
#434 in the World
Enrollment
36,026
Founded
1951

For Economics

#68 in Asia
#6 in Japan
#440 in the World
Acceptance Rate
32%
Enrollment
16,525
Male:Female
61:39
Founded
1973

For Economics

#69 in Asia
#36 in China
#447 in the World
Acceptance Rate
43%
Enrollment
30,664
Founded
1902

For Economics

#70 in Asia
#37 in China
#448 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1909

For Economics

#71 in Asia
#7 in Japan
#455 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
15,986
Founded
1902

For Economics

#72 in Asia
#2 in Turkey
#461 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1956

For Economics

#73 in Asia
#38 in China
#464 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1952

For Economics

#74 in Asia
#39 in China
#466 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
37,918
Founded
1906

For Economics

#75 in Asia
#40 in China
#472 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1958

For Economics

#76 in Asia
#7 in Malaysia
#475 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1984

For Economics

#77 in Asia
#41 in China
#480 in the World
Enrollment
16,000
Founded
1951

For Economics

#78 in Asia
#8 in Japan
#483 in the World
Acceptance Rate
42%
Enrollment
15,959
Founded
1911

For Economics

#79 in Asia
#42 in China
#484 in the World
Enrollment
68,000
Founded
1946

For Economics

#80 in Asia
#9 in Japan
#486 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Enrollment
50,221
Founded
1882

For Economics

#81 in Asia
#3 in Taiwan
#505 in the World
Enrollment
12,699
Founded
1958

For Economics

#82 in Asia
#508 in the World
Enrollment
10,249
Founded
1971

For Economics

#83 in Asia
#2 in Indonesia
#512 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1949

For Economics

#84 in Asia
#4 in Taiwan
#518 in the World
Enrollment
20,292
Founded
1931

For Economics

#85 in Asia
#1 in Lebanon
#521 in the World
Acceptance Rate
77%
Enrollment
8,736
Founded
1866

For Economics

#86 in Asia
#43 in China
#522 in the World
Enrollment
20,000
Founded
1905

For Economics

#87 in Asia
#1 in Thailand
#526 in the World
Acceptance Rate
24%
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
1959

For Economics

#88 in Asia
#44 in China
#536 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1920

For Economics

#89 in Asia
#45 in China
#538 in the World
Enrollment
42,720
Founded
1952

For Economics

#90 in Asia
#46 in China
#539 in the World
Enrollment
12,500

For Economics

#91 in Asia
#3 in Indonesia
#540 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
38,503
Founded
1957

For Economics

#92 in Asia
#8 in Malaysia
#542 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1904

For Economics

#93 in Asia
#3 in Turkey
#545 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
8,500
Founded
1992

For Economics

#94 in Asia
#47 in China
#546 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
37,000
Founded
1933

For Economics

#95 in Asia
#5 in Taiwan
#557 in the World
Enrollment
26,619
Founded
1950

For Economics

#96 in Asia
#48 in China
#575 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
29,000
Founded
1952

For Economics

#97 in Asia
#49 in China
#581 in the World
Enrollment
26,000
Founded
1958

For Economics

#98 in Asia
#50 in China
#582 in the World
Acceptance Rate
49%
Enrollment
40,000
Founded
2005

For Economics

#99 in Asia
#1 in Pakistan
#592 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
2000

For Economics

#100 in Asia
#51 in China
#596 in the World
Acceptance Rate
1%
Enrollment
37,000
Founded
1909