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 4.06M citations received by 399K academic papers made by 1,185 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 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 an official site as it's constantly changing data.

  1. For Economics

    National University of Singapore logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    35,263
    Founded
    1905
  2. For Economics

    Hebrew University of Jerusalem logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1918
  3. For Economics

    University of Hong Kong logo
    Acceptance Rate
    10%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1911
  4. For Economics

    Chinese University of Hong Kong logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1963
  5. For Economics

    Peking University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    1%
    Enrollment
    35,915
    Founded
    1898
  6. For Economics

    Tsinghua University logo
    Enrollment
    48,739
    Founded
    1911
  7. For Economics

    Tel Aviv University logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1956
  8. For Economics

    Hong Kong Polytechnic University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    2%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1937
  9. For Economics

    City University of Hong Kong logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1984
  10. For Economics

    Hong Kong University of Science and Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1991
  11. For Economics

    University of Tokyo logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    28,253
    Founded
    1877
  12. For Economics

    Nanyang Technological University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    33,000
    Founded
    1955
  13. For Economics

    Shanghai Jiao Tong University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    32%
    Enrollment
    47,000
    Founded
    1896
  14. For Economics

    Renmin University of China logo
    Acceptance Rate
    43%
    Enrollment
    24,201
    Founded
    1937
  15. For Economics

    Xiamen University logo
    Enrollment
    40,302
    Male:Female
    49:51
    Founded
    1921
  16. For Economics

    Seoul National University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    28,378
    Founded
    1946
  17. For Economics

    Singapore Management University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    7%
    Enrollment
    9,697
    Founded
    2000
  18. For Economics

    Fudan University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    1%
    Enrollment
    33,000
    Founded
    1905
  19. For Economics

    Korea University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    37,493
    Founded
    1905
  20. For Economics

    National Taiwan University logo
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1945
  21. For Economics

    Beijing Normal University logo
    Enrollment
    24,000
    Founded
    1902
  22. For Economics

    University of Delhi logo
    Acceptance Rate
    64%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1922
  23. For Economics

    Wuhan University logo
    Enrollment
    60,000
    Founded
    1893
  24. For Economics

    Zhejiang University logo
    Enrollment
    54,000
    Founded
    1897
  25. For Economics

    North China Electric Power University logo
    Enrollment
    8,500
    Founded
    1958
  26. For Economics

    Xi'an Jiaotong University logo
    Enrollment
    40,346
    Founded
    1896
  27. For Economics

    Sun Yat - Sen University logo
    Enrollment
    51,300
    Founded
    1924
  28. For Economics

    Nanjing University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    18%
    Enrollment
    56,068
    Founded
    1902
  29. For Economics

    Kyoto University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    37%
    Enrollment
    22,629
    Male:Female
    76:24
    Founded
    1897
  30. For Economics

    University of Malaya logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1905
  31. For Economics

    Shandong University logo
    Enrollment
    60,000
    Founded
    1901
  32. For Economics

    Ben-Gurion University of the Negev logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1969
  33. For Economics

    Bar-Ilan University logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1955
  34. For Economics

    Hunan University logo
    Enrollment
    36,000
    Founded
    1926
  35. For Economics

    University of Haifa logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1963
  36. For Economics

    Islamic Azad University, Shirvan logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    1,702,231
    Founded
    1984
  37. For Economics

    Nankai University logo
    Enrollment
    26,568
    Founded
    1919
  38. For Economics

    Hitotsubashi University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    6,200
    Male:Female
    70:30
    Founded
    1875
  39. For Economics

    University of Tehran logo
    Acceptance Rate
    2%
    Enrollment
    52,588
    Founded
    1934
  40. For Economics

    Yonsei University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    40%
    Enrollment
    29,502
    Founded
    1957
  41. For Economics

    Huazhong University of Science and Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    36%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1953
  42. For Economics

    Shanghai University of Finance and Economics logo
    Enrollment
    20,419
    Founded
    1917
  43. For Economics

    Indian Statistical Institute logo
    Enrollment
    375
    Founded
    1931
  44. For Economics

    Technion - Israel Institute of Technology logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1924
  45. For Economics

    Tianjin University logo
    Enrollment
    35,370
    Founded
    1895
  46. For Economics

    University of Tsukuba logo
    Acceptance Rate
    32%
    Enrollment
    16,525
    Male:Female
    61:39
    Founded
    1973
  47. For Economics

    Chongqing University logo
    Enrollment
    47,000
    Founded
    1929
  48. For Economics

    Bilkent University logo
    Enrollment
    11,701
    Founded
    1984
  49. For Economics

    Hong Kong Baptist University logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1956
  50. For Economics

    Dalian University of Technology logo
    Enrollment
    41,000
    Founded
    1949
  51. For Economics

    Central University of Finance and Economics logo
    Enrollment
    15,000
    Founded
    1949
  52. For Economics

    Osaka University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    41%
    Enrollment
    23,316
    Male:Female
    68:32
    Founded
    1931
  53. For Economics

    Sichuan University logo
    Enrollment
    44,200
    Founded
    1896
  54. For Economics

    National Chengchi University logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1927
  55. For Economics

    Beijing Institute of Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    32%
    Enrollment
    27,000
    Founded
    1940
  56. For Economics

    Tongji University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    42%
    Enrollment
    37,000
    Founded
    1907
  57. For Economics

    University of Science, Malaysia logo
    Enrollment
    29,000
    Founded
    1969
  58. For Economics

    Beijing Jiaotong University logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1896
  59. For Economics

    Central South University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1914
  60. For Economics

    Kobe University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    16,226
    Founded
    1902
  61. For Economics

    Jawaharlal Nehru University logo
    Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    1969
  62. For Economics

    Keio University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    24%
    Enrollment
    33,500
    Male:Female
    67:33
    Founded
    1858
  63. For Economics

    Putra Malaysia University logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1973
  64. For Economics

    Middle East Technical University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1956
  65. For Economics

    University of Science and Technology of China logo
    Acceptance Rate
    28%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1958
  66. For Economics

    National University of Malaysia logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1970
  67. For Economics

    East China Normal University logo
    Enrollment
    36,026
    Founded
    1951
  68. For Economics

    Southeast University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    49%
    Enrollment
    30,664
    Founded
    1902
  69. For Economics

    Waseda University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    17%
    Enrollment
    50,221
    Founded
    1882
  70. For Economics

    Asian Institute of Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    24%
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    1959
  71. For Economics

    Southwestern University of Finance and Economics logo
    Enrollment
    21,000
    Founded
    1952
  72. For Economics

    National Chiao Tung University logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1958
  73. For Economics

    International Islamic University Malaysia logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1983
  74. For Economics

    Beihang University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    50%
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1952
  75. For Economics

    University of Indonesia logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    46,978
    Founded
    1950
  76. For Economics

    Jinan University logo
    Enrollment
    37,918
    Founded
    1906
  77. For Economics

    Lanzhou University logo
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1909
  78. For Economics

    Kyushu University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    42%
    Enrollment
    15,959
    Founded
    1911
  79. For Economics

    National Cheng Kung University logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1931
  80. For Economics

    KAIST logo
    Acceptance Rate
    20%
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    1971
  81. For Economics

    MARA University of Technology logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1956
  82. For Economics

    Jilin University logo
    Enrollment
    68,000
    Founded
    1946
  83. For Economics

    China Agricultural University logo
    Enrollment
    20,000
    Founded
    1905
  84. For Economics

    Harbin Institute of Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1920
  85. For Economics

    University of International Business and Economics logo
    Enrollment
    16,000
    Founded
    1951
  86. For Economics

    University of Technology Malaysia logo
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1904
  87. For Economics

    Koc University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    8,500
    Founded
    1992
  88. For Economics

    American University of Beirut logo
    Acceptance Rate
    72%
    Enrollment
    8,736
    Founded
    1866
  89. For Economics

    Tamkang University logo
    Enrollment
    26,619
    Founded
    1950
  90. For Economics

    South China University of Technology logo
    Enrollment
    42,720
    Founded
    1952
  91. For Economics

    Northern University of Malaysia logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1984
  92. For Economics

    Diponegoro University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    38,503
    Founded
    1957
  93. For Economics

    University of Macau logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
  94. For Economics

    Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    29,000
    Founded
    1952
  95. For Economics

    Gadjah Mada University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1949
  96. For Economics

    South China Normal University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    37,000
    Founded
    1933
  97. For Economics

    Tohoku University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    41%
    Enrollment
    17,831
    Founded
    1907
  98. For Economics

    China University of Mining and Technology logo
    Enrollment
    37,000
    Founded
    1909
  99. For Economics

    Feng Chia University logo
    Enrollment
    20,214
    Founded
    1961
  100. For Economics

    Sungkyunkwan University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1398