100 Best universities for Economics in China

Below is the list of best universities in China ranked based on their research performance in Economics. A graph of 1.4M citations received by 203K academic papers made by 427 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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Nanjing Agricultural University logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1952
  51. For Economics

    Southwest University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    49%
    Enrollment
    40,000
    Founded
    2005
  52. For Economics

    Jiangsu University logo
    Enrollment
    37,600
    Founded
    1902
  53. For Economics

    Lingnan University logo
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1967
  54. For Economics

    Shanghai University logo
    Enrollment
    36,000
    Founded
    1994
  55. For Economics

    Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics logo
    Enrollment
    26,000
    Founded
    1958
  56. For Economics

    Northeast Normal University logo
    Enrollment
    28,024
    Founded
    1946
  57. For Economics

    Southwest Jiaotong University logo
    Enrollment
    44,000
    Founded
    1896
  58. For Economics

    Zhongnan University of Economics and Law logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    34,000
    Founded
    1948
  59. For Economics

    Hohai University logo
    Founded
    1915
  60. For Economics

    Hefei University of Technology logo
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1945
  61. For Economics

    Wuhan University of Technology logo
    Enrollment
    540,000
    Founded
    1946
  62. For Economics

    Soochow University logo
    Enrollment
    43,000
    Founded
    1899
  63. For Economics

    Fujian Normal University logo
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1953
  64. For Economics

    University of Electronic Science and Technology of China logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    39,000
    Founded
    1956
  65. For Economics

    Dongbei University of Finance and Economics logo
    Enrollment
    16,000
    Founded
    1952
  66. For Economics

    Fuzhou University logo
    Enrollment
    35,000
    Founded
    1958
  67. For Economics

    Henan University logo
    Enrollment
    50,000
    Founded
    1912
  68. For Economics

    Northeastern University, China logo
    Enrollment
    46,000
    Founded
    1923
  69. For Economics

    Central China Normal University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    32,000
    Founded
    1903
  70. For Economics

    China University of Petroleum - Beijing logo
    Enrollment
    15,445
    Founded
    1953
  71. For Economics

    East China University of Science and Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    26,000
    Founded
    1952
  72. For Economics

    University of Science and Technology Beijing logo
    Enrollment
    25,000
    Founded
    1952
  73. For Economics

    Zhejiang University of Finance and Economics logo
    Enrollment
    15,000
    Founded
    1974
  74. For Economics

    Nanjing Normal University logo
    Enrollment
    30,000
    Founded
    1952
  75. For Economics

    Zhejiang Gongshang University logo
    Founded
    1911
  76. For Economics

    Northwest University, China logo
    Enrollment
    25,000
    Founded
    1912
  77. For Economics

    Yunnan University logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1923
  78. For Economics

    Education University of Hong Kong logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1994
  79. For Economics

    Northwest A&F University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    95%
    Enrollment
    30,000
    Founded
    1934
  80. For Economics

    Huazhong Agricultural University logo
    Enrollment
    26,196
    Founded
    1898
  81. For Economics

    Guangdong University of Foreign Studies logo
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1969
  82. For Economics

    Anhui University of Finance and Economics logo
    Enrollment
    22,000
    Founded
    1959
  83. For Economics

    Beijing University of Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    32%
    Enrollment
    24,442
    Founded
    1960
  84. For Economics

    Hunan Normal University logo
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1938
  85. For Economics

    Nanjing University of Finance and Economics logo
    Enrollment
    18,000
    Founded
    1956
  86. For Economics

    Anhui University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1928
  87. For Economics

    Zhejiang Normal University logo
    Enrollment
    30,000
    Founded
    1956
  88. For Economics

    Shenzhen University logo
    Enrollment
    34,156
    Founded
    1983
  89. For Economics

    Northwestern Polytechnical University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    29,000
    Founded
    1938
  90. For Economics

    Capital University of Economics and Business logo
    Enrollment
    17,576
    Founded
    1956
  91. For Economics

    University of Shanghai for Science and Technology logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1907
  92. For Economics

    Guizhou University logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1902
  93. For Economics

    Ocean University of China logo
    Enrollment
    26,000
    Founded
    1924
  94. For Economics

    Nanchang University logo
    Enrollment
    52,000
    Founded
    1958
  95. For Economics

    Shaanxi Normal University logo
    Enrollment
    38,000
    Founded
    1944
  96. For Economics

    Northwest Normal University logo
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1902
  97. For Economics

    Beijing Forestry University logo
    Enrollment
    25,347
    Founded
    1952
  98. For Economics

    Zhengzhou University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1956
  99. For Economics

    China University of Geosciences Beijing logo
    Enrollment
    15,000
    Founded
    1952
  100. For Economics

    China Europe International Business School logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    125
    Founded
    1994

The best cities to study Economics in China based on the number of universities and their ranks are Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, and Xiamen.