Top 300 universities in China: Rankings & Acceptance rate

Rank
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University name
Acceptance rate
Acc. rate
City & State
1Tsinghua UniversityBeijing
2Peking UniversityBeijing
3The University of Hong KongHong Kong
4Zhejiang UniversityHangzhou
5Shanghai Jiao Tong UniversityShanghai
6The Chinese University of Hong KongHong Kong
7Fudan UniversityShanghai
8Nanjing UniversityNanjing
9University of Science and Technology of ChinaHefei
10Wuhan UniversityWuhan
11Shandong UniversityJinan
12The Hong Kong University of Science and TechnologyHong Kong
13Huazhong University of Science and TechnologyWuhan
14Harbin Institute of Technology45%Harbin
15City University of Hong Kong35%Hong Kong
16The Hong Kong Polytechnic UniversityHong Kong
17Xi'an Jiaotong UniversityXi'an
18Beihang UniversityBeijing
19Sun Yat - Sen UniversityGuangzhou
20Southeast UniversityNanjing
21Dalian University of TechnologyDalian
22Tongji UniversityShanghai
23Xiamen UniversityXiamen
24Jilin UniversityChangchun
25Beijing Normal UniversityBeijing
26China Agricultural UniversityBeijing
27Tianjin UniversityTianjin
28South China University of TechnologyGuangzhou
29Beijing Institute of TechnologyBeijing
30Nankai UniversityTianjin
31Sichuan UniversityChengdu
32University of Electronic Science and Technology of China5%Chengdu
33Renmin University of ChinaBeijing
34Lanzhou UniversityLanzhou
35Northwestern Polytechnical University75%Xi'an
36Chongqing UniversityChongqing
37East China Normal UniversityShanghai
38Shanghai UniversityShanghai
39Beijing Jiaotong UniversityBeijing
40Xidian UniversityXi'an
41Central South University75%Changsha
42Beijing University of Posts and TelecommunicationsBeijing
43Northeastern University, ChinaShenyang
44Hong Kong Baptist UniversityHong Kong
45Nanjing Agricultural UniversityNanjing
46Soochow UniversitySuzhou
47University of Science and Technology BeijingBeijing
48Northeast Normal UniversityChangchun
49Beijing University of TechnologyBeijing
50Central China Normal University25%Wuhan
51Southwest UniversityChongqing
52Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics25%Baixia
53Zhengzhou University45%Zhengzhou
54Wuhan University of TechnologyWuhan
55East China University of Science and Technology5%Shanghai
56Northwest A&F University95%Yangling
57Huazhong Agricultural UniversityWuhan
58Ocean University of ChinaQingdao
59Beijing University of Chemical TechnologyBeijing
60South China Normal University75%Guangzhou
61Jiangnan UniversityWuxi
62Jiangsu UniversityZhenjiang
63Hohai UniversityNanjing
64Beijing Forestry UniversityBeijing
65Nanjing University of Science and TechnologyNanjing
66Donghua UniversityShanghai
67Harbin Engineering UniversityHarbin
68National University of Defense TechnologyChangsha
69China University of Geosciences WuhanWuhan
70South China Agricultural UniversityGuangzhou
71Shenzhen UniversityShenzhen
72Southwest Jiaotong UniversityChengdu
73Shaanxi Normal UniversityXi'an
74Jinan UniversityGuangzhou
75Zhejiang University of TechnologyHangzhou
76Nanjing Normal UniversityNanjing
77Nanchang UniversityNanchang
78Hunan UniversityChangsha
79Fuzhou UniversityFuzhou
80Hefei University of TechnologyHefei
81Yangzhou UniversityYangzhou
82Shanxi UniversityTaiyuan
83Northwest University, ChinaXi'an
84North China Electric Power UniversityBeijing
85Communication University of ChinaBeijing
86Shandong Agricultural UniversityTai'an
87Hangzhou Dianzi UniversityHangzhou
88Jimei UniversityXiamen
89Nanjing University of Posts and TelecommunicationsNanjing
90Central University of Finance and EconomicsBeijing
91Chang'an UniversityXi'an
92Guangdong University of Foreign StudiesGuangzhou
93Yunnan UniversityKunming
94China University of Geosciences BeijingBeijing
95University of the Chinese Academy of SciencesBeijing
96China University of Mining and TechnologyXuzhou
97Yanshan UniversityQinhuangdao
98China University of Petroleum - QingdaoQingdao
99Ningbo UniversityNingbo
100Henan UniversityKaifeng
101Guangxi UniversityNanning
102China Central Academy of Fine ArtsBeijing
103Huaqiao UniversityQuanzhou
104Guizhou UniversityGuiyang
105Anhui UniversityHefei
106University of JinanJinan
107Guangdong University of TechnologyGuangzhou
108Xi'an University of TechnologyXi'an
109Hunan Normal UniversityChangsha
110Qingdao UniversityQingdao
111Capital Normal UniversityBeijing
112China University of Petroleum - BeijingBeijing
113University of Shanghai for Science and TechnologyShanghai
114Shandong Normal UniversityJinan
115Taiyuan University of TechnologyTaiyuan
116University of International Business and EconomicsBeijing
117Fujian Normal UniversityFuzhou
118Shanghai University of Finance and EconomicsShanghai
119Qingdao University of Science and TechnologyQingdao
120Xinjiang UniversityUrumqi
121Capital University of Economics and BusinessBeijing
122Guangzhou UniversityGuangzhou
123China University of Political Science and LawBeijing
124Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology85%Nanjing
125Nanjing Medical UniversityNanjing
126Hubei UniversityWuhan
127Southwestern University of Finance and EconomicsChengdu
128Hebei Normal UniversityShijiazhuang
129Dalian Maritime UniversityDalian
130Shanghai Normal UniversityShanghai
131Jiangxi Normal UniversityNanchang
132Anhui University of Technology35%Ma'anshan
133Zhejiang Sci-Tech UniversityHangzhou
134Henan University of Science and TechnologyLuoyang
135Liaocheng UniversityLiaocheng
136Northeast Forestry UniversityHarbin
137Anhui University of Science and TechnologyHuainan
138Hebei University of TechnologyTianjin
139Northwest Normal UniversityLanzhou
140Lingnan UniversityHong Kong
141Henan Polytechnic UniversityJiaozuo
142Sichuan Agricultural UniversityYa'an
143Yangtze UniversityJingzhou
144Nanjing Tech UniversityNanjing
145Nantong UniversityNantong
146Liaoning UniversityShenyang
147XiangTan UniversityXiangtan
148Beijing Language and Culture University85%Beijing
149Anhui Agricultural UniversityHefei
150Chongqing University of Posts and TelecommunicationsChongqing
151Guangxi University for NationalitiesNanning
152Shantou UniversityShantou
153Inner Mongolia UniversityHohhot
154Chongqing Normal UniversityChongqing
155Shaanxi University of Science and TechnologyXianyang
156Anhui Normal UniversityWuhu
157Beijing Foreign Studies UniversityBeijing
158Beijing University of Chinese MedicineBeijing
159Shanghai International Studies UniversityShanghai
160Hebei UniversityBaoding
161Changchun University of Science and TechnologyChangchun
162Jinggangshan UniversityJi'an
163Wenzhou UniversityWenzhou
164Beijing Sport UniversityBeijing
165Central Conservatory of MusicBeijing
166China Academy of ArtHangzhou
167Tianjin University of Science and TechnologyTianjin
168Heilongjiang UniversityHarbin
169Southwest University of Political Science and LawChongqing
170Beijing Film AcademyBeijing
171Xi'an Academy of Fine ArtsXi'an
172Shandong University of TechnologyZibo
173Shanghai Maritime UniversityShanghai
174Beijing Union UniversityBeijing
175Zhengzhou University of Light IndustryZhengzhou
176Nanjing Forestry UniversityNanjing
177Shandong University of Science and TechnologyTai'an
178Shanghai Ocean UniversityShanghai
179Beijing Institute of Graphic CommunicationBeijing
180The Education University of Hong KongHong Kong
181North University of ChinaTaiyuan
182Tianjin Polytechnic UniversityTianjin
183Northeast Agricultural UniversityHarbin
184South University of Science and Technology of ChinaShenzhen
185Qufu Normal UniversityQufu
186Hebei University of Science and TechnologyShijiazhuang
187Guangxi Normal UniversityGuilin
188China Medical UniversityShenyang
189Nanjing Institute of TechnologyNanjing
190Shenyang University of Technology55%Shenyang
191Wuhan University of Science and TechnologyWuhan
192China Pharmaceutical UniversityNanjing
193China Jiliang University65%Hangzhou
194Beijing Technology and Business UniversityBeijing
195Inner Mongolia Agricultural UniversityHohhot
196Chongqing Technology and Business UniversityChongqing
197Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool UniversitySuzhou
198Yanbian University75%Yanji
199China Three Gorges UniversityYichang
200University of MacauMacau
201North China University of TechnologyBeijing
202Xi'an University of Architecture and Technology95%Xi'an
203Lanzhou University of TechnologyLanzhou
204Southwest University of Science and TechnologyMianyang
205East China University of Political Science and LawShanghai
206Zhejiang Gongshang UniversityHangzhou
207Hangzhou Normal UniversityHangzhou
208Dalian University of Foreign LanguagesDalian
209Sichuan International Studies UniversityChongqing
210Capital Medical UniversityBeijing
211China Youth University for Political SciencesBeijing
212Guangzhou Academy of Fine ArtsGuangzhou
213The Open University of Hong KongHong Kong
214Agricultural University of HebeiBaoding
215Chengdu University of Information TechnologyChengdu
216Gansu Agricultural UniversityLanzhou
217Chengdu University of TechnologyChengdu
218Beijing University of Civil Engineering and ArchitectureBeijing
219Zhejiang Forestry UniversityLin'an
220Chongqing University of TechnologyChongqing
221Kunming University of Science and TechnologyKunming
222Zhejiang Normal UniversityJinhua
223China Europe International Business School25%Shanghai
224Hainan UniversityHaikou
225Henan University of TechnologyZhengzhou
226Liaoning Normal UniversityDalian
227Southern Medical University5%Guangzhou
228Yantai UniversityYantai
229Civil Aviation University of ChinaTianjin
230Guilin University of Electronic TechnologyGuilin
231Shanghai Tech UniversityShanghai
232Inner Mongolia University of TechnologyHohhot
233Southwest Petroleum UniversityNanchong
234Tianjin University of TechnologyTianjin
235Harbin University of Science and TechnologyHarbin
236Dongbei University of Finance and EconomicsDalian
237Ningxia UniversityYinchuan
238Shihezi UniversityShihezi
239North China Institute of Science and TechnologySanhe
240Guizhou Normal UniversityGuiyang
241Sichuan Normal UniversityChengdu
242Wuhan Textile UniversityWuhan
243Guilin University of TechnologyGuilin
244South-Central University for NationalitiesWuhan
245Lanzhou Jiaotong UniversityLanzhou
246Xiamen University of TechnologyXiamen
247Beijing Institute of Fashion TechnologyBeijing
248Hainan Normal UniversityHaikou
249Xi'an Polytechnic UniversityXi'an
250Macau University of Science and Technology55%Macau
251Minzu University of ChinaBeijing
252Zhejiang University of Science and TechnologyHangzhou
253Chongqing Medical UniversityChongqing
254Taiyuan University of Science and TechnologyTaiyuan
255Changchun University of TechnologyChangchun
256Changzhou University65%Changzhou
257Jiangxi Agricultural UniversityNanchang
258Zhongnan University of Economics and Law45%Wuhan
259Shandong University of Finance and EconomicsJinan
260Inner Mongolia Normal UniversityHohhot
261Beijing International Studies UniversityBeijing
262Tianjin Normal UniversityTianjin
263Beijing Information Science and Technology UniversityBeijing
264Jiangsu University of Science and TechnologyZhenjiang
265Suzhou University of Science and TechnologySuzhou
266Henan University of Traditional Chinese MedicineZhengzhou
267Guizhou Education UniversityGuiyang
268Changsha University of Science and TechnologyChangsha
269Anhui University of Finance and EconomicsBengbu
270Hubei University of TechnologyWuhan
271Anyang Institute of TechnologyAnyang
272Jiangxi University of Finance and EconomicsNanchang
273Qiannan Normal College for NationalitiesDuyun
274Sichuan Fine Arts InstituteChongqing
275Hebei University of EngineeringHandan
276Yunnan Agricultural UniversityKunming
277Shanghai University of Engineering ScienceShanghai
278Yunnan Normal UniversityKunming
279Fujian Agriculture and Forestry UniversityFuzhou
280Hunan Agricultural UniversityChangsha
281Anhui Medical UniversityHefei
282Wuhan Polytechnic UniversityWuhan
283Jiangsu Normal UniversityXuzhou
284Peking Union Medical CollegeBeijing
285Harbin Medical UniversityHarbin
286Nanjing Audit UniversityNanjing
287The University of Nottingham Ningbo, ChinaNingbo
288Shandong Jianzhu UniversityJinan
289Zhejiang University of Finance and EconomicsHangzhou
290North China University of Water Resources and Electric PowerZhengzhou
291Jilin Agricultural UniversityChangchun
292Shanghai University of SportShanghai
293Jianghan UniversityWuhan
294Shenyang Jianzhu UniversityShenyang
295Guizhou Medical UniversityGuiyang
296Chengdu UniversityChengdu
297Chongqing Jiaotong UniversityChongqing
298Shanxi Agricultural UniversityTaigu
299Jiaying UniversityMeizhou
300University of South ChinaHengyang

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

Average cost of living for students in China is $391 + $42-302 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).