List of 35 best universities in Shanghai

We ranked 35 best universities in Shanghai based on their reputation, research performance, and alumni impact. We processed 9.35M citations received by 585K publications made by 35 universities in Shanghai, measured the popularity of 190 recognized alumni, and utilized the largest available links database to calculate the non-academic prominence.

#1 in Shanghai
#4 in China
#8 in Asia
Enrollment
47,000
Founded
1896
#2 in Shanghai
#7 in China
#17 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
32%
Enrollment
33,000
Founded
1905
#3 in Shanghai
#20 in China
#42 in Asia
Enrollment
37,000
Founded
1907
#4 in Shanghai
#31 in China
#63 in Asia
Enrollment
36,026
Founded
1951
#5 in Shanghai
#39 in China
#83 in Asia
Enrollment
36,000
Founded
1994
#6 in Shanghai
#49 in China
#119 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
26,000
Founded
1952
#7 in Shanghai
#67 in China
#165 in Asia
Enrollment
30,000
Founded
1951
#8 in Shanghai
#104 in China
#274 in Asia
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1954
#9 in Shanghai
#108 in China
#293 in Asia
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1907
#10 in Shanghai
#140 in China
#385 in Asia
Enrollment
20,419
Founded
1917
#11 in Shanghai
#181 in China
#481 in Asia
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1909
#12 in Shanghai
#183 in China
#485 in Asia
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1912
#13 in Shanghai
#205 in China
#560 in Asia
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1978
#14 in Shanghai
#231 in China
#630 in Asia
Enrollment
9,389
Founded
1949
#15 in Shanghai
#246 in China
#673 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
125
Founded
1994
#16 in Shanghai
#249 in China
#685 in Asia
Enrollment
6,000
Founded
1952
#17 in Shanghai
#253 in China
#692 in Asia
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1951
#18 in Shanghai
#262 in China
#734 in Asia
Enrollment
3,221
Founded
2013
#19 in Shanghai
#283 in China
#811 in Asia
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1952
#20 in Shanghai
#345 in China
#1053 in Asia
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
2000
#21 in Shanghai
#418 in China
#1386 in Asia
Founded
1960
#22 in Shanghai
#437 in China
#1469 in Asia
Founded
1945
#23 in Shanghai
#472 in China
#1639 in Asia
Founded
1928
#24 in Shanghai
#488 in China
#1746 in Asia
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1960
#25 in Shanghai
#489 in China
#1756 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
18%
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
1927
#26 in Shanghai
#507 in China
#1869 in Asia
Enrollment
10,000
Founded
2004
#27 in Shanghai
#531 in China
#2032 in Asia
Enrollment
10,000
Founded
1984
#28 in Shanghai
#539 in China
#2075 in Asia
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
2003
#29 in Shanghai
#597 in China
#2969 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
8,000
Founded
1956
#30 in Shanghai
#602 in China
#3002 in Asia
Enrollment
12,900
Founded
1953
#31 in Shanghai
#645 in China
#3194 in Asia
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
2005
#32 in Shanghai
#702 in China
#3386 in Asia
Enrollment
17,808
Founded
2000
#33 in Shanghai
#764 in China
#3576 in Asia
Enrollment
15,000
Founded
1992
#35 in Shanghai
#943 in China
#4424 in Asia
Founded
2011

Universities near Shanghai

Distance, km
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km
University
Country rank
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City
61 Duke Kunshan University 684
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Kunshan
70 Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University 325
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Suzhou
81 Soochow University 35
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Suzhou
82 Changshu Institute of Technology 429
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Suzhou
83 Jiaxing University 665
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Jiaxing
87 Suzhou University of Science and Technology 251
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Suzhou
104 Nantong University 142
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Nantong
106 NanTong Institute of Technology 959
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Nantong
118 Jiangnan University 71
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Wuxi
121 Taihu University of Wuxi 898
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Wuxi