Best Universities for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Asia

Below is the list of best universities in Asia ranked based on their research performance in Liberal Arts & Social Sciences. A graph of 11.1M citations received by 1.09M academic papers made by 1,916 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 Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Hebrew University of Jerusalem logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1918
  2. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    National University of Singapore logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    35,263
    Founded
    1905
  3. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Hong Kong logo
    Acceptance Rate
    10%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1911
  4. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Tel Aviv University logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1956
  5. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Chinese University of Hong Kong logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1963
  6. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Peking University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    1%
    Enrollment
    35,915
    Founded
    1898
  7. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Tokyo logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    28,253
    Founded
    1877
  8. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Haifa logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1963
  9. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Nanyang Technological University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    33,000
    Founded
    1955
  10. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Ben-Gurion University of the Negev logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1969
  11. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Hong Kong Polytechnic University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    2%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1937
  12. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    City University of Hong Kong logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1984
  13. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Bar-Ilan University logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1955
  14. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Kyoto University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    37%
    Enrollment
    22,629
    Male:Female
    76:24
    Founded
    1897
  15. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Fudan University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    1%
    Enrollment
    33,000
    Founded
    1905
  16. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Sun Yat - Sen University logo
    Enrollment
    51,300
    Founded
    1924
  17. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Zhejiang University logo
    Enrollment
    54,000
    Founded
    1897
  18. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    National Taiwan University logo
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1945
  19. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Tsinghua University logo
    Enrollment
    48,739
    Founded
    1911
  20. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Wuhan University logo
    Enrollment
    60,000
    Founded
    1893
  21. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Beijing Normal University logo
    Enrollment
    24,000
    Founded
    1902
  22. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Kyushu University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    42%
    Enrollment
    15,959
    Founded
    1911
  23. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Shanghai Jiao Tong University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    32%
    Enrollment
    47,000
    Founded
    1896
  24. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Seoul National University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    28,378
    Founded
    1946
  25. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Sichuan University logo
    Enrollment
    44,200
    Founded
    1896
  26. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Malaya logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1905
  27. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Nanjing University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    18%
    Enrollment
    56,068
    Founded
    1902
  28. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Yonsei University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    40%
    Enrollment
    29,502
    Founded
    1957
  29. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Huazhong University of Science and Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    36%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1953
  30. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Osaka University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    41%
    Enrollment
    23,316
    Male:Female
    68:32
    Founded
    1931
  31. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Islamic Azad University, Shirvan logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    1,702,231
    Founded
    1984
  32. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Tehran University of Medical Sciences logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    14,440
    Male:Female
    39:61
    Founded
    1934
  33. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Technion - Israel Institute of Technology logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1924
  34. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Tsukuba logo
    Acceptance Rate
    32%
    Enrollment
    16,525
    Male:Female
    61:39
    Founded
    1973
  35. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Peking Union Medical College logo
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    1917
  36. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Renmin University of China logo
    Acceptance Rate
    43%
    Enrollment
    24,201
    Founded
    1937
  37. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Shandong University logo
    Enrollment
    60,000
    Founded
    1901
  38. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    National University of Malaysia logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1970
  39. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Tohoku University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    41%
    Enrollment
    17,831
    Founded
    1907
  40. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    American University of Beirut logo
    Acceptance Rate
    72%
    Enrollment
    8,736
    Founded
    1866
  41. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Mahidol University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    1%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1888
  42. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Hong Kong Baptist University logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1956
  43. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    East China Normal University logo
    Enrollment
    36,026
    Founded
    1951
  44. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Korea University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    37,493
    Founded
    1905
  45. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Tehran logo
    Acceptance Rate
    2%
    Enrollment
    52,588
    Founded
    1934
  46. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Hokkaido University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    36%
    Enrollment
    18,628
    Founded
    1918
  47. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Delhi logo
    Acceptance Rate
    64%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1922
  48. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Nagoya University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    41%
    Enrollment
    16,376
    Founded
    1939
  49. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    All India Institute of Medical Sciences Delhi logo
    Founded
    1956
  50. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Central South University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1914
  51. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Xiamen University logo
    Enrollment
    40,302
    Male:Female
    49:51
    Founded
    1921
  52. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Hong Kong University of Science and Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    85%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1991
  53. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Education University of Hong Kong logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1994
  54. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Science, Malaysia logo
    Enrollment
    29,000
    Founded
    1969
  55. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Hacettepe University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    95%
    Enrollment
    44,937
    Male:Female
    44:56
    Founded
    1967
  56. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    King Saud University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    61,412
    Founded
    1957
  57. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Jilin University logo
    Enrollment
    68,000
    Founded
    1946
  58. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Xi'an Jiaotong University logo
    Enrollment
    40,346
    Founded
    1896
  59. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Southwest University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    49%
    Enrollment
    40,000
    Founded
    2005
  60. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Middle East Technical University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1956
  61. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Putra Malaysia University logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1973
  62. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Weizmann Institute of Science logo
    Enrollment
    750
    Founded
    1934
  63. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Keio University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    24%
    Enrollment
    33,500
    Male:Female
    67:33
    Founded
    1858
  64. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    National Cheng Kung University logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1931
  65. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Indonesia logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    46,978
    Founded
    1950
  66. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Lanzhou University logo
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1909
  67. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Aga Khan University logo
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1983
  68. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Nankai University logo
    Enrollment
    26,568
    Founded
    1919
  69. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Jawaharlal Nehru University logo
    Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    1969
  70. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Soochow University logo
    Enrollment
    43,000
    Founded
    1899
  71. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Tongji University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    42%
    Enrollment
    37,000
    Founded
    1907
  72. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Singapore Management University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    7%
    Enrollment
    9,697
    Founded
    2000
  73. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Nanjing Normal University logo
    Enrollment
    30,000
    Founded
    1952
  74. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Istanbul University logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1933
  75. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Hiroshima University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    42%
    Enrollment
    15,226
    Founded
    1949
  76. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Capital Medical University logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1960
  77. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    MARA University of Technology logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1956
  78. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Southeast University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    49%
    Enrollment
    30,664
    Founded
    1902
  79. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Gadjah Mada University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1949
  80. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Chulalongkorn University logo
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1917
  81. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Waseda University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    17%
    Enrollment
    50,221
    Founded
    1882
  82. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Nanjing Agricultural University logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1952
  83. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Dalian University of Technology logo
    Enrollment
    41,000
    Founded
    1949
  84. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    KAIST logo
    Acceptance Rate
    20%
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    1971
  85. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Huazhong Agricultural University logo
    Enrollment
    26,196
    Founded
    1898
  86. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Bilkent University logo
    Enrollment
    11,701
    Founded
    1984
  87. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Harbin Institute of Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1920
  88. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Macau logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
  89. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Technology Malaysia logo
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1904
  90. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Kobe University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    16,226
    Founded
    1902
  91. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences logo
    Enrollment
    13,366
    Founded
    1960
  92. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Zhengzhou University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1956
  93. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Ankara University logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1946
  94. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    United Arab Emirates University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    70%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1976
  95. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Northeast Normal University logo
    Enrollment
    28,024
    Founded
    1946
  96. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Chongqing University logo
    Enrollment
    47,000
    Founded
    1929
  97. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Shanghai University logo
    Enrollment
    36,000
    Founded
    1994
  98. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    King AbdulAziz University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1967
  99. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Central China Normal University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    32,000
    Founded
    1903
  100. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    China Agricultural University logo
    Enrollment
    20,000
    Founded
    1905