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 10.4M citations received by 1.01M academic papers made by 1,903 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 between 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 the university website.

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#1 in Asia
#1 in China
#87 in the World
Enrollment
21,652
Founded
1911

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#2 in Asia
#1 in Singapore
#89 in the World
Enrollment
30,098
Founded
1905

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#3 in Asia
#1 in Israel
#95 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
23,500
Founded
1918

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#4 in Asia
#2 in Israel
#130 in the World
Enrollment
30,000
Founded
1956

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#5 in Asia
#2 in China
#150 in the World
Acceptance Rate
10%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1963

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#6 in Asia
#3 in China
#152 in the World
Enrollment
35,915
Founded
1898

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#7 in Asia
#1 in Japan
#175 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
28,171
Founded
1877

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#8 in Asia
#3 in Israel
#190 in the World
Enrollment
18,000
Founded
1963

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#9 in Asia
#2 in Singapore
#200 in the World
Enrollment
33,000
Founded
1955

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#10 in Asia
#4 in Israel
#233 in the World
Enrollment
17,225
Founded
1969

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#11 in Asia
#4 in China
#241 in the World
Acceptance Rate
2%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1937

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#12 in Asia
#5 in China
#258 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1984

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#13 in Asia
#5 in Israel
#268 in the World
Enrollment
16,787
Male:Female
41:59
Founded
1955

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#14 in Asia
#6 in China
#271 in the World
Acceptance Rate
32%
Enrollment
33,000
Founded
1905

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#15 in Asia
#7 in China
#273 in the World
Enrollment
65,638
Founded
1924

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#16 in Asia
#8 in China
#280 in the World
Enrollment
60,000
Founded
1893

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#17 in Asia
#2 in Japan
#284 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
22,615
Male:Female
76:24
Founded
1897

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#18 in Asia
#9 in China
#291 in the World
Enrollment
24,000
Founded
1902

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#19 in Asia
#10 in China
#294 in the World
Enrollment
54,000
Founded
1897

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#20 in Asia
#11 in China
#295 in the World
Enrollment
48,739
Founded
1911

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#21 in Asia
#1 in Taiwan
#314 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1945

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#22 in Asia
#12 in China
#349 in the World
Enrollment
47,000
Founded
1896

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#23 in Asia
#1 in Malaysia
#366 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1905

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#24 in Asia
#369 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
28,378
Founded
1946

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#25 in Asia
#13 in China
#370 in the World
Enrollment
44,200
Founded
1896

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#26 in Asia
#14 in China
#381 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
56,068
Founded
1902

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#27 in Asia
#1 in Iran
#382 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Enrollment
1,702,231
Founded
1984

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#28 in Asia
#15 in China
#407 in the World
Acceptance Rate
1%
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1953

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#29 in Asia
#411 in the World
Enrollment
29,502
Founded
1957

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#30 in Asia
#3 in Japan
#419 in the World
Acceptance Rate
41%
Enrollment
23,316
Male:Female
68:32
Founded
1931

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#31 in Asia
#2 in Iran
#437 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
14,440
Male:Female
39:61
Founded
1934

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#32 in Asia
#4 in Japan
#441 in the World
Acceptance Rate
42%
Enrollment
15,959
Founded
1911

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#33 in Asia
#16 in China
#449 in the World
Enrollment
60,000
Founded
1901

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#34 in Asia
#6 in Israel
#456 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1924

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#35 in Asia
#2 in Malaysia
#474 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1970

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#36 in Asia
#17 in China
#482 in the World
Enrollment
24,201
Founded
1937

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#37 in Asia
#18 in China
#484 in the World
Enrollment
36,026
Founded
1951

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#38 in Asia
#3 in Iran
#485 in the World
Enrollment
52,588
Founded
1934

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#39 in Asia
#19 in China
#487 in the World
Acceptance Rate
1%
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
1917

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#40 in Asia
#5 in Japan
#496 in the World
Acceptance Rate
32%
Enrollment
16,525
Male:Female
61:39
Founded
1973

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#41 in Asia
#20 in China
#512 in the World
Acceptance Rate
21%
Enrollment
40,302
Male:Female
49:51
Founded
1921

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#42 in Asia
#1 in Thailand
#513 in the World
Enrollment
6,332
Founded
1888

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#43 in Asia
#1 in Lebanon
#514 in the World
Acceptance Rate
77%
Enrollment
8,736
Founded
1866

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#44 in Asia
#1 in India
#522 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1922

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#45 in Asia
#21 in China
#528 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1914

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#46 in Asia
#6 in Japan
#530 in the World
Acceptance Rate
41%
Enrollment
17,831
Founded
1907

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#47 in Asia
#22 in China
#539 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1956

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#48 in Asia
#7 in Japan
#540 in the World
Acceptance Rate
36%
Enrollment
18,628
Founded
1918

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#49 in Asia
#8 in Japan
#544 in the World
Acceptance Rate
41%
Enrollment
16,376
Founded
1939

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#50 in Asia
#2 in India
#546 in the World
Acceptance Rate
1%
Founded
1956

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#51 in Asia
#3 in Malaysia
#556 in the World
Enrollment
29,000
Founded
1969

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#52 in Asia
#23 in China
#558 in the World
Enrollment
48,901
Founded
1899

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#53 in Asia
#1 in Turkey
#559 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Enrollment
44,937
Male:Female
44:56
Founded
1967

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#54 in Asia
#24 in China
#562 in the World
Acceptance Rate
49%
Enrollment
40,000
Founded
2005

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#55 in Asia
#564 in the World
Enrollment
24,351
Founded
1905

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#56 in Asia
#25 in China
#571 in the World
Enrollment
68,000
Founded
1946

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#57 in Asia
#1 in Indonesia
#577 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
46,978
Founded
1950

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#58 in Asia
#4 in Malaysia
#579 in the World
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1973

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#59 in Asia
#26 in China
#588 in the World
Enrollment
40,346
Founded
1896

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#60 in Asia
#27 in China
#589 in the World
Enrollment
32,500
Founded
1909

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#61 in Asia
#593 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
61,412
Founded
1957

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#62 in Asia
#9 in Japan
#596 in the World
Acceptance Rate
24%
Enrollment
33,500
Founded
1858

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#63 in Asia
#5 in Malaysia
#598 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1956

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#64 in Asia
#28 in China
#600 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1994

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#65 in Asia
#29 in China
#606 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1991

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#66 in Asia
#2 in Turkey
#613 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1956

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#67 in Asia
#30 in China
#621 in the World
Enrollment
26,568
Founded
1919

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#68 in Asia
#2 in Indonesia
#628 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1949

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#69 in Asia
#2 in Taiwan
#642 in the World
Enrollment
20,292
Founded
1931

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#70 in Asia
#3 in Singapore
#645 in the World
Acceptance Rate
49%
Enrollment
9,697
Founded
2000

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#71 in Asia
#1 in Pakistan
#646 in the World
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
1983

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#72 in Asia
#7 in Israel
#650 in the World
Enrollment
1,380
Founded
1934

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#73 in Asia
#31 in China
#655 in the World
Enrollment
30,000
Founded
1952

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#74 in Asia
#32 in China
#670 in the World
Enrollment
37,000
Founded
1907

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#75 in Asia
#33 in China
#675 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1960

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#76 in Asia
#34 in China
#680 in the World
Acceptance Rate
43%
Enrollment
30,664
Founded
1902

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#77 in Asia
#3 in Turkey
#688 in the World
Acceptance Rate
57%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1933

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#78 in Asia
#3 in India
#696 in the World
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
1969

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#79 in Asia
#35 in China
#698 in the World
Enrollment
41,000
Founded
1949

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#80 in Asia
#2 in Thailand
#700 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1917

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#81 in Asia
#10 in Japan
#708 in the World
Acceptance Rate
42%
Enrollment
15,226
Founded
1949

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#82 in Asia
#712 in the World
Enrollment
10,249
Founded
1971

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#83 in Asia
#6 in Malaysia
#717 in the World
Enrollment
37,500
Founded
1904

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#84 in Asia
#36 in China
#723 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1952

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#85 in Asia
#37 in China
#724 in the World
Enrollment
26,196
Founded
1898

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#86 in Asia
#38 in China
#727 in the World
Enrollment
12,500

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#87 in Asia
#11 in Japan
#733 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Enrollment
50,221
Founded
1882

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#88 in Asia
#39 in China
#734 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
32,000
Founded
1903

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#89 in Asia
#40 in China
#742 in the World
Enrollment
28,024
Founded
1946

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#90 in Asia
#4 in Iran
#745 in the World
Enrollment
13,366
Founded
1960

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#91 in Asia
#41 in China
#747 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
37,918
Founded
1906

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#92 in Asia
#42 in China
#751 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1956

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#93 in Asia
#4 in Turkey
#752 in the World
Enrollment
11,701
Founded
1984

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#94 in Asia
#755 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1976

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#95 in Asia
#43 in China
#757 in the World
Enrollment
36,000
Founded
1994

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#96 in Asia
#768 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1967

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#97 in Asia
#5 in Turkey
#769 in the World
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1946

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#98 in Asia
#44 in China
#780 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
45,000
Founded
1920

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#99 in Asia
#12 in Japan
#781 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
15,986
Founded
1902

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#100 in Asia
#45 in China
#793 in the World
Enrollment
20,000
Founded
1905