100 Best universities for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in China

Below is the list of best universities in China ranked based on their research performance in Liberal Arts & Social Sciences. A graph of 3.28M citations received by 510K academic papers made by 525 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 Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    China Agricultural University logo
    Enrollment
    20,000
    Founded
    1905
  46. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Jinan University logo
    Enrollment
    37,918
    Founded
    1906
  47. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Hunan Normal University logo
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1938
  48. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Lingnan University logo
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1967
  49. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Yunnan University logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1923
  50. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Science and Technology of China logo
    Acceptance Rate
    28%
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1958
  51. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Fujian Normal University logo
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1953
  52. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Shaanxi Normal University logo
    Enrollment
    38,000
    Founded
    1944
  53. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Henan University logo
    Enrollment
    50,000
    Founded
    1912
  54. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    University of Science and Technology Beijing logo
    Enrollment
    25,000
    Founded
    1952
  55. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    South China Normal University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    75%
    Enrollment
    37,000
    Founded
    1933
  56. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Hunan University logo
    Enrollment
    36,000
    Founded
    1926
  57. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Anhui University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1928
  58. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Nanjing Medical University logo
    Enrollment
    17,000
    Founded
    1934
  59. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Beihang University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    50%
    Enrollment
    37,500
    Founded
    1952
  60. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Yangzhou University logo
    Enrollment
    40,000
    Founded
    1902
  61. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Jiangsu University logo
    Enrollment
    37,600
    Founded
    1902
  62. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    China Medical University logo
    Enrollment
    16,366
    Founded
    1931
  63. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    South China University of Technology logo
    Enrollment
    42,720
    Founded
    1952
  64. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Shanghai Normal University logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1954
  65. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Tianjin University logo
    Enrollment
    35,370
    Founded
    1895
  66. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Beijing Institute of Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    32%
    Enrollment
    27,000
    Founded
    1940
  67. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Shanxi University logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1902
  68. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Zhejiang Normal University logo
    Enrollment
    30,000
    Founded
    1956
  69. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Shenzhen University logo
    Enrollment
    34,156
    Founded
    1983
  70. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Nanchang University logo
    Enrollment
    52,000
    Founded
    1958
  71. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    China University of Mining and Technology logo
    Enrollment
    37,000
    Founded
    1909
  72. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Ocean University of China logo
    Enrollment
    26,000
    Founded
    1924
  73. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Wuhan University of Technology logo
    Enrollment
    540,000
    Founded
    1946
  74. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Northwest University, China logo
    Enrollment
    25,000
    Founded
    1912
  75. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    South China Agricultural University logo
    Enrollment
    60,588
    Founded
    1909
  76. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Guangdong University of Foreign Studies logo
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1969
  77. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Southern Medical University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    13,380
    Founded
    1951
  78. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Xidian University logo
    Enrollment
    35,277
    Founded
    1931
  79. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Shandong Normal University logo
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1950
  80. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Guangzhou University logo
    Enrollment
    34,241
    Founded
    1927
  81. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Guizhou University logo
    Enrollment
    45,000
    Founded
    1902
  82. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Jiangnan University logo
    Enrollment
    28,000
    Founded
    2001
  83. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Anhui Medical University logo
    Enrollment
    17,500
    Founded
    1926
  84. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Northwest Normal University logo
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1902
  85. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Anhui Normal University logo
    Enrollment
    47,000
    Founded
    1928
  86. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Qingdao University logo
    Enrollment
    46,000
    Founded
    1985
  87. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    North China Electric Power University logo
    Enrollment
    8,500
    Founded
    1958
  88. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Shantou University logo
    Enrollment
    11,123
    Founded
    1981
  89. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Southwest University of Political Science and Law logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1953
  90. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    XiangTan University logo
    Enrollment
    37,057
    Founded
    1958
  91. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Capital Normal University logo
    Enrollment
    31,559
    Founded
    1954
  92. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Fuzhou University logo
    Enrollment
    35,000
    Founded
    1958
  93. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications logo
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1955
  94. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Guangxi University logo
    Enrollment
    32,500
    Founded
    1928
  95. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Shanghai International Studies University logo
    Enrollment
    9,389
    Founded
    1949
  96. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Ningbo University logo
    Enrollment
    26,000
    Founded
    1986
  97. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Beijing Jiaotong University logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1896
  98. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Hubei University logo
    Enrollment
    26,000
    Founded
    1931
  99. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

    Qufu Normal University logo
    Enrollment
    42,500
    Founded
    1955
  100. For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

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

The best cities to study Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in China based on the number of universities and their ranks are Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai, and Guangzhou.