26 Best universities for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in Shanghai

Below is the list of best universities in Shanghai ranked based on their research performance in Liberal Arts & Social Sciences. A graph of 407K citations received by 34.6K academic papers made by 26 universities in Shanghai 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.

1. Fudan University

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

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

2. Shanghai Jiao Tong University

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

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

3. East China Normal University

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

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

4. Tongji University

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

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

5. Shanghai University

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

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

6. Shanghai Normal University

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#64 in China
#146 in Asia
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1954

7. Shanghai International Studies University

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#94 in China
#241 in Asia
Enrollment
9,389
Founded
1949

8. East China University of Science and Technology

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#113 in China
#277 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
26,000
Founded
1952

9. Shanghai University of Finance and Economics

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#122 in China
#303 in Asia
Enrollment
20,419
Founded
1917

10. Shanghai University of Sport

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#146 in China
#369 in Asia
Enrollment
6,000
Founded
1952

11. Donghua University

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#183 in China
#514 in Asia
Enrollment
30,000
Founded
1951

12. East China University of Political Science and Law

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#197 in China
#555 in Asia
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1952

13. University of Shanghai for Science and Technology

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#208 in China
#588 in Asia
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1907

14. Shanghai Ocean University

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#216 in China
#623 in Asia
Enrollment
17,500
Founded
1912

15. China Europe International Business School

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#229 in China
#666 in Asia
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
125
Founded
1994

16. Shanghai Maritime University

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#260 in China
#784 in Asia
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1909

17. Shanghai University of International Business and Economics

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#314 in China
#961 in Asia
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1960

18. Shanghai University of Engineering Science

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#364 in China
#1100 in Asia
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1978

19. Shanghai Institute of Technology

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#370 in China
#1114 in Asia
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
2000

20. Shanghai University of Political Science and Law

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#378 in China
#1149 in Asia
Enrollment
10,000
Founded
1984

21. Shanghai Lixin University of Accounting and Finance

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#449 in China
#1470 in Asia
Founded
1928

22. Shanghai University of Electric Power

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#451 in China
#1482 in Asia
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1951

23. Shanghai Tech University

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#468 in China
#1583 in Asia
Enrollment
3,221
Founded
2013

24. Shanghai Business School

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#479 in China
#1651 in Asia
Enrollment
10,000
Founded
2004

25. Shanghai Second Polytechnic University

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#489 in China
#1742 in Asia
Founded
1960

26. Shanghai Finance University

For Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

#490 in China
#1758 in Asia
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
2003

Universities for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences near Shanghai

Distance, km
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University
Country rank
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City
70 Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University 185
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Suzhou
81 Soochow University 23
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Suzhou
104 Nantong University 95
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Nantong
118 Jiangnan University 87
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Wuxi
139 Hangzhou Normal University 128
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Hangzhou
141 Ningbo University 97
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Ningbo
143 Hangzhou Dianzi University 241
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Hangzhou
149 Zhejiang Ocean University 202
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Zhoushan
152 University of Nottingham Ningbo, China 109
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Ningbo
158 Zhejiang University of Technology 120
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Hangzhou