Jinan University: Statistics

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#661 of 14,131 In the World
#120 of 5,830 In Asia
#53 of 960 In China
#3 of 24 In Guangzhou
#270 of 2,545 For Radiochemistry
Top50% For 148 other topics
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Acceptance rate
Highest Degree

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate60%
Admissions RequirementsGraduation from senior middle school and National College Entrance Examination (Gaokao) Foreign students: for further information see CUCAS
Academic CalendarSeptember to July (September - January; February-July)
Full time employee2,409
Student:staff ratio16:1

We've calculated the 60% acceptance rate for Jinan University based on the ratio of admissions to applications and other circumstantial enrollment data. Treat this information as a rough guide and not as a definitive measure of your chances of admission. Different programs may have significantly varying admissions rates.

Research profile

Jinan University is a world-class research university with 39,936 scientific papers published and 556,985 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Medicine, Physics, Biochemistry, Genetics, Organic Chemistry, Environmental Science, and Computer Science.


Jinan University majors

by publication & citation count

27,471 / 446,547
26,997 / 463,238
20,437 / 331,714
18,376 / 249,013
18,355 / 287,188
18,279 / 319,007
16,358 / 265,329
Organic Chemistry
15,698 / 291,390
Environmental Science
15,200 / 207,869
Computer Science
14,010 / 172,691
Quantum and Particle physics
11,860 / 191,280
Materials Science
11,720 / 223,438
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
11,259 / 119,541
7,958 / 101,770
7,306 / 82,818
7,091 / 114,718
6,851 / 105,041
Geography and Cartography
6,752 / 73,455
6,605 / 75,724
Political Science
6,303 / 67,753
6,208 / 67,467
5,941 / 84,055
Optical Engineering
5,780 / 88,305
5,618 / 41,499
5,529 / 68,730
5,074 / 52,740
Chemical Engineering
4,984 / 122,912
4,842 / 45,198
Oncology and Cancer research
4,821 / 81,450
Metallurgical Engineering
4,803 / 90,301
4,608 / 120,295
4,527 / 44,871
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
4,330 / 55,318
4,298 / 63,484
4,012 / 41,673
3,945 / 32,595
Electrical Engineering
3,789 / 56,437
3,611 / 51,274
Physical chemistry
3,537 / 77,781
3,408 / 24,591

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 16 16
1991 11 31
1992 14 34
1993 16 36
1994 13 20
1995 15 44
1996 28 36
1997 26 64
1998 43 54
1999 82 86
2000 118 108
2001 144 130
2002 174 176
2003 324 290
2004 612 328
2005 865 511
2006 1067 862
2007 1078 1184
2008 1052 1800
2009 1174 2670
2010 1588 3693
2011 1673 4749
2012 1497 6376
2013 1320 8709
2014 1267 11416
2015 1334 14639
2016 1660 18201
2017 2244 25028
2018 2440 32221
2019 3094 47436
2020 3866 70544
2021 4844 111779
2022 4653 136497
Academic rankings


International studetns 22,000-30,000 per annum (CNY)

Jinan University has financial aid programs.

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by Jinan University.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes Yes
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business Yes Yes Yes
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics Yes Yes Yes
Engineering Yes Yes Yes
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes Yes
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine Yes Yes Yes
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology Yes Yes Yes
Bachelor - Xueshi Xuewei Architecture, Arts and Humanities, Economics, Education, Engineering, Fine Arts, Law, Management, Medicine, Natural Sciences, Tourism
Master - Shuoshi Xuewei Accountancy, Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, Administration, Administrative Law, Advertising and Publicity, Aesthetics, Anaesthesiology, Analytical Chemistry, Applied Linguistics, Applied Mathematics, Architecture, Art Criticism, Art History, Art Management, Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Biomedical Engineering, Business Administration, Cell Biology, Chinese, Cinema and Television, Civil Engineering, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Communication Arts, Comparative Literature, Computer Networks, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Demography and Population, Dermatology, E-Business/Commerce, Ecology, Econometrics, Economics, Educational Administration, Electronic Engineering, Embryology and Reproduction Biology, Engineering Management, English, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, Epidemiology, Ethnology, Finance, Fine Arts, Food Science, Foreign Languages Education, Foreigners Education, French, Genetics, History, Immunology, Industrial and Production Economics, Industrial Engineering, Inorganic Chemistry, International Business, International Economics, International Law, Japanese, Journalism, Laboratory Techniques, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Marine Biology, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanics, Medicine, Microbiology, Microelectronics, Molecular Biology, Museum Studies, Neurosciences, Nursing, Nutrition, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Oncology, Operations Research, Ophthalmology, Optical Technology, Optics, Organic Chemistry, Otorhinolaryngology, Paediatrics, Pathology, Pharmacy, Philosophical Schools, Philosophy of Education, Physical Chemistry, Physical Education, Physics, Political Sciences, Private Administration, Psychiatry and Mental Health, Psychology, Public Administration, Public Health, Publishing and Book Trade, Radio and Television Broadcasting, Radiology, Regional Studies, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Social and Preventive Medicine, Social Policy, Statistics, Stomatology, Surgery, Systems Analysis, Taxation, Telecommunications Engineering, Tourism, Toxicology, Traditional Eastern Medicine, Translation and Interpretation, Transport Engineering, Venereology, Zoology
PhD - Boshi Accountancy, Administration, Advertising and Publicity, Anaesthesiology, Analytical Chemistry, Anatomy, Applied Linguistics, Art Education, Art Management, Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Chinese, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Communication Arts, Comparative Literature, Computer Networks, Demography and Population, Dermatology, E-Business/Commerce, Ecology, Econometrics, Economics, Embryology and Reproduction Biology, Engineering Management, Finance, Genetics, History, Human Resources, Immunology, Industrial and Production Economics, Inorganic Chemistry, International Business, International Law, International Relations and Diplomacy, Journalism, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Marine Biology, Mechanics, Medicine, Molecular Biology, Neurology, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Optical Technology, Organic Chemistry, Otorhinolaryngology, Paediatrics, Pharmacy, Physical Chemistry, Political Sciences, Private Administration, Radio and Television Broadcasting, Radiology, Regional Studies, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Statistics, Surgery, Tourism, Traditional Eastern Medicine

Jinan University alumni

  1. Su Bingtian

    Su Bingtian
    Born in
    China Flag China
    1989-.. (age 34)
    athletics competitorsprinter

    Su Bingtian is a professional Chinese track and field athlete specializing in the 100 metres event. As of 2022, he is the only sprinter of non-African descent to run the 100 m with sub-9.90 and sub-9.85, and the first ever Asian-born sprinter to break the 10-second barrier. Su's personal best of 9.83 seconds makes him the 5th fastest man all-time in the history of 100 metres at the Olympics, the 15th fastest man all-time in the history of the 100m event, and the current holder of the 100 m Asian record. Su's personal best in the 60 metres of 6.42 seconds placed him within the top six all-time in the event.

  2. Ho Iat Seng

    Ho Iat Seng
    Born in
    China Flag China
    1957-.. (age 66)

    Ho Iat Seng • is a Macau politician serving as the third and current chief executive of Macau since December 2019.

  3. Lee Kong Chian

    Lee Kong Chian
    Born in
    China Flag China
    1893-1967 (aged 74)

    Lee Kong Chian, also known by his alias Lee Geok Kun (Chinese: 李玉昆; pinyin: Lǐ Yùkūn; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Lí Gio̍k-kun), was a prominent Chinese businessman and philanthropist based in Malaya and Singapore between the 1930s and the 1960s. He was the founder of the Lee Foundation and one of the richest men in Southeast Asia in the 1950s and 1960s. He was also a son-in-law of Tan Kah Kee, another well-known Chinese businessman and philanthropist based in Southeast Asia.

  4. Wong Kwok-hing

    Wong Kwok-hing
    Born in
    Vietnam Flag Vietnam
    1949-.. (age 74)
    trade unionistpolitician

    Wong Kwok-hing BBS MH is a Hong Kong trade unionist and a former member of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong, representing the New Territories West constituency from 2008 to 2012, and representing the Hong Kong Island from 2012 to 2016.

All 11 notable alumni

Jinan University faculties and divisions

College : Tourism Tourism
College : Arts Cinema and Television, Fine Arts, Music
College : Chinese Language and Culture Chinese, Cultural Studies, Linguistics
College : Economics Economics, Finance, International Business, International Economics, Statistics, Taxation
College : Economics Economics, Finance, Information Management, International Business, International Economics, Law, Taxation
College : Education Adult Education
College : Electrical & Information Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Information Technology, Packaging Technology, Software Engineering
College : Foreign Studies English, Japanese, Linguistics, Literature, Modern Languages
College : Information Science and Technology Computer Networks, Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, Information Management, Information Technology, Mathematics, Software Engineering
College : Intellectual Property American Studies, Cultural Studies, International Relations and Diplomacy, Political Sciences, Southeast Asian Studies
College : Journalism and Communication Advertising and Publicity, Journalism, Radio and Television Broadcasting
College : Liberal Arts Chinese, History, Literature
College : Life Science and Technology Analytical Chemistry, Bioengineering, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Chemistry, Ecology, Genetics, Immunology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Organic Chemistry, Zoology
College : Pharmacy Biomedical Engineering, Pharmacy, Traditional Eastern Medicine
College : Science and Engineering Architecture, Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, Food Science, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Optical Technology, Physics
School : Humanities Administration, Advertising and Publicity, Chinese, Journalism, Law, Literature
School : International Business Business Administration, Finance, International Business, International Economics, Marketing
School : Law Administrative Law, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, International Law
School : Management Accountancy, Business Administration, Management, Marketing, Public Administration, Tourism
School : Medicine Haematology, Medicine, Nursing, Ophthalmology, Stomatology
School : Translation Studies Translation and Interpretation

General information

Alternative names JNU
Founded 1906
Accreditation Ministry of Education
Motto Loyalty, sincerity, integrity and respect

Location and contacts

Address 601 Huangpu Avenue
Guangzhou, Guangdong, 510632
City population 18,677,000

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