Jinan University: Statistics



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#637 of 14,131 In the World
#109 of 5,830 In Asia
#48 of 960 In China
#3 of 24 In Guangzhou
#252 of 1,466 For Toxicology
Top50% For 165 other topics
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Acceptance rate

* Jinan University is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because the university has programs where applicants only need to meet admission requirements to enroll and don't necessarily compete with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

Acceptance rate & Admissions

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

Research profile

Jinan University is a world-class research university with 50,161 scientific papers published and 729,688 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Medicine, Physics, Biochemistry, Genetics, Environmental Science, Organic Chemistry, and Computer Science.


Jinan University majors

by publication & citation count

34,579 / 587,957
33,640 / 605,121
25,858 / 441,116
23,451 / 333,358
23,128 / 378,842
22,833 / 420,001
20,612 / 348,631
Environmental Science
19,613 / 285,404
Organic Chemistry
19,455 / 383,065
Computer Science
18,154 / 234,060
Quantum and Particle physics
15,046 / 257,612
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
14,602 / 167,221
Materials Science
14,501 / 289,714
10,210 / 138,551
9,844 / 127,561
9,326 / 159,713
9,002 / 150,199
Geography and Cartography
8,877 / 104,256
8,690 / 102,148
Political Science
8,224 / 97,583
8,095 / 97,189
7,619 / 112,026
7,582 / 106,852
Optical Engineering
7,447 / 122,259
7,246 / 59,027
6,665 / 79,629
6,321 / 65,232
Chemical Engineering
6,191 / 160,866
Metallurgical Engineering
6,129 / 126,487
Oncology and Cancer research
6,041 / 106,105
5,941 / 64,719
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
5,810 / 77,500
5,680 / 154,713
5,604 / 88,237
5,316 / 55,638
5,248 / 53,150
Electrical Engineering
4,976 / 86,357
Physical chemistry
4,595 / 111,553
4,563 / 68,061
4,528 / 39,464

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 14 38
1992 18 48
1993 16 44
1994 14 24
1995 16 59
1996 34 41
1997 30 70
1998 47 63
1999 83 95
2000 128 109
2001 168 140
2002 223 191
2003 404 342
2004 792 406
2005 1087 584
2006 1344 1019
2007 1329 1491
2008 1283 2198
2009 1383 3231
2010 1883 4304
2011 1984 5750
2012 1756 7527
2013 1577 10227
2014 1486 13567
2015 1566 16946
2016 1902 20788
2017 2478 27417
2018 2959 37548
2019 3570 53946
2020 4295 79064
2021 4911 112558
2022 5492 146317
2023 5217 165222
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 35)
    sprinterathletics competitor

    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 67)

    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. He is affectionately known today as the "founding father" of Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation.

  4. Wilson Or

    Wilson Or
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    1973-.. (age 51)

    Wilson Or Chong-shing, MH is a Hong Kong politician. He is an executive committee member of the Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong (DAB), the largest pro-Beijing party. He is a member of Kwun Tong District Council, having represented Kwong Tak since 2000.

All 13 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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