Northeastern University, China: Statistics



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#567 of 14,131 In the World
#96 of 5,830 In Asia
#44 of 960 In China
#1 of 24 In Shenyang
#21 of 1,031 For Mining Engineering
Top50% For 157 other topics
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Highest Degree

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate20%
Admissions RequirementsGraduation from high school and National College Entrance Examination
Academic CalendarSeptember to July (September - January March-July)
Full time employee2,688
Student:staff ratio17:1

We've calculated the 20% acceptance rate for Northeastern University, China 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

Northeastern University, China is a world-class research university with 68,424 scientific papers published and 776,334 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Quantum and Particle physics, Computer Science, Materials Science, Environmental Science, Biology, Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Organic Chemistry.


Northeastern University, China majors

by publication & citation count

57,661 / 668,748
52,306 / 642,359
40,985 / 522,000
Quantum and Particle physics
39,760 / 503,280
Computer Science
37,517 / 378,093
Materials Science
34,687 / 455,764
Environmental Science
34,390 / 404,452
30,364 / 418,291
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
26,388 / 272,324
Organic Chemistry
26,158 / 363,749
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
22,526 / 217,827
Metallurgical Engineering
22,311 / 286,378
19,643 / 204,916
19,130 / 245,082
18,647 / 193,025
Electrical Engineering
16,470 / 193,821
14,785 / 164,414
Geography and Cartography
14,511 / 149,158
13,855 / 145,701
Machine Learning
13,695 / 158,648
13,505 / 130,699
Mechanical Engineering
13,090 / 121,898
Optical Engineering
12,438 / 173,578
Physical chemistry
11,259 / 171,474
Chemical Engineering
11,151 / 181,421
10,267 / 157,844
10,032 / 102,105
Computer Networking
9,850 / 89,399
9,807 / 103,038
9,755 / 129,750
9,708 / 102,945
9,278 / 121,789
8,438 / 156,197
8,377 / 82,475
Computer Vision
8,318 / 77,136
8,076 / 102,754
Structural Engineering
7,231 / 71,945
Political Science
7,061 / 53,227
6,992 / 52,969
6,368 / 60,582

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 45 49
1992 79 81
1993 69 68
1994 82 81
1995 72 116
1996 82 153
1997 147 171
1998 110 201
1999 141 273
2000 145 331
2001 171 348
2002 387 580
2003 405 772
2004 929 966
2005 1226 1291
2006 1903 1740
2007 2121 2401
2008 2737 3403
2009 3016 5206
2010 2972 7081
2011 2730 9771
2012 2543 12073
2013 2357 16054
2014 2169 19195
2015 2309 22445
2016 2837 27377
2017 3029 33827
2018 3795 45274
2019 4542 60514
2020 4949 80275
2021 5597 106550
2022 6512 139637
2023 7033 158374
Academic rankings


International studetns 16,000-30,000 per annum (CNY)

Northeastern University, China 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 Northeastern University, China.

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 No No No
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 No No No
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology Yes Yes Yes
Bachelor - Xueshi Xuewei Architecture, Arts and Humanities, Design, Economics, Engineering, Management, Mechanical Engineering
Master - Shuoshi Xuewei Accountancy, Applied Chemistry, Applied Linguistics, Architecture, Art Criticism, Biochemistry, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Business Administration, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Design, Economics, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Engineering Management, English, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, Geological Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Information Technology, International Business, Japanese, Law, Linguistics, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanics, Metallurgical Engineering, Mining Engineering, Musicology, Philosophical Schools, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physics, Power Engineering, Public Administration, Robotics, Russian, Safety Engineering, Software Engineering, Statistics, Surveying and Mapping, Telecommunications Engineering, Thermal Physics, Translation and Interpretation
PhD - Boshi Art Management, Biomedical Engineering, Business Administration, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Economics, Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Engineering Management, Geological Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanics, Metallurgical Engineering, Mining Engineering, Philosophical Schools, Philosophy, Physics, Power Engineering, Public Administration, Robotics, Safety Engineering, Software Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering, Thermal Engineering

Notable alumni

  1. Bo Yang

    Bo Yang
    Born in
    China Flag China
    1920-2008 (aged 88)
    Enrolled in Northeastern University, China
    Studied in 1943-1946
    historianwriterpoettranslatorhuman rights activist

    Bo Yang, sometimes also erroneously called Bai Yang, was a Chinese historian, novelist, philosopher, poet based in Taiwan. He is also regarded as a social critic. His best-known work is The Ugly Chinaman, a controversial book that was banned in Mainland China; in it he harshly criticized Chinese culture and the national character of Chinese people. According to his own memoir, the exact date of his birthday was unknown even to himself. He later adopted 7 March, the date of his 1968 imprisonment, as his birthday.

  2. Liu Changchun

    Liu Changchun
    Born in
    China Flag China
    1909-1983 (aged 74)
    athletics competitorcoachphysical education teacher

    Liu Changchun was a Chinese sprinter. Liu was the first athlete to represent China in competition at an Olympic Games. He was the sole competitor from the Republic of China at the 1932 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles; four years later he again represented the Republic of China at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin. Later in life, he was also an athletics coach, a physical education teacher, and a sports administrator.

  3. George Wang

    George Wang
    Born in
    China Flag China
    1918-2015 (aged 97)
    film actorstage actortelevision actor

    George Wang Jie was a Taiwanese actor and film producer. After a beginning his career in Mainland China during the Republican era, he was an important figure in the early development of Taiwanese and Hong Kong cinema, but came to the attention of international audiences for his appearances in a multitude of Italian films during the 1960s and '70s.

  4. Fu Chengyu

    Fu Chengyu
    Born in
    China Flag China
    1951-.. (age 73)

    Fu Chengyu is the Chairman of China Petroleum and Chemical Corp (Sinopec), the largest Asian refiner. He previously worked at the China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC), which foresaw a five-fold increase in its profits during his presence.

  5. Ai Baojun

    Ai Baojun
    Born in
    China Flag China
    1960-.. (age 64)

    Ai Baojun is a former Chinese politician. He was the Vice Mayor of Shanghai and the head administrator of the Shanghai Free-Trade Zone. On November 10, 2015, Ai was placed under investigation by the Communist Party's anti-corruption agency. He was the first provincial-ministerial level official from Shanghai being investigated after the 18th Party Congress in 2012. He is said to be close with Jiang Mianheng, son of former Chinese Communist Party general secretary Jiang Zemin.

  6. Liu Jiren

    Liu Jiren
    Born in
    China Flag China
    1955-.. (age 69)
    engineercomputer scientistinternational forum participantbusinessperson

    Liu Jiren is the chairman and CEO of Neusoft Group, a large software company in China.

Northeastern University, China faculties and divisions

Centre : Automation Engineering Research Electronics and Automation
Centre : Computer Software Research Computer Science, Software Engineering
College : Business Administration Accountancy, Business Administration, Finance, Industrial Engineering, International Business, Management, Marketing
College : Foreign Studies English, Japanese
College : Humanities and Law Administration, Arts and Humanities, International Law, Law
College : Information Science and Engineering Biomedical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Information Management, Information Sciences, Information Technology, Management Systems, Measurement and Precision Engineering
College : Materials and Metallurgy Materials Engineering, Metal Techniques, Metallurgical Engineering, Thermal Engineering
College : Mechanical Engineering and Automation Electronics and Automation, Hydraulic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
College : Resources and Civil Engineering Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Mining Engineering, Natural Resources, Safety Engineering
College : Science Applied Chemistry, Applied Mathematics, Applied Physics, Mathematics and Computer Science, Natural Resources, Physics
School : Distance Education Business and Commerce, Finance, Software Engineering
School : Fine Arts Design, Fine Arts, Music

General information

Alternative names NEU
Founded 1923
Accreditation Ministry of Education
Motto Striving constantly for improvement, behave in conformity with truth
Colors blue

Location and contacts

Address 3-11 Wenhua Road, Heping District
Shenyang, Liaoning, 110819
City population 9,070,000