Renmin University of China: Statistics

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#523 of 14,131 In the World
#85 of 5,830 In Asia
#40 of 960 In China
#8 of 59 In Beijing
#86 of 1,543 For Investment Banking and Stock trading
Top50% For 152 other topics
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Acceptance rate
Highest Degree

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate9%
Admissions RequirementsGraduation from senior middle school and National College Entrance Examination
Academic CalendarSeptember to July
Full time employee1,882
Student:staff ratio13:1

We've calculated the 9% acceptance rate for Renmin University of 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

Renmin University of China is a world-class research university with 28,906 scientific papers published and 275,693 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Political Science, Law, Environmental Science, Computer Science, Geography and Cartography, Engineering, History, Business, and Philosophy.


Renmin University of China majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
20,886 / 139,030
Political Science
16,438 / 103,529
16,046 / 101,247
Environmental Science
15,232 / 129,465
Computer Science
12,852 / 98,091
Geography and Cartography
12,192 / 88,519
11,887 / 153,272
11,320 / 71,386
11,263 / 77,283
11,219 / 56,401
10,844 / 70,934
10,842 / 70,636
10,830 / 144,055
9,664 / 130,561
8,972 / 48,325
8,822 / 69,365
Quantum and Particle physics
7,593 / 114,658
7,108 / 131,601
6,652 / 55,017
6,376 / 53,578
6,099 / 65,278
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
5,888 / 43,261
5,615 / 28,072
5,494 / 63,575
5,368 / 34,665
Machine Learning
4,692 / 39,536
Art & Design
4,504 / 19,167
4,226 / 32,925
Materials Science
4,051 / 88,080
3,917 / 42,887
Organic Chemistry
3,693 / 88,751
Social Psychology
3,656 / 32,291
Development Studies
3,514 / 21,194
3,056 / 66,035
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics
2,705 / 18,965
2,690 / 32,572
2,470 / 23,581
2,395 / 15,586
2,366 / 24,610
Fashion Design
2,165 / 9,176

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 4 6
1991 2 8
1992 4 2
1993 5 8
1994 9 7
1995 6 8
1996 11 10
1997 10 23
1998 11 17
1999 9 24
2000 52 27
2001 89 55
2002 107 51
2003 229 86
2004 512 122
2005 762 188
2006 1059 319
2007 1296 541
2008 1471 1168
2009 1501 1971
2010 1469 2839
2011 1555 4195
2012 1289 5395
2013 1388 6639
2014 1364 8424
2015 1319 10487
2016 1276 12452
2017 1234 15978
2018 1288 18915
2019 1623 25745
2020 1854 34465
2021 2628 49261
2022 2583 54042
Academic rankings


International studetns 21,500-36,000 per annum (CNY)

The Renmin University of 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 Renmin University of 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 Yes Yes Yes
Biology No No No
Business Yes Yes Yes
Chemistry No No No
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics Yes Yes Yes
Engineering No No No
Environmental Science No No No
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes Yes
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine No No No
Physics No No No
Psychology Yes Yes Yes
Bachelor - Xueshi Xuewei Accountancy, Agricultural Economics, Archaeology, Arts and Humanities, Business Administration, Chemistry, Chinese, Computer Science, Economics, Education, Environmental Studies, Ethics, Finance, History, Human Resources, Information Management, International Relations and Diplomacy, Journalism, Law, Marketing, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Mathematics and Computer Science, Modern Languages, Music, Painting and Drawing, Philosophy, Physics, Psychology, Public Administration, Radio and Television Broadcasting, Religious Studies, Rural Studies, Social Studies, Sociology, Statistics, Urban Studies
Master - Shuoshi Xuewei Accountancy, Administration, Agricultural Economics, Anthropology, Archaeology, Archiving, Asian Studies, Chemistry, Chinese, Cinema and Television, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Communication Studies, Comparative Literature, Computer Science, Criminal Law, Demography and Population, Design, Development Studies, Eastern European Studies, Economics, Education, Environmental Studies, Ethics, European Studies, Film, Finance, Food Technology, Foreign Languages Education, Gerontology, History, History of Law, Human Resources, Information Management, Insurance, International Economics, International Relations and Diplomacy, Journalism, Labour and Industrial Relations, Law, Library Science, Linguistics, Literature, Management, Mass Communication, Mathematics, Modern Languages, Music, Natural Resources, Opera, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Private Law, Psychology, Public Administration, Public Law, Real Estate, Regional Planning, Religious Studies, Rural Planning, Rural Studies, Social Studies, Social Work, Sociology, Statistics, Taxation, Theatre, Urban Studies, Video
PhD - Boshi Accountancy, Agricultural Economics, Anthropology, Archaeology, Asian Studies, Business Administration, Chemistry, Chinese, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Communication Studies, Computer Science, Criminal Law, Demography and Population, Development Studies, Economics, Environmental Studies, Finance, Gerontology, History, Human Resources, Information Management, Insurance, International Economics, International Relations and Diplomacy, Journalism, Law, Library Science, Management, Marketing, Mass Communication, Mathematics and Computer Science, Modern Languages, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychology, Radio and Television Broadcasting, Rural Studies, Sociology, Statistics, Urban Studies

Renmin University of China alumni

  1. Peng Shuai

    Peng Shuai
    Born in
    China Flag China
    1986-.. (age 37)
    tennis player

    Peng Shuai is a Chinese tennis player. In February 2014, she was ranked world No. 1 doubles player by the WTA, becoming the first Chinese tennis player to achieve that ranking (in either singles or doubles). She peaked at No. 14 of the singles rankings in August 2011, and won two singles and 23 doubles titles on the WTA Tour.

  2. Grace Mugabe

    Grace Mugabe
    Born in
    South Africa Flag South Africa
    1965-.. (age 58)

    Grace Ntombizodwa Mugabe is a Zimbabwean entrepreneur, politician and the widow of the late President Robert Mugabe. She served as the First Lady of Zimbabwe from 1996 until her husband's resignation in November 2017, a week after he was ousted from power. Starting as a secretary to Mugabe, she rose in the ranks of the ruling ZANU–PF party to become the head of its Women's League and a key figure in the Generation 40 faction. At the same time, she gained a reputation for privilege and extravagance during a period of economic turmoil in the country. She was given the nickname Gucci Grace due to her extravagance. She was expelled from the party, with other G40 members, during the 2017 Zimbabwean coup d'état.

  3. Ren Zhiqiang

    Ren Zhiqiang
    Born in
    China Flag China
    1951-.. (age 72)

    Ren Zhiqiang is an incarcerated Chinese real estate tycoon and a blogger on Sina Weibo with more than 37 million followers. Nicknamed "Big Cannon Ren", he is known for his outspoken criticism of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). He disappeared on 12 March 2020 after criticizing CCP general secretary Xi Jinping as a "clown" over the handling of China's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In September 2020 he was sentenced to eighteen years' imprisonment on corruption charges, after a one-day trial.

  4. Liu He

    Liu He
    Born in
    China Flag China
    1952-.. (age 71)

    Liu He is a Chinese economist and retired politician who served as a vice premier of the People's Republic of China from 2018 and a member of the Politburo of the Chinese Communist Party from 2017 to 2022. Liu is also the director of the Office serving the Central Financial and Economic Affairs Commission of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP); the latter headed by CCP General Secretary Xi Jinping. He was named vice-premier on 19 March 2018 and headed the Financial Stability and Development Committee from 2017 to 2023.

All 35 notable alumni

Renmin University of China faculties and divisions

Department/Division : Physical Education Physical Education
Institute : Qing History History
School : Agricultural Economics and Rural Development Agricultural Economics, Real Estate, Regional Planning, Rural Planning, Rural Studies
School : Arts Arts and Humanities
School : Business Accountancy, Economics, Management
School : Chinese Classics Chinese
School : Economics Economics
School : Education and Training Education
School : Environment and Natural Resources Environmental Studies, Natural Resources
School : Finance Finance
School : Fine Arts Fine Arts
School : Foreign Languages Modern Languages
School : History History
School : Information Computer Science, Information Management
School : Information Resource Management Administration, Archiving, Information Management, Library Science
School : International Studies Asian Studies, Eastern European Studies, European Studies, International Economics, International Relations and Diplomacy, Political Sciences, Social Studies
School : Journalism Communication Studies, Journalism
School : Labour and Human Resources Human Resources, Labour and Industrial Relations
School : Law Civil Law, Commercial Law, Criminal Law
School : Literary Studies Arts and Humanities, Comparative Literature, Linguistics, Literature
School : Marxism Studies Political Sciences
School : Natural Sciences Chemistry, Physics, Psychology
School : Philosophy Ethics, Philosophy, Religious Studies
School : Public Administration Economics, Education, Finance, Human Resources, Management, Public Administration, Real Estate, Regional Planning, Safety Engineering, Taxation, Urban Studies
School : Sociology and Population Studies Anthropology, Demography and Population, Development Studies, Gerontology, Social Studies, Sociology
School : Statistics Statistics
School : Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language Chinese, Foreign Languages Education

General information

Alternative names RUC
Founded 1937
Accreditation Ministry of Education
Motto Seek Truth from Facts

Location and contacts

Address 59 Zhongguancun Street, Haidian Dist.
Beijing, 100872
City population 21,893,000

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