Renmin University of China: Statistics



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#497 of 14,131 In the World
#79 of 5,830 In Asia
#39 of 960 In China
#8 of 59 In Beijing
#79 of 1,007 For Agricultural Economics
Top50% For 158 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 32,850 scientific papers published and 334,932 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, Philosophy, Business, and History.


Renmin University of China majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
23,927 / 181,101
Political Science
18,762 / 136,702
18,352 / 134,607
Environmental Science
17,543 / 166,850
Computer Science
15,071 / 133,067
Geography and Cartography
13,964 / 114,957
13,893 / 192,824
13,023 / 82,100
12,959 / 105,188
12,943 / 96,626
12,628 / 178,164
12,475 / 97,772
12,412 / 96,172
11,327 / 164,786
10,609 / 100,964
10,248 / 68,946
Quantum and Particle physics
8,957 / 143,683
8,220 / 157,232
8,137 / 82,879
7,543 / 71,024
7,169 / 86,400
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
6,945 / 57,863
6,602 / 42,843
6,560 / 85,472
6,176 / 49,518
Machine Learning
5,789 / 60,070
Art & Design
5,162 / 26,965
4,934 / 48,751
4,727 / 59,713
Materials Science
4,642 / 104,017
Social Psychology
4,398 / 45,272
Organic Chemistry
4,236 / 107,294
Development Studies
4,162 / 31,207
3,570 / 79,546
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics
3,190 / 29,192
3,152 / 41,021
2,956 / 33,894
2,862 / 25,964
2,802 / 32,740
Mechanical Engineering
2,548 / 32,568

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 5 9
1992 4 2
1993 7 7
1994 11 8
1995 8 12
1996 14 13
1997 11 23
1998 13 18
1999 12 21
2000 57 38
2001 102 57
2002 131 49
2003 270 91
2004 569 147
2005 800 181
2006 1108 326
2007 1386 565
2008 1506 1198
2009 1583 2053
2010 1540 2989
2011 1611 4454
2012 1388 5757
2013 1470 7230
2014 1412 9145
2015 1394 11081
2016 1368 13678
2017 1253 16757
2018 1438 21300
2019 1800 27914
2020 1866 36115
2021 2408 46026
2022 2888 56828
2023 3115 64088
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 38)
    tennis player

    Peng Shuai is a Chinese former professional tennis player. In February 2014, she was ranked as the world No. 1 doubles player by the Women's Tennis Association (WTA), becoming the first Chinese tennis player to achieve that ranking in any discipline. She peaked at world 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 59)

    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 73)

    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. Mao Xinyu

    Mao Xinyu
    Born in
    China Flag China
    1970-.. (age 54)
    Enrolled in the Renmin University of China
    1988-1992 graduated with bachelor's degree
    historianwriterpoliticianmilitary personnelpoet

    Mao Xinyu is a grandson of Mao Zedong and a major general in the People's Liberation Army of the People's Republic of China.

All 46 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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