Shandong University: Statistics

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#281 of 14,131 In the World
#33 of 5,830 In Asia
#16 of 960 In China
#1 of 21 In Jinan
#15 of 1,000 For Mining Engineering
Top100 For 16 other topics
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Acceptance rate
Highest Degree
Chinese and English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate30%
Admissions RequirementsGraduation from senior middle school and National College Entrance Examination (Gaokao) Foreign students: for further information see CUCAS
Academic CalendarAugust to June (August - January; February-June)

We've calculated the 30% acceptance rate for Shandong 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

Shandong University is a world-class research university with 114,900 scientific papers published and 1,621,938 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Chemistry, Engineering, Biology, Physics, Quantum and Particle physics, Environmental Science, Organic Chemistry, Materials Science, Computer Science, and Biochemistry.


Shandong University majors

by publication & citation count

75,927 / 1,284,077
71,902 / 1,080,481
68,643 / 1,158,665
68,372 / 1,033,694
Quantum and Particle physics
51,014 / 795,403
Environmental Science
44,525 / 607,707
Organic Chemistry
44,494 / 852,512
Materials Science
44,271 / 782,905
Computer Science
42,445 / 434,860
40,937 / 778,951
40,393 / 619,937
35,232 / 554,646
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
30,402 / 301,206
23,464 / 342,127
22,639 / 242,755
Metallurgical Engineering
20,481 / 374,496
Optical Engineering
20,416 / 320,197
Electrical Engineering
19,305 / 241,517
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
19,115 / 159,265
Geography and Cartography
18,686 / 205,511
18,012 / 273,822
17,639 / 195,319
17,589 / 228,841
Chemical Engineering
16,649 / 419,104
16,199 / 126,466
15,183 / 120,736
15,157 / 227,692
15,091 / 376,264
Physical chemistry
13,572 / 310,228
Political Science
13,280 / 114,452
13,108 / 113,905
13,079 / 193,292
Mechanical Engineering
12,815 / 131,682
11,171 / 117,449
10,907 / 171,218
Machine Learning
10,885 / 103,050
10,788 / 111,169
Oncology and Cancer research
10,460 / 173,886
10,238 / 110,526
9,513 / 77,779

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 89 95
1991 84 145
1992 137 171
1993 133 258
1994 164 272
1995 134 330
1996 201 401
1997 264 557
1998 259 503
1999 302 778
2000 479 1173
2001 652 1330
2002 816 1651
2003 1011 3441
2004 1670 2985
2005 2149 4643
2006 2845 6406
2007 3366 8448
2008 3534 11421
2009 3975 15390
2010 4592 19903
2011 5077 27680
2012 4838 35122
2013 4994 44798
2014 5301 55611
2015 5600 71168
2016 5627 83015
2017 6283 100041
2018 6452 114745
2019 7742 146816
2020 9079 186615
2021 11600 261182
2022 11394 293109
Academic rankings


International studetns 18,000-36,000 per annum (CNY)

Shandong University has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

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 Shandong 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 Arts and Humanities, Economics, Education, Engineering, Fine Arts, Law, Management, Mathematics and Computer Science, Medicine, Natural Sciences, Performing Arts, Pharmacy, Political Sciences, Public Health, Social Sciences
Master - Shuoshi Xuewei Accountancy, Administrative Law, Aesthetics, African Studies, Anaesthesiology, Anatomy, Applied Linguistics, Applied Mathematics, Archaeology, Architecture, Archiving, Art Criticism, Art Management, Asian Studies, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Botany, Bridge Engineering, Business Administration, Cell Biology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Chinese, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Communication Arts, Comparative Literature, Computer Networks, Computer Science, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Data Processing, Dermatology, Design, Ecology, Econometrics, Economics, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Embryology and Reproduction Biology, Energy Engineering, Engineering Management, English Studies, Environmental Engineering, Epidemiology, Finance, Fine Arts, Folklore, Foreign Languages Education, Foreigners Education, Genetics, Geological Engineering, German, Gerontology, History, Immunology, Industrial and Production Economics, Industrial Engineering, Insurance, International Business, International Law, International Relations and Diplomacy, Japanese, Journalism, Korean, Laboratory Techniques, Law, Library Science, Linguistics, Literature, Marine Science and Oceanography, Marketing, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Medicine, Microelectronics, Museum Studies, Musicology, Natural Resources, Neurology, Neurosciences, Nursing, Nutrition, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Oncology, Operations Research, Ophthalmology, Otorhinolaryngology, Paediatrics, Pathology, Pharmacy, Philosophical Schools, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physics, Political Sciences, Power Engineering, Private Law, Public Administration, Public Health, Radiology, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Religious Studies, Rural Planning, Russian, Social and Community Services, Social and Preventive Medicine, Social Work, Software Engineering, Statistics, Stomatology, Surgery, Taxation, Thermal Physics, Tourism, Town Planning, Translation and Interpretation, Transport Engineering, Venereology, Water Science, Zoology
PhD - Boshi Accountancy, Administrative Law, Analytical Chemistry, Applied Mathematics, Archaeology, Asian Religious Studies, Atomic and Molecular Physics, Biochemistry, Biomedical Engineering, Botany, Bridge Engineering, Business Administration, Cell Biology, Chinese, Christian Religious Studies, Civil Engineering, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Communication Arts, Computer Networks, Computer Science, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Econometrics, Economics, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Embryology and Reproduction Biology, Engineering Management, English, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, Finance, Fine Arts, Folklore, Foreign Languages Education, Foreigners Education, Genetics, Geological Engineering, Industrial and Production Economics, Information Sciences, Inorganic Chemistry, International Business, International Law, Japanese, Journalism, Judaic Religious Studies, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Marine Biology, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Microwaves, Molecular Biology, Nuclear Physics, Operations Research, Optical Technology, Optics, Organic Chemistry, Philosophy, Physical Chemistry, Physics, Power Engineering, Regional Studies, Sociology, Software Engineering, Systems Analysis, Telecommunications Engineering, Thermal Physics, Zoology

Shandong University alumni

  1. Ha Jin

    Ha Jin
    Born in
    China Flag China
    1956-.. (age 67)
    writerpoetnovelistuniversity teachershort story writer

    Jin Xuefei is a Chinese-American poet and novelist using the pen name Ha Jin (哈金). Ha comes from his favorite city, Harbin. His poetry is associated with the Misty Poetry movement.

  2. Ji Xianlin

    Ji Xianlin
    Born in
    China Flag China
    1911-2009 (aged 98)
    linguistuniversity teachertranslatorhistorian

    Ji Xianlin was a Chinese Indologist, linguist, paleographer, historian and writer who has been honored by the governments of both India and China. Ji was proficient in many languages including Chinese, Sanskrit, Arabic, English, German, French, Russian, Pali and Tocharian, and translated many works. He published a memoir, The Cowshed: Memories of the Chinese Cultural Revolution, about his persecution during the Cultural Revolution.

  3. Huang Jing

    Huang Jing
    Born in
    China Flag China
    1912-1958 (aged 46)

    Huang Jing, born Yu Qiwei (Chinese: 俞启威; Wade–Giles: Yü Ch'i-wei), was a Chinese Communist revolutionary and politician who served as Mayor and Communist Party Chief of Tianjin municipality, Minister of the First Ministry of Machine Building, and Chairman of the National Technological Commission. He was an ex-husband of Jiang Qing, who later married Mao Zedong, and the father of Yu Qiangsheng, a top Chinese intelligence officer who defected to the United States in 1985, and Yu Zhengsheng, the fourth-ranked member of the 18th Politburo Standing Committee.

  4. Wang Guosheng

    Wang Guosheng
    Born in
    China Flag China
    1956-.. (age 67)

    Wang Guosheng is a Chinese politician and senior regional official, serving as the Communist Party Secretary of Henan province from 2018 to 2021. Previously, he served as Governor of Hubei province, and the Communist Party Secretary of Qinghai province.

All 16 notable alumni

Shandong University faculties and divisions

Campus : Xinglongshan Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Energy Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Power Engineering
Centre : Economic Research Economics
College : English English
College : Physical Education Physical Education
College : Software Software Engineering
Institute : Literature History and Philosophy Literature, Philosophy
School : Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Analytical Chemistry, Applied Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry
School : Civil Engineering Architecture, Architecture and Planning, Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering, Geological Engineering, Hydraulic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Water Management, Water Science
School : Computer Science and Technology Computer Engineering, Computer Science
School : Control Science and Engineering Electronics and Automation
School : Economics Economics
School : Electrical Engineering Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Electronics and Automation
School : Energy and Power Engineering Energy Engineering, Heating and Refrigeration, Machine Building, Mechanical Engineering, Thermal Engineering, Thermal Physics
School : Environmental Science and Engineering Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies
School : Fine Arts Fine Arts
School : Foreign Languages and Literature English, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Russian
School : History and Culture Archaeology, Archiving, History
School : Information Science and Engineering Information Sciences, Information Technology
School : Law Civil Law, Commercial Law, International Law, Law
School : Life Sciences Biological and Life Sciences
School : Literature and Journalism Chinese, Comparative Literature, Fine Arts, Journalism, Linguistics, Literature, Philology
School : Management Management
School : Marxism Political Sciences
School : Materials Science and Engineering Chemistry, Machine Building, Materials Engineering, Mechanics, Physics
School : Mathematics and System Sciences Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Sciences, Mathematics, Operations Research, Statistics, Systems Analysis
School : Mechanical Engineering Automotive Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering
School : Medicine Medicine
School : Nursing Nursing
School : Pharmacy Pharmacy
School : Philosophy and Social Development Development Studies, Philosophy, Social Sciences
School : Physics Chemistry, Electronic Engineering, Materials Engineering, Microelectronics, Physics
School : Political Science and Public Administration Administration, Education, International Studies, Political Sciences, Social Sciences
School : Public Health Child Care and Development, Environmental Studies, Epidemiology, Health Administration, Health Sciences, Hygiene, Laboratory Techniques, Medicine, Nutrition, Occupational Health, Public Health, Social and Preventive Medicine, Statistics, Toxicology
School : Stomatology Stomatology

General information

Alternative names SDU
Founded 1901
Accreditation Ministry of Education
Motto Noble in Spirit, Boundless in Knowledge

Location and contacts

Address 27 Shanda South Road
Jinan, Shandong, 250100
City population 9,202,000

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