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Shanghai Jiao Tong University ranked 4th in China, 107th in the global 2023 rating, and scored in the TOP 100 across 112 research topics. Shanghai Jiao Tong University ranking is based on 3 factors: research output (EduRank's index has 216,599 academic publications and 3,418,437 citations attributed to the university), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 39 notable alumni.

Ranking Category
#107 of 14,131 In the World
#9 of 5,830 In Asia
#4 of 960 In China
#1 of 35 In Shanghai
#3 of 1,004 For Marine Engineering
#4 of 1,002 For Nuclear Engineering
#5 of 1,961 For Automotive Engineering
#856 of 7,446 For Alumni Impact
#167 of 14,131 For Non-academic Prominence
Top100 For 109 other topics

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Engineering rankings

Shanghai Jiao Tong University ranked 3rd for Engineering in China and 27th in the World with 137,638 publications made and 2,095,594 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Electrical Engineering, Optical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering.

Engineering ranking Location
#3 of 558 In China
#9 of 2,776 In Asia
#27 of 6,555 In the World

Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Engineering publications Engineering citations
1990 90 114
1991 96 148
1992 132 165
1993 143 178
1994 127 245
1995 122 230
1996 157 298
1997 180 350
1998 214 396
1999 297 476
2000 622 573
2001 807 908
2002 1068 1273
2003 1327 1912
2004 2367 3063
2005 3274 5024
2006 3935 7976
2007 4477 11260
2008 4895 15916
2009 5183 21975
2010 5029 28143
2011 5426 37068
2012 5474 45157
2013 6037 57889
2014 6113 71244
2015 6220 84831
2016 6528 101051
2017 7620 123990
2018 8312 147830
2019 9739 192142
2020 11108 247472
2021 13506 352699
2022 12673 387367

The following table provides academic rankings for Shanghai Jiao Tong University in various areas of Engineering.

Chemistry rankings

Shanghai Jiao Tong University ranked 3rd for Chemistry in China and 46th in the World with 130,690 publications made and 2,446,226 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Biochemistry, Organic Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Nanotechnology.

Chemistry ranking Location
#3 of 546 In China
#8 of 2,710 In Asia
#46 of 6,327 In the World

Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Chemistry Publications & Citations

Year Chemistry publications Chemistry citations
1990 74 94
1991 74 133
1992 113 156
1993 112 182
1994 109 221
1995 105 188
1996 120 251
1997 132 319
1998 161 351
1999 230 425
2000 467 538
2001 610 840
2002 753 1196
2003 994 1783
2004 1692 2766
2005 2347 4700
2006 3049 7435
2007 3482 10901
2008 3894 15829
2009 4204 21683
2010 4287 29290
2011 4781 38987
2012 5019 49775
2013 5678 63799
2014 5945 79830
2015 6537 98827
2016 6790 116787
2017 7684 144694
2018 8258 167092
2019 9749 216270
2020 11531 280939
2021 13832 401420
2022 13213 455043

The following table provides academic rankings for Shanghai Jiao Tong University in various areas of Chemistry.

Chemistry subfield China ranking Asia ranking World rank
Chemical Engineering 4 8 12
Materials Science 3 10 24
Nanotechnology 6 11 24
Physical chemistry 8 15 25
Polymer science and Plastics engineering 4 8 27
Radiochemistry 15 27 34
Organic Chemistry 5 14 48
Inorganic Chemistry 21 32 58
Biochemistry 2 11 76
Environmental Chemistry 11 22 93
Nutrition and Food Science 8 20 102
Biochemical Engineering 6 15 102
Petrology and Geochemistry 14 24 135
Computational Chemistry 11 25 146
Pharmacy 31 72 273

Biology rankings

Shanghai Jiao Tong University ranked 2nd for Biology in China and 74th in the World with 121,583 publications made and 2,295,511 citations received. Main research topics: Biochemistry, Genetics, Nanotechnology, Oncology and Cancer research, Paleontology.

Biology ranking Location
#2 of 548 In China
#9 of 2,784 In Asia
#74 of 6,663 In the World

Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Biology Publications & Citations

Year Biology publications Biology citations
1990 31 32
1991 30 68
1992 62 63
1993 58 100
1994 54 107
1995 46 89
1996 59 108
1997 75 170
1998 85 184
1999 126 251
2000 288 292
2001 367 478
2002 467 676
2003 676 1495
2004 1172 1796
2005 1755 3410
2006 2394 5631
2007 2887 8439
2008 3232 13014
2009 3631 18427
2010 3692 25241
2011 4161 34394
2012 4530 44782
2013 5175 58244
2014 5482 73492
2015 6216 93166
2016 6245 109098
2017 7260 135477
2018 7777 154992
2019 9373 202090
2020 11701 278461
2021 14006 398491
2022 13717 446297

The following table provides academic rankings for Shanghai Jiao Tong University in various areas of Biology.

Biology subfield China ranking Asia ranking World rank
Nanotechnology 6 11 24
Oncology and Cancer research 1 2 27
Biotechnology 1 4 58
Biochemistry 2 11 76
Genetics 1 8 78
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 1 6 80
Pharmacology 4 8 83
Immunology 1 6 84
Paleontology 3 10 94
Agricultural Science 8 15 95
Nutrition and Food Science 8 20 102
Molecular Biology 1 13 110
Microbiology 4 14 125
Botany 5 16 139
Horticulture 15 36 150
Astrobiology 6 21 157
Virology 7 22 165
Evolutionary Biology 4 13 172
Neuroscience 2 14 175
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation 9 24 181
Biophysics 5 21 200
Toxicology 16 54 257
Zoology 10 31 324
Animal Science 23 90 456
Forestry 24 96 508
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 9 44 521
Entomology 82 243 946

Physics rankings

Shanghai Jiao Tong University ranked 3rd for Physics in China and 39th in the World with 121,121 publications made and 1,906,230 citations received. Main research topics: Quantum and Particle physics, Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Nanotechnology, Acoustical Engineering.

Physics ranking Location
#3 of 553 In China
#9 of 2,752 In Asia
#39 of 6,484 In the World

Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Physics Publications & Citations

Year Physics publications Physics citations
1990 89 122
1991 104 158
1992 139 194
1993 152 195
1994 130 265
1995 118 230
1996 152 305
1997 173 367
1998 205 409
1999 308 499
2000 562 602
2001 738 937
2002 960 1368
2003 1201 2078
2004 2026 3260
2005 2813 5341
2006 3374 7983
2007 3853 11253
2008 4215 15756
2009 4450 21284
2010 4350 26882
2011 4685 34628
2012 4839 42432
2013 5321 53827
2014 5373 65206
2015 5452 77456
2016 5690 92066
2017 6626 111903
2018 7287 133687
2019 8492 172891
2020 9799 221349
2021 12149 317087
2022 11309 350129

The following table provides academic rankings for Shanghai Jiao Tong University in various areas of Physics.

Physics subfield China ranking Asia ranking World rank
Materials Science 3 10 24
Nanotechnology 6 11 24
Acoustical Engineering 3 4 25
Applied/Engineering Physics 7 14 40
Quantum and Particle physics 4 11 43
Optical Engineering 4 11 46
Condensed Matter Physics 9 26 90
Nuclear Physics 5 18 104
Astrophysics and Astronomy 7 17 115
Theoretical Physics 5 19 137
Astrobiology 6 21 157
Atomic and Molecular physics 9 27 181
Biophysics 5 21 200
Medical Physics 2 15 223

Computer Science rankings

Shanghai Jiao Tong University ranked 2nd for Computer Science in China and 50th in the World with 99,443 publications made and 1,238,719 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Telecommunications, Machine Learning, Computer Networking, Computer Vision.

Computer Science ranking Location
#2 of 559 In China
#5 of 2,768 In Asia
#50 of 6,597 In the World

Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Computer Science Publications & Citations

Year Computer Science publications Computer Science citations
1990 38 47
1991 49 67
1992 70 69
1993 77 83
1994 57 108
1995 64 101
1996 91 132
1997 94 168
1998 110 151
1999 169 214
2000 349 271
2001 487 369
2002 749 627
2003 909 919
2004 1781 1538
2005 2452 2786
2006 2785 4471
2007 3175 6431
2008 3608 10215
2009 3831 14518
2010 3584 18223
2011 3772 23114
2012 3945 28798
2013 4144 35553
2014 4187 43411
2015 4312 51632
2016 4504 60210
2017 5263 73394
2018 5864 87383
2019 7178 117970
2020 8312 160964
2021 10323 231975
2022 9760 247291

The following table provides academic rankings for Shanghai Jiao Tong University in various areas of Computer Science.

Medicine rankings

Shanghai Jiao Tong University ranked 2nd for Medicine in China and 93rd in the World with 82,564 publications made and 1,474,699 citations received. Main research topics: Pathology, Surgery, Oncology and Cancer research, Immunology, Psychiatry.

Medicine ranking Location
#2 of 542 In China
#6 of 2,743 In Asia
#93 of 6,552 In the World

Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Medicine Publications & Citations

Year Medicine publications Medicine citations
1990 4 12
1991 9 14
1992 17 14
1993 22 36
1994 19 27
1995 11 38
1996 27 38
1997 46 85
1998 39 97
1999 54 102
2000 99 131
2001 133 176
2002 159 217
2003 245 400
2004 449 590
2005 706 1095
2006 1057 1746
2007 1509 3070
2008 1770 5147
2009 2129 7993
2010 2202 12044
2011 2548 17251
2012 2987 24020
2013 3425 32285
2014 3825 43930
2015 4494 57955
2016 4485 67731
2017 5314 85028
2018 5491 93974
2019 6668 124038
2020 8727 183249
2021 10196 263006
2022 10201 296205

The following table provides academic rankings for Shanghai Jiao Tong University in various areas of Medicine.

Medicine subfield China ranking Asia ranking World rank
Biomedical Engineering 1 2 16
Oncology and Cancer research 1 2 27
Orthodontics 1 5 36
Dentistry 2 7 46
Plastic Surgery 1 3 47
Sonography and Ultrasound 2 6 53
Radiation Therapy 2 7 54
Gastroenterology and Hepatology 3 15 67
Pathology 2 6 73
Pharmacology 4 8 83
Pediatrics 2 5 83
Neurosurgery 4 16 83
Immunology 1 6 84
Surgery 2 10 87
Urology 3 10 89
Ophthalmology 4 14 97
Anatomy and Physiology 2 11 100
Radiology and Nuclear medicine 3 14 106
Epidemiology 6 11 112
Cardiology 4 15 135
Health Science 2 5 136
Critical Care Nursing 4 7 143
Psychiatry 3 9 153
Anesthesiology 3 15 157
Virology 7 22 165
Cosmetology 2 29 176
Occupational Therapy 3 12 180
Dermatology 3 25 184
Physical Therapy 3 12 191
Audiology 3 16 192
Sports Medicine 3 13 200
Optometry 7 29 212
Medical Physics 2 15 223
Public Health 4 14 232
Veterinary 9 38 245
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN) 3 14 248
Toxicology 16 54 257
Pharmacy 31 72 273
Respiratory Therapy 13 46 297
Clinical Psychology 4 15 313
Nursing 7 25 324
Healthcare Management (MHA) 7 29 337
Forensic Science 15 65 339
Gerontology 5 29 392
Family medicine 11 53 392
Paramedicine and Emergency medicine 8 40 403
Sports / Exercise science 8 33 430
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 9 44 521

Environmental Science rankings

Shanghai Jiao Tong University ranked 3rd for Environmental Science in China and 73rd in the World with 78,361 publications made and 1,211,685 citations received. Main research topics: Geology, Geography and Cartography, Ecology, Paleontology, Meteorology and Atmospheric Science.

Environmental Science ranking Location
#3 of 550 In China
#6 of 2,777 In Asia
#73 of 6,683 In the World

Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

Year Environmental Science publications Environmental Science citations
1990 38 25
1991 24 49
1992 58 51
1993 56 49
1994 53 84
1995 49 65
1996 64 93
1997 72 132
1998 98 162
1999 116 175
2000 265 237
2001 373 404
2002 501 565
2003 679 1322
2004 1212 1430
2005 1706 2318
2006 2249 3768
2007 2520 5454
2008 2807 7850
2009 3017 11035
2010 2878 14598
2011 3111 19778
2012 3048 24222
2013 3423 30959
2014 3483 38139
2015 3531 45663
2016 3654 54321
2017 4236 67485
2018 4701 81088
2019 5475 108702
2020 6549 146538
2021 8102 213131
2022 7636 236205

The following table provides academic rankings for Shanghai Jiao Tong University in various areas of Environmental Science.

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences rankings

Shanghai Jiao Tong University ranked 5th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in China and 158th in the World with 58,536 publications made and 782,828 citations received. Main research topics: Philosophy, Political Science, Law, Linguistics, History.

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences ranking Location
#5 of 559 In China
#11 of 2,813 In Asia
#158 of 6,939 In the World

Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Publications & Citations

Year Liberal Arts & Social Sciences publications Liberal Arts & Social Sciences citations
1990 17 24
1991 31 44
1992 47 44
1993 41 47
1994 31 50
1995 41 86
1996 51 83
1997 65 112
1998 58 117
1999 90 149
2000 196 145
2001 302 237
2002 381 348
2003 527 635
2004 995 888
2005 1478 1501
2006 1667 2448
2007 1877 3478
2008 2140 5466
2009 2336 7801
2010 2205 9996
2011 2294 12954
2012 2357 16059
2013 2493 20700
2014 2477 25848
2015 2620 31490
2016 2552 35939
2017 3008 43958
2018 3348 51781
2019 4093 71544
2020 5107 104955
2021 6078 149365
2022 5663 156883

The following table provides academic rankings for Shanghai Jiao Tong University in various areas of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences.

Mathematics rankings

Shanghai Jiao Tong University ranked 2nd for Mathematics in China and 44th in the World with 49,632 publications made and 607,324 citations received. Main research topics: Statistics, Blockchain and Cryptography, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Applied Mathematics, Operations Research.

Mathematics ranking Location
#2 of 549 In China
#3 of 2,612 In Asia
#44 of 6,132 In the World

Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Mathematics Publications & Citations

Year Mathematics publications Mathematics citations
1990 21 27
1991 26 31
1992 29 46
1993 28 40
1994 24 54
1995 29 65
1996 44 72
1997 63 101
1998 64 115
1999 79 125
2000 157 150
2001 201 165
2002 340 305
2003 451 493
2004 916 792
2005 1188 1426
2006 1386 2241
2007 1594 3284
2008 1726 4974
2009 2008 7108
2010 1798 8563
2011 1965 10581
2012 2030 13442
2013 2201 16871
2014 2233 20800
2015 2308 24372
2016 2274 27735
2017 2572 33588
2018 2740 38577
2019 3381 52161
2020 3972 68931
2021 5201 104005
2022 4942 109360

The following table provides academic rankings for Shanghai Jiao Tong University in various areas of Mathematics.

Mathematics subfield China ranking Asia ranking World rank
Blockchain and Cryptography 3 3 17
Operations Research 5 7 25
Applied Mathematics 4 8 45
Statistics 2 5 51
Actuarial Science 7 11 136
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 6 13 137
Math Teachers 9 45 361

Psychology rankings

Shanghai Jiao Tong University ranked 2nd for Psychology in China and 127th in the World with 39,466 publications made and 578,799 citations received. Main research topics: Psychiatry, Neuroscience, Cognitive Science, Social Psychology, Education Majors.

Psychology ranking Location
#2 of 547 In China
#8 of 2,647 In Asia
#127 of 6,353 In the World

Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Psychology Publications & Citations

Year Psychology publications Psychology citations
1990 3 7
1991 7 19
1992 11 13
1993 20 30
1994 12 14
1995 13 23
1996 15 32
1997 19 35
1998 21 35
1999 30 39
2000 50 62
2001 85 67
2002 138 128
2003 192 208
2004 403 358
2005 594 705
2006 741 1210
2007 924 2038
2008 1103 3159
2009 1199 4579
2010 1199 6259
2011 1323 8280
2012 1449 10917
2013 1593 14344
2014 1778 18951
2015 1914 23719
2016 1927 27074
2017 2355 34133
2018 2503 39152
2019 3119 52767
2020 3781 76554
2021 4775 112314
2022 4652 121277

The following table provides academic rankings for Shanghai Jiao Tong University in various areas of Psychology.

Psychology subfield China ranking Asia ranking World rank
Cognitive Science 2 3 58
Psychiatry 3 9 153
Neuroscience 2 14 175
Occupational Therapy 3 12 180
Social Psychology 4 14 194
Education Majors 9 20 233
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology 7 25 242
Clinical Psychology 4 15 313
Child Psychology 7 18 327
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution 13 25 370
Special Education 7 21 465
Sexology 9 49 754

Business rankings

Shanghai Jiao Tong University ranked 4th for Business in China and 67th in the World with 32,476 publications made and 349,357 citations received. Main research topics: Management, Finance, Marketing, Operations Research, Accounting.

Business ranking Location
#4 of 554 In China
#6 of 2,509 In Asia
#67 of 6,002 In the World

Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Business Publications & Citations

Year Business publications Business citations
1990 9 16
1991 18 25
1992 26 25
1993 29 33
1994 14 49
1995 25 45
1996 24 45
1997 34 56
1998 44 67
1999 58 101
2000 142 100
2001 180 153
2002 318 250
2003 384 369
2004 708 605
2005 1003 942
2006 1223 1423
2007 1321 2072
2008 1432 3346
2009 1557 4776
2010 1478 5850
2011 1529 7420
2012 1416 9096
2013 1533 10739
2014 1434 13168
2015 1354 14761
2016 1282 16361
2017 1519 19614
2018 1627 23067
2019 2010 31660
2020 2328 41479
2021 2934 62698
2022 2580 61911

The following table provides academic rankings for Shanghai Jiao Tong University in various areas of Business.

Economics rankings

Shanghai Jiao Tong University ranked 6th for Economics in China and 152nd in the World with 14,640 publications made and 172,951 citations received. Main research topics: Finance, Development Studies, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Environmental Economics.

Economics ranking Location
#6 of 540 In China
#11 of 2,385 In Asia
#152 of 5,789 In the World

Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Economics Publications & Citations

Year Economics publications Economics citations
1990 3 0
1991 6 8
1992 13 11
1993 13 8
1994 9 21
1995 11 13
1996 12 27
1997 19 24
1998 23 39
1999 23 50
2000 48 54
2001 57 64
2002 97 104
2003 129 154
2004 256 241
2005 405 352
2006 488 475
2007 589 803
2008 595 1262
2009 688 1862
2010 687 2464
2011 699 3204
2012 620 4105
2013 696 5036
2014 690 6303
2015 625 7042
2016 602 8047
2017 682 9639
2018 738 11211
2019 870 14905
2020 1094 21204
2021 1446 32719
2022 1276 33659

The following table provides academic rankings for Shanghai Jiao Tong University in various areas of Economics.

Art & Design rankings

Shanghai Jiao Tong University ranked 4th for Art & Design in China and 113th in the World with 11,283 publications made and 109,057 citations received. Main research topics: Fashion Design, Computer Graphics, Literature, Aesthetics, Architecture.

Please note that our approach to subject rankings is based on scientific outputs and heavily biased on art-related topics towards institutions with computer science research profiles.

Art & Design ranking Location
#4 of 546 In China
#9 of 2,183 In Asia
#113 of 5,426 In the World

Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Art & Design Publications & Citations

Year Art & Design publications Art & Design citations
1990 8 5
1991 7 8
1992 7 5
1993 14 8
1994 10 13
1995 9 8
1996 19 19
1997 19 26
1998 17 18
1999 24 35
2000 45 28
2001 89 60
2002 101 53
2003 125 93
2004 254 158
2005 344 333
2006 353 406
2007 423 700
2008 477 1125
2009 488 1465
2010 477 1815
2011 464 2233
2012 451 2520
2013 471 3313
2014 487 3798
2015 507 4461
2016 495 5253
2017 587 6671
2018 589 8043
2019 754 10974
2020 874 14900
2021 1041 20283
2022 942 21031

The following table provides academic rankings for Shanghai Jiao Tong University in various areas of Art & Design.

Art & Design subfield China ranking Asia ranking World rank
Animation 3 5 16
Architecture 4 6 40
Computer Graphics 3 6 41
Game Design and Development 3 6 59
Fashion Design 3 7 86
UX/UI Desgin 6 13 94
Interior Design 16 23 122
Multimedia 8 17 122
Graphic Design 11 19 143
Painting and Drawing 9 19 164
Sculpture 9 19 164
Illustration and Concept Art 9 19 167
Literature 5 13 168
Performing arts 8 14 184
Aesthetics 6 17 188
Photography 11 32 299
Landscape Architecture 47 70 335
Art History 7 19 415
Entertainment Industry Business 18 45 450
Music 24 61 461
Creative Writing 16 30 496
Singing and Vocal Performance 45 111 612
Cinematography 17 56 696