Shanghai Jiao Tong University: Rankings

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Shanghai Jiao Tong University ranked 4th in China, 110th in the global 2023 rating, and scored in the TOP 100 across 81 research topics. Shanghai Jiao Tong University ranking is based on 3 factors: research output (EduRank's index has 183,572 publications and 3,251,434 citations attributed to the university), non-academic reputation, and the impact of 38 notable alumni.

Rank Ranking
#110 of 14,131 In the World
#8 of 5,830 In Asia
#4 of 960 In China
#1 of 35 In Shanghai
#2 of 1,013 For Mechanical Engineering
#3 of 1,018 For Marine Engineering
#4 of 1,005 For Automotive Engineering
#861 of 7,353 For Alumni Impact
#165 of 14,131 For Non-academic Prominence
Top100 For 78 other topics

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Engineering

Shanghai Jiao Tong University ranked 3rd for Engineering in China and 16th in the World with 60,307 publications made and 1,068,729 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Automation and Control engineering, Chemical Engineering, Optical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering.

Rank Ranking
#3 of 511 In China
#6 of 2,117 In Asia
#16 of 4,624 In the World

Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Engineering Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 52 11
1992 65 6
1993 59 14
1994 61 14
1995 45 92
1996 96 37
1997 116 67
1998 133 71
1999 156 130
2000 394 284
2001 462 460
2002 695 761
2003 797 908
2004 1296 1624
2005 1812 1690
2006 2117 2556
2007 1981 2738
2008 2787 3556
2009 3019 4586
2010 3033 4883
2011 2912 5233
2012 3132 6238
2013 3281 7099
2014 3402 9741
2015 3175 9302
2016 3480 11296
2017 3573 12473
2018 3662 12720
2019 4389 13561
2020 4693 10218
2021 5229 4362

Medicine

Shanghai Jiao Tong University ranked 1st for Medicine in China and 75th in the World with 51,210 publications made and 947,015 citations received. Main research topics: Oncology and Cancer research, Surgery, Pathology, Immunology, Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

Rank Ranking
#1 of 441 In China
#4 of 1,964 In Asia
#75 of 4,739 In the World

Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Medicine Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 2 0
1992 1 0
1993 1 0
1994 7 10
1995 1 0
1996 1 0
1997 6 11
1998 4 1
1999 12 20
2000 15 14
2001 24 17
2002 25 21
2003 66 112
2004 123 144
2005 269 270
2006 849 756
2007 1070 1506
2008 1766 2257
2009 2446 3503
2010 2399 3835
2011 2547 4702
2012 2862 10066
2013 3134 8081
2014 3527 9617
2015 3317 9787
2016 3665 13188
2017 3721 11699
2018 3714 10407
2019 4409 11800
2020 5202 27593
2021 6021 3938

Physics

Shanghai Jiao Tong University ranked 4th for Physics in China and 38th in the World with 39,644 publications made and 880,753 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Nanotechnology, Quantum and Particle physics, Condensed Matter Physics.

Rank Ranking
#4 of 459 In China
#11 of 1,879 In Asia
#38 of 4,082 In the World

Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Physics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 42 7
1992 55 6
1993 61 16
1994 72 10
1995 38 9
1996 72 30
1997 89 58
1998 100 51
1999 134 103
2000 276 238
2001 321 395
2002 391 494
2003 491 682
2004 725 1229
2005 994 1334
2006 1146 1964
2007 1167 1989
2008 1471 2514
2009 1486 3318
2010 1594 3527
2011 1622 4178
2012 1793 5454
2013 1971 5842
2014 2151 7712
2015 2190 8566
2016 2508 10843
2017 2611 11044
2018 2885 11508
2019 3353 12315
2020 3576 9263
2021 4090 4074

Biology

Shanghai Jiao Tong University ranked 4th for Biology in China and 80th in the World with 37,970 publications made and 990,430 citations received. Main research topics: Oncology and Cancer research, Immunology, Molecular Biology, Nanotechnology, Genetics.

Rank Ranking
#4 of 477 In China
#10 of 1,987 In Asia
#80 of 4,496 In the World

Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Biology Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 3 0
1993 3 10
1994 9 10
1995 0 0
1996 4 13
1997 7 10
1998 7 1
1999 11 9
2000 30 28
2001 31 26
2002 39 75
2003 97 183
2004 204 476
2005 360 771
2006 663 1454
2007 868 1907
2008 1095 2667
2009 1659 3392
2010 1737 5096
2011 1834 5958
2012 2090 7901
2013 2315 8296
2014 2643 10821
2015 2632 10248
2016 2933 13635
2017 3047 13312
2018 2569 10773
2019 3115 11533
2020 3665 12801
2021 4297 8072
Speciality China rank Asia rank World rank
Oncology and Cancer research 2 2 15
Nanotechnology 8 13 34
Pharmacology 5 9 51
Bioinformatics and Computational biology 1 4 55
Immunology 1 6 80
Molecular Biology 2 14 103
Microbiology 6 15 121
Biotechnology 6 20 124
Genetics 4 13 127
Nutrition and Food Science 13 35 139
Biophysics 8 21 151
Virology 14 30 170
Toxicology 14 42 211
Neuroscience 3 17 223
Botany 19 49 228
Biochemistry 7 30 228
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 4 14 252
Agricultural Science 25 59 259
Horticulture 28 91 292
Evolutionary Biology 22 47 422
Animal Science 32 113 551
Entomology 64 160 746
Zoology 58 177 854
Forestry 69 209 875

Chemistry

Shanghai Jiao Tong University ranked 3rd for Chemistry in China and 34th in the World with 37,883 publications made and 908,033 citations received. Main research topics: Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Nanotechnology, Biochemistry, Inorganic Chemistry.

Rank Ranking
#3 of 466 In China
#11 of 2,014 In Asia
#34 of 4,317 In the World

Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Chemistry Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 25 3
1992 44 5
1993 30 3
1994 41 8
1995 26 7
1996 50 32
1997 73 50
1998 73 32
1999 88 86
2000 228 213
2001 256 361
2002 312 433
2003 420 682
2004 641 1308
2005 912 1347
2006 1111 2237
2007 1173 2195
2008 1438 2784
2009 1541 3447
2010 1608 4407
2011 1739 5300
2012 1882 5820
2013 1992 6288
2014 2183 8438
2015 2137 8540
2016 2356 9764
2017 2473 10713
2018 2553 10087
2019 3088 11393
2020 3299 8520
2021 3962 3681

Computer Science

Shanghai Jiao Tong University ranked 2nd for Computer Science in China and 46th in the World with 26,343 publications made and 435,453 citations received. Main research topics: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Computer Vision, Computer Networking, Blockchain and Cryptography, Bioinformatics and Computational biology.

Rank Ranking
#2 of 529 In China
#5 of 1,936 In Asia
#46 of 4,392 In the World

Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Computer Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 12 2
1992 12 2
1993 13 1
1994 13 1
1995 10 1
1996 27 7
1997 31 4
1998 36 14
1999 42 28
2000 111 45
2001 158 43
2002 245 165
2003 332 310
2004 674 403
2005 878 676
2006 920 708
2007 915 1551
2008 1127 1446
2009 1343 1436
2010 1301 1616
2011 1145 1694
2012 1249 2598
2013 1266 2553
2014 1402 3424
2015 1313 3804
2016 1560 6494
2017 1441 5404
2018 1610 6925
2019 2033 6778
2020 2380 4864
2021 2719 6382

Mathematics

Shanghai Jiao Tong University ranked 3rd for Mathematics in China and 66th in the World with 6,192 publications made and 89,306 citations received. Main research topics: Blockchain and Cryptography, Applied Mathematics, Operations Research, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Statistics.

Rank Ranking
#3 of 462 In China
#6 of 1,446 In Asia
#66 of 3,376 In the World

Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Mathematics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 1 0
1992 2 0
1993 4 4
1994 3 0
1995 2 6
1996 11 18
1997 11 7
1998 15 13
1999 16 37
2000 32 17
2001 33 7
2002 63 109
2003 94 288
2004 232 119
2005 252 196
2006 243 147
2007 238 307
2008 326 328
2009 424 286
2010 394 502
2011 297 517
2012 341 432
2013 341 694
2014 308 740
2015 304 665
2016 353 933
2017 282 637
2018 332 969
2019 345 479
2020 407 713
2021 471 317
Speciality China rank Asia rank World rank
Blockchain and Cryptography 3 3 19
Operations Research 4 7 38
Applied Mathematics 5 9 60
Actuarial Science 3 4 103
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics 8 18 206
Statistics 12 32 278
Math Teachers 32 118 591

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences

Shanghai Jiao Tong University ranked 12th for Liberal Arts & Social Sciences in China and 349th in the World with 5,947 publications made and 160,599 citations received. Main research topics: Demography, Political Science, Sociology, Law, Communications and Public Relations.

Rank Ranking
#12 of 524 In China
#22 of 1,903 In Asia
#349 of 5,073 In the World

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

Year Publications Citations
1991 1 0
1992 0 0
1993 1 0
1994 0 0
1995 0 0
1996 2 0
1997 1 0
1998 2 1
1999 0 0
2000 8 1
2001 7 0
2002 10 3
2003 16 3
2004 53 57
2005 116 147
2006 137 141
2007 105 224
2008 220 347
2009 348 996
2010 307 398
2011 326 411
2012 336 3666
2013 307 608
2014 331 1034
2015 342 2085
2016 332 2865
2017 329 1427
2018 418 1365
2019 473 1388
2020 681 2317
2021 736 571

Business

Shanghai Jiao Tong University ranked 6th for Business in China and 149th in the World with 5,575 publications made and 71,312 citations received. Main research topics: Operations Research, Finance, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Project Management, Management Information Systems.

Rank Ranking
#6 of 499 In China
#8 of 1,599 In Asia
#149 of 4,001 In the World

Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Business Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 1 0
1992 0 0
1993 1 0
1994 2 4
1995 2 6
1996 4 0
1997 6 6
1998 6 10
1999 7 37
2000 20 1
2001 29 25
2002 44 13
2003 64 25
2004 154 59
2005 222 150
2006 249 137
2007 187 100
2008 355 214
2009 539 359
2010 467 499
2011 357 471
2012 324 626
2013 342 454
2014 305 407
2015 246 950
2016 280 913
2017 239 730
2018 211 631
2019 257 460
2020 308 429
2021 343 247

Environmental Science

Shanghai Jiao Tong University ranked 18th for Environmental Science in China and 210th in the World with 5,541 publications made and 108,645 citations received. Main research topics: Geology, Environmental Management, Geotechnical Engineering, Environmental Chemistry, Meteorology and Atmospheric Science.

Rank Ranking
#18 of 440 In China
#28 of 1,655 In Asia
#210 of 4,023 In the World

Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Environmental Science Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1991 0 0
1992 2 0
1993 2 0
1994 0 0
1995 0 0
1996 7 6
1997 2 1
1998 2 0
1999 3 9
2000 6 7
2001 23 20
2002 17 12
2003 44 70
2004 79 79
2005 136 172
2006 187 170
2007 149 273
2008 239 296
2009 360 840
2010 278 420
2011 298 602
2012 264 621
2013 313 655
2014 317 998
2015 282 868
2016 337 1588
2017 366 1226
2018 365 1538
2019 374 1154
2020 474 1384
2021 605 518

Economics

Shanghai Jiao Tong University ranked 9th for Economics in China and 189th in the World with 2,757 publications made and 38,399 citations received. Main research topics: Finance, Investment Banking and Stock trading, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, Actuarial Science, Development Studies.

Rank Ranking
#9 of 421 In China
#14 of 1,160 In Asia
#189 of 3,039 In the World

Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Economics Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1993 1 0
1994 1 4
1995 1 6
1996 1 16
1997 5 4
1998 7 10
1999 6 37
2000 7 0
2001 10 22
2002 21 7
2003 31 7
2004 73 5
2005 99 70
2006 121 118
2007 66 126
2008 150 92
2009 249 105
2010 187 146
2011 187 164
2012 165 245
2013 148 205
2014 162 235
2015 156 726
2016 158 430
2017 111 354
2018 136 398
2019 129 294
2020 175 744
2021 192 158

Art & Design

Shanghai Jiao Tong University ranked 9th for Art & Design in China and 209th in the World with 1,639 publications made and 13,350 citations received. Main research topics: Multimedia, Architecture, UX/UI Desgin, Game Design and Development, Computer Graphics.

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

Rank Ranking
#9 of 402 In China
#19 of 942 In Asia
#209 of 2,700 In the World

Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Art & Design Publications & Citations

Year Publications Citations
1996 6 0
1997 3 0
1998 1 0
1999 1 0
2000 10 0
2001 17 1
2002 18 5
2003 23 7
2004 48 13
2005 62 8
2006 63 46
2007 65 35
2008 78 35
2009 94 50
2010 102 22
2011 95 91
2012 118 46
2013 70 106
2014 86 82
2015 73 54
2016 69 87
2017 73 264
2018 106 413
2019 116 213
2020 119 254
2021 122 62
Speciality China rank Asia rank World rank
Architecture 6 8 50
Interior Design 14 19 65
UX/UI Desgin 4 10 101
Game Design and Development 7 14 105
Computer Graphics 10 29 112
Animation 7 23 132
Painting and Drawing 5 12 137
Sculpture 5 12 137
Illustration and Concept Art 6 14 163
Photography 9 21 181
Multimedia 12 35 232
Graphic Design 11 29 232
Cinematography 14 32 405
Landscape Architecture 56 90 410
Entertainment Industry Business 16 43 434
Literature 35 48 443
Music 22 56 510
Creative Writing 19 33 517
Singing and Vocal Performance 39 95 576
Aesthetics 51 71 580
Performing arts 23 60 818
Art History 13 38 903
Fashion Design 72 164 938

Other rankings

Non-core subjects for Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Speciality China Asia World Rank
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology 16 37 364
Psychology 7 27 407
Social Psychology 24 61 666
Sexology 15 54 750
Child Psychology 25 91 916