Soochow University: Statistics



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#500 of 14,131 In the World
#80 of 5,830 In Asia
#40 of 960 In China
#1 of 4 In Suzhou
#48 of 4,040 For Nanotechnology
Top50% For 189 other topics
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Highest Degree

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate30%
Admissions RequirementsNational College Entrance Examination (Gaokao)
Academic CalendarSeptember to July (September - January; February-July)

We've calculated the 30% acceptance rate for Soochow 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

Soochow University is a world-class research university with 83,321 scientific papers published and 1,486,384 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Physics, Medicine, Biochemistry, Genetics, Organic Chemistry, Materials Science, and Quantum and Particle physics.


Soochow University majors

by publication & citation count

60,777 / 1,267,918
58,469 / 1,305,443
47,458 / 1,056,414
44,984 / 1,032,753
42,479 / 699,326
38,308 / 845,250
33,944 / 614,560
Organic Chemistry
32,556 / 909,665
Materials Science
32,203 / 906,578
Quantum and Particle physics
31,674 / 819,286
Computer Science
28,627 / 365,788
Environmental Science
23,664 / 390,591
20,661 / 315,933
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
20,020 / 180,765
17,034 / 236,181
Chemical Engineering
15,752 / 584,651
15,739 / 606,619
Optical Engineering
14,874 / 355,843
14,838 / 174,143
Oncology and Cancer research
13,953 / 248,756
13,916 / 212,235
13,597 / 177,138
Metallurgical Engineering
12,854 / 351,130
12,594 / 154,338
Electrical Engineering
11,161 / 272,427
11,127 / 183,740
Physical chemistry
10,987 / 374,710
10,877 / 81,638
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
10,265 / 88,487
Geography and Cartography
9,901 / 101,223
9,898 / 162,034
Political Science
9,036 / 66,523
8,937 / 66,145
Radiology and Nuclear medicine
8,079 / 98,472
7,737 / 166,040
7,247 / 75,943
7,099 / 105,487
Machine Learning
6,899 / 66,538
6,724 / 51,392
Mechanical Engineering
6,527 / 94,396

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 2 25
1992 10 27
1993 16 51
1994 8 40
1995 13 48
1996 14 50
1997 18 57
1998 22 65
1999 23 96
2000 74 104
2001 143 100
2002 214 137
2003 349 199
2004 765 355
2005 1118 510
2006 1438 844
2007 1902 1294
2008 2027 2172
2009 2265 3583
2010 2712 5865
2011 3217 10033
2012 3113 16179
2013 3497 25020
2014 3677 36227
2015 4314 50115
2016 4443 63587
2017 4589 81903
2018 5262 107517
2019 6104 135455
2020 6698 173023
2021 7435 216931
2022 8357 253455
2023 8585 273953
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International studetns 18,000-42,000 per annum (CNY)

Soochow University 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 Soochow 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 Architecture and Planning, Arts and Humanities, Economics, Engineering, Fine Arts, Information Sciences, Law, Management, Mathematics and Computer Science, Medicine, Natural Sciences, Performing Arts, Service Trades, Social Sciences
Master - Shuoshi Xuewei Accountancy, Administration, Administrative Law, Animal Husbandry, Applied Linguistics, Architecture, Archiving, Art Criticism, Artificial Intelligence, Automotive Engineering, Biochemistry, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Biophysics, Bridge Engineering, Business Administration, Cell Biology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Chinese, Cinema and Television, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Comparative Literature, Computer Science, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Curriculum, Dance, Design, Economics, Education, Educational Administration, Electronic Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Embryology and Reproduction Biology, Energy Engineering, Engineering Management, English, Environmental Management, Ethics, Finance, Fine Arts, Fishery, Foreign Languages Education, Foreigners Education, French, Genetics, Government, Health Administration, History, Industrial Engineering, International Business, International Law, Japanese, Journalism, Landscape Architecture, Law, Library Science, Linguistics, Literature, Logic, Marine Biology, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mathematics Education, Mechanical Engineering, Medicine, Metallurgical Engineering, Microbiology, Midwifery, Molecular Biology, Music, Musicology, Native Language Education, Neurosciences, Nursing, Nutrition, Optical Technology, Pharmacology, Philosophical Schools, Philosophy, Philosophy of Education, Physical Education, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychology, Public Administration, Public Health, Publishing and Book Trade, Radiology, Road Engineering, Rural Planning, Russian, Science Education, Social and Preventive Medicine, Social Policy, Social Work, Sociology, Software Engineering, Statistics, Taxation, Technology Education, Telecommunications Engineering, Textile Technology, Theatre, Tourism, Town Planning, Toxicology, Translation and Interpretation, Transport Engineering, Vocational Education, Zoology
PhD - Boshi Accountancy, Administrative Law, Applied Linguistics, Art Management, Business Education, Chinese, Civil Law, Classical Languages, Commercial Law, Comparative Literature, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Ethics, Finance, Fine Arts, Government, Higher Education, History of Law, International Law, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Philosophical Schools, Philosophy, Physical Education, Political Sciences, Private Administration, Regional Studies

Notable alumni

  1. Lynn Hung

    Lynn Hung
    Born in
    China Flag China
    1981-.. (age 43)

    Xiong Dailin, better known as Lynn Hung, is a Hong Kong-based fashion model and actress originally from mainland China.

  2. Victor Gao

    Victor Gao
    Born in
    China Flag China
    1962-.. (age 62)
    Enrolled in Soochow University
    Studied in 1978-1980
    lawyerinterpreterinternational relations scholarpundit

    Gao Zhikai is a Chinese lawyer and academic. He is the Vice President of the Beijing based Center for China and Globalization (CCG), and Chair Professor of Soochow University, and a member of the Beijing Municipal Committee of the Revolutionary Committee of the Chinese Kuomintang. He was formerly a translator for the CCP leader Deng Xiaoping.

Soochow University faculties and divisions

College : Applied Technology Accountancy, Arts and Humanities, Business Administration, Computer Science, Economics, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Fashion Design, Mechanical Engineering, Modern Languages, Tourism
College : Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Material Science Analytical Chemistry, Applied Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Materials Engineering, Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Polymer and Plastics Technology
College : Communication Journalism, Mass Communication, Media Studies, Radio and Television Broadcasting
College : Iron and Steel Metallurgical Engineering
College : Medicine Anaesthesiology, Anatomy, Animal Husbandry, Biochemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Biomedicine, Biotechnology, Cardiology, Dermatology, Ecology, Embryology and Reproduction Biology, Endocrinology, Epidemiology, Forensic Medicine and Dentistry, Gastroenterology, Genetics, Gerontology, Haematology, Health Sciences, Histology, Hygiene, Immunology, Laboratory Techniques, Medical Technology, Medicine, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Neurology, Nursing, Nutrition, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Otorhinolaryngology, Paediatrics, Pathology, Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy, Psychology, Public Health, Radiology, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Social and Preventive Medicine, Sports Medicine, Stomatology, Surgery, Toxicology, Traditional Eastern Medicine, Venereology
College : Textile and Clothing Engineering Clothing and Sewing, Energy Engineering, Engineering, Industrial Chemistry, Materials Engineering, Textile Design, Textile Technology
College : Wenzheng Economics, Engineering, Law, Literature, Management, Natural Sciences
School : Architecture and Urban Environment Architecture, Architecture and Planning, Entomology, Heritage Preservation, Horticulture, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, Pest Management, Town Planning
School : Arts Art Education, Communication Arts, Design, Fine Arts, Multimedia, Music, Music Education, Textile Design, Visual Arts
School : Business, Finance and Securities Accountancy, Banking, E-Business/Commerce, Economics, Finance, International Business, International Economics, Management, Marketing
School : Computer Science and Technology Computer Engineering, Computer Networks, Computer Science, Engineering, Information Management, Information Technology, Management, Software Engineering
School : Education Curriculum, Education, Educational Administration, Educational Psychology, Educational Sciences, Educational Technology, Higher Education, Pedagogy
School : Electronics and Information Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Information Technology, Microelectronics, Telecommunications Engineering
School : Foreign Languages Applied Linguistics, English, Foreign Languages Education, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Linguistics, Literature, Modern Languages, Russian, Spanish, Translation and Interpretation
School : Humanities Aesthetics, Applied Linguistics, Arts and Humanities, Chinese, Cinema and Television, Comparative Literature, Curriculum, Film, Linguistics, Literature, Pedagogy, Philology, Theatre
School : Law Administrative Law, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Comparative Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, History of Law, International Law, Law, Private Law, Public Law
School : Mathematical Sciences Applied Mathematics, Biology, Mathematics, Mathematics and Computer Science, Mathematics Education, Operations Research, Statistics
School : Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Automotive Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Industrial Engineering, Materials Engineering, Measurement and Precision Engineering, Mechanical Engineering
School : Overseas Education Chinese, Economics
School : Physical Education Physical Education, Sports
School : Physical Science, Technology and Energy Chemistry, Electronics and Automation, Energy Engineering, Information Technology, Measurement and Precision Engineering, Optical Technology, Optics, Physics, Power Engineering, Structural Architecture, Technology
School : Political Science and Public Administration Administration, Business Administration, Human Resources, Management, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Public Administration, Public Relations, Social Sciences, Transport Management, Urban Studies
School : Social Science Archiving, History, Information Management, Information Sciences, Library Science, Social Studies, Social Work, Sociology, Tourism, Welfare and Protective Services
School : Urban Rail Transportation Automotive Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Engineering Management, Railway Engineering, Structural Architecture, Transport and Communications, Transport Engineering

General information

Alternative names 苏州大学
Founded 1899
Accreditation Ministry of Education
Motto 养天地正气,法古今完人
Colors red, gray

Location and contacts

Address 1 Shizi Street
Suzhou, Jiangsu, 215006
City population 12,748,000

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