Xiamen University: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#358 of 14,131 In the World
#46 of 5,830 In Asia
#24 of 960 In China
#1 of 5 In Xiamen
#27 of 1,095 For Applied/Engineering Physics
Top100 For 9 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
21%
Enrollment
40,302
Male:Female Ratio
49:51
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Bachelor
Website
xmu.edu.cn
Languages
Chinese;English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate21%
Admissions RequirementsGraduation from senior middle school and National College Entrance Examination Foreign students: for further information see CUCAS
Academic CalendarSeptember to July (September - January; March-July)
Enrollment40,302
Full time employee2,662
Student:staff ratio15:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
56,126
Citations
1,004,946

Xiamen University majors

by publication & citation count

Chemistry
16,003 / 471,621
Engineering
15,708 / 372,676
Physics
12,710 / 343,918
Biology
10,811 / 346,643
Materials Science
9,625 / 245,061
Medicine
7,276 / 124,215
Computer Science
6,227 / 86,234
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
4,848 / 33,910
Environmental Science
4,328 / 83,943
Business
3,770 / 27,247
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
3,254 / 39,513
Economics
3,008 / 25,454
Chemical Engineering
2,816 / 88,386
Nanotechnology
2,478 / 162,073
Mathematics
2,214 / 22,897
Oncology and Cancer research
1,925 / 44,713
Inorganic Chemistry
1,892 / 76,873
Optical Engineering
1,222 / 14,954
Ecology
1,041 / 26,015
Political Science
1,041 / 2,591
Organic Chemistry
1,034 / 40,397
Computer Vision
1,020 / 11,802
Demography
1,001 / 21,932
Biochemistry
981 / 22,877
Psychology
962 / 15,993
Molecular Biology
960 / 19,912
Art & Design
958 / 1,582
Sociology
950 / 816
Automation and Control engineering
818 / 6,769
Environmental Chemistry
805 / 20,656
Oceanography
787 / 19,641
Investment Banking and Stock trading
727 / 5,001
Surgery
727 / 5,843
Botany
704 / 13,467
Finance
697 / 3,331
Law
673 / 146
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics
651 / 9,294
Machine Learning
644 / 9,620
Genetics
638 / 13,894
Development Studies
626 / 4,950

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 41 64
1992 72 74
1993 72 68
1994 80 123
1995 110 200
1996 102 259
1997 171 375
1998 160 446
1999 183 807
2000 230 750
2001 293 1061
2002 452 1476
2003 517 2145
2004 936 2732
2005 1232 4061
2006 1581 5777
2007 2097 7553
2008 2469 10626
2009 2833 13896
2010 3277 18541
2011 3519 26758
2012 3435 34131
2013 3594 45474
2014 3766 57424
2015 3880 70608
2016 3918 81364
2017 4252 96758
2018 4397 111288
2019 5333 140171
2020 6040 182149
2021 7090 238801

Tuition

International studetns 24,000-55,000 per annum (CNY)
Local studetns 5,460-9,360 per annum (CNY)

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

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities +
Business | Politics | Social Sciences +
Languages | Culture | Linguistics
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine +
Engineering | IT +
Maths | Natural Sciences +
Bachelor - Xueshi Xuewei Ancient Languages, Archaeology, Architecture, Business Administration, Chinese, Comparative Literature, Dance, Engineering, English, Fine Arts, French, German, Health Sciences, History, Information Sciences, Japanese, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Mathematics and Computer Science, Music, Natural Sciences, Philosophy, Regional Planning, Rural Planning, Russian, Social Sciences, Spanish, Technology, Theatre, Town Planning, Translation and Interpretation, Welfare and Protective Services, Writing
Master - Shuoshi Xuewei Architecture and Planning, Arts and Humanities, Business Administration, Dance, Educational Sciences, Engineering, Fine Arts, Health Sciences, Information Sciences, Law, Mathematics and Computer Science, Music, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, Teacher Training, Technology, Theatre, Welfare and Protective Services
PhD - Boshi Ancient Languages, Archaeology, Business Administration, Chinese, Comparative Literature, Dance, Education, Engineering, English, Health Sciences, History, Information Sciences, Japanese, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Mathematics and Computer Science, Natural Sciences, Philosophy, Social Sciences, Technology, Theatre, Welfare and Protective Services

Xiamen University alumni

  1. Zhang Gaoli

    Zhang Gaoli
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    politicianeconomist
    Biography

    Zhang Gaoli is a retired Chinese politician. He served as the senior Vice Premier of the State Council between 2013 and 2018 and as a member of the Chinese Communist Party Politburo Standing Committee, China's highest ruling council, between 2012 and 2017. Prior to his ascension, Zhang served as the Communist Party Secretary of Tianjin between 2007 and 2012, and the Party Secretary in the economic powerhouse of Shandong province between 2002 and 2007.

  2. Tan Kah Kee

    Tan Kah Kee
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1874-1961 (aged 87)
    Occupations
    entrepreneur
    Biography

    Tan Kah Kee was a Chinese businessman, investor, and philanthropist active in Southeast Asia, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Xiamen, and Guangzhou. A prominent figure in the overseas Chinese community in Southeast Asia during the 20th century, he was responsible for gathering much support from the community to aid China in major events such as the Xinhai Revolution (1911), the Kuomintang's Northern Expedition (1926–28), and the Second Sino-Japanese War (1937–45). Apart from donating most of his assets and earnings to aid China in those major events, Tan set up funds in Southeast Asia and Hong Kong and contributed to the establishment of several schools in Southeast Asia and China's Fujian Province, including Xiamen University.

  3. Chen Jingrun

    Chen Jingrun
    Born in
    China Flag China
    Years
    1933-1996 (aged 63)
    Occupations
    mathematicianpolitician
    Biography

    Chen Jingrun, also known as Jing-Run Chen, was a Chinese mathematician who made significant contributions to number theory, including Chen's theorem and the Chen prime.

  4. Charles Li

    Charles Li
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    entrepreneur
    Biography

    Charles Li Xiaojia, is a Chinese banker. He was the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) from 2010 to 2021.

General info

Alternative names XMU
厦门大学
Founded 1921
Accreditation Ministry of Education
Motto Pursue Excellence, Strive for Perfection
Affiliations and memberships Global U8 Consortium (GU8)

Location and Contacts

Address 422 Siming S Road, Siming
Xiamen, Fujian, 361005
China
City population 5,164,000
Phone +86 (592) 218 6237
Fax +86 (592) 218 0240

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