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Nanjing University

Founded in 1902, Nanjing University is one of the oldest and most prestigious institutions of higher learning in China. With the motto of 'Sincerity with Aspiration, Perseverance and Integrity,' this university carries the spirit of constant striving for educational and academic excellence. In the past 105 years, Nanjing University has cultivated a great number of talents, contributing greatly to the national prosperity and the revitalization of the Chinese nation.

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Through recent years` development, this century-old university has gained new and vital vigor while meeting unprecedented historical challenges and opportunities. Currently we have three campuses: Gulou in the city center, Pukou on the northern bank of the Yangtze River, and Xianlin International Campus in the east suburb of the city.

As a key comprehensive university with an array of outstanding faculty members, it has enjoyed coordinated development in humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, technological sciences, life sciences, modern engineering and management and so on. In the meantime, it has continuously improved quality of teaching, research, social service and all other areas. According to different rankings and in terms of various indexes of academic strength and comprehensive academic performance, Nanjing University is always one of the leading universities in China.

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University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
101 50
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
111 33
144 -9
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
124 -4
120 2
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
885 -737
148 20
168 11
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.


  • The Institute of International Students, founded in 1955, has received more than 18,000 international students from over 70 countries. Its present enrollment is around 1,700. Its website provides information about academic programs, application and admissions, tuitions, HSK, etc.
  • Established in 1986, the Hopkins- Nanjing Center for Chinese and American Studies is an educational joint venture between NJU and the Johns Hopkins University in the US. Chinese students study the US and the international system in English with American professors, while international students focus on contemporary China and are taught by Chinese professors in Mandarin.


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