Silver League
Wuhan University

China

Wuhan University, the 16th Luojiashan, Wuchang, Wuhan, Hubei, China

280 World
rank
9 Country
rank
Foundation year:
1893
Short name:
WHU
Type:
National
Students:
46230
Faculty:
3220
Faculty/Students Ratio:
14
:
1
Web-site:
www.whu.edu.cn/
Region:
Asia
Location:
Wuhan, Hubei
  Dimension Rank Score
Overall 280 57.017
Teaching 160 67.555
Research 427 43.188
International Diversity 440 41.036
Financial Sustainability 181 74.55
Additional Rankings Rank Score
Reputation Rankings 466 32.893
Research Perfomance Rankings 544 33.150
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TEACHING
World Rank: 160
Country rank: 10
Score: 67.555
League: Golden League
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40 %
Academic staff per students 20 %
Academic staff per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per academic staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
World teaching reputation 20 %
RESEARCH
World Rank: 427
Country rank: 13
Score: 43.188
League: Copper League
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name
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40 %
Citations per academic and research staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per admitted PhD 20 %
Normalized citation impact 20 %
Papers per academic and research staff 20 %
World research reputation 20 %
INTERNATIONAL DIVERSITY
World Rank: 440
Country rank: 6
Score: 41.036
League: Copper League
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name
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10 %
Share of international academic staff 20 %
Share of international students 20 %
Share of international co-authored papers 20 %
Reputation outside region 20 %
International level 20 %
FINANCIAL SUSTAINABILITY
World Rank: 181
Country rank: 9
Score: 74.55
League: Golden League
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10 %
Institutional income per academic staff 20 %
Institutional income per students 20 %
Papers per research income 20 %
Research income per academic and research staff 20 %
Research income per institutional income 20 %

Overview

Wuhan University (WHU) is a comprehensive and key national university directly under the administration of the Ministry of Education. It is also one of the '211 Project' and '985 Project' universities with full support in the construction and development from the central and local government of China. Wuhan University has built an elegant palatial architectural complex of primitive simplicity which blends perfectly the eastern architectural style with that of the west. It is honored as the 'Most Beautiful University in China'.

Mission Statement

Wuhan University?s centennial humanistic accumulation boils down to its succinct motto, that is, ?Improve Oneself, Promote Perseverance, Seek Truth and Make Innovations.?