Top 100 Most Popular Universities for International Students in China

Which Chinese universities attract the highest numbers of international students? Here’s an overview of the top 100 Chinese universities with the largest international student populations.

Ranking Chinese University Number of International Students
1 Beijing Language and Culture University 9,056
2 University of International Business and Economics 8,555
3 Peking University 7,793
4 Shanghai Jiaotong University 7,412
5 Zhejiang University 7,193
6 Fudan University 7,057
7 East China Normal University 6,472
8 Tsinghua University 6,379
9 Yunnan Nationalities University 5,812
10 Donghua University 4,865
11 Jinan University 4,861
12 Shanghai International Studies University 4,712
13 Shanghai University 4,460
14 Tongji University 4,454
15 Harbin Institute of Technology 4,282
16 Shandong University 4,012
17 Sichuan University 3,872
18 Huazhong University of Science and Technology 3,680
19 Wuhan University 3,561
20 Huaqiao University 3,514
21 Tianjin University 3,449
22 Zhejiang Normal University 3,361
23 Nanjing University 3,354
24 Suzhou University 3,286
25 Beijing Foreign Studies University 3,247
26 Nankai University 3,198
27 Beijing Normal University 3,055
28 Shanghai University of Traditional Medicine 3,022
29 Xi’an Jiaotong University 2,845
30 Jiangsu University 2,840
31 Shanghai Normal University 2,702
32 Xiamen University 2,687
33 Beijing School of Aeronautics and Astronautics 2,681
34 Renmin University of China 2,633
35 Sun Yat-Sen University 2,559
36 Beijing Institute of Technology 2,469
36 Zhengzhou University 2,469
38 Ningbo University 2,464
39 Beijing Jiaotong University 2,324
40 Zhejiang University of Technology 2,300
41 South China University of Technology 2,281
42 Yunnan Normal University 2,247
43 Guangdong University of Foreign Studies 2,218
44 Zhejiang Institute of Technology 2,207
45 Shanghai University of Finance and Economics 2,164
46 Zhejiang University of Commerce and Industry 2,150
47 Yangzhou University 2,143
48 Southwest University 2,099
49 Huazhong Normal University 2,091
50 Northwestern Polytechnical University 2,039
51 Jilin University 2,003
52 Tianjin Polytechnic University 1,980
53 Tianjin University of Traditional Medicine 1,954
54 Tianjin Normal University 1,952
55 Guangxi University 1,940
56 Southeast University 1,928
57 Capital Normal University 1,896
58 Dalian Foreign Language University 1,881
59 Liaoning University 1,880
60 Hangzhou Normal University 1,870
61 Shanghai University of Sport 1,859
62 Yunnan University 1,822
62 South China Normal University 1,822
64 Qingdao University 1,770
65 Tianjin Foreign Studies University 1,730
66 Shenzhen University 1,729
67 Chongqing University 1,718
68 Wuhan University of Technology 1,700
69 Shenyang Aerospace University 1,681
70 Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology 1,677
71 Southwestern University of Finance and Economics 1,659
72 Beijing University of Chinese Medicine 1,638
73 Guangxi Normal University 1,620
74 Hohai University 1,607
75 Kunming University of Science and Technology 1,605
76 Nanjing Normal University 1,589
77 Heilongjiang University 1,540
78 Shenyang Medical College 1,539
79 Northeastern University 1,535
80 Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine 1,523
81 Jiangxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine 1,520
82 Shanghai University of International Business and Economics 1,517
83 Yangtze University 1,453
83 Jinzhou Medical University 1,453
85 Harbin Engineering University 1,445
86 Beijing International Studies University 1,432
87 Dali University 1,426
88 East China University of Science and Technology 1,417
89 Central South University 1,413
90 Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics 1,412
91 Sanxia University 1,396
92 Dalian University of Technology 1,393
93 North China Electric Power University 1,362
94 Northeast Normal University 1,345
95 China Medical University 1,318
96 Nanjing University of Science and Technology 1,309
97 Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University 1,303
97 University of Electronic Science and Technology 1,303
99 Southern Medical University 1,290
100 Jiangnan University 1,285
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Source: cuaa.net in Chinese

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