About Hunan University:

Hunan University, in Changsha, Hunan province, is a member of Project 985 and Project 211, which are sponsored by the Ministry of Education of China aiming to become a world-class university. It is an elite university, with Chinese Ministry of Education Class B Double First Class University status. Hunan University traces its history back to the Yuelu Shuyuan Academy founded in 976 AD during the Song Dynasty. Shuyuan were one form of higher learning school in China; another form was government-sponsored schools including imperial central school Taixue or Guozijian and regional schools. The full-time student body totals nearly 36,000, of which over 20,000 are undergraduates and 15,000 are graduates. The University has established national basic-course teaching bases in science and engineering (chemistry), national demonstration college of software, national undergraduates' cultural-quality education base, 7 national-level teaching teams, 6 bilingual model courses, 6 experimental projects of innovative talent cultivation, 4 national demonstration centers of experimental teaching, 5 national comprehensive reform pilot majors for the Program of Culturing Outstanding Engineers, 5 national undergraduate internship bases, and one national VR experimental teaching center.



World University Rankings

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
World University Rankings - - - - - - - - 431 394 357 309 242 161 164

By Fields

Field 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Agriculture - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Engineering - 246 167 209 185 185 169 118 99 84 57 37 22 25
Life Sciences - - - - - - - - - - - - - 401-450
Medicine - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Natural Sciences - - - - - - - 228 221 201 181 121 71 69
Social Sciences - - - - - - - - - - - - - 301-350

By Subjects

Subject 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Agricultural Sciences - - - - - - - - - - -
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Chemistry 196 159 163 112 72 80 64 49 40 23 25
Chemical Engineering 300 277 263 207 126 100 64 31 14 10 4
Civil Engineering 148 129 143 129 100 36 20 13 9 3 22
Clinical Medicine - - - - - - - - - - -
Computer Science 266 248 273 268 194 132 116 92 50 42 37
Economics & Business - - - - - - - - - 151 120
Electrical Engineering 222 - 268 245 208 164 137 129 85 51 42
Environment / Ecology - - - - - - - - - - -
Geosciences - - - - - - - - - - -
Immunology - - - - - - - - - - -
Materials Science 260 217 200 154 113 116 112 87 69 52 49
Mathematics 97 121 177 165 138 112 120 111 97 87 42
Mechanical Engineering 252 294 233 161 101 80 62 53 25 14 23
Microbiology - - - - - - - - - - -
Molecular Biology & Genetics - - - - - - - - - - -
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Pharmacology & Toxicolog - - - - - - - - - - -
Physics - - - - 298 - 301-350 298 194 114 93
Plant & Animal Science - - - - - - - - - - -
Psychiatry / Psychology - - - - - - - - - - -
Social Sciences, General - - - - - - - - - - -
Space Science - - - - - - - - - - -
Energy Science & Engineering - - - - - - - - - - 17
Environmental Science & Engineering - - - - - - - - - - 6
Biomedical Engineering - - - - - - - - - - -