About Sun Yat Sen University:

Sun Yat-sen University is a major Chinese public research university located in Guangdong, People's Republic of China. It was founded in 1924 by Dr. Sun Yat-sen, a revolutionary and the founding father of the Republic of China. It is a Chinese Ministry of Education Class A Double First Class University. The school's main campus, commonly referred to as the South Campus, is located in Haizhu District, Guangzhou, inheriting the campus of the former Lingnan University. Three of its four campuses are also located in Guangzhou, including the new East Campus in the Guangzhou Higher Education Mega Center, and the medically oriented North Campus. The school also has a new campus in Zhuhai, which is the largest among the four campuses. Sun Yat-sen University provides undergraduate and graduate instruction in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, technology, medical science, pharmacology and managerial science.



World University Rankings

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
World University Rankings 479 355 344 332 288 253 190 164 142 133 116 96 77 56 39

By Fields

Field 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Agriculture - - - 267 - 187 190 170 145 145 119 92 47 43
Engineering 200 172 165 150 150 116 105 101 91 83 66 56 42 35
Life Sciences - - - - 248 210 180 158 128 111 100 85 59 32
Medicine - - - 261 249 198 189 174 164 140 120 102 94 72
Natural Sciences 227 248 233 230 196 160 131 102 88 86 73 52 33 30
Social Sciences - - - - - - - - - - - - - 117

By Subjects

Subject 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Agricultural Sciences - - 300 250 227 230 219 177 120 119 107
Biology & Biochemistry - - - - - - - - 87 67 55
Chemistry 90 78 62 43 36 35 38 36 28 20 22
Chemical Engineering 89 91 98 89 61 58 69 55 57 57 40
Civil Engineering 133 191 152 119 113 91 81 52 44 36 58
Clinical Medicine - - - - - - - - 94 80 53
Computer Science 144 177 164 129 96 92 68 59 47 32 27
Economics & Business - - - - - - - - 131 96 99
Electrical Engineering 280 215 164 190 156 127 97 78 68 40 31
Environment / Ecology 204 250 184 178 185 178 162 113 85 44 34
Geosciences - - - - 281 251 189 119 82 53 33
Immunology - - - - - - - - 96 60 55
Materials Science 134 115 87 74 74 66 66 54 48 42 38
Mathematics 86 79 75 73 97 101 92 79 86 53 44
Mechanical Engineering 292 - - - - - - 275 193 188 139
Microbiology - - - - - - - - 78 45 29
Molecular Biology & Genetics - - - - - - - - 55 34 24
Neuroscience & Behavior - - - - - - - - 198 227 203
Pharmacology & Toxicolog - 156 149 135 97 101 112 84 52 22 8
Physics - - 259 209 193 168 164 155 77 50 36
Plant & Animal Science 286 224 170 199 134 78 116 114 103 69 87
Psychiatry / Psychology - - - - - - - - - - -
Social Sciences, General - - - - - - - - 208 155 130
Space Science - - - - - - - - 289 270 224
Energy Science & Engineering - - - - - - - - - - 62
Environmental Science & Engineering - - - - - - - - - - 15
Biomedical Engineering - - - - - - - - - - 21