About University of Science and Technology of China:

The University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) is a national research university in Hefei, Anhui, China, under the direct leadership of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). It is a Chinese Ministry of Education Class A Double First Class University. Founded in Beijing by the CAS in September 1958, it was moved to Hefei in the beginning of 1970 during the Cultural Revolution. University of Science and Technology of China was founded with the mission of addressing urgent needs to improve China's economy, defense infrastructure, and science and technology education. Its core strength is scientific and technological research, and more recently has expanded into humanities and management with a strong scientific and engineering emphasis. USTC has 12 schools, 30 departments, the Special Class for the Gifted Young, the Experimental Class for Teaching Reform, Graduate Schools (Hefei, Shanghai, Suzhou), a Software School, a School of Network Education, and a School of Continuing Education. In 2012 the Institute of Advanced Technology, University of Science and Technology of China was founded.



World University Rankings

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
World University Rankings 318 242 221 204 212 199 165 154 129 123 112 96 79 59 57

By Fields

Field 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Agriculture - - - - - - - - - - - - - 205
Engineering 69 68 59 54 45 38 39 25 14 13 14 11 8 8
Life Sciences - - - - - - - - - 401-450 351-400 351-400 301-350 249
Medicine - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Natural Sciences 50 55 52 49 43 40 33 25 24 22 16 13 7 7
Social Sciences - - - - - - - - - - - - - 200

By Subjects

Subject 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Agricultural Sciences - - - - - - - - - - -
Biology & Biochemistry - - - - - - - - 290 280 199
Chemistry 40 30 27 23 12 13 8 6 4 2 2
Chemical Engineering 7 5 7 9 7 8 8 9 11 11 14
Civil Engineering 129 148 143 148 105 85 46 35 42 26 153
Clinical Medicine - - - - - - - - - - -
Computer Science 86 94 96 94 47 30 27 34 24 27 22
Economics & Business - - - - - - - - 169 136 118
Electrical Engineering 179 158 151 120 76 70 41 41 26 26 24
Environment / Ecology - - - - - - 206 208 201 139 126
Geosciences 207 164 133 119 126 156 139 134 126 128 114
Immunology - - - - - - - - - - -
Materials Science 48 36 34 32 19 18 13 10 4 3 3
Mathematics 96 83 78 85 108 58 48 65 69 57 51
Mechanical Engineering 112 98 58 45 26 23 25 15 13 20 25
Microbiology - - - - - - - - - - -
Molecular Biology & Genetics - - - - - - - - - 271 246
Neuroscience & Behavior - - - - - - - - - - -
Pharmacology & Toxicolog - - - - - - - - - - 288
Physics 51 42 37 34 24 19 18 16 7 3 3
Plant & Animal Science - - - - - - - - - - -
Psychiatry / Psychology - - - - - - - - - - -
Social Sciences, General - - - - - - - - - - -
Space Science - - - - - - - - 123 109 110
Energy Science & Engineering - - - - - - - - - - 6
Environmental Science & Engineering - - - - - - - - - - 31
Biomedical Engineering - - - - - - - - - - 66