University of Science and Technology of China

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

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World University Rankings 318 242 221 204 212 199 165 154 129 123 112 96 79 59

ByField

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

BySubject

Subject 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Agricultural Sciences - - - - - - - - - - -
Biology & Biochemistry - - - - - - - - - 290 280
Chemical Engineering 13 7 5 7 9 7 8 8 9 11 11
Chemistry 35 40 30 27 23 12 13 8 6 4 2
Civil Engineering 140 129 148 143 148 105 85 46 35 42 26
Clinical Medicine - - - - - - - - - - -
Computer Science 106 86 94 96 94 47 30 27 34 24 27
Economics & Business - - - - - - - - - 169 136
Electrical Engineering 156 179 158 151 120 76 70 41 41 26 26
Environment / Ecology - - - - - - - 206 208 201 139
Geosciences 150 207 164 133 119 126 156 139 134 126 128
Immunology - - - - - - - - - - -
Materials Science 44 48 36 34 32 19 18 13 10 4 3
Mathematics 74 96 83 78 85 108 58 48 65 69 57
Mechanical Engineering 82 112 98 58 45 26 23 25 15 13 20
Microbiology - - - - - - - - - - -
Molecular Biology & Genetics - - - - - - - - - - 271
Neuroscience & Behavior - - - - - - - - - - -
Pharmacology & Toxicolog - - - - - - - - - - -
Physics 51 51 42 37 34 24 19 18 16 7 3
Plant & Animal Science - - - - - - - - - - -
Psychiatry / Psychology - - - - - - - - - - -
Social Sciences, General - - - - - - - - - - -
Space Science - - - - - - - - - 123 109