Top 10 Asian Universities

1: National University of Singapore

NUS is officially known as The National University of Singapore is research university of Singapore. It was established in 1905 as Straits Settlements and Federated Malay Government Medical School.

NUS is strongly focusing on many several degrees like sciences, medical and dentistry, design and environment, arts and social science, engineering, law, business computer and music. National University is offering both undergraduate and post graduates courses. NUS is no 1 university in ranking of top Asian universities.

NUS has 3 types of students hostels like Hall of Residence, Students residences and Residential Colleges while 6000 residential places distributed between halls of residence and student residences on campuses.

National University of Singapore has 17 schools in 3 campuses while more than 38000 students from 100 countries enrich the community with their diverse social and cultural perspectives.

Schools in NUS:

Arts and Social Sciences, Business, Computing, Continuing and Lifelong Education, Dentistry, Design and Environment, Duke NUS Medical School, Public Health, Science, Music, Medicine, Law, Engineering, Integrative Sciences and Engineering, Public health, Public Policy.

2: Tsinghua University

Tsinghua University was established in located in Beijing and it was established in 1911. If students are looking for computer sciences and other engineering degrees then they must get admission in Tsinghua university because this university has great research output. It enrolled 37294 students in session of 2020 while it has 6167 academic faculty staff.

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Chinese Government gives big amount for the research annually to this university. In the department of science and technology, Tsinghua University receives 20 billion Yuan per year. Each year Tsinghua University hosts Intellectual Property Summer with the cooperation of Franklin Pierce Law Center of Concord, New Hampshire.

3: Nanyang Technological University

Nanyang Technological University was established in 1981 and it is located in Singapore. This university is placed on 3rd position in top Asian universities. Nanyang University is offering several courses like Business, Medicine, College of humanities, engineering, arts and social sciences while it has a joint medical school with Imperial College London. Nanyang University enrolled 23951 students in last session while it has 3846 faculty staff.

NTU is divided into different colleges and schools like College of Engineering, College of Business, Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information and National School of Education.

Nanyang Technological University is known as best university in the field of research and technology in Asia. NTU is placed on 34th spot in global ranking for the high research output.

4: The University of Hong Kong

The University of Hong Kong has ranked of 4th in Asian Global Universities ranking. This University was founded in 1911 by Hong Kong College of Medicine which is oldest institute in Hong Kong.


University of Hong Kong is famous due to for its high research output, good academic staff and global connections. It is also offering many different courses in English language like Sciences, Bio medicine, Education, Humanities, Law, Economics, Business Administration, Political Science, Linguistics and Social Sciences.

The University of Hong Kong is also offering scholarships for local and international students. All candidates do not have to submit applications separately; all students can get scholarships and admission on same applications. Government and university give handsome scholarships and other funds to their student who gives excellent performance in the field of research along with many prizes with the corporation of other private organizations.

5: Zhejiang University

Zhejiang University is oldest university of China, It was established in 1897. The University is offering 140 undergraduate and 300 graduate courses while it has 37 colleges, schools and departments.


The 4-6 years courses are offered in English language while some other English taught courses are also available. Zhejiang University enrolled 32769 students while it has 6117 academic faculty staff.

Zhejiang University has strong faculty of 3700 teachers like 1200 teachers are working as professors, 23 members from Chinese Academy of Sciences, 23 members of Chinese Academy of Engineering, 48 scholars in the national recruitment program of global experts, 20 chief scientists of national 973 projects, 121 Chang Jiang award winners while there are many international teachers are serving in this university as permanent faculty.

21th May is annually anniversary of Zhejiang University and 31th December is student day of Zhejiang University.

6: Fudan University

Fudan University is located in Shanghai, China and it was established in 1905 as Fudan Public School then converted in Fudan College from 1917 to 1941. It has ranked of 6th position in Asian global universities. Fudan University enrolled 28454 students while it has 4526 faculty staff.

Fudan University is member of The Scholar Ship, member of China Center Austria and partner of Austrian Business School SMBS. The university has started student exchange program 200 universities in 30 countries and states. Some note able universities are University of Singapore, University of Mannheim, University of Salzburg, University of Columbia, Beloit College, and University of North Carolina.

7: Peking University

Peking University is major public research university, was established in 1898. It was officially known as Imperial University of Peking when it received its first royal charter. Peking University has largest libraries in world with 8 million volumes of different research book.


Peking University is placed on 7th rank in QS Asian ranking while it is placed on 23rd rank of QS global world ranking.

Peking University is organizing 30 schools and 12 different departments, 125 undergraduate courses, 2 bachelor’s courses while 282 program in master degree and 258 programs in doctoral students.

Now University has 2 national engineering research centers, 216 research institutes, 12 national key laboratories and 81 key national labs. Peking University’s library is largest library in Asia with the 8 million volumes.

8: HK University of Science and Technology

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology was founded by British Hong Kong in 1991. It is official known as HKUST and UST. HKUST is public research university. The university is placed on 8th position of Asian ranking of best universities.

It was divided into four academic schools and colleges like sciences, engineering, business and management, humanities and social sciences. HKUST enrolled 9447 students in last session while it has 1172 faculty staff.

In 2019, Times Higher Education declared HKUST as 45th best university in ranking of 1000 universities while it was on top list in the latest 350 universities. Besides overall rankings, a list of subject rankings of Hong Kong tertiary institutions is available to show the strength of its individual disciplines ranked by the above organizations.

9: University of Malaya

University of Malaya was established in 1905 and it is located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It is oldest university of Malaysia and it was known as King Edward VII College of Medicine, University of Malaysia in Singapore.

University of Malaya

According to the latest ranking of 2021, UM is placed on 9th ranked in Asian ranking while it is currently ranked on 59th spot in the world. University of Malaya enrolled 17390 students in its last session while it has 2485 academic faculty staff.

In Malaysia, University of Malaya is ranked on top position, while it has 3rd spot in Southeast Asia according to the QS, ARW, US News and World Report. University of Malay has 54th ranked in the field of Engineering and Technology in QS ranking. The business school of the university achieved two internationals accreditation like Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business and Association of MBA.

10: Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Shanghai Jiao Tong University was founded in 1896 and it is of the best and most considered university in China. Shanghai Jiao Tong University was founded as Nanyang Public School and Nan Yang College of Chiao Tung. In this university some courses are Mandarin taught but more and more undergraduate courses are available in English for international students. Shanghai Jiao Tong University is ranked on 10th position in Asian ranking whereas it is ranked on 47th spot in QS global world universities ranking 2021.

In 2003, Shanghai Jiao Tong University introduced the ranking of world’s universities; faculty’s quality is 40 percent, education standard 10 percent and research output is 40 percent. Its ranking is exclusive of research universities, mainly in the empirical sciences.

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