NAU Hits Top 3 in Agricultural Discipline among China's Universities
June 23,2013

On the recently released QS Asian University Rankings (2013), 48 universities of mainland, China rank into top 200. Among the listed agricultural or forestry universities, only China Agricultural University and Nanjing Agricultural University are included. NAU ranks 198th in Asia and 48th in the mainland ofChina. According to another tally for the universities with discipline of agriculture and forestry issued over the same period, 11 universities from the mainland of China rank into top 200 globally, among which NAU ranks 113th worldwide and 3rd nationwide.

QSWorldUniversityRankings are published by Quacquarelli Symonds annually. In 2010, after terminating its cooperation with Times Higher Education, QS began to publish university rankings independently. From 2009, it began to release the QS Asian University Rankings and those for universities inLatin Americawere issued from 2011. The evaluation indicators for global and regional rankings mainly include: academic reputation, employer reputation, teacher-student ratio, papers’ citation rate, percentage of teachers with international backgrounds and international students, papers per teacher as well as internal and external exchanges; while for the rankings of disciplines, academic reputation, employer reputation, papers’ citation rate and H-index are mainly concerned.


Scores of 11 Domestic Universities Listed on the World Agricultural and Forestry Discipline Rankings



Universities

Rankings

Academic Reputations

Recruiter Reviews

Papers’ Citation Rates

H-Index

China Agricultural University

50th-100th

62.2

36.7

69

78.3

Zhejiang University

50th-100th

53.5

58

69.8

78.3

Nanjing Agricultural University

100th-150th

45.8

66.7

71.6

Nanjing University

100th-150th

46.8

50.1

57.6

41.7

Shanghai JiaoTongUniversity

100th-150th

40.3

62.1

69.9

62.5

Beijing ForestryUniversity

150th-200th

54.2

48.5

43.7

Huazhong Agricultural University

150th-200th

36.6

67.3

68.4

Jilin University

150th-200th

34.6

47.1

51.5

54.1

North West Agricultural andForestryUniversity

150th-200th

40.9

61.8

66.2

South ChinaUniversity of Technology

150th-200th

47.3

59.4

59.9

Wuhan University

150th-200th

39.3

37.1

64

55.6