Peking University

Peking University Ranking

country rank: 1
world rank: 248

University Overview

Peking University ranking, founded in 1898, is a non-profit public higher-education school situated in the urban environment of Beijing’s vast city (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Peking University ranking (PKU) is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational Chinese higher education school that is officially recognized by the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China. Peking University (PKU) provides a variety of courses and programs that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s degrees in a variety of fields. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. The selective admission strategy of this 122-year-old Chinese higher-education school is based on entrance exams. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. PKU also offers students with a library, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, and administrative services, among other academic and non-academic facilities and services.

Peking University Ranking

University Identity

Name Peking University
Acronym PKU
Founded 1898
Motto Diligence, Rigorousness, Pragmatism, Innovation

University Location

Address 5 Yiheyuan Road, Haidian District Beijing 100871 Beijing China
Tel +86 (10) 6275 1246
Fax +86 (10) 6275 1240

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Not reported Not reported
Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office (10) 6275 1230

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 35,000-39,999
Academic Staff 4,000-4,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Memberships and Affiliations

Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU) International Forum of Public Universities (IFPU)

Social Media


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