Status message

Paths being purged in the_cache_control. https://www.timeshighereducation.com/sites/default/files/university/rankings/587781-en.json

Nanjing Tech University

World University Rankings 2023
Asia University Rankings 2022
No.30 Puzhu Road(S), Nanjing, Jiangsu, 211816, China

Nanjing Tech University has a history of more than one hundred years as a cradle of education. It is one of the first batch of 14 universities of the Higher Education Innovative Capacity Promotion Plan ("2011 Plan" for short). It is a key institution of higher learning in Jiangsu Province, which is piloting comprehensive reforms and strategy for developing a strong faculty of talents. Nanjing Tech University is among of the first group of institutions of higher learning approved by the Chinese Ministry of Education for the training of "Excellent Engineers" and the comprehensive reform of graduate education for professional degrees.



Nanjing Tech University has 11 faculties, 28 schools and over 38,000 students, one first-rate National Key Discipline, one first-rate Jiangsu Provincial Development Base for National Key Disciplines, two Jiangsu University Development Bases for National Key Disciplines and four Jiangsu Provincial Preponderant Disciplines. It has 7 postdoctoral research stations, 9 primary disciplinary categories that offer 38 doctoral programs in subordinate disciplines, 29 primary disciplinary categories that offer 112 Master Degree programs in subordinate disciplines and 101 undergraduate programs which comprise 9 branches of learning, namely, engineering, science, management, economics, liberal arts, law, medicine and art. Nanjing Tech University is ranked 55th in the Chinese mainland universities in ESI 2022 (March) and Chemistry, Materials Sciences are among the top 1‰ in the world, Engineering, Biology & Biochemistry and Environment / Ecology are among the top 1% in the world. We are ranked 38th in Chinese mainland universities in Nature Index 2022 (March), 57th nationally in Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022 and 54th in Shanghai Ranking’s Academic Ranking of World Universities 2022.

Nanjing Tech University has more than 3100 teaching and administrative staff among whom there are 10 academicians of Chinese Academy of Sciences/Chinese Academy of Engineering, 148 National Talents, 14 winners of the National Outstanding Youth Fund, 13 Millions of Talent Projects National Candidates and one Huang Danian Teaching Team.

Nanjing Tech University always considers teaching as its central goal, endeavoring to live on quality, develop with distinctive features and foster and optimize the system of talent cultivation. It boasts two National Level Teaching Groups, one National Demonstration Center of Experimental Teaching, one National Best Textbook, twelve National Development Bases for Distinctive Programs, two Piloting Bases for Comprehensive Reforms in Professional Programs of the Ministry of Education, seven Piloting Bases for the Training of "Excellent Engineers" of the Ministry of Education. In addition, it has three National Best Courses, two National Model Courses of Bilingual Teaching, eight Jiangsu Provincial Brand Programs, ten Jiangsu Provincial Distinctive Programs, twelve Jiangsu Provincial Key Major Categories (including 30 majors), three Piloting Majors (software) of Jiangsu Provincial Training Plan for "Excellent Engineers", thirteen Jiangsu Provincial Demonstration Centers of Experimental Teaching, one National Top 100 Excellent Doctoral Dissertation and five nominations. In 2006, Nanjing Tech University scored A in the Undergraduate Education Assessment by Ministry of Education and passed the evaluation of MOE Undergraduate Education Assessment in 2016. Nanjing Tech University was authorized by the MOE to establish the "China-US Exchange Center for Young Makers" in 2017. Over the years, NanjingTech has cultivated more than 20 leading cadres at or above the provincial or ministerial level, more than 30 academicians of CAS/CAE, and more than 100 leaders of state-owned enterprises and listed companies. 



Nanjing Tech University takes pride in its enormous research strength for it boasts 7 national scientific research platforms which are National Engineering Research Center for Biotechnology, National Center for International Research of Flexible Electronics, National Research & Development Center for Heat Pipe Technology, State Key Laboratory of Materials- Oriented Chemical Engineering and National Engineering Research Center for Special Membrane Separation Technology, National Science Park, the Synergetic Innovation Center for Advanced Materials, 28 research centers and 29 key laboratories of provincial and ministerial level. Since the "12th Five-Year Plan", Nanjing Tech University has won more than 500 awards at various levels among which there are 6 Second Prize of National Technological Invention Awards, 6 Second Prize of National Science and Technology Progress Awards, 1 Second Prize of National Natural Sciences Awards.

Nanjing Tech University attaches great importance to the transformation of research achievements and the integration of industry, university and research. Nanjing Tech University Science Park is a national Science Park. Since the "12th Five-Year Plan", Nanjing Tech University has undertaken over 10000 scientific research projects, including those of the "973 Program", "863 Program", National Science and Technology Support Program and the National Natural Science Foundation. The research funding has reached about 7 billion Yuan. The research has yielded a large quantity of high-level achievements and made great contributions to the relevant industries and the economic and social development of Jiangsu Province.



At the same time, Nanjing Tech is profoundly global. It has established partnership with more than 100 high-level universities and institutions in over 23 countries and regions in the world. Nanjing Tech University has joint research centers with top universities in the world such as Imperial College London, Moscow State University, Nanyang Technological University, two Confucius Institutes with the University of Johannesburg in South Africa and the University of Zaragoza in Spain, four 3+1 Joint Sino-Foreign Undergraduate Programs with Technological University Dublin, dozens of student mobility programs with University of Cambridge, University of Oxford, RWTH Aachen University, University of California, Davis, National University of Sigapore, Nanyang Technological University, Imperial College London, and more 700 overseas students and scores of foreign experts from different countries and regions.


Looking Ahead

In the new era, Nanjing Tech University will center on the fundamental requirement of "Foster Virtues and Cultivate Talents", continue to strengthen its traditional expertise in integration with industries and collaborative innovation to enhance the ability and level of serving the national and regional economic development and set on the new journey of building a world-renowned entrepreneurial university.

Explore rankings data for Nanjing Tech University

All ranked institutions have an overall score and 4 pillar scores. However for each pillar, only institutions ranked in the top 500 overall or the top 500 in this pillar have a publicly visible score

Key statistics

  • 13.5
    No. of students per staff
  • 3%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 38,866
    Number of FTE Students
Based on data collected for the (1) 2023 World University Rankings


Subjects taught at Nanjing Tech University

  • Engineering & technology

    • Electrical & Electronic Engineering
    • Civil Engineering
    • Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
    • General Engineering
    • Chemical Engineering
  • Physical sciences

    • Geology, Environmental, Earth & Marine Sciences
    • Chemistry
    • Physics & Astronomy
    • Mathematics & Statistics
  • Arts & humanities

    • Languages, Literature & Linguistics
    • Architecture
  • Life sciences

    • Sport Science
    • Biological Sciences
  • Business & economics

    • Accounting & Finance
    • Business & Management
  • Law

    • Law
  • Computer science

    • Computer Science