has 12 universities within the World’s Top 100, only next to the United
States and Britain and No.1 in Asia, according to the 14th edition of QS
World University Rankings released on Thursday.
The latest edition of the rankings also showed that, of the Chinese
universities included in the Top 100, six of them are from the Chinese
mainland. Meanwhile, 38 Chinese universities are within the World’s Top
In total, China is home to more top-100 institutions than any other
Asian nation. It is ahead of Japan (five), South Korea (five) and
Singapore (two). In fact, only two nations in the world are home to more
elite universities: Britain (16), and the United States (31).