Peking University

country rank  2
world rank  34

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University Overview

Established in 1898, Peking University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Beijing (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education of The People's Republic of China, Peking University (PKU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Peking University (PKU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 121 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name 北京大学
Acronym PKU
Founded 1898
Motto Diligence, Rigorousness, Pragmatism, Innovation

University Location

Address 5 Yiheyuan Road, Haidian District
Beijing (population range: over 5,000,000)
100871 Beijing
China
T +86 (10) 6275 1246
F +86 (10) 6275 1240

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student 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

+86 (10) 6275 1230

Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Peking University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministry of Education of The People's Republic of China

Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019