Ranking criteria and weights


We summarize the different indices and their corresponding weights with which we come up our overall rankings in the following table, for a more detailed description of our methodology, see the section on How NetBig.com ranks Chinese Universities.

Ranking Category

Category Weight

Subfactor

Subfactor Weight

Academic reputation

50%

Academic reputation, Peer review

30%

Academic publications International£¨SCI£¬EI£¬ISTP£©

20%

Student selectivity

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30%

Freshman class Avg. score in National Exam of College Entrance

30%

Faculty resources

10%

Ratio of faculty with Advanced academic Title

5%

Faculty/student ratio

5%

Financial resources

10%

Annual Research Expenditure 

10%

Total

100%

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100%

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