Shanghai Ranking Consultancy released the 2021 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) on August 15, showing a list of the top 1,000 universities in the world.
157 Chinese mainland universities are on the list, including five from east China’s Anhui province.
The University of Science and Technology of China took the 63rd place, up from 73rd last year. Hefei University of Technology ranked between 501st and 600th , Anhui University between 601st and 700th, Anhui Medical University between 701st and 800th , and Anhui University of Technology between 901st and 1,000th.
Harvard University topped the list for the 19th year, followed by Stanford University and the University of Cambridge.
China’s Tsinghua University came in at the 28th spot and Peking University at 45th.