On September 2, 2021, Times, a global higher education research organization, released the world University Rankings 2022. The rankings are based on data from 1,662 universities in 99 countries and regions.
A record of 10 universities from the Chinese mainland were among the top 200. A record of 97 universities from the Chinese mainland are on the list, including eight universities for the first time. Mainland China has two institutions in the global top 20: Peking University and Tsinghua University, both at 16th. The university of Hong Kong is ranked in the world’s Top 30, followed by the Chinese university of Hong Kong at the Top 50.