China University of Geosciences is a key national university directly under the administration of the Education Ministry of the People's Republic of China. It is located in Wuhan, the capital of Central China's Hubei Province. It is a Chinese Ministry of Education Double First Class Discipline University, with Double First Class status in certain disciplines. It is regarded as one of the top geosciences university in China and exerts considerable influence on the Chinese mining and oil industry. Its notable alumni include Wen Jiabao, the Premier of China's State Council between 2003 and 2013. It has 3 national-level laboratories: State Key Laboratory of geological processes and mineral resources (GPMR), State key Laboratory of Biogeology and Environmental Geology (BGEG) and National Engineering Research Center for Geographic Information System.
Its Geology and Geological Resources & Engineering have both been ranked as national number one disciplines. Its Earth Science, Engineering, Environmental Studies & Ecology, Materials Science, Chemistry, and Computer Science have entered the top 1% of global ESI (Essential Science Indicators), with Earth Science in the top 1‰ of the list.
Ranking: 395th in the world (2020 USNews)