U.S.News released the latest 2021 rankings of the world's best universities. Guangzhou University (GZHU) ranks the 706th place in the world and 60th among Chinese universities, 222 and 22 places respectively higher than the previous year. U.S.News also released the 2021 World University Rankings by Subject. The University has 4 subjects on the list, among which electrical and electronic engineering has entered the world's top 100. ShanghaiRanking Counsultancy released the 2020 Ranking of China's Best Subjects by ShanghaiRanking. A total of 28 GZHU’s disciplines are on the list, an increase of 12 disciplines compared to 2017. Such number ranks the 51st place in the country and 5th place in Guangdong Province. Among these 28 disciplines of GZHU, 9 disciplines are among the top 20% and cyberspace security is among the top 10% with the 4th place in the country.