24 months
4621 USD/year
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The School of Applied Economics  is an emerging yet vigorous school based on the economics programs and disciplines of Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi’an Medical College, and Shaanxi Finance and Economics Institute, after the three institutions merged together in 2000.


The Applied Economics school at Xi'an Jiaotong University enrolls nearly 2000 undergraduate, master and PhD students. The school offers 7 undergraduate programs in finance, international economics and trade, trade economy, E-commerce, economics, statistics, and public finance etc and 1 financial and information engineering program. Through years of development, the school currently has 1 national key discipline (i.e., industrial economics), 1 applied economics post doctoral station, degree and PhD programs in applied economics, 10 second-class PhD programs, 11 master programs, and 5 degree programs. 

Program highlights

The school also boasts 1 provincial and ministerial key lab (Shaanxi E-Commerce and E-Governance Lab), 1 national teaching and experiment center, 1 national outstanding course (for instance, Introduction to E-Commerce), and 3 Shaanxi higher education signature programs (E-commerce, international economics and trade, and finance). In the Chinese university rankings, the school ranks among the top ten for three consecutive years.

Programme Structure

  • The school has 130 faculty, comprising 31 professors, 61 associate professors, and 38 lecturers, 1 youth scholar with notable national contribution, 1 vice chairman on MOE teaching steering committee, 12 faculty with government subsidy, and 2 XJTU outstanding instructors.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must nan-Chinese citizens with valid passports;
  • Applicants must in good health;
  • Applicants for Master's degree must have a Bachelor's degree and
  • under 35 years of age.
  • English-taught programs: transcript of IELTS 6.0 and atmte, TOEFL 80 and
  • above. Other proficiency certificate is also acceptable approved by XJTU.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4621 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4621 USD per year during 24 months.

30.000 RMB

Living costs for Xi'an

3980 - 6290 CNY /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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