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Central South University

2.8 out of 5 (11 ratings / 8 reviews) Changsha, China
Central South University (CSU) is situated in Changsha, a famous historical and cultural city in Hunan, China, and covers an area of 2,760,000 m2, with its campuses distributed on the east and west of Xiangjiang River. Backed by the majestic Yuelu Mountain and facing the grand Xiangjiang River, CSU has pleasing scenery and is ideal for study and research.

Master's Programmes

Natural Sciences & Mathematics (5)
Education & Training (2)
Social Sciences (2)

About

History

CSU was established in April 2000 by merging the former Hunan Medical University (HMU), the former Changsha Railway University (CRU) and the former Central South University of Technology (CSUT). The predecessor of CSUT was Central South Institute of Mining and Metallurgy founded in 1952 and that of CRU was Central South College of Civil Engineering and Architecture founded in 1953.

Education

CSU has complete disciplinary systems for Non-ferrous Metals, Medicine, Rail Transit, etc., covering Philosophy, Economics, Law, Education, Literature, Science, Engineering, Medicine, Management and Art, and Military Science was embraced. At present, it has 6 national key primary disciplines, 12 national key secondary disciplines, 1 national key discipline (in development) and 61 national key clinical specialties, and sets up 31 schools and institutes with 104 undergraduate majors, 35 primary disciplines authorized for the doctoral degree, 46 primary disciplines authorized for the master’s degree, 2 doctoral degree categories, 23 master's degree categories and 32 post-doctoral research centers.

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University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2020
101 50
2019
151 50
2018
201
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2021
295 93
2020
388 33
2019
421
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World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2021
351 50
2020
401 200
2019
601
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QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2021
651 50
2020
701 100
2019
801
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Student Reviews

Motivation
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I have done all programs

Exchange Program at CSU
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

It's a very wonderful school. I studied at Central South University for an exchange program with my University in Africa.

The otherworldly place
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

It’s a great university with a variety of students from all over the world. The campus life is as much fun as the studying. The professors are great too and help students to unleash their full potentials.

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