Xi'an Jiaotong University

3.8 out of 5 (26 ratings / 20 reviews) Xi’an, China
Xi'an Jiaotong University, a national key university under the direct jurisdiction of the Ministry of Education, is one of the country's oldest institutions of higher learning. Founded in Shanghai in 1896 as Nanyang Public, it was renamed Jiaotong University in 1921. In 1956, at the direction of the State Council, the university was moved to Xi'an, and renamed Xi'an Jiaotong University (XJTU). 

Master's Programmes

Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (4)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Journalism & Media (1)



Founded in Shanghai in 1896 as the Nanyang Public College, Xi'an Jiaotong University is one of the oldest institutions of higher learning in China. 


Today's Xi'an Jiaotong University is a comprehensive research-oriented university with its focus on science and engineering. Its programs cover the fields of science, engineering, medicine, economics, management, literature and arts, law, philosophy, and education. It consists of 17 schools, offering 74 undergraduate programs, 199 master programs, and 114 doctoral programs.

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University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
101 50
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290 13
303 4
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World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
401 100
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
301 42
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Housing services

On Yanta campus are four dormitory buildings,where Medicine majors and Finance majors live. There are two types ofdormitories, single room and double room. Both are appropriately laid outand the building is equipped with necessary electric appliances, studying room, communal kitchen, canteen and laundryroom. The dormitory buildings are close to the campus canteen, basketballcourt, playground, teaching buildings and library. Buses and restaurants whichcan satisfy the dietary needs of different foreign students are available inthe neighborhood. 

Student Life

Campus life

Located in Xi’an of Shaanxi province, XJTU includes threecampuses, Xingqing campus, Yanta campus and Qujiang campus, covering an area of1989400 square kilometers and gross floor area of 2038500 square kilometers.Foreign students mainly live in Xingqing and Yanta campus.

Student Reviews

Anonymous rated 1 out of 5 stars

never give importance for practicals...all they want us is to get good grades by vomiting the thoery

studying in XJTU
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

In overall its a good uni with a hight ranking but studying online is exhausted so much

the best university ever
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Xi'an jiaotong university is one of the best universities in china , it was ranked as the best mechanical engineering university in 2021 by shanghai ranking , personally , i really love my university , i like how the manage it , how they treat us as foreigners , and how professional are the profs.

Xi’an, Shaanxi Sheng, China

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