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Northeastern University China

Affiliated with the Ministry of Education, Northeastern University is the only national key university in Shenyang, the birthplace of Qing Dynasty. In the vigorous university, students from all over the world gather together in the School of International Exchange to study.

Master's Programmes

Engineering & Technology (2)
Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Arts, Design & Architecture (1)
Business & Management (1)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Medicine & Health (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)



Northeastern University (NEU) was founded on April 26, 1923. In its history of over 90 years, the university has formed its unique spirit: “Striving constantly for improvement and behaving in conformity with truth”.


The university has 68 undergraduate programs. 179 programs are entitled to the conferment of Master’s degrees (with another 10 professional degree conferring entitlements) and 109 programs are entitled to the conferment of Doctoral degrees. In addition, it has 17 post-doctoral research stations. The university has 3 primary national key disciplines, 4 secondary national key disciplines and 1 national key (nurture) discipline. They cover 16 secondary disciplines in total.


The university sticks to the scientific research direction of serving national strategies and regional development. It encourages academic researches and explorations, and promotes collaborative innovations. The basic researches have been steadily improved, and the university’s competitiveness in technological innovations has been continuously enhanced. Since 2011, NEU has undertaken 6,387 scientific and technological projects of various types and has won 279 scientific and technological awards, including 14 national awards and 58 provincial and ministerial first prizes. It has also obtained 1,499 national patents, including 1,127 invention patents. 

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University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
301 100
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726 29
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Student Life

Campus life

The university is situated in Shenyang, the central city of the Northeastern China, and it also has a campus in Qinhuangdao City, Hebei Province. The university occupies a total area of 2,550,000 square meters, of which the architectural area amounts to 1,680,000 square meters.

Student Reviews

In Progressive State
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

At Northeast Petroleum University, being the first international students not much was prepared,English speaking lecturers where not hired for the job,which makes the communication,explanation and understanding a little hard. Theory Classes are mostly left to us to search more and understand the topic in class. Mathematical classes have been really fair and in explanation...

Not for the easily heartbroken international student
Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

I was in a group of three foreigners who were the pioneers of the university's bachelor's software engineering program. A lot of things were done on trial basis hence a challenging experience for foreign students

the Northeastern University at Qinhuangdao(China)
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I went to Northeastern University at Qinhuangdao for a bachelor degree.It's a part of Northeastern University (China) which is a very famous university in China .But it will be better, if there are more facilities and activities for the spare-time life of our students.For academics,you can find lots of labs in this university,and the doctor always provide some helps...

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