Jilin University

Jilin University (JLU; simplified Chinese: 吉林大学; traditional Chinese: 吉林大學; pinyin: Jílín Dàxué; often abbreviated JLU or 吉大) located in Changchun, founded in 1946, is a leading national research university under the direct jurisdiction of China’s Ministry of Education. It is a Chinese Ministry of Education Class A Double First Class University. It is strongly supported by state key projects such as Project 985, Project 211 and Project 2011. Jilin University is consistently ranked as one of the most prestigious universities in China and has research projects in automobile engineering, chemistry, computer science, electrical engineering, and biology be identified as internationally renowned.

  • World Rank: 316
  •  Country Rank: 26
Jilin University's

History & Research

Founded in 1946 as the Northeast College of Administration in Harbin, Heilongjiang, Jilin University merged with many universities and colleges and changed its name many times. In May 1948, the Northeast Administration College merged with the Harbin University and was renamed Northeast Academy of Science. In November 1948, the Northeast Academy of Science moved to Shenyang, Liaoning and restored the name of Northeast Administration College. In 1950, it was renamed to the Northeast People's University. After the Korean War broke out, the Northeast People's University evacuated to Changchun, Jilin. In 1958, it was renamed Jilin University.

In 2000, the Jilin University of Technology, the Norman Bethune University of Medical Sciences, the former Changchun University of Science and Technology and the Changchun Institute of Posts and Telecommunications merged with JLU. On August 29, 2004, the University of Military Logistics became another campus of JLU. The Zhuhai campus was established in 2003.There are more than 50 multimedia and language learning audiovisual classrooms. Special attention has been paid to the construction of 20 basic science laboratories.Several campuses have gymnasiums, stadiums, and arenas for basketball, volleyball, table tennis and artistic gymnastics. The Nanling Campus Stadium, which has a grass soccer field surrounded by standard synthetic racetracks, has 10,000 seats. There are tennis and basketball courts throughout the campus.

Expense Structure


Per Year

  • Mode of instruction: English
  • Duration Of Study: 6 Years (Including Internship)
  • Tuition Fees: ¥ 30,000/Year
  • Accommodation Fees (RMB): ¥ 4,000/Year (2 Person in One Room)
  • Insurance Fees: ¥600/Year
  • Visa Extension Fees: ¥400/Year
  • Living Allowance: ¥400-600/Month (Depends on the student)
  • Registration fees: ¥650 (Only for 1st Year)
  • Medical Check Up: ¥500(Only for 1st Year)