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Southwest University of Science and Technology

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  • Chinese Name : 西南科技大学

  • Province: Sichuan

  • City: Mianyang

  • Founded: 1952

  • Cost of living: $410-827 USD/year

  • Scholarships: Available

1066
World Rank
180
Country Rank
29,000+
University students

Southwest University of Science and Technology is located in China Science and Technology City - Mianyang City, Sichuan Province. The school is a university jointly built by the Sichuan Provincial People's Government and the Ministry of Education, and the Sichuan Provincial People's Government and the National Defense Science, Technology and Industry Bureau. Comrade Li Lanqing, former member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and Vice Premier of the State Council, praised the school's "co-construction and regional industry-university-research joint schooling" for a school-running path with its own characteristics. The current party secretary of the school, Dong Faqin, and the principal, Huang Qi .

Southwest University of Science and Technology originated from Chongqing No. 1 Civil Architecture School and Southwest Construction Engineering School founded in 1952, and Chongqing Construction Engineering School, which was established by the merger of the two schools. The school used to run schools in Chongqing, Shimian and Mianyang. In 1978, Sichuan Institute of Building Materials Industry moved to the site of the original Tsinghua University Mianyang campus, and some staff and educational resources of Tsinghua University Mianyang campus were merged into the college. In 1993, it was renamed Southwest Institute of Technology. In 2000, the former Southwest Institute of Technology and Mianyang Economic and Technical College merged to form Southwest University of Science and Technology. The school campus now covers an area of ​​5,463 acres, with beautiful environment and complete facilities. It is a good place to study and study. The school's existing building area is 1.19 million square meters, the total value of fixed assets is 2.7 billion yuan, and the value of teaching and scientific research equipment has reached 887 million yuan. The school library has a construction area of ​​37,800 square meters and has more than 2.53 million paper books and 7.56 million .

The school currently has more than 39,000 graduate students, general undergraduate and junior college students, and foreign students. There are 16 colleges including the National Defense Science and Technology College , and 83 undergraduate majors in 9 major disciplines such as engineering, agriculture, science, economics, law, literature, management, education, and art ; there is a first-level discipline doctorate degree There are 5 authorization points , 18 second- level doctoral degree authorization points , 24 first- level master’s degree authorization points, 88 second - level discipline master’s degree authorization points, and 15 professional master’s degree categories . There is 1 post-doctoral research mobile station , and there are 4 disciplines to carry out joint training of doctoral students with the Chinese Academy of Engineering Physics. There are 2 “Double First-Class” construction disciplines (groups) in Sichuan Province , 4 provincial-level advantageous disciplines , 11 provincial - level key disciplines , 1 national defense basic discipline approved by the National Defense Science and Technology Administration , and 5 national defense characteristic disciplines . 4 disciplines of materials science, engineering science, chemistry, and environment/ecology entered the top of the ESI ranking1% , of which 3 disciplines of materials science, engineering science and chemistry entered the top 5 ‰ of ESI .

The school currently has more than 2,690 faculty members, including: 324 with senior professional titles and 629 with deputy senior professional titles; 875 doctoral and master tutors; 15 academicians are hired from director units; "National Candidate", "Changjiang Scholars Award Program" Youth Program, Winner of National Outstanding Youth Fund, "Ministry of Education New Century Talent Program" candidate, expert enjoying special government allowances from the State Council, outstanding expert with outstanding contributions in Sichuan Province, Sichuan Province Academic More than 200 people, including technical leaders and backup candidates, and famous teachers in Sichuan Province. There are 2 national defense science and technology innovation teams on "Biological Effects in Nuclear Waste Environment", "Intelligent Perception and Early Warning of Nuclear Emergency Environmental Safety", and 8 provincial and ministerial-level science and technology teams including "Carbon Nanomaterials", "Special Polymers", and "Military-Civilian Integration Research". Innovation team, as well as 17 innovation teams of Sichuan Provincial Department of Education such as "Photoelectric Detection Technology and Research".

The school has 1 national key laboratory jointly built by the province and the ministry, 1 national university science and technology park, 1 collaborative innovation center jointly built by the province and the ministry, 1 National Engineering Technology Research Center for Insulation Materials (co-built), and Mianyang Science and Technology City, the National Remote Sensing Center. 1 branch, 1 national defense key discipline laboratory, 2 key laboratories of the Ministry of Education, 1 engineering research center of the Ministry of Education, 3 key laboratories of Sichuan Province, 4 engineering technology research centers of Sichuan Province, and Sichuan Province There are 2 international science and technology cooperation bases, 3 Sichuan engineering laboratories, 3 Sichuan collaborative innovation centers, 1 Sichuan science and technology resource sharing service platform , Sichuan military and civilian dual-use technology transfer and industrial incubation center, etc. There are 10 key laboratories of universities in Sichuan Province. There is one national and regional research and cultivation base of the Ministry of Education, one of the first batch of new think tanks in Sichuan, five provincial-level research platforms such as the Sichuan Provincial Key Research Base of Philosophy and Social Sciences, and two provincial social science popularization and bases. In recent years, the school has completed a number of major national special projects, "973" and "863" plans, national science and technology support plans, key projects of the National Natural Science Foundation of China, national major instrument projects, key national defense projects, and national social science fund projects. There are more than 240 national and provincial science and technology awards such as the second prize of scientific and technological progress. The school ranks 125th in the 2020 Natural Index TOP200 universities in mainland China (the first place in Sichuan Province).

The school has 32 national and provincial first-class courses such as optoelectronic technology, hydraulic and pneumatic transmission, and practical teaching of ideological and political theory courses . Every year, more than 3,000 courses are offered to undergraduates and graduate students. There are 8 national and provincial university teaching teams such as electronic technology and innovation, chemical experimental teaching, etc., and 7 national-level outstanding talents education and training programs such as mechanical design, manufacturing and automation. In the 2012-2020 National College Teacher Competition Status Data Ranking released by the China Association of Higher Education in 2021, Southwest University of Science and Technology ranks 44th in the country (the second place in Sichuan Province). There are 6 national specialty construction sites including materials science and engineering, automation, and environmental engineering. Electronic information engineering is a national defense key specialty, and radiation protection and nuclear safety is a national defense shortage specialty. There are 38 national and Sichuan first-class majors, civil engineering. Seven majors including engineering have passed the national engineering education professional certification (assessment), and there are 2 national and 12 provincial experimental teaching demonstration centers and virtual simulation experimental teaching centers . The school's innovation and entrepreneurship education has achieved remarkable results. Students have repeatedly won good results in science, technology, culture, sports and discipline competitions such as the National "Challenge Cup", "Mathematical Modeling", "University Entrepreneurship Competition", etc.; Award, the runner-up and best technology award in the Asia-Pacific region. In the results of the 2015-2019 "Innovative Talent Cultivation and Disciplinary Competition Evaluation in Chinese Colleges and Universities" published by the China Association of Higher Education in 2019, the school was ranked among the top 100 schools, ranking 67th in the country (1st in Sichuan Province). Ranked 58th in the fifth round of the 2020 National College Student Competition Rankings (ranked 4th in the province and 1st in provincial universities).The school has built a national lifelong learning service system covering all forms of higher education continuing education and non-degree education. It is a national modern distance education pilot university, a national continuing education demonstration base for higher education institutions, a national demonstration service center for higher education self-study examinations, and Sichuan Provincial Professional Technology Personnel continuing education base.

The National University Science Park of Southwest University of Science and Technology has been built into a "National Technology Transfer Demonstration Institution", "National Technology Business Incubator", "National University Student Technology Entrepreneurship Internship Base", and "Sichuan University Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship Demonstration Club". The school is one of the designated universities for comprehensive innovation and reform experiments in Sichuan Province. It has jointly established the “Sichuan Provincial Military-Civilian Integration Research Institute” to further promote military-civilian integration in the fields of national defense science and technology personnel training, collaborative innovation, technology transfer and regional characteristic high-end think tanks. The research results of the Latin American Research Center of the school actively serve the national Latin American strategy and have been fully affirmed by Vice Premier Liu Yandong. The school gives full play to environmental friendly energy materials, advanced building materials, control engineering and intelligent systems, special environmental robotics, environmental safety technology, urban sewage and solid waste treatment and recycling, nuclear waste treatment and disposal technology, and recycling of agricultural biomass resources. and other scientific research features and traditional advantages, serve economic and social development, and generate social and economic benefits of tens of billions of yuan.

The school has established extensive cooperation and exchanges with more than 30 foreign (overseas) universities and scientific research institutions in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, etc., and has especially strengthened cooperation with countries along the “Belt and Road” in the fields of teaching, scientific research and personnel training. , Multi-level international cooperation and exchanges, and the internationalization level of school education has been accelerated.

"The pearl of the southwest emerges from the sea, and the spring breeze of peach and plum is new." In the new development journey, the school will be guided by Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, always adhere to the school-running philosophy of "education-oriented, moral education first, scientific rationality, openness and inclusiveness, and excellence", and carry forward "hard work and hard work". , hard work and innovation" the spirit of Southwest University of Science and Technology, practice the school motto of "honesty, erudition, dedication, innovation", and work hard to accelerate the construction of a high-level university with distinctive characteristics!

Southwest University of Science & Technology provides several rooms with well equipped facilities for option in international student apartment for international students in a certain rules. There are single rooms and double rooms available for international students with fallowing facilities, 24hours hot water, TV, air condition, internet connection( international students need to pay fee), public kitchen and washing machine. International students who live in the apartment need to obey the rules provided at dormitory. Such as international students need to take care of hostel and dormitory properties. International student apartment is a good place for living, studying and making new friends with each other.

Applicants Eligibility 

  1. Need to be Non-Chinese citizens
  2. Need to be in good health
  3. Age Limit: Bachelor Degree:18-25 Years old; Masters Degree:18-35Years old; PhD: 18-40Years old;Chinese Language:18-40Years old
  4. Need to have good academic result in highest education degree
  5. For English Taught Program need to have IELTS 0 or TOFEL 80 or Equivalent English Proficiency Certificate
  6. For Chinese Taught Program need to have HSK -4 or above (ChineseProficiency Certificate)
  7. Doesn’t have any criminal record in the past
  8. Need to have skill on research & publication(For Masters and PhD Degree )
  9. Need to have publication on good journal (For PhD Degree)
  10. Need to provide real and complete resume

Application Documents for Bachelor Degree students:

  1. Valid Passport
  2. PP size photo (White/Blue Background)
  3. Higher secondary /A Level/Grade 12/High School Certificate & Transcript(If it’s not in English then need to translate to English or Chinese and need to submit both original & scan copy)
  4. For English Taught Program need to have IELTS 0 orTOFEL 80 or Equivalent English Proficiency Certificate
  5. For Chinese Taught Program need to have HSK -4 or above (ChineseProficiency Certificate)
  6. Physical examination report (6 month validity)
  7. Non Criminal record/Police Clearance  (If it’s not in English then need to translate to English or Chinese and need to submit both original & scan copy;6 month validity)
  8. CV/Bio-data/Resume
  9. The valid ID card or passport photo page of the Guardian (under 18 years old)
  10. Valid bank statement (more than 3000$;6 month validity)
  11. Other supporting documents (if applicable)

Application Documents for Masters Degree students:

  1. Valid Passport
  2. PP size photo (White Background)
  3. Bachelor Degree Certificate & Transcript(If it’s not in English then need to translate to English or Chinese and need to submit both original & scan copy)
  4. For English Taught Program need to have IELTS 0 orTOFEL 80 or Equivalent English Proficiency Certificate
  5. For Chinese Taught Program need to have HSK -4 or above (ChineseProficiency Certificate)
  6. Physical examination report (6 month validity)
  7. Two recommendation letter from two different Professor or Associate professor
  8. Study plan/Research Plan(Minimum 800 words)
  9. Non Criminal record/Police Clearance  (If it’s not in English then need to translate to English or Chinese and need to submit both original & scan copy;6 month validity)
  10. CV/Bio-data/Resume
  11. The valid ID card or passport photo page of the Guardian (under 18 years old)
  12. Valid bank statement (more than 3000$;6 month validity)
  13. Other supporting documents (Job Experience ;Publications ,etc)

Application Documents for PhD Degree students:

  1. Valid Passport
  2. PP size photo (White Background)
  3. Masters Degree Certificate & Transcript(If it’s not in English then need to translate to English or Chinese and need to submit both original & scan copy)
  4. For English Taught Program need to have IELTS 0 orTOFEL 80 or Equivalent English Proficiency Certificate
  5. For Chinese Taught Program need to have HSK -4 or above (ChineseProficiency Certificate)
  6. Two recommendation letter from two different Professor or Associate professor
  7. Study plan/Research Plan(Minimum 800 words)
  8. Physical examination report (6 month validity)
  9. Non Criminal record/Police Clearance  (If it’s not in English then need to translate to English or Chinese and need to submit both original & scan copy;6 month validity)
  10. CV/Bio-data/Resume
  11. The valid ID card or passport photo page of the guardian(under 18 years old)
  12. Valid bank statement (more than 3000$;6 month validity)
  13. Other supporting documents (Job Experience ;Publications ,etc)

Application Documents for Chinese Language courses:

  1. Valid Passport
  2. PP size photo (White Background)
  3. Last academic Certificate & Transcript(If it’s not in English then need to translate to English or Chinese and need to submit both original & scan copy)
  4. Physical examination report (6 month validity)
  5. Non Criminal record/Police Clearance  (If it’s not in English then need to translate to English or Chinese and need to submit both original & scan copy;6 month validity)
  6. CV/Bio-data/Resume
  7. The valid ID card or passport photo page of the Guardian (under 18 years old)
  8. Valid bank statement (more than 3000$;6 month validity)
  9. Other supporting documents (if applicable)

Master's Scholarship Covers:

1.  Full Tuition Fees Free

2. Full Accommodation Fees Free

3. Stipend 1000 CNY/Monthly

Master Programs taught in English (3 years):

Masters in Business AdministrationInformation and Communication Engineering
Software EngineeringControl Science and Engineering
Mechanical EngineeringPhysics
BiologyEnvironmental Science and Engineering
Materials Science and EngineeringChemistry

 

Master Programs taught in Chinese (3 years):

Business AdministrationPublic Administration
Chinese International EducationCivil Engineering
Urban and rural planningLaw

Southwest University of Science and Technology is located in Mianyang City, Sichuan Province, the hometown of Dayu, Li Bai's hometown, and a well-known Chinese science and technology city.

Under the charge of International College of Southwest University of Science and Technology, the university is qualified to admit all categories of international students from different countries. With the development of international education, there are more and more international student studying here. Currently, it has over 300 international students studying on campus.

Southwest University of Science & Technology are great places for international students to taste different delicious Chinese food and to know more about Chinese food culture as it's situated in Sichuan Province. Sichuan Province is well known for delicious food. There are many different canteens with great variety of food with reasonable price and great environment provided for international students, such as Dingxiang Canteen, Ganyi Canteen and others. What is more, there is one Muslim canteen available for international students.

If international students want to try many different other delicious Chinese food, there are many different restaurants with special taste and delicious flavors for them.

1. I really want to study at your University, but I can’t speak Chinese, can I be instructed in English?

Answer: The program is fully English medium program.
 
2. How is the living standard in Mianyang city? What about the canteen in the University?
 
Answer: The living expense here is relatively reasonable, for example, about 150 USD for your food per month. Many Different canteens with different flavors of delicious Chinese food offer for international students.
 
3. How can I arrive in Mianyang city, the location of University?
 
Answer: There is no direct flight to Sichuan. First need to take flight in Guangzhou or Kunming City. Then need to transit to Chengdu airport which is the main airport of Sichuan Province.
 
4. Can you send a vehicle to take us from the local airport to the University?
 
Answer: The university can provide airport pick up service for the students in group from Chengdu Shuangliu International Airportt to campus. But students should send detailed departure schedule to our university’s representative minimum 3 days in advance so that we can pick up without any delay. Airport Pick-up Service is only available on duty hours in Registration time.
 
5. How can I exchange some Chinese currency for my pocket money when I just arrived in China?
 
Answer: Students can exchange some Chinese currency in bank for shuttle/bus ticket fare and pocket money in the big international airport when they arrive in China. And students can buy telephone card from business counter in the airport to give international call and domestic call if students need.
 
6. How are the transportation, telecom and internet settled in Mianyang City?
 
Answer: There is one airport, one train stations and many buses to many cities in China. There are convenient public facilities for telecom and internet, you can buy telecom card to call in any time and there are lots of internet pub for going on internet.
 
7. How is the climate in Mianyang City?
 
Answer: SSichuan is located in the subtropical zone. Due to the different topographies in the west and east Sichuan Province, Sichuan weather also differs a lot. The east basin where its capital Chengdu is located, has subtropical monsoon climate. The weather is generally warm, humid and foggy with much cloud, fog and rain but less sunshine. Most rain gathers from July to September. While in the west plateau, the weather is relatively cool or cold. The climate is featured by a long cold winter, a very short summer and rich sunshine but less rainfall.
 
8. How is China’s Engineering Education in the world?
 
Answer: China is a largest producer of engineering graduates in the world. 
 
9. How is China’s Business and Management Education in the world?
 
Answer: China has become the second largest economy and this has influential role in the global economy. 
 
10. Can a student open a Bank Account? 
 
Answer: Yes, a student could open a bank account in his name to keep his surplus money safe. He could also use this account to have his family remit any additional money as required.
 
11. Is learning Chinese language compulsory? 
 
Answer: Even though the program is taught in English, but international students must study Chinese language according to Ministry of Education, China. Chinese language classes are just offered three times per week, and international students are required to pass the basic level. Besides, it will be helpful for students in daily life if they learn some Chinese language.
 
12. What is the voltage used in China? 
 
Answer: The voltage here is 220 V. Converters and power strips may be purchased locally.
 
13. Useful public contact number in China:
 
Answer:
Fire: 119
Police Station: 110
Time Report: 12117
Telephone Directory: 114
Telephone Repair: 112
Emergency Ambulance: 120
Earthquake Advisory Service: 2042691
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