History of Xian Jiaotong University
XI'an Jiaotong University Introduction
Jiaotong University was founded in Shanghai in 1896. Its main body moved to Xi¡¯an in 1956 according to a decision issued by the State Council, and it was formally named Xi¡¯an Jiaotong University (XJTU) in 1959. XJTU is one of the top nine universities in China, and it is directly administered by the Chinese Education Ministry. XJTU has 54 bachelor¡¯s degree programs, 135 master¡¯s degree programs, 83 doctoral programs, and it includes 17 schools and the School of Chinese Language Study. There are over 26,000 students, among whom about 5,500 are graduate candidates. Over 500 international students study here from all over the world. The number of faculty totals up to 3,200 with 1,600 professors and associate professors. The area of the campus is 181 acres.
As one of the first few universities, Xi'an Jaiotong University has allowed accepting Chinese Government Scholarship for international students since 1950. Presently, XJTU has trained over 3,000 international students from 30 countries and regions. The majors, which most international students study, are Chinese language, Medicine (with some instruction given in English)), Management, Electronic and Electrical Eng., Computer Science, Mechanical Eng., Energy and Power Eng, Public Policy and Management, Life Science, Economics and Finance, and Traditional Chinese Medicine. In additions, XJTU offers scholarship for the excellent international students.
History of XJTU

Towering trees have their roots and the rivers flowing around the mountains have their sources. The predecessor of Xi'an Jiaotong University is Nanyang Public University that was founded in Shanghai in 1896; in 1905, it was transferred to the commercial department and was renamed High Industrial School; in 1906, it was under the command of postal transmission department. It was renamed Shanghai High Industrial School of Postal Transmission Department.

In 1911, Xinhai Revolution broke out. The school was renamed Grand Naiyang University; after Republic of China was founded in 1912, it was managed by traffic department and was renamed Shanghai Special Industrial School of Traffic Department; in 1921, Jiaotong university was set up by merging Shanghai Special Industrial School, Tangshan Special Industrial School, Beiping Railway Management School and Beiping Post Telecommunication School. So our university was called Shanghai School of Jiaotong University; in 1922,Jiaotong University had three schools. The original Shanghai School was renamed Nanyang University of Traffic Department. in 1927, it was renamed the First Jiaotong University of the Traffic Department; In 1928, the Guomin Government issued "Organizational Outline of Jiaotong University". The three schools in Shanghai, Tangshan and Beiping were all called Jiaotong University. The headquarter was in Shanghai. In the same year, it was transferred to railway department.

During the period of Anti -Japanese War, our university was moved to FRA Concession and in 1940 State-run Branch of Jiaotong university was set up in Chongqing; in 1941, in order to prevent Wang Puppet Government angst taking over the university, our university was run continually in the name of Private Nanyang University; In 1942, Wang Puppet Government took over Shanghai School.So the Education Department of Guomin Government chose Chongqing Branch as the headquarter of Jiaotong university.After Anti -Japanese War was won, Chongqing headquarter went back to Shanghai and merged with Shanghai School. In 1946, the name of State-run Jiaotong University was recovered.

In 1955, the State Council decided to move Jiaotong University to Xi'an. In May of 1956, it began to move. In September of 1957, Jiaotong University has two parts, one was in Xi'an. The other was in Shanghai. Later, most departments, specialties, books, equipment and instruments and teachers, students and staffs moved to Xi'an; on July 31, 1959, No, 212 Guoerluzi document of State Council approved and agreed education department's decision that the Xi'an part and Shanghai part of Jiaotong university become independent and set up two universities, Xi'an Jiaotong University and Shanghai University. The president of former Jiaotong University acted as the president of Xi'an Jiaotong University. In the same year, Xi'an Jiaotong University was listed as the key university in China. Later, it became one of a few universities built according to the "Seventh Five- Year Plan" and "Eighth Five- Year Plan" of China. It was also one of the universities that entered the construction of "211 project" of China. In September, it was determined to be one of a few universities that had the target to build world famous high level University. In April of 2000, approved by the State Council, Xi'an Medical University, Shannxi Institute of Finance and Economics and Xi'an Jiaotong University were merged and formed the new Xi'an Jiaotong University.

Admission - Tuition Fees
Study Programs
Register Fee
Bachelor's Degree
£¤ 17000 per year
£¤ 15000 per year£¨Liberal£©
£¤ 40000 per year£¨Medicine£©
£¤ 400 per person
Master's Degree
£¤ 25000 per year
£¤ 50000 per year£¨Medicine£©
£¤ 400 per person
Doctor's Degree
£¤ 33000 per year
£¤ 50000 per year£¨Medicine£©
£¤ 400 per person
Research students
£¤ 15000 per year
£¤ 240 per person
Language student
£¤ 14500 per year
£¤ 240 per person
Short-Term Language
£¤ 3000¡¡per month
£¤ 4500¡¡for 2 months
£¤ 6000¡¡for 3 months
£¤ 7250¡¡per semester
£¤ 240 per person
Short-Term Medicine
£¤ 3000 per month
£¤ 240 per person