Beijing Jiaotong University

Beijing Jiaotong University

Province : BeijingHaidian                             University Ranking : 311

About University

Beijing Jiaotong University

Beijing Jiaotong University(北京交通大学) was established in 1909. It was located in the capital city of China with east and west campuses in Beijing. BJTU has three campuses in Tangshan, Shanghai, and Beijing. The Beijing campus was known as the National Jiaotong University and was then renamed the Northern Jiaotong University in 1949.  In 2019 the university finally renamed Beijing Jiaotong University.

Beijing Jiaotong University(BJTU) is one of the national key universities under the direct administration of the Education Ministry of China. The university is located in the capital city of China, Beijing. It is one of the oldest universities in China and one of the first universities selected into the “National 211 Project” and the “985 Innovative Platforms for Key Disciplines Project”. Beijing Jiaotong University is one of the first institutions approved to give Masters and Doctoral degrees. 

Beijing Jiaotong University was picked as the ‘Double First-Class’ National Initiative University. BJTU has achieved fame in offering a range of academic programs and it is the development of over one hundred years. It has offered 13 professional degree programs among them MBA, EMBA, M.Eng, M.Acc, M.Law, etc. The university has been closely connected with the nation’s railway industry focus on building ‘Smart Transportation’ as a world-class discipline. The faculty and students have made great contributions to the growth of China’s railways and participate in many major events in different development activities. 

The university has more than 13,690 undergraduate students, 8,727 graduate students, 2,593 doctoral students, 8,052 professional degree students, and  8,324 adult students and also has more than 1,387 international students. The total area of Beijing Jiaotong University (北京交通大学) is almost 1,000 mu and the building area is 920 thousand square meters. Beijing Jiaotong University offers 34 level-1 masters degree programs, 20 level-1 doctoral degree programs,13 professional programs like MBA, EMBA, M.Eng, M.Acc, M.Law, etc, and also has eight national key level disciplines. Beijing Jiaotong University has always seen a high-quality teaching team, among them 4,428 faculty and staffs including 1,831 full-time teachers, 1,156 senior or assistant professors, 1772 with a degree of master, 4 academicians of Chinese Academy of Science, 5 renowned teachers, 10 engineering, 973 Chief Scientists, 8 experts of National Talent Plan. In recent three years, BJTU had great achievement in teaching achievement award evaluation. It has won Grand Prize, 3 First Prizes, 12 Second Prizes in the national level awards, won 1 grand prize, 27 First Prizes, 29 Second Prizes in the Beijing municipal level award. So the training quality level of BJTU has increased year by year, and the employment rate of the undergraduates  98% and more than 55% of undergraduate students.

In 2015 the university established a new Weihai campus. After the development of 120 years, the university has known as a comprehensive discipline system with information and well management. In these years, BJTU has established 15 research stations, 50 research programs for ministry and provincial level and above, including 10 national-level research platforms and 40 ministerial and provincial level research platforms. In the next 5 years, the university has planned to control almost 11,000 research projects among them 973 National Plan, National Science Fund, National Social Science Fund and other projects which are established by the Ministry of Education, Ministry of Railways and so on.

Beijing Jiaotong University(北京交通大学) is awarded National Entrepreneurship and Innovation Example University by the Ministry of Education in the first batch, and Beijing Municipal Entrepreneurship and Innovation Educational Reform Demonstration University. BJTU takes growing scientific and technological innovation as a strategic focus of development and steadily improves the capacity of social service. The university has spent 1.28 billion RMB for teaching, research instruments and equipment assets, 10.07 million paper, electronic and website books in the library and set up a database with the characteristics of traffic and transportation. 

Beijing Jiaotong University has established strengthening cooperation and exchanges. It takes the exchanging relationship as an important way to upgrade the level of running school and enhance its influences at home and abroad. BJTU has built cooperative relationships with more than 200 universities and big international enterprises from more than 40 countries including the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, and France in order to cultivate first-class talents with a global vision.

University's Program Types





Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ),

What is the world ranking of this University?

The Country rank of this University is 82 and the world rank is 836.

Does Chinese universities provide programs in English?

YES, Chinese Universities provide programs in English. International Students can pursue their degrees in English taught in Chinese Universities.

Do I need to take an IELTS or TOEFL exam before applying in this University?

No, Students don’t need IELTS or TOEFL certification for getting admitted to this University but for applying Chinese Government Scholarship (CSC) sometimes students are asked for the IELTS certificate.

What Documents do I need to apply for this University?

The primary documents for applying to this University are Notary stamped scanned copies of the last Academic degree certificate and testimonial, Passport, Police Clearance Certificate and Medical Certificate.

When my offer letter come after applying this University?

Usually, It takes 4 to 8 weeks for an offer letter to come from any Chinese Universities after applying.

University's other Information


Admission is going on for March/September Intake. Interested students are invited to apply. Both semesters are open for Diploma, Bachelor, Post-Graduates, and the Doctoral program.

To get admission information or any kind of queries, please contact:

China: +8613632437050 (Whatsapp/Wechat/Viber/IMO)


Scholarships 30%
Result Status 80%
Foreign Students 45%
Positive Reviews 80%
University Ranking 85%

All Programs

Bachelor Program:

Program Degree Duration Tuition Fees(CNY) Teaching Medium
Software Engineering Bachelor 4 Years 33800 RMB per year English
Communication Engineering Bachelor 4 Years 33800 RMB per year English
Electrical Engineering and Automation Bachelor 4 Years 33800 RMB per year English
Vehicle Engineering Bachelor 4 Years 33800 RMB per year English
Civil Engineering Bachelor 4 Years 33800 RMB per year English
Rail Traffic Signal and Control Bachelor 4 Years 33800 RMB per year English

Master’s Program:

Program Degree Duration Tuition Fees(CNY) Teaching Medium
Software Engineering Master 2 Years 35,000 RMB per year English
Logistics Engineering Master 2 Years 35,000 RMB per year English
Electronic and Communication Engineering Master 2 Years 35,000 RMB per year English
Computer Technology Master 2 Years 35,000 RMB per year English
Traffic and Transportation Engineering Master 2 Years 35,000 RMB per year English
Electrical Engineering Master 2 Years 35,000 RMB per year   English
Urban Planning and Design Master 2 Years 35,000 RMB per year English
Hydrobiology Master 2 Years 35,000 RMB per year English
Civil Engineering Master 2 Years 35,000 RMB per year English
Cell Biology Master 2 Years 35,000 RMB per year English
Developmental Biology Master 2 Years 35,000 RMB per year English
Physiology Master 2 Years 35,000 RMB per year English

Doctoral Program:

Program Degree Duration Tuition Fees(CNY) Teaching Medium
Road and Railway Engineering Doctoral 4 Years 34,000 RMB per year English
Civil Engineering Doctoral 4 Years 34,000 RMB per year English
Physiology Doctoral 4 Years 34,000 RMB per year English


Doctoral 4 Years 34,000 RMB per year English
Transportation Planning and Management Doctoral 4 Years 34,000 RMB per year English
Computer Science and Technology Doctoral 4 Years 34,000 RMB per year English
Signal and Information Processing Doctoral 4 Years 34,000 RMB per year English
Traffic Information Engineering and Control Doctoral 4 Years 34,000 RMB per year English
Agricultural Mechanization Engineering Doctoral 4 Years 34,000 RMB per year English

Fees Details

Expenses in Beijing Jiaotong University(北京交通大学)

  1. Tuition fee: 
  • Non-degree:  10,000 RMB 
  • Bachelor Degree: 24,800RMB to 33,800 RMB Per Year
  • Master Degree: 29,000 RMB to 35,000 RMB Per Year
  • Doctoral: 34,000 RMB Per Year
  1. Accommodation Fee: 
  • Double Room 4000 RMB per year
  • Single Room 10,000 RMB per year
  1. Food cost: 1,000 RMB-2,000 RMB
  2. Application Fee: 400 RMB
  3. Service fee: 100 USD
  4. Living expanse: 2000 RMB-3000 RMB
  5. Medical checkup: 650 RMB
  6. Insurance: 800 RMB per year
  7. Residence permit: 800 RMB

After you are admitted, we will inform you via email for your confirmation of acceptance. Afterward, we will issue the admission letter, JW201/202 Form for visa application. If you wish to live on campus, please complete the Housing Application form.

Prepare Your Departure:

Before your departure, be sure to take the following materials:

(1) The Admission Letter

(2) Passport (valid for at least 6 months).

(3) JW201/202 Form

(4) Official Foreigner Physical Examination Form and your blood test report.

Be aware that the orientation is mandatory for freshman students.

Admission Procedure

Applying for any course at Beijing Jiaotong University(北京交通大学) is very easy.Following some easy steps, you can easily apply for your desired course. You can complete your application online by following some simple steps. 

Here is the detailed information about the required admission documents. International applicants are highly recommended to provide the following documents.

1. Passport & Passport Size Photo (Scan Copy)


First of all, you must have a passport. As we know passport is a very essential document and without this, we can not leave our country. So if you don’t have it yet, we advise you to make it from your home country as soon as possible. Moreover, if you already have your passport, then make sure that it is not expired. If your passport already expired then you need to renew it. Please note, your passport must have to be ready before your visa processing. See a sample of passport.

Passport Size Photo

The general size of the passport size photo is (50mm x 40mm). For applying in china universities, your passport size photo has to be clear and the background must be plain, white or off-white in colour. The height of the head is between 28mm – 33mm and head width 21mm–24mm. Advice to submit a colour photo which is taken 6 months before. Use a clear picture of your face. Do not use any filters and take off your eyeglasses for passport size photos, selfies or pictures with someone do not use as a passport size photo. Here is a sample of a Passport Size Photo.

2. Academic Transcript and Certificate (must be notarized copy)

Submit your immediate academic transcripts & certificate for applying. For example, if you are applying for bachelor submit your school transcripts and certificates. For Master’s Degree provide your undergraduate transcripts and certificates. When you are applying for Ph.D, you have to provide your both (undergraduate and graduate) transcripts and certificates. Transcript And Certificate are important, it help universities to decide if you have the necessary background and skills for the major. All Transcripts and Certificates must have to be notarized. You can notarize your document from an advocate who is authorized by the government.

Note: All the applicant’s transcripts and certificates must be notarized and language should be in Chinese or English version.

3. CV/Resume

You must prepare a CV or resume for applying in abroad country. CV acts as your business profile, though universities are not interested in detailed descriptions of your jobs or experience, but you have to add this. You should focus on your published academic papers, describe academic group works or extracurricular activities, relevant think-thanks, etc. Add your academic qualifications with results, personal details, personal achievement these are must for a perfect CV. Here is a sample of the CV/resume.

4. Physical Examination

Aspiring overseas students are required to take a medical examination to ensure that you are in a good physical condition. The medical examination must include all the items which are listed in the Foreigner Physical Examination Form. The medical examination result will be declared as invalid without the signature of the attending doctor and hospital stamp or seal. You must bring the original medical documents when you come to arrive in China. The Medical certificate will be carried out on behalf of The Ministry of Public Health and the Ministry of Public Security. Here get a sample of physical examination.

5. Police Clearance

The police clearance certificate is known as “No Criminal Record Certificate” and also known as a good citizen certificate. Police clearance is very important for going to abroad because a foreign country does not allow any criminal records. Police Clearance Certificate is an official document approved by the police or government agencies to prove that you have no criminal offense like arrest, conviction. Additionally, a police clearance certificate is valid for the next 6 months, After 6 months of issue, it will be declared as invalid. See the sample of the Police Clearance Certificate.

6. Bank Statement

A bank statement is mandatory when we go foreign for different purposes like a visitor, a business or immigrants. These rules are not changeable for study. So, students also have to show a bank statement. China has no strict rules that only your parents have to be your sponsor. Anyone can be your sponsor. See the sample of a bank statement.

7. English Proficiency Certificate

For studying in China you must have to submit your English proficient certificate to prove your English skills. It is not mandatory that you must have IELTS, you can take English Proficiency Certificate from your school or university. Additionally, If you have done IELTS or TOFEL you can submit it. See the sample of English proficient certificate.

8. HSK certificate of proficiency in Chinese (if you have)

If you want to study in Chinese taught and want to get CSC scholarship then you must have to submit HSK certificate of proficiency in Chinese. HSK is not mandatory for English taught, but if you have it will be beneficial for you. HSK supervised by the HSK Center of Beijing Language and Culture University to judge the Chinese language skill of non-native speakers. See the sample of HSK certificate of proficiency in Chinese.

9. 2 Recommendation Letter (Ms/Ph.D.)

Students of masters & Ph.D. have to submit two recommendation letters. A recommendation letter is usually written by a supervisor, colleague, and teacher. Two recommendation letters have to be written by two-person. Make sure that the writer knows you very well and you have completed any course with them or work with them.  In the letter mention about your academic and personal traits and emphasize the strengths that are relevant to the major or university where you are applying. Have to maintain a positive and enthusiastic tone about you and include professor’s phone numbers and email addresses. Here is the sample of the Recommendation Letter.

10. Study Plan/ Research Proposal (Ms/PhD)

If you want to apply for MS/Ph.D you must need a study plan or research proposal in Chinese or English (no less than 800 words). A study plan describes in detail what you are going to do with the scholarship. Explain your main educational goal, and how you want to achieve this. And keep in mind that it is very important, that helps in an excellent organization as well as creating a sense of liability in your learning process. This document is needed only for Ms or Ph.D applicants, so please make sure that your study plan or research proposal states that information as specific as possible. See the sample of Study Plan.

11. Study Gap Certificates

Study gap certificate is an affidavit that is used to show a gap in education or further study. Gap certificate provides your statement on the non-judicial stamp paper stating the reason for taking the gap and claim that you did not take admission to any other college, university or courses during the gap year. You can get this stamp paper from any notary, sub-registry office or court and contact with an advocate they will prepare your gap certificate.

12. Application Form

Fills this form in Chinese or English language. It is essential to fill all the information that should be very authentic. Click here to get the Application Form sample.

Please send us all these documents through our E-Mail:

Dear applicants, If you have more queries please don’t hesitate to knock our consultants. Here is our  Consultant’s contact number : +8613632437050/ +8618852867225.

Scholarship Information

Beijing Jiaotong University(北京交通大学) is setting up a series of scholarship schemes to sponsor international students and scholars to undertake studies and research.  

Application Requirements

  1. Applicants should have to be non-Chinese or foreigners, hold a valid foreign passport and meet the appropriate requirements of studying abroad in China. 
  2. Applicants should be  friendly to China and be in good health
  3. Applicants should have received an undergraduate program or long term language must have a senior high school diploma and are under the age of 30.
  4. Applicants should have excellent academic performance and have a good command of English
  5. Law-abiding, diligent and studious, good grades and good conduct.

Application Materials   

  1. Application Form.
  2. Scan copy of notarized highest diploma and transcripts.
  3. San copy of Study Plan or Research Proposal (800 words or above).
  4. Two Recommendation Letters (written in Chinese or English) signed by a professor or an associate professor who knows you.
  5. Scan copy of Foreigner Physical Examination Form or Blood Examination Report or notarized photocopy.
  6. Students under 18 should have to submit relevant legal documents from their guardians.

The final information is subject to the University If there is any inconsistency!

Why choose us?

Beijing Jiaotong University(北京交通大学) is one of the oldest and successful public universities in China. BJTU always focusing on scientific and technological development and the demands of major national strategies like information, management, and transportation science and technology. It has many significant scientific and technological achievements, BJTU has many positive contributions to the development of transportation, logistics, information engineering, new energy, and the social economy in Beijing. 

BJTU produces statistics, personnel support, and professional service to fully involved in many significant events in the development of rail transit in China, such as the Grand Railway Acceleration, the construction of high-speed railway, the construction of Qinghai-Tibet Railway, the heavy-haul transportation of Daqin Railway and the independent research and development of core technology of urban rail transit.

The university achieved significant success for its education system and The high-quality teaching team is the key strength for running successfully., it has offered several national 1st levels and 2nd level majors, Ten disciplines were ranked top 500 in the Academic Ranking of World University by discipline, among them Traffic and Transportation Engineering placed 1st in China 2nd in worldwide, Communication Engineering placed 10th in China and 38th in worldwide. It has transmitter tower, hospital, hotels, a TV station, swimming pools (both indoor and outdoor), a gym, arboretum, museum, art gallery, railway line, and stadium.

Beijing Jiaotong University(北京交通大学) is one of the first universities in China which starts to enroll international students, and it has approximately 71 countries students or more than 1,387 international students. Notable, every year BJTU provides many talents include the founder of China’s first radio station, Liu Han, the inventor of China’s first high-power steam engine, Ying Shangcai, and the famous demographer and economist, Ma Yinchu.

Now, Beijing Jiaotong University trying too established exchange relations at home and abroad. It has established cooperative relations with 235 universities and  71 countries including the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, and France. Recently, BJTU established Confucius Institutes at Group T of KU Leuven in Belgium, Texas Southern University in the United States and the University of Campinas in Brazil. In 2017, it was joined with different organizations and countries including joined OSJD to improve the control and voice in the field of the international railway, joined the Association of Chinese and Central Universities and Eastern European Universities for the educational exchange and cooperation between BJTU and Central and Eastern countries, Annual Meeting of the China-ASEAN Rail Transit Education and Training Association, received the Belt and Road Rail Transit Education and Training School-Enterprise Cooperation Dialogue,  and signed cooperation agreements with the Russian University of Transport and Bandung Institute of Technology to jointly establish the Jeme Tien Yow Institute and China-Indonesia High-speed Railway Research Centre, respectively. Every year BJTU celebrate culture festival to promote international academic and cultural exchanges with everyone.

Finally, Beijing Jiaotong University (北京交通大学)has the glorious history of 120 years, the main motto of the university is  ‘knowing and doing’, undertaking new missions and embracing a pioneering attitude.