Chongqing Jiaotong University

Chongqing Jiaotong University

Province : Chongqing-Nanan                                 University World Ranking : 2871

About University

Chongqing Jiaotong University

Chongqing Jiaotong University is a unique, multi disciplinary university with a primary focus in transport engineering. In 1951, in response to the call of Chairman Mao to build the road from Ya’an to Lhasa & develop Southwest China, the Southwest Military and Political Commission, led by Liu Bocheng & Deng Xiaoping, founded a school, which was then named Southwest Transportation Technological Academy. In the year of 1960, the School was renamed to Chongqing Institute of Communication by merging with the Civil Engineering Department of Chengdu Technological College, the Metallurgical Department of the Sichuan Metallurgical College, & the Hydraulic Engineering Department of the Wuhan Institute of Water Transportation Engineering in succession. In the year of 2006, it was again renamed Chongqing Jiaotong University. In 2000, the university was moved from the Ministry of Transport to the Chongqing local government for administration, and now it is under joint administration of the Ministry of Transport and Chongqing Municipality.

The University is gaining better education resources. Recently, it has 3 campuses: Nan’an, Shuangfu and Daping. Together, they occupy an area of nearly 3,000 Mu in total, more than 830,000 m2 school buildings, closely 4.4 million print books and E-books, around 1500 categories of journals and magazines, over 100 Chinese and foreign language databases, CNY 439 million valued teaching and research equipment, one national and 6 municipal level experimental teaching demonstration centers.

The University features an array of quality teachers. Today it has over  2000 faculty, including around 1500 full time teachers, 700 senior titles, and over 120 people enlisted in the Yangtze Rive Scholar Program, 1000 Talents Program, 10,000 Talents Program, 100.000-10.000 Talents Program (initiated by Chinese central government), Ten-Hundred-Thousand Talents Program (initiated by the Ministry of Transport), and Bayu Scholars (initiated by Chongqing local government). Additionally, it has employed more than 150 distinguished part time professors including academicians, famous entrepreneurs and engineering masters. Chongqing Jiaotong  is committed to the field of transport engineering. It offers doctoral programs for 4 first-level disciplines of transportation engineering, hydraulic engineering, management science and engineering, civil engineering, and master programs for 16 first-level disciplines including civil and mechanical engineering.

The university has 3 post-doctoral programs in civil engineering, transportation engineering, & hydraulic engineering. The University today comprises of nineteen schools, including the Civil Engineering School, River and Ocean Engineering School, Traffic and Transportation School, etc. It also offers 62 regular undergraduate majors. 3 majors of civil engineering, port navigation and coastal engineering, and transportation have been certified by China Engineering Education Accreditation Association; 7 majors including water conservancy and hydro power engineering have been included as pilot programs by the MOE in the “Exemplary Engineer Education Training Program”. Furthermore, it has fifteen special majors and seven specialty disciplines listed in Chongqing’s “3 Specialties Action Plan.

The University goes further to reform in education. It is devoted to optimizing the coordination mechanism of education and creating a real platform for students to practice and fostering innovation. The University is focusing on Engineering plus education, and exploring new methods by creating “Innovation and Entrepreneur Park”, opening several featured pilot classes like “Mao Yisheng Class” and “Overseas Project Management Talent Class”. Now, it has 27.000 full-time students, including 3 thousand graduates and 23 thousand undergraduates. More than 150 thousand students graduated from the University. The initial employment rate for undergraduates has exceeded 90 percent for the last 20 years. It is also been recorded in the first batch of the “Chinese Exemplary University of Employment” and the first batch of the “Chinese Exemplary University of Innovation and Entrepreneur”.

The University has an excellent expertise in technological innovation. Recently, we have 3 national platforms, i.e., the National Engineering Research Center for Inland Waterway Regulation, the National Key Laboratory Nurturing Base for Mountainous Bridge & Tunnel Engineering,& the National Local Joint Engineering Laboratory for Traffic Civil Engineering Materials, 34 provincial and ministerial-level platforms including Key Laboratory of Bridge-Structure Engineering, Key Laboratory of the Ministry of Education for Water Conservancy & Water Transport Engineering, and Chongqing Key Lab for Traffic System & Safety in Mountain Cities, and more than 20 R&D institutions including Southwest Research Institute of Water Transport Engineering, and the Desert-Soilization Research Institute.

A gallery of influential accomplishments in the field of bridges & tunnels, roadbed and pavement, inland waterways, monorails, transportation and logistics earned 12 titles in national science and technology progress awards and national invention awards, and more than 300 provincial and ministerial level science and technology awards for the University. We have publications of Applied Mathematics & Mechanics, Journal of Chongqing Jiaotong University (Natural Science Edition and Social Science Edition), etc.

Chongqing Jiaotong tries to advance international exchanges and cooperation. It proposed  the Sino-Polish University Consortium under the “Belt and Road Initiative” and is a core member of the Sino Russian Transportation University Alliance. It has founded the Confucius Institute in University of Abomey-Calavi, Benin and owns the European Research Center and Benin Research Center approved by the Ministry of Education. Besides, it has established ties for exchanges and cooperation with over 50 overseas colleges and universities. The University propose undergraduate program for International Chinese Language Education and five English-instruction majors. It is a university certified by “Chinese Government Scholarship”, absorbing international students from all over the world.

Looking forward to the future, the University will always follow the motto of “Virtues in Mind & Transport Worldwide”, and the tradition of “Paving Stone Spirit”. We will aim to authorize an internationally renowned distinctive university with a primary focus on engineering, coordinating development of multiple disciplines, and making contributions to the transportation industry, the local economy, and social development.

University's Program Types





Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ),

What is the world ranking of this University?

The Country rank of this University is 445 and the world rank is 2871.

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 the IELTS or TOEFL certification for getting admitted in this University but for applying Chinese Government Scholarship (CSC) sometime students are asked for the IELTS certificate.

What Documents do I need to apply for this University?

The primary documents a student need for applying this University are Notary stamped scan 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 to come to an offer letter 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 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

Undergraduate Programs in English at Chongqing Jiaotong University, China

Program Degree Teaching Medium Duration Tuition fee(CNY) Entrance Time
Tourism Management Bachelor English 4 Years 16000 / Year September
Mechanical Engineering Bachelor English 4 – 5 Years 16000 / Year September
Civil Engineering Bachelor English 4 – 5 Years 16000 / Year September
International Economy & Trade Bachelor English 4 – 5 Years 16000 / Year September

Postgraduate Programs in English at Chongqing Jiaotong University, China

Program Degree Teaching Medium Duration Tuition fee(CNY) Entrance Time
MBA Master English 3 Years 20000/ Year September
Ideological Education Master English 3 Years 20000/ Year September
Basic Principles of Marxism Master English 3 Years 20000/ Year September
Technology Economy and Management Master English 3 Years 20000/ Year September
Systems Engineering Master English 3 Years 20000/ / Year September
Management Science and Engineering Master English 3 Years 20000/ Year September
Transportation Plan & Management Master English 3 Years 20000/ Year September
Traffic Information Engineering & Control Master English 3 Years 20000/ Year September
Vehicle Application Engineering Master English 3 Years 20000/ / Year September
Computer Applied Technology Master English 3 Years 20000/ / Year September
Water Conservancy & Hydro-power Engineering Master English 3 Years 20000/ / Year September
Hydrology and Water Resources Master English 3 Years 20000/ Year September
Geotechnical Engineering Master English 3 Years 20000/ Year September
Physical Geography Master English 3 Years 20000/ Year September
Harbor, Coastal and Inshore Engineering Master English 3 Years 20000/ Year September
Hydro-structure Engineering Master English 3 Years 20000/ Year September
Hydraulics and River Dynamics Master English 3 Years 20000/ Year September
Engineering of Heating, Gas Supply, Ventilating and Air Conditioning Master English 3 Years 20000/ Year September
Mechanical Design and theories Master English 3 Years 20000/ Year September
Vehicle Engineering Master English 3 Years 20000/ Year September
Municipal Engineering Master English 3 Years 20000/ Year September
Geodesy and Surveying Engineering Master English 3 Years 20000/ Year September
Highway and Railway Engineering Master English 3 Years 20000/ Year September
Bridge and Tunnel Engineering Master English 3 Years 20000/ Year September
Disaster Prevention, Reduction and Defense Engineering Master English 3 Years 20000/ Year September
Structural Engineering Master English 3 Years 20000/ Year September
Material Science Master English 3 Years 20000/ Year September
Engineering Mechanics Master English 3 Years 20000/ Year September

Doctoral Programs in English at Chongqing Jiaotong University, China

Program Degree Teaching Medium Duration Tuition fee(CNY) Entrance Time
Highway and Railway Engineering Doctor English 3 – 5 Years 30000/ Year September
Harbor, Coastal and Inshore Engineering Doctor English 3 – 5 Years 30000/ Year September
Bridge and Tunnel Engineering Doctor English 3 – 5 Years 30000/ Year September

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

Fees Details

Detailed information of  Chongqing  Jiaotong University Fee Structure

1. Tuition Fee

  • Undergraduate Program:  6,000 RMB/Year
  • Postgraduate Program: 20,00 RMB/Year
  • Doctoral Degree / PHD Programs: 30,000 RMB/Year

3. Accommodation Fees:

  • Double room: 3,000 RMB/Year
  • Single room: 6,000 RMB/Year

4. Insurance Fee: 800 RMB/Year

5. Book and Materials Fee: around 500 RMB/Semester

6. Medical Fee: about 400 RMB

7. Food cost: 150 USD

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 the 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

Apply for a course in Chinese University is very easy. Students just have to follow some steps to apply for their favorite course. To help students complete their online application, International students are recommended to follow the simple instructions.

Foreign applicants must provide the following documents to apply:

Required Admission Documents listed as below:

  1. Passport & Passport Size Photo(Scan Copy)
  2. Academic Transcript And Certificate (must be notarized)
  3. CV/Resume
  4. Physical Examination
  5. Police clearance
  6. Bank statement
  7. English Proficiency Certificate (IELTS)
  8. HSK certificate of proficiency in Chinese (if you have)
  9. Two recommendation letters (Ms/Ph.D.)
  10. Study Plan/ Research Proposal (Ms/PhD)
  11. Study Gap Certificates
  12. Application Form

Here is the detail information about the admission documents required.

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 go out of 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 color. The height of the head between 28mm – 33mm and head width 21mm–24mm. Advice to submit a color photo that 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 have to prepare a CV or resume for applying in abroad country. CV act 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 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 letter has 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 it your 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

Scholarships in Chongqing Jiaotong University, China for International Student: 

Municipal Government Mayor Scholarship 

1. Category:

  • First-class scholarship
  • Second-class scholarship

2. Eligibility

  • Applicant must be of non-Chinese citizenship, in good health and under the age of 40.
  • Student wish to study for at least one semester.
  • The applicant must satisfy other application requirements of the university for foreign students.

3. Application documents

Undergraduate students

  • Application Form;
  • Scan copy of passport;
  • Scan copies of High School Diploma & Transcript (For Bachelor Degree Programs)

Postgraduate students

  • Application Form;
  • Scan copy of passport;
  • Scan copy of Bachelor’s degree certificate & transcript (for Ms Programs)
  • Master’s degree certificate & transcript (for PhD programs)
  • Two recommendation letters from relevant professors (Ms /PhD)
  • Study Plan.  (Ms/PhD)

President Scholarship for International Students

Before registered, qualified applicants can apply for the “President Scholarship for International Students”.

Why choose us?

Chongqing Jiaotong University established in 1951, it has developed into a multi-disciplinary university, owns a complete Bachelor-Master-Doctor cultivation system,covering engineering, science, management, economics, liberal arts, law, and other subject areas. Jiaotong University has a total of 38,414 students, including 24,456 full-time students.

After more than 60 years of unremitting efforts, currently, Chongqing Jiaotong University has a number of prestigious specialties in civil engineering including Highway Engineering, Bridge & Structure Engineering, Harbor & Waterway Transportation, together with other non-engineering specialties such as Management, Science, Economics and Arts, etc, and has made outstanding contributions in the high-level personnel training and technological innovation in the field of transportation for national & local Economic and Social Development. From 2004, Chongqing Jiaotong University started to enroll international students. Until now we have about 200 international students who come from more than 10 countries including US, Japan, Benin and Kazakhstan, etc.

In addition, it has set up the Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK) Net test sites.  According to students’ Chinese language proficiency at the time of admission,the University sets beginner, intermediate and advanced classes, offers the Chinese language and culture training courses for all students,including Chinese listening and speaking, Chinese characters writing, Comprehensive Chinese, Chinese Through Films and TV, Chinese traditional culture & social life course. To progress their Chinese proficiency, our University also set up “Chinese training center”, “foreign student activity center”, “Chinese corner”, and Foreign Students’ Union. In addition, numerous  cultural exchange activities and sightseeing trips in Chongqing proper and adjacent areas have been organized for the students.

Independent on campus dormitories are available to all international students in Nan’an Campus & Shuangfu Campus. The dorms feature considerate dorm management, fully equipped facilities, equipped with the special kitchen and cooking utensils, refrigerator, TV, air conditioning, network and other facilities, and a safe and convenient environment. Dorm administrators and trainers are responsible for the student life, learning and daily management and service. The student apartment can basically meet five hundred students at the same time.

Life on campus is convenient for international students. Near the campus, supermarkets, traffic, catering, accommodation,  and other life supporting facilities, can fully meet the needs of daily life. In the year of 2013 and 2012, Benin’s student ABATTI GIRESSE CONCORDE and Vietnamese student HOANG KIEU NGAN won the championship and third place in the 6th and the 5th “Chinese Bridge” Chinese Competition for International Students in China organized by Hanban and CCTV jointly. Chongqing Jiaotong University is the only University which gets the final 3 positions in 2 consecutive terms. Their excellent performance of achievements is a comprehensive reflection and the best proof of international student education of our University.


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