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.

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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:

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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 a Chinese University  is very easy. Students just have to follow some steps to apply for their favorite course. In order 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:

1.  Application Form  fills in Chinese or in English.

2.  Passport & Passport Size Photo (Scan copy )

  • Passport

Dear student, the first thing you need to have a passport. This is more important documents because without a passport you can not go to study in your dream country. To have passport make you secure to live or study abroad. So if you don’t have it, we suggest you make your passport ready from the embassy office in your home country. Moreover if you have your passport already, then make sure your passport expiry date will not be expired. If it already be expired then you need to remake your passport.

  • Passport Size Photo

The passport photo size (50mm x 40mm) in general. The photo should be clear and the background must be plain, white or off-white in color. The height of the head should be between 28mm – 33mm.The head width has to be between 21mm–24mm. Submit a color photo, taken in the last 6 months. Use a clear image of your face. Passport photo should not use filters on the face or take your photo from someone else or selfies. Take off your eyeglasses for your photo. Here is the sample of Passport Size Photo.

3.  Transcripts & Certificates  (Must be Notarized Copy )

Students for Bachelor Degree need to provide their school transcripts and certificates. For Master Degree Applicants have to bring their undergraduate transcripts and certificates.  And Doctorate Degree studies must provide their both (undergraduate and graduate) transcripts and certificates.

Please take as a note that is, all the transcripts and certificates should be notarized.

Note : Transcripts in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with translations in Chinese or English.

4.  English Proficiency Certificate

In China, some universities does not asked IELTS but if you study in Chinese Taught for CSC scholarship, English Proficiency Certificate need to have ready. If you have IELTS already then you are lucky to study in China without delay.

5.  CV/Resume

Applicants must have to prepare their CV if they want to study abroad in their desired country. The Resume or CV should include their academic qualifications with results, personal details (name, date of birth, marital status, national Id or school Id, physical address, contact no, nationality, language, etc), reference from your institution’s faculty (his/her name, address and designation), personal achievement, etc. To know how to make a standard CV please click here the sample of  The Resume.

6.  Study Plan or Research Proposal (Ms/PhD)

Applicants for graduate studies need a study plan or research proposal in Chinese or in English (no less than 800 words). This document is required only for Ms or PhD applicants.

7.  Recommendation Letter (Ms/PhD)

Applicants for all graduate studies need two letters of recommendation from full professors or associate professors (in Chinese or English). Letters must be include professors’ phone number and email address. Here is the sample of  Recommendation Letter.

8.  Published Academic Papers or Other Academic Achievements (if  applicable).

9.  Foreign Physical Examination

Applicants are expected to keep the original copies filled in English. The medical examination must cover all the items listed in the Foreigner Physical Examination Form. Incomplete records or those without the signature of the attending physician, the official stamp of the hospital or a sealed photograph of the applicants are invalid. Medical examination results will be valid for 6 months. All applicants are kindly requested to take this factor into consideration as they plan to take the medical examination. Click here to collect Foreigner Physical Examination Form.

10.  Bank Statement

Bank statements must show to any foreign country for the purpose of a visitor or a business or an immigrants. For the study purpose in foreign countries also need to show bank statement. So dear applicants, you will need to have ready your all documents. Sponsorship can be your parents or anyone whom are your blood related.

11.  Police Verification (No Criminal Record)

This is also need to have ready for the study purpose. It is important because foreign country does not allow criminal record. A Police Clearance Certificate is an official document approved  by the police or government agencies in order to prove that the applicant has no criminal offense against him/her like arrest, conviction. For this you need to provide your Police Clearance Certificate. A Police Certificate is also known as good citizen certificate. See the sample of  Police clearance Certificate.


Please send us all these documents at  Dear applicants, if you have any queries then don’t hesitate to contact our consultant. 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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