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Nanjing Agricultural University

Province : Jiangsu Nanjing                               University Ranking : 610

About University

Nanjing, the capital of Jiangsu Province, is one of the eight great ancient capitals of China and includes a history dating back to 2,500 years ago. In recognition of its historical importance, the city Nanjing, was one of the first cities awarded the title of notable Historic and Cultural City by the State Council.  

As one of the 4 important cities of education and scientific research in China, Nanjing city is home to 41 institutions of higher education. With intensive urban green space and green coverage, Nanjing offers a friendly and relaxed living environment. The Nanjing subway system is well accessible from the NAU campus, golf shot the city’s mixture of culture, nightlife, shopping and restaurants at interval simple reach.  

The city’s convenient transportation links enable hassle-free travel to nearby cities like Shanghai, that is merely 75 minutes away by express train. The main campus is situated in the eastern suburbs, wherever located in the scenic area of the UNESCO World Heritage Ming Imperial Tombs and the Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum. 

NAU Maintains close links with the business community and provides coaching and technical services to farmers. University is committed to work new ways of technology transfer and has established technology transfer centers in northern and southern Jiangsu province. NAU have maintained inter-institutional collaborations with over 160 universities and better education institutions settled in over 30 countries and regions.  

Nanjing Agricultural University has been progressively active in international exchange and cooperation. Currently, NAU maintains partnerships with over 150 universities and research institutes in over 30 countries or territories through joint education programs, academic exchanges and collaborative research programs. NAU conjointly works closely with NGOs under the global organization.  

Home to 66 provincial-, ministerial- and national-level research platforms, as well as the State Key Laboratory of Crop Genetics and Germplasm Enhancement, the National Center of Meat Quality and Safety Control, the National Engineering and Technology Center for IT-based Agriculture, the National Center for Soybean Improvement, the National Engineering Research Center for Organic-based Fertilizers, the National-Local Joint Engineering Research Center for Rural Land Utilization and Remediation and the National-Local Joint Engineering Research Center for inexperienced chemical Invention and Application. 

In the 4th spherical of China’s national assessment of disciplines, 4 of NAU’s first-level disciplines, as well as Crop Science, Agricultural Resources and Environmental Science, Plant Protection and Agricultural and Forestry Economics & Management, were rated “A+”, whereas another 3 first-level disciplines—Public Administration, Food Science and Engineering, and Horticulture—were rated “A”. 

Nanjing Agricultural University has always been engaged in fostering new initiatives for cooperative research and faculty development through inter-institutional exchange and cooperation. Co-establishing international research centers with world-leading universities is one of the most important initiatives. 

With agriculture as its dominant field, NAU boasts various branches of learning in its 18 colleges plus 1 department, such as Sciences, Economics, Management, Engineering, law and Arts. The enrollment at NAU reaches 25,000, as well as 17,000 undergraduates, 8,000 graduate students. International students enlisted in degree and short-term exchange programs at NAU have reached over 1000 in 2018.

Nanjing Agricultural University graded No. 47 among the world’s prime universities that specialize in Agriculture & Forestry, according to rankings released by 2018 QS World University Rankings. Ranked No. 9 among the Best international Universities for Agricultural Sciences according to U.S. News and World Report in 2018.

Among the TOP 1% of institutions in the fields of Agricultural Science, Plant & Animal Science, Environment & Ecology, Plant & Animal Science, Biology & Biochemistry, Engineering, Microbiology and Molecular Biology & Genetics referring the latest analysis of research citations by Thomson Reuters Essential Science Indicators. Especially, the Agricultural Science and Plant & Animal Science have reached Top 1 percent.

University's Program Types

Non-degree

Bachelors-Program

Masters-Program

Doctoral-Program

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ),

What is the world ranking of this University?

   The Country rank of this University is 66 and the world rank is 610.

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 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 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

Notice

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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Status

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

All Programs

Postgraduate Programs in English at Nanjing Agricultural University, China

Program Degree Teaching Medium Duration Tuition fee(CNY) Entrance Time
Prataculture Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Agrostology Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Social service Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Sociology Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Accounting Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Finance Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Ideological and Political Education Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Basic Principle of Marxism Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Philosophy of Science and Technology Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Zoology Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Interpretation Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Foreign Languages and Literature Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Library

and information

Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Information Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Library Science Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Agricultural information Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Computer Science

 and Technology

Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Fishery Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Fishery resources Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Fishing Science Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Aquaculture Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Aquatic biology Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Management Science and Engineering Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Mechanized agriculture Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Logistics Engineering Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Agricultural Engineering Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Mechanical Engineering Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Agricultural Electrification and Automation Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Agricultural bioenvironmental and energy engineering Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Agricultural Mechanization Engineering Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Detection Technology and Automatic Equipment Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Vehicle Engineering Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Mechanical Design and Theory Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Mechatronic Engineering Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Mechanical Manufacture and Automation Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Chemical Engineering Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Biophysics Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Chemistry Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Mathematics Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Law Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Organization and service of agricultural science Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Specialized history Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Economic Law Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Public Administration Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Social Security Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Educational Economics and Management Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Public Administration Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Cartography and geography information systems Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Resources and Environmental Economics Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Population Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Food processing and safety Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Food Engineering Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Fermentation Engineering Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Veterinary Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Business Administration Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Technological economics and management Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Tourism Management Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Business management Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Rural and regional development Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
International Business Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
International Trade Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Industrial Economics Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Aquatic culture Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Animal biological engineering Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Animal production Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Horticulture, Landscape gardening Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Ornamental horticulture and garden plants Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Tea Science Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Landscape Architecture Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Agricultural resource utilization Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Environmental Engineering Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Environmental sciences Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Marine science Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Plant Protection Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Agricultural Entomology and Pest Control Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Seed Science and Technology Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Crop informatics Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Land Resource Management Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Agricultural Economics and Management Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Clinical Veterinary Medicine Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Preventive Veterinary Medicine Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Theoretical veterinary medicine Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Animal Nutrition and Feed Science Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Animal genetics breeding and reproduction Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Agricultural chemicals Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Plant Pathology Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Plant Nutrition Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Soil Science Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Vegetable science Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Pomology Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Crop genetics/breeding Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Crop cultivation and farming Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Food Science Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
History of Science and Technology Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Ecology Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Cellular biology Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Developmental Biology Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Genetics Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Microbiology Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September
Botany Master English 3 Years 24000.00 / Year September

Doctoral Programs in English at Nanjing Agricultural University, China

Program Degree Teaching Medium Duration Tuition fee(RMB) Entrance Time
Animal Nutrition and Feed Science Doctor English 3 Years 37000.00 / Year September
Astrology Doctor English 3 Years 37000.00 / Year September
Finance Doctor English 3 Years 37000.00 / Year September
Information Resource Management Doctor English 3 Years 37000.00 / Year September
Aquatic products Doctor English 3 Years 37000.00 / Year September
Aquatic biology Doctor English 3 Years 37000.00 / Year September
Agricultural Electrification and Automation Doctor English 3 Years 37000.00 / Year September
Agricultural bio-environmental and energy engineering Doctor English 3 Years 37000.00 / Year September
Agricultural Mechanization Engineering Doctor English 3 Years 37000.00 / Year September
Biophysics Doctor English 3 Years 37000.00 / Year September
Social Security Doctor English 3 Years 37000.00 / Year September
Educational Economics and Management Doctor English 3 Years 37000.00 / Year September
Public Administration Doctor English 3 Years 37000.00 / Year September
Food Science and Engineering Doctor English 3 Years 37000.00 / Year September
Rural finance Doctor English 3 Years 37000.00 / Year September
Rural and regional development Doctor English 3 Years 37000.00 / Year September
International Trade Doctor English 3 Years 37000.00 / Year September
Industrial Economics Doctor English 3 Years 37000.00 / Year September
Regional Economics Doctor English 3 Years 37000.00 / Year September
Animal biotechnology Doctor English 3 Years 37000.00 / Year September
Animal production Doctor English 3 Years 37000.00 / Year September
Horticulture science Doctor English 3 Years 37000.00 / Year September
Pharmaceutical Botany Doctor English 3 Years 37000.00 / Year September
Environmental pollution control engineering Doctor English 3 Years 37000.00 / Year September
Applied marine science Doctor English 3 Years 37000.00 / Year September
Agricultural information Doctor English 3 Years 37000.00 / Year September
Bioinformatics Doctor English 3 Years 37000.00 / Year September
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Doctor English 3 Years 37000.00 / Year September
Cellular biology Doctor English 3 Years 37000.00 / Year September
Developmental Biology Doctor English 3 Years 37000.00 / Year September
Microbiology Doctor English 3 Years 37000.00 / Year September
Zoology Doctor English 3 Years 37000.00 / Year September
Botany Doctor English 3 Years 37000.00 / Year September
History of Science and Technology Doctor English 3 Years 37000.00 / Year September
Land Resources Management Doctor English 3 Years 37000.00 / Year September
Clinical Veterinary Medicine Doctor English 3 Years 37000.00 / Year September
Preventive Veterinary Medicine Doctor English 3 Years 37000.00 / Year September
Theoretical veterinary medicine Doctor English 3 Years 37000.00 / Year September
Agricultural Economics and Management Doctor English 3 Years 37000.00 / Year September
Animal Genetics, Breeding and Reproduction Doctor English 3 Years 37000.00 / Year September
Ornamental Horticulture Doctor English 3 Years 37000.00 / Year September
Tea Science Doctor English 3 Years 37000.00 / Year September
Vegetable science Doctor English 3 Years 37000.00 / Year September
Pomology Doctor English 3 Years 37000.00 / Year September
Plant Nutrition Doctor English 3 Years 37000.00 / Year September
Soil Science Doctor English 3 Years 37000.00 / Year September
Ecology Doctor English 3 Years 37000.00 / Year September
Pesticide Doctor English 3 Years 37000.00 / Year September
Agricultural insects and pests control Doctor English 3 Years 37000.00 / Year September
Plant Pathology Doctor English 3 Years 37000.00 / Year September
Seed Science and Technology Doctor English 3 Years 37000.00 / Year September
Crop Genetics and Breeding Doctor English 3 Years 37000.00 / Year September
Crop Cultivation and Farming System Doctor English 3 Years 37000.00 / Year September
Genetics Doctor English 3 Years 37000.00 / Year September

Bachelor-Program

Bachelor-Program Course Duration Starting Date Tuition Fee / Year Language
Minning Engineering 4 years September ¥17600 Chinese Apply Now
Transportation Engineering 4 years September ¥17600 Chinese Apply Now
Industrial Engineering 4 years September ¥17600 Chinese Apply Now
Safety Engineering 4 years September ¥17600 Chinese Apply Now
Fire-fighting Engineering 4 years September ¥17600 Chinese Apply Now
Civil Engineering 4 years September ¥17600 Chinese Apply Now
Engineering Mechanics 4 years September ¥17600 Chinese Apply Now
Architecture 4 years September ¥17600 Chinese Apply Now
Building Environment& Energy Application Engineering 4 years September ¥17600 Chinese Apply Now
Project Management 4 years September ¥17600 Chinese Apply Now
Mechanical Engineering 4 years September ¥17600 Chinese Apply Now
Measurement & Control Technology and Instrumentation 4 years September ¥17600 Chinese Apply Now
Electrical Engineering & Automation 4 years September ¥17600 Chinese Apply Now
Information Engineering 4 years September ¥17600 Chinese Apply Now

Fees Details

Expenses in Nanjing Agricultural University

1. Tuition Fee:

  • Bachelor degree: 17,000 RMB/year
  • Master degree: 24,000 RMB/year
  • Doctoral degree: 40,000 RMB/year

2. Service Fee: 50 USD

3. Accommodation Fee:

  • Double Room: 5,400 RMB/ Person /Year

4. Hostel Fee:

  • Double Room: 650 RMB /person /month

5. Food Cost: 150 USD

6. Living Expense: 2,000 to 2,500 RMB/ Month

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

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 following simple instructions. International applicants must provide the following documents to apply:

1.  Application Form fills in Chinese or in English.

2. Passport & Passport Size Photo (Scan copy of the applicant’s )

3. Transcripts & Certificates  (Must be Notarized Copy )

For Bachelor Degree applicants, they need to only provide high school transcripts and certificates. And for Master Degree applicants, they need to  show their undergraduate transcripts and certificates.  Applicants for Doctorate Degree have to provide their both (undergraduate and graduate) transcripts and certificates. 

  • All the applicants degree (Bachelor, Masters and Doctorate) transcripts and certificates should be notarized and language should be in Chinese or English version.

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 make their CV if you want to study abroad in your desired country. In your Resume or CV, there have to be your 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

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

7. Recommendation Letter

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 admission@digiedupro.com. 

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

Nanjing Government Scholarship

Nanjing Government Scholarship is founded by Nanjing government. Jiangsu province aim is to offer more excellent international students to study and do scientific research in Nanjing.

 Eligibility requirements:

1. Applicants must be in good health. 

2. Education background and age limit:

  • Applicants for bachelor’s degree program must be a high school graduate and under the age of 28.
  • Applicants for master degree studies must have a bachelor’s degree and be under the age of 35;
  • Applicants for doctoral degree studies must have a master’s degree and be under the age of 40.

3. Applicants should have a competitive academic record. 

4. Applicants should have strong scientific research ability. 

 Application materials

1. Application form 

2. The notarized scan copy highest diploma and transcripts. 

  • If applicants are university students or already employed, they should also provide documents of being university students or on-post employees. Documents in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with translations in Chinese or English.

3. Scan copy of the passport and two recent photos (white background, 35mm × 45mm in size)

4. A study or research proposal in Chinese or in English (no less than 800 words)

5. Two letters of recommendation from full professors or associate professors in Chinese or English (applicable to Master and doctoral applicants)

6. Published academic papers or other academic achievements (if applicable)

7. Scan copy of Foreigner Physical Examination Form.

  • The medical examinations 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. The 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.

 

Why choose us?

Nanjing Agricultural University (NAU) established in 1902. It could be a state key university and a “211”project university beneath the Chinese Ministry of Education. With agriculture and life sciences as its characteristics, The university has an amicable(friendly) development of various branches of learning like science, economics, engineering, liberal arts, management and law science. NAU now consists of 5 faculties such as Plant Sciences, Animal Science, Biology and Environment, Food and Engineering, Social Sciences.  

Nanjing Agricultural University has around 21 colleges and provides 61 Bachelor’s programs, 157 Master’s programs, and 77 Doctoral programs. In the year of 2013, there have been 32,000 students, as well as more than 17000 undergraduates and 8,000 postgraduates. There have been 598 international students from 60 countries studying at NAU.   

Today, NAU is multi-disciplinary, national key university under the administration of the Ministry of Education under the 211 Project institutions and one amongst 56 universities in China with a graduate school. Committed to a blueprint of promoting leading-edge academics, cultivating innovative and entrepreneurial abilities and rising as a regional hub for international academic exchange and cooperation.  

Nanjing Agricultural University is located in Nanjing, the capital of Jiangsu Province. With the total area of 6597 km2, Nanjing has a population of 8 million and a GDP totaling RMB 830 billion in 2013. As one of the most essential cities for scientific research and education in China, Nanjing is home to 41 higher educational institutions with over 600,000 students. The city is also home to over 540 scientific research organizations employing approximately 530,000 researchers and staff.   

Nanjing was the capital city of 10 dynasties throughout Chinese history. With intensive urban green space and tree cover, Nanjing offers a friendly and relaxed living surrounding. The main campus of NAU is located in the picturesque eastern part of Nanjing close to the UNESCO World Heritage Ming dynasty Imperial Tombs and Sun Yat-sen Mausoleum. Nanjing is the host town for the 2013 Asian Youth Games and 2014 Youth Olympic Games. 

For the 2013-2014 school year, enrollment at NAU reached 32,000,as well as 17,000 undergraduates, 8,000 graduate students, and 7,000 registered in continued education schemes. International students registered in degree and short-term exchange programs at NAU annually number close to 600. Faculty and workers at NAU presently total 2,800, as well as 340 professors and 470 associate professors.    

The NAU faculty includes 2 members of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, 4 experts listed within the accomplishment Program of Global Experts and 5  in the Chang Jiang Scholars Program, 2 recipients of the National Outstanding professional Award, and 13 recipients of China National Funds for Distinguished Young Scientists.    

There are 14 national key disciplines at NAU, 9 of that rank among the highest 5 in China according to the Ministry of Education’s most up-to-date comprehensive analysis. NAU hierarchical 39th overall among all universities enclosed within the 2014 China University Rankings. An analysis of research citations by Thomson Reuters Essential Science Indicators found NAU among the highest 1% of institutions in the fields of Agricultural Sciences, Plant & Animal Science, Environment/Ecology and Biology & Biochemistry.    

According to a 2013 national evaluation of first-level disciplines by the Ministry of Education, Agricultural Resources & Environmental Science at NAU ranks first among all universities surveyed in China. Graduate education at NAU will be derived back to the 1930s. The research and practice of graduates trained at NAU from 1936 to 1966 formed the foundation of agricultural science and technology in modern China.    

The Graduate School at NAU offers 77 PhD programs and 157 Master’s programs, conferring both academic and professional degrees. NAU annually welcomes noted scholars from universities and research institutions worldwide as guest lecturers or visiting professors. The Graduate School is functioning closely with native and international enterprises to supply internship opportunities to graduate students.