Shanghai Second Polytechnic University

Province: ShanghaiShanghai                              University Ranking: 3955

About University

Shanghai Polytechnic University

Established in 1960, Shanghai Polytechnic University(上海第工业大学) is a municipal college of higher learning that specializes in engineering and manages the coordinated development of the multidisciplinary management of the arts, sciences and the arts. In the past sixty years, Shanghai Polytechnic University started from adult education, held full-time higher vocational education, and then upgraded to an ordinary undergraduate college. It was listed as a pilot unit for professional degree postgraduate training by the State Council Degree Committee until it became a “serving national special needs talent training project”. The master’s degree-granting unit and the right to grant a master’s degree in electronic information have embarked on a characteristic development path for technology-applied universities.

Shanghai Polytechnic University consists of the main campus and several branch campuses, covering a total area of   nearly 800 acres. The main campus is located on Jinhai Road, Pudong, Shanghai, with a construction area of   nearly 300,000 square meters, including an experimental training center of more than 40,000 square meters and an engineering training center of more than 20,000 square meters. It has 45 standard laboratories, an experimental room area of   66,000 square meters, a total fixed asset value of 566 million yuan for teaching and scientific research equipment, more than 1.46 million paper books, more than 2.75 million electronic books, and complete computer network services system.

Shanghai Polytechnic University has 12 secondary teaching, Scientific research units. There are 6 subject categories and 22 professional categories in engineering, management, economics, literature, science, and arts, with 43 undergraduate majors, 31 vocational majors, and 1 master’s degree. There are school-level 16 key disciplines and nurturing disciplines. At present, there are 13124 full-time students in the university (including 10412 general students, 2294 junior college students, 43 preparatory students, 293 master students, 82 international students), and 7416 night (amateur) students.

Shanghai Polytechnic University has 1 national-level first-class undergraduate major construction site, 2 Ministry of Education excellent engineer training programs, 2 Ministry of Education “undergraduate teaching engineering” local universities, the first batch of undergraduate major comprehensive reform pilot, Shanghai. There are 10 application-oriented undergraduate pilot majors in municipal universities, 8 undergraduate education highland construction projects in Shanghai, and 2 English-language planning major filling projects in Shanghai colleges and universities. There are 4 majors in middle school, 6 majors in middle and high school, and 1 major in middle school. Computer science and technology, environmental engineering professional certification applications were accepted by the China Engineering Education Professional Certification Association.

Shanghai Polytechnic University has 3 national-level quality courses, 28 Shanghai-level quality courses, 16 Shanghai university-level teaching teams, 91 key courses of the Shanghai Education Commission, 3 high-quality online courses in Shanghai universities, and demonstration cases of high-quality online courses in Shanghai universities 3 courses, 23 undergraduate key teaching reform projects in Shanghai universities. In the past three years, students have participated in 225 provincial and ministerial-level discipline competitions and received 964 awards, including 433 national awards. An average of more than 1,500 students participate in innovation projects at the municipal and school level.

At present, there are 1,119 faculty members, including 818 full-time teachers, 366 teachers with deputy senior and above professional technical positions, and 304 teachers with doctorate degrees. Among the faculty, 2 people enjoy special government subsidies from the State Council, 1 is selected into the New Century Excellent Talent Support Program of the Ministry of Education, 4 are oriental professors, 4 are selected from Pujiang Program, 6 are from Shuguang, 4 are from Shanghai University and 2 model teachers in Shanghai.

Shanghai Polytechnic University attaches great importance to scientific research and nurturing teaching, actively carries out scientific research that meets the needs of economic and social development and the layout and direction of school disciplines, and strengthens applied research and development. In the long-term scientific research practice, the university has formed a strong scientific research team, undertook 2 national “863” projects, 1 national natural science fund key project, 3 national key research and development plan projects, national natural science fund project 73 projects, 3 projects of National Philosophy and Social Science Fund.

There is an on-campus International Student Dormitory which is located on the first, third, fourth, fifth, and sixth floors of Building 1 on the south riverside. There are two apartments on each floor. There are 4 bedrooms, 1 living room, shared bathrooms, and showers in each apartment. There are double rooms, four-bedrooms are situated in the building. On the first floor, there is 1 kitchen, 1 laundry room, and an activity room for all international students.

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 3955.

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

Non Degree Program:

Program Degree Duration Tuition Fees(CNY) Teaching Medium
Chinese Language Program Non Degree 1 Semester or more 13,000 RMB per Semester  Chinese
Visiting Student Programs Non Degree 1 Semester or more 10,000 RMB per Semester  Chinese/English

Bachelor’s Program:

Program Degree Duration Tuition Fees(CNY) Teaching Medium
Information Management and Information System Bachelor 4 Years 20,000 RMB per Year Chinese/English
International Business Bachelor 4 Years 20,000 RMB per Year Chinese/English
Industrial Design Bachelor 4 Years 20,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Digital Media Art Bachelor 4 Years 20,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Environmental Design Bachelor 4 Years 20,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Product Design Bachelor 4 Years 20,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Visual Communication Design Bachelor 4 Years 20,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Data Science and Big Data Technology Bachelor 4 Years 20,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Mechanical Engineering Bachelor 4 Years 20,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Vehicle Engineering Bachelor 4 Years 20,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Material Processing and Control Engineering Bachelor 4 Years 20,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Industrial Engineering Bachelor 4 Years 20,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Automation Bachelor 4 Years 20,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Measurement and Control Technology and Instruments Bachelor 4 Years 20,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Mechatronic Engineering Bachelor 4 Years 20,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Composite Molding Bachelor 4 Years 20,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Intelligent Manufacturing Engineering Bachelor 4 Years 20,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Optoelectronic Information Science and Engineering Bachelor 4 Years 20,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Electronic Information Engineering Bachelor 4 Years 20,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Computer Science and Technology Bachelor 4 Years 20,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Intelligent Science and Technology Bachelor 4 Years 20,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Software Engineering Bachelor 4 Years 20,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Digital Media Technology Bachelor 4 Years 20,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Communication Engineering Bachelor 4 Years 20,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Network Engineering Bachelor 4 Years 20,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Information and Computing Science Bachelor 4 Years 20,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Environmental Engineering Bachelor 4 Years 20,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Environmental Protection Equipment Engineering Bachelor 4 Years 20,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Material Chemistry Bachelor 4 Years 20,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Materials Science and Engineering Bachelor 4 Years 20,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Taxology Bachelor 4 Years 20,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Investment Bachelor 4 Years 20,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Financial Management Bachelor 4 Years 20,000 RMB per Year Chinese
E-commerce Bachelor 4 Years 20,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Exhibition Economy and Management Bachelor 4 Years 20,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Hotel Management Bachelor 4 Years 20,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Logistics Management Bachelor 4 Years 20,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Credit Management Bachelor 4 Years 20,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Economic Statistics Bachelor 4 Years 20,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Applied Chemistry Bachelor 4 Years 20,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Public Relations Bachelor 4 Years 20,000 RMB per Year Chinese
English Bachelor 4 Years 20,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Japanese Bachelor 4 Years 20,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Applied Statistics Bachelor 4 Years 20,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Chinese International Education Bachelor 4 Years 20,000 RMB per Year Chinese

Master’s Program:

Program Degree Duration Tuition Fees(CNY) Teaching Medium
Environmental Engineering Master 3 Years 29,000 RMB per Year English

Fees Details

Expenses in Shanghai Polytechnic University(上海第工业大学)

  1. Tuition fee: 
  • Non-Degree:  10,000 RMB -13,000 RMB Per Semester
  • Bachelor Degree: 20,000 RMB Per Year
  • Master Degree: 29,000 RMB Per Year
  1. Accommodation Fee:
  • Double Room 40 RMB Per Day
  • Quad Room 15 RMB – 20 RMB Per Day
  1. Food cost: 1,000 RMB – 2,000 RMB
  2. Application Fee: 600 RMB
  3. Living expanse: 2200 RMB – 2800 RMB
  4. Medical checkup: 600 RMB
  5. Insurance: 800 RMB per year
  6. Residence permit: 800 RMB per year

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 Shanghai Polytechnic University(上海第工业大学) 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

Shanghai Polytechnic University(上海第工业大学) 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?

Shanghai Polytechnic University(上海第工业大学) vigorously implements the strategy of “strengthening the school with talents”, focusing on the construction of a double-qualified team, focusing on the development of discipline leaders and innovative teams, and aiming at improving the comprehensive quality and innovation ability of teachers. A team of teachers with vigor, reasonable structure, and courage to innovate. In the course of running an institute, the university has always adhered to the direction of running a socialist school, implemented the fundamental task of establishing a virtue, insisting on the orientation of “career-oriented higher education”, insisting on the combination of education and economic society, education and productive labor, and following the laws of education. Strengthened the connotation construction and assumed social responsibilities, and delivered more than 110,000 technical and applied talents of all levels and types represented by national labor models and outstanding inventors Bao Qifan, Li Bin, etc.

Shanghai Polytechnic University achievements are hailed as the benchmark of China’s vocational education and the cradle of labor model training. In 2017, the Shanghai Municipal Education Commission organized a review and evaluation of the undergraduate teaching work of the school, fully affirming the school’s positioning and school performance. In 2019, experts from the Academic Degrees Office of the State Council organized an on-site inspection and evaluation of the construction of the school’s master’s degree-granting unit, and highly praised the school’s cooperation in exploring the innovation of postgraduate training models and the characteristics of “engineering introduction” professional degree personnel training.

Shanghai Polytechnic University promotes the fine tradition of the combination of work and study and industry-university cooperation, is close to academics, close to industry, and close to employment, strengthens the demonstration of professional construction and the revision of talent training programs, and implements a complete credit system and academic tutor system. The university actively explores and innovates a diversified talent training model. Through the “engineering introduction” engineering master training model exploration, excellent engineer education training plan, CDIO engineering education reform, German FH education model localization practice, etc., to enhance students’ engineering practice ability, Professional adaptability, and professional development ability.

Relying on the pilots of medium-high through-training, middle-based through-training, and high-based through-training training models, through the integrated design of the training plan, the university will expand the development channel of application-oriented talents, and strive to construct a system of application-oriented talents through and connection training. In recent years, the employment rate of university graduates has always remained above 98%, the entrepreneurial ability of students has continued to improve, and the quality of graduates has been affirmed by employers.

Shanghai Polytechnic University has established a number of knowledge service teams including mechatronics, measurement and control and information technology, electronic waste and environmental engineering materials, engineering technology applications, and the Dawning Research Institute composed of more than 300 young teachers with high academic qualifications. Consolidate research directions, enhance cooperation and crossover, promote the transformation of achievements, and provide professional technical services for society and enterprises. It has set up a technology transfer center specifically to promote and transform the scientific and technological achievements of the whole university.

In recent years, the university has established stable cooperative relations with 150 universities and institutions in 36 countries and regions. A total of 65 overseas student projects were implemented and 366 students participated. The university introduces and integrates activities and projects such as the education of foreign students, overseas visits of teachers, overseas projects of students, overseas famous teachers, the introduction of overseas vocational qualification certificates, engineering education certification, academic exchanges, etc. Overseas education concepts, school experience, and teaching resources implement multi-level, wide-field, and all-round international exchanges and cooperation. The university has conducted in-depth cooperation with engineering universities in Europe, Germany, Sweden, Finland, and other European countries in the field of engineering education.