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Southwest University of Science and Technology

Province : SichuanMianyang                               University Ranking : 1389

About University

Southwest University of Science and Technology

Southwest University of Science and Technology dates back to 1939 when Sichuan Jiang Jin Ceramics Vocational and Technical School and Sichuan Provincial Advanced Agricultural Vocational School were established in 2000, August, by the approved of State Council, these 2 colleges were merged to establish Southwest University of Science and Technology. Southwest University of Science and Technology is a university located in the city of Mianyang, Sichuan province. 

There are 17 schools in the university. The campus has over 29,000 students. It covers an area of 4088 mu. It’s the 2nd largest university in Sichuan province. Southwest University of Science and Technology has a total of 9 departments such as Engineering, Agriculture, Science, Economy, Law, Liberal Arts, Management, Education, Medicine and the Arts. The university covers 72 majors for undergraduates, 71 majors for Master degree, 6 majors for Doctoral degree and one Post-Doctoral Program. Currently, there are over 34000 college and graduate students studying at this University. 

Southwest University of Science and Technology has a total of 17 schools, 2200 faculty members, over 1700 full-time teachers, a member of Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAG), and around 700 associate and full professors. The University has covers 1 development base of state key laboratory jointly constructed by Sichuan province and the Ministry of Science and Technology, 2 Key Laboratories jointly constructed by Bechance Provincial Ministry of Education, one Research Center for Engineering approved by the MOE, 1 Key Laboratory at the provincial level, 1 Provincial Engineering Research Center, 10 Key Provincial Laboratories, 21 research Institutions,1 National Level Experiment Education Model Center.

In recent years, Southwest University of Science and Technology has been responsible for over 360 research projects as well as the “10th Five-Year Key Program”,“863 program”, National Natural Science Fund, State Social Sciences Fund for small and medium-sized enterprises as well as projects sponsored by ministries, provinces and multi-nations. The university has now achieved 5 National awards for Scientific and Technological advancement, 5 national awards for teaching achievements and some 350 provincial-level prizes.

Southwest University of Science and Technology has strongly maintains foreign exchanges and cooperation and has successively established relationships with over 30 universities and research institutions in such countries namely The U.S.A, Britain, France, Canada, Australia, Germany, Italy, Spain, Brazil, Chile, Holland, New Zealand,Belgium,Finland,Japan, Korea, Singapore, and Russia. With all-dimensional and multi-level international communications and cooperation in the fields of instruction, research and talent cultivation, the University has witnessed an ever-expanding scope of international cooperation.


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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ),

What is the world ranking of this University?

The Country rank of this University is 179 and the world rank is 1389.

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


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

Postgraduate Programs in English at Southwest University of Science and Technology, China

Program Degree Teaching Medium Duration Tuition fee(CNY) Entrance Time
Environmental Engineering Master English 3 Years 25000 / Year September
Safety Technology and Engineering Master English 3 Years 25000 / Year September
Mechanical Manufacturing and Automation Master English 3 Years 25000 / Year September
Structural Engineering Master English 3 Years 25000 / Year September
Control Theory and Control Engineering Master English 3 Years 25000 / Year September

Doctoral Degree/PHD Programs in English at Southwest University of Science and Technology, China

Program Degree Teaching Medium Duration Tuition fee(RMB) Entrance Time
Environmental Engineering Doctor English 3 Years 30000 / Year September
Pattern Identification and Intelligent System Doctor English 3 Years 30000 / Year September
Control Theory and Control Engineering Doctor English 3 Years 30000 / Year September
Telecommunication and Information System Doctor English 3 Years 30000 / Year September
Materials Science Doctor English 3 Years 30000 / Year September
Material Physics and Chemistry Doctor English 3 Years 30000 / Year September

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

Fees Details

Expenses in SWUST

1. Tuition Fee:

  • Bachelor Degree: 17,000 to 20,000 RMB/Year
  • Master Degree: 22,000 to 25,000 RMB/Year
  • Doctoral Degree: 30,000 RMB/Year

2. Service Fee: 50 USD

3. Dormitory Fee:

  • Single Room: 40 RMB/Day

4. Food Cost: 120 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 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 Southwest University of Science and Technology 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 detail information about the required admission documents. International applicants are highly recommended to provide the following documents.

1. Passport Size Photo & Passport (Scan copy)


The first thing you must need to have a passport. This is a very essential document because without a passport you can not go abroad or your dream country where you want to study or live. To have a passport makes you feel secure to live. So if you don’t have it yet, we advise you to make your passport ready from the embassy office in your home country as soon as possible. Moreover, if you already have your passport,  then make sure your passport is not expired. If your passport already expired then you need to renew it. Here is a sample of a passport.

Passport Size Photo

The general size of the passport size photo is (50mm x 40mm). Applying for admission, your passport size photo should be clear and the background must be plain, white or off-white in color. The height of the head has to be between 28mm – 33mm and head width has to be between 21mm–24mm. Advice to submit a color photo which is taken in the last 6 months. 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. Transcripts & Certificates  (Must be Notarized Copy)

If you are interested to apply for Bachelor’s Degree you need to provide your school transcripts and certificates. For a Master’s Degree, you have to provide your undergraduate transcripts and certificates, And for doctorate degree, you have to provide your both (undergraduate and graduate) transcripts and certificates. 

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

3. Police Verification (No Criminal Record)

Police clearance is very important for going to abroad because a foreign country does not allow any criminal records. A Police Clearance Certificate is an official document approved by the police or government agencies to prove that you have no criminal offense against you like arrest, conviction. This Certificate is also known as a good citizen certificate. See the sample of the Police Clearance Certificate.

4. Foreigners Physical Examination/Checkup/Report

You must have to fill the original copies in English. The medical examination must include all the items which are listed in the Foreigner Physical Examination Form. Incomplete reports or without the signature of the attending physician and the official stamp of the hospital or a sealed picture of yours are invalid. Medical examination results will be valid for the next 6 months, after 6 months you have to do it again. All applicants are kindly requested to require this issue into thought as you decide to take the medical checkup. Click here to gather the Foreigner Physical Examination sample.

5. English Proficiency Certificate

IELTS is not necessary for all Chinese universities but if you want CSC scholarship English proficiency certificate is very important. If you have done IELTS already then you are welcome to study in China without any delay.

6. CV/Resume

You must have to prepare your CV or resume to study abroad in your desired country. Academic qualifications with results, personal details (name, date of birth, marital status, physical address, national Id or school Id, nationality, language, contact no,  etc), reference from your institution’s faculty (his/her name, address, and designation), personal achievement, etc are must for a perfect CV. Here is a sample of a CV/resume.

7. Study Plan or Research Proposal (Ms/Ph.D)

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.

8. 2 Recommendation Letters (Ms/Ph.D)

Applicants for all graduate studies need two recommendation letters from full professors or associate professors (in Chinese or English). The professors must have to be your known and obviously, you have completed any course with them. A recommended letter must have to mention about your academic and personal traits and emphasize the strengths that are relevant to the department or university where you are applying. Have to maintain a positive and enthusiastic tone about you. Letters must be included with professors’ phone numbers and email addresses. Here is the sample of the Recommendation Letter.

9. Published Journal or Other Academic Achievements (if applicable).

Journal publication is not mandatory for applying Ph.D. When you planned for Ph.D. in china or other countries, journal publication will play a major role in getting admission into a good University and it might help in reducing the length of your Ph.D.

10. Bank Statement

bank statement is mandatory to show any foreign country for different purposes of a visitor, a business or immigrants. These rules are not changeable for study, students also need to show the bank statement. So, applicants, you have to ensure that your all documents are ready. Sponsorship can be your parents or any other sponsors.

11. Study Gap Certificates

If you are not a current student or after complete your bachelor you left your study then you have to submit a gap certificate. 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. Fill the Application Form in Chinese or English

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

Southwest University of Science and Technology Scholarship

SWUST offers a scholarship for those international students who have achieved an outstanding result in their highest academic transcript. Southwest University of Science and Technology has 4 years undergraduate programs and 2 years master’s degree programs and 3 years doctoral degree programs.

1. Application qualification:

  • Foreign nationality citizens, healthy, obedient to Chinese law and regulations of the university.
  • Master’s program applicants should hold a bachelor degree certificate.
  • Doctoral program applicants should hold a Master degree certificate.
  • Applicants must have good academic records and be good at English.

2. Application Materials:

  • Application Form.
  • Highest diploma / degree certificate.
  • Transcripts of highest educational degree.
  • Passport photo and passport.
  • Two recommendation letters (Ms/PhD).

All the documents should have scan copy and Letters should be written in Chinese or English from professors or associate professors

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

Why choose us?

The Southwest University of Science and Technology (SWUST) is placed in the city of Mianyang, the unique science and technology city in China, Sichuan Province. The university is a full-time multi-disciplinary university with over 60 years of education. It is an institution of higher education co-supported and administered by the People’s Government of Sichuan, Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China(MOE), Ministry of Industry and Information of the People’s Republic of China.

The school  is one of the 14th key universities accepted by the State’s special support in western China as well as one of the pilot modern distance education universities in China. The university possesses the national Science & Technology Park approved by the Ministry of Science and Technology of the People’s Republic of China and the MOE.  The university covers an area of about 273 hectares with a building floorage of one million square meters. As a large dynamic university, it offers a wide range of programs at the Bachelor, Master and Doctorate levels. 

SWUST has a total of 17 schools which offer 76 bachelor degree programs, 4 types of professional master’s degree programs, 17 first-level master degree disciplines and 3 first-level doctorate degree disciplines in 9 subjects namely Engineering, Agriculture, Science, Economics, Law, Literature, Management , Education and the Arts. In addition, the university offers 4 Phd joint programs with the Chinese Academy of Engineering Physics. The university serves over 30,000 full time postgraduate and undergraduate students. Over 2,200 staff are doing job at  this university including 1 academician of the Chinese Engineering Academy and 780 professors and associate professors. 

Southwest University of Science and Technology has emerged a distinctive educational model of strengthening its links with the regional industry, teaching & research units. With the growing process of internationalization, SWUST is involving in strong exchanges with overseas universities. Currently, the university maintains close links with universities and institutions in Europe, the Americas, Asia, and Oceania. SWUST is open and positive to welcome more communication and collaboration with university abroad on areas of mutual interest.