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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

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

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.