Central South University (CSU) is a comprehensive and national key university under the direct administration of the Ministry of Education in China.
Central South University is located in Changsha, a historic and cultural city in Hunan province, central south of the People's Republic of China. Prof. Li Jian is secretary of the Communist Party of China's CSU Committee, and Prof. Huang Boyun, an academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering, is president of CSU.
CSU is among the 32 universities first acceded to the "211 Project". CSU covers an area of 3,810,000 square meters and has a total floor space of 2,330,000 square meters.It also uses advanced teaching and research equipment with a total value of 620 million yuan (RMB). The university libraries have a collection of 4,390,000 volumes. Information digitalization and automatic management are applied in these libraries. The university has 3 top affiliated hospitals which enjoy good reputation.
At present, the total number of full-time
students at CSU has reached more than 50,000, including more than 15,700 graduates
working for master's and doctoral degrees, more than 33,000 undergraduates, more than 408 overseas students and about 12,000 students taking courses in degree and non-degree programs of adult education. The faculty-student ratio is about 1:8. Among its faculty members, there are 3 academicians of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), 13 academicians of Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE). Wang Dianzuo is an academician of both CAS and CAE. There are also 2 decreased academicians.
The fields of study at CSU cover 10 branches of learning, namely engineering, science, medicine, management, literature, law, economics, philosophy, education and history. The university now offers 75 undergraduate programs, 242 master's programs and 102 doctoral programs. It has 22 postdoctoral exchange centers, 17 national key disciplines, 4 national key laboratories, 7 national or ministry-level key training or research centers and 5 national talent training bases and research bases.
Among its faculty members, there are 3 academicians of Chinese Academy of Sciences, 12 academicians of Chinese Academy of Engineering, 574 doctoral supervisors, more than 898 full professors and more than 1985 associate professors.
CSU has outstanding scientific outputs and ranks 22nd among 751 universities in "Academic Achievements Ranking". In 2004, Prof. Huang Bo-Yun was awarded the 1st prize of the National Awards for Technical Invention for his significant contribution to research project "Preparation Technology of High-performance Carbon-Carbon Composite Braking Materials in Aviation" and filled the 6-year long vacancy for this prize.
CSU is now struggling for the goal of constructing of a high-level, research oriented comprehensive university well-known both at home and abroad.
Central South University (CSU) is located in Changsha, capital city of Hunan province at the heartland of China. CSU has five campuses in total, i.e. the North and South Main Campuse (split into two parts by Yueshan Nanlu Road), the New Campus at Xiaoxiang Zhonglu Road, Xiangya Medical School Campus at 127 Tongzipo Road, and the Railway College Campus at 68 Shaoshan Nanlu Road. International students based on their study levels are respectively accommodated by dormitories on the North Main Campus, Xiangya Medical School Campus, and the Railway College Campus. Annual accommodation fee for each student can possibly range from 5,000 to 8,000 Yuan on average, depending on the specific campus you are supposed to study and live on. Here are some tips to notice.
-You can be accepted after you come to college. The earlier you come, the earlier you choose the room.
-To rent off the campus is not allowed.
-Not 24 hours check-in service and reception service.
-A week moving in before registration is allowed.
-All freshmen live in the Main Campus.
-Registration should be done before checked in.
-There is no hotel on the campus.
-You can pay your tuition fee by year.
-Payment methods for tuition fee: Cash, International Remittance, UnionPay card.
-Bank Name: Central South University Branch Bank, Bank of China.
-Account Name: Central South University.
-Account Number: 5846 5735 0276.
-Swift Code: BKCHCNBJ970.