Shanghai Jiaotong University in China

Shanghai Jiaotong University with long history whose forerunner is the Nanyang Public School founded in 1896 and which once titles “China MIT” which means Shanghai Jiaotong University as a pioneer of China university that can learn experience about teaching system,curriculum setting.etc, from advanced western education in early republic of China. Now, Shanghai Jiaotong University is developing itself as a comprehensive world-class university.

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Shanghai Jiaotong University Ranking is on the Rise

Shanghai Jiaotong University is Expected to Enter Into Top 10 in Asia

Shanghai Jiaotong University is Expected to Enter Into Top 100 in the world

Different kind of institution ranking can evaluate Zhejiang University from different parts.

QS Ranking
criteria and weighting

  • Academic Peer Review 40%
  • Global Employer Review 10%
  • Citations per faculty 20%
  • Faculty student ratio 20%
  • International Student Ratio 5%
  • International Faculty Ratio 5%

The (Times higher education) Ranking
criteria and weighting

  • Industry Income – innovation 2.5%
  • International diversity 5%
  • Teaching – the learning environment 30.5%
  • Research – volume, income and reputation 30.0%
  • Citations – research influence 32.5%

ARWU Ranking
criteria and weighting

  • Quality of education 10%
  • Quality of faculty 40%
  • Research output 40%
  • Per capita performance 10%

Which Program Deserves Your Studying?

There are 2401 International students for degree study, about 1011 international students for postgraduate studying.

Top Programs


Mechanical Engineering-
First-level national key program

  • Cooperated with University of Michigan engineering college for developing this program, the two universities achieve mutual recognition of credits, joint awarded degree and joint develop high level research, joint conduct international conference meeting



Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering - With the
Higher Employment Rate

  • Become research and training base for naval architecture and ocean engineering talents, which enjoy higher academic reputation.



Business Managenment

  • Antai College of Economics- Management is the first business school in mainland China to have been triply accredited by AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA.
  • MBA ranked NO.34 in financial times in 2017; EMBA ranked No.7 in the world and ranked No.1 in Asia



Clinical Medicine

  • Clinical Medicine has enter into 0.2‰ in global research institute by ESI
  • Ranked No.1 in national evaluation about its academic level



Biological Medicine

  • Cooperated in education with America Johns Hopkins Medical School, Arizona State University,University of Heidelberg, Loughborough University



How About the Study & Living Environment?

About City-Shanghai, an internationalized City
  • Compared with other cities in China, Shanghai, a symbol of modern and developing, it’s the first free trade zone in China, many business companies will offer students with good internship opportunities. Convenient transportation, area with advanced economy and higher internationalisation
  • As a good International harbor, Shanghai harbor’s cargo throughput and container handling rank No.1 in the world.
  • The weather in Shanghai is mild and humid, with a short spring and autumn and longer winter and summer, compared with the weather in Beijing, which is moist.
  • Chinese traditional culture also showed incisively and vividly in Shanghai, also, Shanghai has its own special features, like shanghai dialect, it’s funny and distinctive,Shanghai opera,etc.
About Shanghai Jiaotong University
  • Strong teaching faculties, equipped with national key labs and studying devices
  • Develop cooperation with advanced foreign education schools
  • Free study atmosphere and innovative study attitude

Words from International Students

Why students choose to study in Shanghai Jiaotong University
International Students Activities

Editor words

Language applicants can not live in on-campus housing

Compared with degree applicants, language students need to rent the house which is in off-campus .

Shanghai Jiaotong University application deadline is earlier than many other China universities

Normally, the application deadline of Shanghai Jiaotong University will be ended in the end of April. Also.some popular programs will earlier ended for the quota limitation, first come, first served.

Entrance test is required by
Shanghai Jiaotong University for degree students

Otherwise, applicants applying for exemption from the entrance tests should provide relevant certificates. For degree programs, students applying exemption may submit their application later about one month than students who applying for entrance test. For example, the application deadline fpr students who applying exemption is in May 31,2017 and the application deadline for applying entrance test is in April 7, 2017.

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TOP 1 : Mechanical Engineering-First-level national key program
TOP 2 : Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering - With the Higher Employment Rate
TOP 4 : Clinical Medicine
TOP 5 : Biological Medicine