Located in the historic city of Xi'an, cradle of Chinese civilization and terminus of the ancient Silk Road, Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU) is the only multidisciplinary and research-oriented in China that is simultaneously developing education and research programs in the fields of aeronautics, astronautics, and marine technology engineering. NPU is one of the first 22 universities to have established a graduate school. It was one of the first universities to enter into the 211 Project in 1995 and the 985 Project in 2001. NPU is a member of the "Excellence 9" program and is honored as a National Role Model Unit,a National Pioneer for Optimal Advanced Basic-level Party Organization and a Model University for Graduate Employment etc. Now NPU will continue to pioneer new pathways into the future inthe process of building a world first-class university and world first-class disciplines.
NPU has 16 academic schools, offering 65 undergraduate programs, 120 postgraduate programs, 71 doctoral programs, and 17 postdoctoral programs. The university has more than 3,600 faculty members, including 1,800 full-time and associate professors, 27 scholars from the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE), 31 chair and lecture professors from the Cheung Kung Scholars Program, and 14 recipients of the National Science Fund for Young Distinguished Scholars. Currently, the university has 26,093 students, including 14,451 undergraduates, 8,017 master's degree students, 3,625 full-time PhD candidatesand 2,521 professional degree students.
NPU sincerely welcomes all outstanding international students to join NPU and pursue higher education here!
I.Application Deadline:June 30,2018
II.Duration of the study
The undergraduate programs ofNorthwestern PolytechnicalUniversity are 4year full-time study (except for the program in architecture which requires 5 years). The programs are delivered in Chineseorin English. Bachelor's degree and graduation certificate will be awarded if the students finish all the required course work and pass the thesis defense.
1.Foreign citizens, in good physical and mental health.
2.Aged between 18 and 30 years old (by September 1, 2018). For the applicants under 18, please bring the relevant supporting documents(NotarizedCertificate of guardian in China)to the official registration.
3.Applicants should have a high school diploma with a satisfactory academic performance.
4.Students who apply for Chinese-taught program must obtain the HSK4 certificate.For those whose native language isChinese,the HSKcertificatecan be exemptedafter recognitionbythe committee.For students applying for English medium courses, an IELTS score of 5.5/ TOEFL score 75 or equivalent to other English proficency certificate is required (forthose applying fromnon-english speakingcountries).
IV.Majors:Please refer to the attachement for more details about majorsoffered.
V. Application documents
1. Application form (auto-generated after the online registration).
3. Academic transcripts.
4.Letter of recommendation.
5. Personal statement.
6.Certificate of Non-criminal Records.
7. Certificate of English/Chinese proficiency.(For exemple: HSK 4 certificate,IELTS score 5.5, TOEFL score 75 etc.)
8. National high school graduation test / college entrance examinationtest certificate(if available)
9. A copy of valid passport.
10. Physicalexamination form.
1.Applicants should register and apply online on the following web page:
http://admission.nwpu.edu.cn/(Please provide the address, passport No. and contact No. correctly and in detail since we will send the admission notice through these messages.)
2.Physical Examination Form. Applicants should follow strictly the requirements of the Physical Examination Form. It will be invalid if there is page missing, or no photo or no seal on the perforation or no signature by the hospital or doctor in the form. The result of the examination will be valid for 6 months. Please arrange the time of your physical examination appropriately and please find appropriate physical form by following this link.http://en.csc.edu.cn/uploads/foreinphy.pdf
3.Notarizedhigh schooldiploma or certificate. If the applicant is studying inhigh school, he/she has to submit the studentship certificate (notifying graduation time) If the certificate is not in English or Chinese, it has to be notarized in English or Chinese.
4.High school transcriptsfor all coursesor notarized transcripts if they are not in English or Chinese.
5.Recommendation letter in English or Chinesefrom High school.
6.Personal statement (minimum 800 words) inEnglish or inChinese, which should include a self-introduction, a description of your educational experience, your motivations for studying in China.
(Note:For item 2-10,the scanned copy should be uploaded to the international student online registration system ofNorthwestern Polytechnical University)
VI. Application Procedure
Step1 - Complete the online application procedureon the following web page:
Step 2 - Committee will beorganizedto review documents of applicants and the results will be published in two weeksfollowingthe application period.
Step 3 - Send Admission Notice and otherrelevantdocuments.
The registration deadline is 15 september 2018 (See the admission notice).If you fail to register within the time limit without the permissionoftheregistration office of International College, you will have forfeited admission into this university.
Tyoe of dormitory
TypeADouble room、TypeBTwo bedrooms (Youyi Campus)、
Type CTwo bedrooms(Chang'an Campus)
Type A：600 RMB/Mth；Type B：900 RMB/Mth；Type C：550 RMB/Mth
Fee to extend visa period
Living cost (estimate)
1.Chinese Government Scholarship-Bilateral Program（full or partial scholarship）
TheBilateral Programincludes a full or partial scholarship established by Ministry of Education in accordance with educational exchange agreements or consensus between the Chinese government and foreign governments, institutions, universities or international organizations. Applicants need to apply between early January and early April. Please consult thedispatching authorities for the specific deadline of each year. (Applicants should register and apply online on the following web page:http://www.campuschina.org/the agency No. for NPU is 10699).
2.Study@NPU Scholarship（full or partial scholarship）
The Scholarshipconsists of two categories, including the NPU President Scholarship and the Outstanding Student Scholarship.
Eligible candidates for the NPU President Scholarship include allself-support international students who have applied to pursue bachelor’s,master’sand doctor’s degrees at NPU, excluding those who have already been awarded with other scholarships.
Eligible candidates for the NPU Outstanding Student Scholarship consists of“Academic Award”and“Individual Award”, which are respectively to honor international students who have shown overall academic excellence and excellence in a specific field (such as science, technology, culture, arts, sports etc. The definition remainshereinafter.) over the previous academic year. Eligible candidates can apply for the Outstanding Student Scholarship since the second academic year and can apply for both categories. Whereas, winning the NPU Outstanding Student Scholarship disqualifies themselves from winning the President Scholarship.
(Notes：(1) For more informations about the application of the scholarship, please visitthe website of International College. (2) The Committee conducts annual review of the winners of the Scholarship.Those who do not meet the requirements will be disqualified.)
3.Shaanxi Provincial Government Scholarship
Shaan’xi province has established “Shaanxi Provincial Government Scholarship” to promote the development of higher education and accelerate the internationalization of local universities.The amount is from 10,000 RMB to 25,000 RMB.It is open for NPU full-time international degree students, including Bachelor, Master and Ph.D. candidates excluding 1). those who are already under other scholarship such as CSC scholarship etc.; 2). short-term students; 3). Chinese language learners etc.
4.Wu Yajun Scholarship
Wu Yajun scholarship is set up to encourage students holding outstanding achievements in their field of work or field of study. The amount is from 5,000 RMB to 10,000 RMB.
International College of Northwestern Polytechnical University, Students' Admission Office
Address: No.127 Youyi Xilu, Xi’an, Shaanxi, 710072 China
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