Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology, colloquially Nan Xin Da, is a double first-class discipline university located in the northern part of Nanjing city, China. It is well known for meteorology research and education.

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🏫About Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology (NUIST)

Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology (NUIST), also known as Nan Xin Da was founded in 1960 by the Jiangsu Provincial People’s Government, the Ministry of Education of China, the China Meteorological Administration (CMA) and the State Oceanic Administration. Known until 2004 as the Meteorology College of Nanjing University, it is the oldest meteorology science higher learning institution in China.

Located on the north bank of the River Yangtse, in the heart of the Industrial Zone of Nanjing, on 140 hectares of campus, NUIST has over 30,000 undergraduates, around 1,500 of whom are international students. There are more than 1,500 full-time faculty staff members over 22 schools and colleges.

Today, the university is on the list of China’s national "Double First-rate" universities, offering degree programmes in areas including management, economics, law, agriculture, and humanities. The discipline of atmospheric science ranked as the best in China in an evaluation conducted by the Ministry of Education in China. Geoscience, engineering and computer science are also rated particularly highly.

Its motto translates as “promotion of virtue, investigation of nature, cultivation of self and construction of society”.

NUIST is one of two universities to offer the Chinese-Government Scholarship-WMO programme, a scholarship offered to students of meteorology or related fields. The school has a World Meteorological Organisation Regional Training Centre, which has trained more than 2,400 senior meteorological and hydrological technicians and managers from 140 regions.

The university has established cooperative relationships with 48 universities and colleges in 15 other countries, including Yale University, the University of Manchester and the University of Toronto.

About Nanjing

Nanjing is the capital city of Jiangsu----one of the most developed provinces of China. It is located in the Yangtze River Delta, with rapid and convenient transportation to the city of Beijing, Shanghai, Suzhou, and Hangzhou. Nanjing is a modern city with energetic economics. Pillar industries such as high-tech electronic information and the auto industry have built a complete industrial system. Nanjing is also a city of excellent specialists for scientific education. As one of the four scientific research education cities in the country, Nanjing has 41 higher universities with over 600,000 students.

Nanjing is an ecological city with a comfortable human-habitat environment. Since the implementation of the construction---- ”Green Nanjing” in 2003, Nanjing has fastened the speed of urban greening.

Nanjing is a civilized city with open minds. At present, 81 top 500 corporations have made investments in Nanjing. Nanjing is a safe city with good public security and sound prevention and control system.

Nanjing belongs to the north subtropical monsoon climate zone with four seasons, plenty of sunshine, and rains. The average temperature of a year is 17.8℃.

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🏠 Accommodation

Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology (NUIST) provides International Students with single, double and quad room accommodations. Room facilities include furniture, bathroom, shower air conditioner, and the internet. Public area facilities include washing machine and kitchen.

  • You will need to book the accommodation after you have been accepted.
  • You can choose to live on campus or off campus in private accommodation.
  • We have an article about how to find accommodation off campus here.
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💰 Fees

Application Fee:

$90 USD

Tuition fee:

20,000 CNY per year

40,000 CNY in total

Insurance is 600 CNY.

Entry Requirements

You are not eligible to apply to this program because:

The minimum age is 18 and the maximum age is 35.

English fluency is required.
You need to be either:
- A native English speaker
- Studied a degree in English before
- Can demonstrate a high level of English
- Having an English certificate such as IELTS level 6 or TOEFL 95 and above is an advantage.

Minimum education level: Bachelor's.

All student except from Nigeria are eligible to apply to this program

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📬 Admissions Process

3 Steps to Apply to a Chinese University

Application step 1

Application step 2

Application step 3

Please choose the programs here , "You are advised to select 2-3 programs to increase your chances of getting accepted.

Required Documents:

  • Academic Study Plan or Project Proposal
  • Second Recommendation Letter
  • First Recommendation Letter
  • English Language Certificate
  • Your Highest Academic Transcript (In English)
  • Your Graduation Certificate (in English)
  • Your Photograph
  • Your Passport Copy

Preparing documents:

You can start your application now and send the application documents during your application. Some documents you can send later if you don’t have them right away. Some more info about preparing application documents is here

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Application process:

Applying Online is simple in just a few steps. More information is available here.

The first steps are to choose the programs, pay the application fee and upload the application documents.

Once submitted to China Admissions, we will review your application within 2-3 days and proceed to the university or ask you for further clarification

After it has been processed to the university you will receive your unique application ID from each university.

The university may contact you directly for further questions.

We will then follow up each week with the university for updates. As soon as there is any update we will let you know. If you have made other plans, decide to withdraw / change address at any time please let us know.

After you have been accepted you will receive your admissions letter electronically and asked to pay the non-refundable deposit to the university.

Once you have paid the deposit the university will issue you the admissions letter and visa form to your home country.

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Here is some more information about the enrollment process after you have been accepted.

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