Founded in October 1952, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics is one of the first aviation colleges and universities founded by China. It is a public research university located in Nanjing, China, and one of the Seven Sons of National Defence, which is directly supervised by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology.

NUAA is a very rigorous university that typically accepts only the top 5% of students who pass China's National College Entrance Examination. The QS World University Rankings place it in the top 250 universities in the world for Mechanical, Aeronautical, and Manufacturing Engineering. According to QS World University Rankings and Times Higher Education World University Rankings, it is also among Asia's top 300 institutions. NUAA was ranked in the 301-400 range globally in 2021, according to certain rankings.

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🏫About Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (NUAA)

Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics (NUAA), established in October 1952, is located in Nanjiang, Jiangsu Province, Southern China. NUAA offers a wide range of programs including 54 undergraduates, 80 postgraduates, and 16 post-doctoral programs. They currently have 28,000 full-time students consisting of 18,356 undergraduate students, 8,544 graduate students, and 1,100 international students. Out of 2529 higher education institutes in China, NUAA ranks 3rd for Universities in China for Aerospace Studies and among the World's Top 150-200 of QS Subject Ranking for Aerospace, Machinery and Manufacturing Engineering.

🏠 Accommodation

NUAA is home to thousands of international students. The university provides a home away from home to these students and guarantees a place on campus (International Students dormitory) or off-campus (university-managed) housing. A typical student dormitory flat consists of 3 to 4 air-conditioned bedrooms and a common living room equipped with a TV. Students have easy access to facilities like the internet, telephone, hot/cold shower, kitchen, washing machine, etc. There are also dining options that offer authentic Chinese dishes, Halal and Western cuisine.

  • 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:

$75 USD

Tuition fee:

37,800 CNY per year

151,200 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 40.

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: Master's

The program is quite competitive, you need to have a high grades of Average B, 60%, or a high GPA.

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:

  • Pre-Acceptance Letter
  • Second Recommendation Letter
  • First Recommendation Letter
  • Medical Examination Form
  • English Language Certificate
  • Your Highest Academic Transcript (In English)
  • Your Graduation Certificate (in English)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Your Photograph
  • Personal Statement Letter or Study Plan
  • 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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