📖 Introduction

North China University of Technology (NCUT) is a distinguished public university located in Beijing, China. Established in 1946, NCUT has a rich history and a strong commitment to providing high-quality education and fostering innovation in engineering and technology disciplines. As a comprehensive university, NCUT offers a range of undergraduate and graduate programs across various fields, with a primary emphasis on engineering, technology, and management.

Known for its focus on practical skills and applied research, NCUT has developed a reputation for producing skilled professionals in engineering and technological fields. The university places a strong emphasis on industry collaboration and innovation, preparing students to meet the demands of the rapidly evolving global workforce. While specific world university rankings may vary, NCUT is generally recognized for its contributions to engineering education and research. The university's commitment to academic excellence and its role in advancing technological knowledge contribute to its standing as a key institution in the higher education landscape of China. Please note that specific rankings may change over time, and it's advisable to refer to the latest rankings for the most up-to-date information.

🏫 About North China University of Technology (NCUT)

North China University of Technology (NCUT) is a multidisciplinary municipal university that offers research-based programs for Chinese and international students. The university has 12 schools, 48 academic programs and many courses taught in English. 

At NCUT, you can choose from a wide range of bachelors, masters and Ph.D. programs. The university has more than 17,000 students and more than 1,000 faculty and staff. NCUT aims to deliver individualized teaching, quality-oriented, and all-round development to students. 

If you want to pursue Engineering as a degree, NCUT is a member of the excellent engineer's cultivation project of the Ministry of Education. It has 21 engineering research centers, labs, and teaching facilities. This initiative encourages innovation and creativity, which is necessary for national and social development.

In the last 10 years, NCUT has bagged prestigious awards and won fans in foundation projects, National Natural Scientific Research Foundations (NSFC) and National Social Science Funds of China (SSFC). The university has partnerships with more than 75 countries around the world, ensuring a global experience to its students. 


North China University of Technology (NCUT) is strategically situated in the western part of Beijing. It is a municipal university which was founded in 1946. NCUT is a beautiful university in Beijing surrounded by greenery and nature, with an area of 500 hectares and 400 thousand square meters of floorage. 

Tuition Fee


Registration Fee: RMB 400


  • RMB 19,600 per year  Taught in Chinese
  • RMB 29,600 per year For majors of Engineering and Science Taught in English
  • RMB 26,000 per year For majors of Art Taught in English


Registration Fee: RMB 400


  • RMB 25,000 Taught in Chinese
  •  RMB 30,000 Taught in English


Registration Fee: RMB 400

Tuition: RMB 30,000 per year

Long-term Chinese Language Programs

Registration Fee: RMB 400

Tuition: RMB 17,800 per year

Short-term Chinese Language Program

Registration Fee: RMB 400

Tuition: RMB 1000 per week


NCUT offers many different types of scholarships. The university has Chinese Government Scholarships which can either be full scholarships or partial scholarships. These scholarships are for excellent foreign students who want to pursue postgraduate studies.

On the other hand, Beijing Government Scholarships are for non-Chinese citizens of sound health who are already admitted as an undergraduate or graduate student at NCUT and will pursue a Bachelor’s or academic Master’s degree. You can also apply to similar scholarships such as the Forbidden City Scholarship and NCUT President Scholarship.

Campus Life

NCUT has state-of-the-art and modern facilities. The university has new teaching buildings, a spacious library, an art gallery, and an exercise area. Besides this, the university promotes athletics. It has sports fields, a stadium, and swimming pools. NCUT is surrounded by supermarkets, shopping malls, amusement parks, and hospitals. Public transportation is also highly accessible in the area. 

To welcome international students NCUT arranges excursions in Beijing and other Chinese cities. Every month, you can attend activities, celebrations, and festivals to truly experience the Chinese way of living. To foster friendship and a multi-cultural student environment, sports meets and coffee chats are also organized. 

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🏠 Accommodation

If accommodation on campus is important to you we advise you to arrive a few days before so you can try to register. You can also to choose accommodation off campus, we have an article about that here.

💸 Living Expenses in Beijing

Expense Average costs
Accommodation On average, a single room student dormitory accommodation will cost about RMB 1500 per month, or about RMB 18,000 per year, including utilities.
Food A meal at the university canteen/restaurant or in a fast-food restaurant outside would cost about RMB 7 to RMB 30. The average monthly bill for students that will study in Beijing, China can be between the range of RMB 1800 to RMB 4000.
Transportation A one-way local transport ticket in Beijing costs about RMB 4. The taxi start rate costs about RMB 13, plus the additional taxi rate per kilometer of about RMB 2.30. A monthly transport pass for university students in Beijing would cost around RMB 200.
Extra costs: Some extra costs for university students who will study in Beijing, China are books and study materials around RMB 210 to RMB 350 per month (increased costs for those studying Sciences, Medicine, or Art), and medical insurance of about RMB 400 per six months.

📬 Admissions Process

31 Days

Av. Processing Speed

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:

  • Passport
  • Graduation certificate
  • Passport size photo

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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