📖 Introduction

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🏫 About Southwest University (SWU)

Situated near the beautiful Jialing River, at the foot of Jinyun Mountain—a state-level scenic spot, in Beibei Chongqing, known for its 600-hectare garden-style campus, Southwest University is a national key, comprehensive university under the direct administration of the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China, one of the “211 Project” universities (top 100 universities in the 21st century gaining preferential support in the construction and development from Central Government of China.

Southwest University was established in July 2005 through the incorporation of former Southwest Normal University and Southwest Agriculture University, both of which could be traced back to their common origin, i.e. East Sichuan Teachers College in 1906.

After long-term construction and development, Southwest University has developed its running characteristics in teachers’ education and agricultural education. It excels in a number of disciplines including education, psychology and agronomy. Among them, the silkworm genome research takes the lead in the world; psychology and education have taken a national lead. Other great achievements include natural fallowing, silkworm gene bank, southwest ethnic education and psychology research, and human time cognition and so on. Hundreds of new technologies and achievements have brought with them outstanding social and economic benefits.

The following statistical data offer different aspects of SWU profile:

►Campus aspect: Big campus area of 600 hectares, with the facilities area of almost 1,500,000 square meters

►Disciplinary aspect: 12 disciplinary categories, covering 55 first class disciplines, 3 national key disciplines, 37 provincial or ministry key disciplines, 22 PhD degree programs of the first class disciplines, 19 post-doctoral research stations, 44 master’s degrees programs of the first class disciplines, 107 bachelor’s degree programs

►Faculty aspect: Nearly 2,800 full time teachers, over 1800 professors and associate professors (including research fellows), nearly 300 PhD supervisors, over 1200 master’s degree tutors

Student aspect: Over 50,000 full time undergraduate and postgraduate students, over 1,400 international students from over 70 countries and regions

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  • 19,000 CNY / Year
    Start Date: Sep 2025
  • 19,000 CNY / Year
    Start Date: Sep 2025
  • 19,000 CNY / Year
    Start Date: Sep 2025
  • 🏠 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.

    📬 Admissions Process

    31 Days

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    3 Steps to Apply to a Chinese University

    Application step 1

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    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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