Chongqing University (CQU)

重庆大学 Chóngqìng Dàxué
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Chongqing University was founded in 1929. During Japanese Occupation, Chongqing was one of the only industrial cities that was not seized by Japan. For this reason, the University was allowed to continue operation. In 1942, the University grew substantially and grew to include six colleges in Science, Liberal Arts, Law, Engineering, and Medicine. Today, it is one of the larger academic institutions in China that is well known for its diverse course offerings, impressive research laboratories, and numerous foreign exchange programs. For students that are pursuing University degrees in China or Master’s degrees in China, Chongqing University is a spectacular option to consider with a wide range of program offerings.

Notable Campuses & Programs within China

Chongqing University has a total area of 3.65 square kilometers that is divided into four distinct campuses. Chongqing University currently has 28 schools, a graduate school, the City College of Science and Technology, the College of Networking Education, and the College of Continuing Education. The student population has now reached 50,000 students that is comprised of 20,000 Master’s/Doctoral students and 30,000 Undergraduate students. In addition, the University has 24 mobile workstations for Postdoctoral studies, 133 Doctoral Programs, 256 Master’s Programs, 18 Professional Master’s Degree Programs, 89 Bachelor’s Degree Programs. Within these disciplines degrees such as: MBA, EMBA, MPA, and Master of Engineering are offered.

Chongqing University has an impressive library that has 3.90 million volumes, 6,000 Chinese and foreign periodicals, 2.0 million volumes of e-books, and 5 electronic reading rooms. In addition to the library collection, there are 29 research laboratories available on campus for both faculty and students to benefit from.

In terms of international cooperation, Chongqing University has established exchange programs with over 100 institutions in over 20 countries to include: Russia, South Korea, Japan, the Netherlands, Australia, Canada, Italy, Germany, England, France, and the United States. Due to the international nature of the campus, it is possible for both Chinese and international students to have a very unique experience when studying at Chongqing University

Due to the diverse research laboratories available, it allows prestigious researchers and guest lecturers to regularly visit the University. For students that are looking to make connections in academic research or future career prospects, Chongqing University offers several opportunities for networking in addition to a spectacular education.

Final Remarks

Chongqing University truly does offer a unique experience within China. By studying in a more remote part of China, international students are able to be exposed to more of China’s culture, which is great for the opportunity to learn the local language. In addition, Chinese students are able to benefit from attending a University with more of an international presence in a second-tier Chinese city that hosts students from all over the world. In terms of networking and future career opportunities, Chongqing University offers numerous opportunities for career networking and professional development. When considering universities in China that have diverse course subject offerings, it is highly recommended that you consider applying to Chongqing University during your University application process.


Accommodation

on Campus

Residence

Fee US$

Semester

Academic Year

Campus A

Songlinpo International Apartment

Single Room: US$700

Double Room: US$400

Single Room: US$1330

Double Room: US$750

Campus A

Xuelin Hotel

Single Room: US$800

Double Room: US$400

Single Room: US$1575

Double Room: US$800

Campus D

Lanyuan No.6 International Students Dormitory

Single Room: US$700

Double Room: US$400

Single Room: US$1330

Double Room: US$750

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Undergraduate Degrees Taught in English: 0
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