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Basic information

  • City: Xi'an, Shaanxi
  • Founded in: 1938
  • Type: Public University
  • Number of total students: 36000
  • Number of international students: 10
  • Number of faculty: 4300

About Xi`an

Xi’an is a large city and capital of Shaanxi Province in central China. Once known as Chang’an (Eternal Peace), it marks the Silk Road’s eastern end and was home to the Zhou, Qin, Han and Tang dynasties' ruling houses. At archaeological sites in Xi’an’s surrounding plains are the famed Bingmayong (Terra Cotta Army), thousands of life-size, hand-molded figures buried with China’s first emperor, Qin Shi Huang. ― Google


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About Northwestern Polytechnical University

Located in Xi’an, Shaanxi Province, Northwestern Polytechnic University (NWPU) is a multidisciplinary, research-oriented and open university featuring the development of talent training and scientific research in the fields of aviation, aerospace and navigation, and is a national “first-class university” (Class A) under the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. In 1960, the university was identified by the State Council as a national key university, and was listed by the State Council as one of the 15 key universities in China during the Seventh Five-Year Plan and the Eighth Five-Year Plan, and was among the first batch of “211 Project” in 1995. “It is a member of “Alliance for University Excellence” and the initiator of “One Belt One Road” Space Innovation Alliance. The university is a member of the “Alliance for University Excellence” and the initiator of the “Belt and Road” Aerospace Innovation Alliance. Since its establishment, the university has fully implemented the Party’s education policy, adhered to the school motto of “public sincerity, courage and perseverance”, carried forward the school style of “three realistic and new” (solid foundation, practical work, simple style, pioneering and innovative), and determined the “five to The school philosophy of “five to” (student as the root, education as the basis, scholar as the key, academic as the soul, responsibility as the importance). In the construction process of rooted in the west and dedicated to national defense, the school has always insisted on establishing moral education and cultivating leading talents, always insisted on scientific and technological innovation and casting the heavy weapon of the country, always insisted on advancing with the times and taking the responsibility of the times, making important contributions to the development of the Party and the national cause, writing a number of “firsts” in the history of new China, and contributing to the development of weapons and equipment, the It is the only university that has been awarded the “Significant Contribution Award” by the CPC Central Committee, the State Council and the Central Military Commission for two consecutive times. The university has been awarded as “National Civilized Unit”, “National Civilized Campus”, “National University with Typical Experience in Graduate Employment”, “National National National Unity and Progress The university has been honored as “National Civilized Unit”, “National Civilized Campus”, “National University with Typical Experience in Graduate Employment”, “National National National Unity and Progress Collective”, “National Advanced Grassroots Party Organization”, etc. Today, the university continues to write new glories in accelerating the construction of world class universities with Chinese characteristics and first-class disciplines.

The university is rich in resources and has distinctive academic characteristics. There are more than 36,000 students, 4,300 teaching staff, covering an area of more than 3.1 million square meters, with 27 colleges, including the College of Aviation, Aerospace, Navigation and International Education, the College of Education Experiment, and the School of Engineering of Queen Mary University of London, Northwestern Polytechnic University. It has 74 undergraduate majors, 38 master’s degree level 1 authorized disciplines (including 1 cross-discipline), and 25 doctoral degree level 1 authorized disciplines (including 1 cross-discipline). Seven disciplines, including material science, engineering, chemistry, computer science, physics, earth science, and mathematics, have been ranked in the top 1% of the ESI international rankings, among which, material science and engineering have been ranked in the top 1 percentile, forming a discipline group led by three aviation (aviation, aerospace, and navigation), 3M (materials, electromechanics, and mechanics), 3C (computer, communication, and control), science, and humanities. The university has laid a good foundation for the construction of world-class disciplines.

The university insists on cultivating people with morality and has achieved remarkable results in educating them. We insist on the concept of “trinity” of value shaping, ability cultivation and knowledge transmission, and focus on cultivating leading talents with national sentiment, pursuing excellence and leading the future. Historically, the first doctor of engineering in six disciplines, including casting, aerospace manufacturing engineering, flight mechanics, aero-engine, water weapon, and rocket engine, was cultivated by the university. According to incomplete statistics, among the more than 320,000 alumni delivered by our university for the development of national defense science and technology and national economic construction, there are 50 leaders at or above the provincial and ministerial level and 66 generals, 51 academicians of the two academies, and 6 of China’s top ten outstanding young people. In the field of aviation, more than half of the chief and deputy chief engineers of major models are alumni of our university. Four of the five winners of the “Aviation Service Merit Award” and six of the 10 winners of the “Aviation Service Excellence Award” are alumni of our university. Among the 14 laureates of the Aerospace Laurel Award from 2005 to the present, 23 of them have studied and worked in the university. In the field of aerospace, from Zhang Qingwei and Lei Fanpei, who were among the “Three Young Marshals of Aerospace” in the early years, to Wu Weiren, the chief designer of China’s lunar exploration project, etc., a large number of outstanding alumni have served as leading cadres of the party and government of large central enterprises managed by the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council and their affiliated enterprises and institutions, as well as the positions of deputy chief division or above, and have made outstanding contributions to the rapid development of China’s aerospace industry one after another. outstanding contributions to the rapid development of China’s aerospace industry. There are also a large number of outstanding alumni in the field of maritime industry who are active in important management positions and core technology positions in the shipbuilding industry and the water weapon industry, and there are numerous outstanding students. A large number of XITU students have become the elites of the industry and the pillars of the country, forming a unique “XITU phenomenon” in the field of talent cultivation, which is known as the “cradle of chief engineers” by the society.

The university has a strong faculty with innovative talent attraction and education. It insists on the first standard of teacher morality and style, adheres to the strategy of “talent strengthening university”, and builds a high-level faculty to adapt to the development of world-class universities. We have set up a special talent zone, built a platform for talent gathering, and supported the development of high-end talents; implemented the “Soaring Talent Program”, built a characteristic ladder talent cultivation system, and helped young talents grow; deepened education evaluation reform, grasped the law of talent growth, and highlighted character, ability and performance; built high-quality basic education, and created a people-oriented To create a human-oriented environment for talent development and enhance the sense of belonging, acquisition and happiness of talents. The university has gathered a high-quality teaching team with more than 700 national high-level talents as the backbone, moderate in scale, reasonable in structure, excellent in quality and distinctive in character, including 37 academicians of the two academies (including external), 35 Changjiang scholars, 25 leading talents of the “Ten Thousand People Plan”, “National Outstanding Young Scientists Fund” and “National Outstanding Young Scientists Fund”. The university has 25 recipients of “National Outstanding Young Scientists Fund”, 5 national teaching masters, 28 national teams, 99 national young talents, and 21 postdoctoral mobile stations.


Northwestern Polytechnical University is a university seeking for global partnership. We welcome students and faculties from any country around the world. With more than 1300 international students, over 2300 students participating in international programs, 61 joint research lab, 1 joint educational institution—NPU-QMUL Engineering School, 1 joint educational program—NPU-Brand University of Applied Sciences Program, and nearly 300 international partners, NPU is accumulating its international identity.

Student-Oriented, Education-Directed, Scholar-Centered, Academic-Crucial, and Responsibility-Aimed is the educational philosophy of NPU. In order to reach the goal of first-class university in the world, NPU has set multiple scholarships to sponsor high-level academic communication, international conferences, student international activities and other exchange programs. We believe that with excellent scholars and students with international horizons, the university itself will become outstanding.

Known as a member of 985,211 project and newly named Double First Class university, as well as a research university specialized in aerospace, marine science and technology, engineering and science, NPU takes its responsibility to educate students, advance scientific knowledge and boost human exploration in the space and the sea.

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