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Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) — public non-profit university. It is located in Shanghai, China. SJTU is an active member of Universitas 21.
QS World University Rankings collects data on the best institutions in the world, according to which SJTU is on top-50. The university is highly rated by the independent university ranking THE. It is in the top-50.
SJTU offers bachelor, master and doctorate programs in different fields of study.
As in many other universities in the country, the academic calendar at SJTU is divided into two semesters. But for convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. The cost of study at SJTU is the same for locals and foreigners — from 4,427 USD per year. The university has several financial aid programs that help students cover part of the cost of education. For up-to-date information on scholarships and the cost of education for each program, check the official website of the educational institution.
Also, consider other expenses: accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals, and personal expenses.
Enrollment in a bachelor's program at SJTU is based on the results of entrance exams. Before submitting documents to the university, applicants take an English language exam. The university accepts the results of IELTS or TOEFL. The minimum TOEFL score is 84. The IELTS score is not lower than 6.
Master's degree at SJTU
To confirm your level of English, you must pass IELTS or TOEFL. The minimum TOEFL score for admission is 85. IELTS — 6 or higher.
Doctorate degree at SJTU
If you decide to pursue a career in science and enroll in a doctoral program, you must pass the language exam — IELTS or TOEFL. For enrollment, you need to pass IELTS with 6 points. The minimum score for TOEFL is 85.
The suburban campus of SJTU combines features of an urban and rural campus. It is located outside the big city, which allows you to focus on your studies. However, it is also not too far, opening up access to more types of recreation, both outdoors and in the city (theaters, museums, restaurants). During the period of study, students can use the university library, where they can do homework and write scientific papers. Not only locals study at SJTU, but also students from other countries. This is a unique opportunity to get in touch with the culture of other countries, meet representatives of different nationalities and make friends around the world.
There are several options to stay in the country after graduation. One of them is to get an offer from an employer and apply for a work visa. Read more about this on the embassy website. SJTU graduates find jobs quickly, partly because the university has a good reputation among employers according to the QS World University Rankings. We talk about other options for immigration in our article.