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北京大学
Country China
City Beijing
Foundation / A-level / IB (foreigners)3,785 USD/year.
Bachelor (foreigners)4,659 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)5,241 USD/year.
Cost of living $620-1,212 USD/Month.
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General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1898
Abbreviation PKU
Teachers 4,810
Students 38,759
Foreigners 15%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on entrance examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Financial aid Available
Library Available
Motto
Diligence, Rigorousness, Pragmatism, Innovation
Accreditation
• Ministry of Education of The People's Republic of China
Affiliations
• Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU)
• International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU)
• International Forum of Public Universities (IFPU)
Rankings
World ranking55
Country ranking2
Academic Reputation16
Employer Reputation16
Quality of teaching166
International Faculty290
International Students325
Citations per Faculty155
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities25
Engineering and Technology27
Life Sciences and Medicine73
Natural Science17
Social Sciences and Management32
Ranking in world by discipline
Mathematics43
Physics51
Chemistry31
Computer Science51
Economics & Business101
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking55
QS World University Rankings41
ARWU Academic Ranking101
Cost of living in Beijing
Expenses - USD/Month.Min.Med.
Accommodation 358 654
Food 147 263
Transportation 23 55
Communications and utilities 35 39
Clothing 25 92
Sports and leisure 32 110
Total6201,212
Accommodation in Beijing USD/Month.
Shared room outside of centre361
Shared room in city centre661
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre464
1 bedroom apartment in city centre841
Alternative title
Arabic جامعة بكين
German Peking Universität
Spanish Universidad de Pekín
French Université de Pékin
Japanese 北京大学
Korean 북경대학
Portuguese Universidade de Pequim
Russian Пекинский университет
Chinese 北京大学
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Peking University or 北京大学 (PKU) - public higher education institution in China. PKU began its academic activity in1898. The main building of the university proudly stands in Beijing inside an urban campus.

University ranking. Peking University is second in the national rating of China. Peking University Is quite remarkable as it is among the best world universities. According to the specialists, the university’s strengths are as follows: «Arts and Humanities», «Engineering and Technology», «Life Sciences and Medicine», «Natural Science», «Social Sciences and Management», «Mathematics», «Physics», «Chemistry», «Computer Science», «Economics & Business». The university is in the top 100 in the quality of education criterion. High academic reputation allows the students to promptly find employment upon graduation.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The enrollment is based on the exam results. Peking University divides its academic year into semesters. A year of bachelor studies will cost you around 4,659 USD. Those who wish to get their master’s degree here should be ready to spend at least 5,241 USD per year. In addition to low tuition fees the university provides the students with extra financial assistance in the form of scholarships. More information about tuition fees and admission requirements can be found on the official website of the university(http://www.pku.edu.cn).

The composition of the university. Peking University is classified as a large university with more than 38,000 concurrent students. The university accepts both local and foreign students. It is worth mentioning that every 7 student of the university came from abroad. The academic staff consists of more than 4 thousand specialists. The majority of academic staff at PKU consists of foreign specialists.

Infrastructure of PKU. There is a library on the campus. The university belongs to the number of groups and associations like the Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU), as well as the International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU) and International Forum of Public Universities (IFPU).

Peking University - Official Description

Peking University is a comprehensive and National key university. The campus, known as "Yan Yuan"-- the gardens of Yan, is situated at the northeast of the Haidian District at the western suburbs of Beijing. It stands near the Yuan Ming Gardens and the Summer Palace. The University consists of 30 colleges and 12 departments, with 93 specialties for undergraduates, 2 specialties for the second Bachelor's degree, 199 specialties for Master candidates and 173 specialties for Doctoral candidates. While still laying stress on basic sciences, the university has paid special attention to the development of applied sciences. At present, Peking university has 216 research institutes and research centres, and there are 2 national engineering research centres, 81 key national disciplines, 12 national key laboratories. The university has made an effective combination of the research on important scientific issues with the training of personnel with high level specialized knowledge and professional skill as demanded by the country's socialist modernization. It strives not only for the simultaneous improvements in teaching and research work, but also for the promotion of interaction and mutual promotion among various subjects. Thus Peking University has become a center for teaching and research and a university of the new...

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