Jilin University or 吉林大学 - public higher education institution in China. Jilin University began its academic activity in1946. The main building is in Changchun.

University ranking. Being one of the most prestigious universities in China,Jilin University never leaves the top 20 according to national ratings. The university is in the top 5% of the most prestigious educational institutions on the planet. It is famous for its education quality in the following disciplines: «Engineering and Technology», «Natural Science», «Chemistry».

Application process and the cost of tuition. The students must pass examinations in order to get admitted to the university. The academic year is traditionally divided into semesters. Studying bachelor’s at Jilin University is relatively inexpensive - only 3,000 USD per year. Those who wish to get their master’s degree here should be ready to spend at least 3,000 USD per year. In addition to low tuition fees the university provides the students with extra financial assistance in the form of scholarships. On the official website (http://www.jlu.edu.cn) of the university you can find a more accurate information regarding the tuition fees of different programs.

The composition of the university. Jilin University is considered to be a large university, teaching more than 62,000 students. The university accepts applications from foreign students. Foreigners make about 1% of all students. The university has more than 4 thousand teachers.

Infrastructure of Jilin University. The university has a dedicated library. The campus dormitories that can be offered to the students upon request. Furthermore the university has dedicated facilities for sports, physical education and sporting events.
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1946
Teachers 4,818
Students 62,675
Foreigners 1%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on entrance examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Sport facilities Available
Library Available
求实创新 励志图强
• Department of Education, Jilin Province
World ranking 313
Country ranking 16
Citations per Faculty 385
Ranking in world by sphere
Engineering and Technology 336
Natural Science 256
Ranking in world by discipline
Chemistry 51
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 313
QS World University Rankings 455
ARWU Academic Ranking 201
Alternative title
Arabic جامعة جيلين
German Jilin-Universität
Spanish Universidad de Jilin
French Université de Jilin
Japanese 吉林大学
Korean 길림대학
Portuguese Universidade de Jilin
Russian Цзилиньский университет
Chinese 吉林大学
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Jilin University - Official Description

Jilin University (JLU) is a leading national university under the direct jurisdiction of China's Ministry of Education. Located in Changchun, the capital city of Jilin Province in Northeastern China, the University has eight campuses in five districts which are home to thirty-nine colleges covering eleven academic disciplines, including philosophy, economics, law, literature, education, history, science, engineering, agriculture, medicine, and management. The University boasts sixteen disciplinary areas, five national key laboratories, and eight national bases for the development of basic science. Other resources include five research bases for humanities and social sciences, seven key laboratories sponsored by the Ministry of Education and eleven by other ministries of Chinese government. JLU offers a variety of degree programs. It has now 115 undergraduate programs, 192 master's degree program, 105 doctoral degree programs, and seventeen post-doctoral programs. The year of 2003 saw the enrollment of a total of 59,000-odd full time students among whom more than 10,000 are graduate students. At present there are 5700 faculty members, with fourteen members of Chinese Academy of Science and Chinese Academy of Engineering, 1270 full professors, and 1652 associate professors. This dedicated education community is a guarantee of excellence in teaching and research. For years, the University...

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