Fudan University or 复旦大学 - public higher education institution in China. Fudan University was founded in 1905. Inside the city of Shanghai the university has built its own suburban campus.

University ranking. Fudan University is among the best educational institutions in China, that is among the top 5 universities according to the national rankings. The university has its well deserved place among the top 5% of the world’s best universities. It is famous for: «Arts and Humanities», «Engineering and Technology», «Life Sciences and Medicine», «Natural Science», «Social Sciences and Management», «Mathematics», «Chemistry», «Computer Science». Fudan University is among the best in terms of education quality, proudly standing in the top 100 in the international rankings according to this criterion. High academic reputation allows the students to promptly find employment upon graduation.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The main criterion for admission is examination results. Academic year of the university consists of two semesters. The cost of tuition for the bachelor’s programs is around 3,348 USD per year. A master’s degree of Fudan University will cost a student a significant sum of 3,348 USD per year. Despite the tuition gees being quite low, the students often participate in scholarship programs. The official website of the university (http://www.fudan.edu.cn) can offer more accurate pricing information depending on the chocen program.

The composition of the university. Fudan University is a big educational institution, attended by more than 27 thousand students. Foreign citizens can submit their applications along with the local students. The ratio is 1 foreign student to 7 local ones. The academic staff of Fudan University includes more than 3 thousand teachers and professors. The academic staff mainly consists of foreign specialists The university offers international student exchange programs, made possible by the vast network of partner educational institutions and companies. The university social media pages cover student life, recent events and more: Linkedin.

Infrastructure of Fudan University. The students have access to the university’s library. Students can apply for a dormitory. Sports facilities can be a bonus for some students applying to Fudan University. It is a member of Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU), as well as Universitas 21.
Ranking   100   4
Country China
City Shanghai
Bachelor (foreigners) 3,348 USD/year. Check the current data on the official website of the university
Master (foreigners) 3,348 USD/year. Check the current data on the official website of the university
Living expenses $582 -1,224 USD/month
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General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1905
Teachers 3,418
Students 27,629
Foreigners 15%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on entrance examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Suburban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Exchange programs Available
Sport facilities Available
Library Available
Rich in knowledge and tenacious of purposes, inquiring with earnestness and reflecting with self-practice
• Shanghai Municipal Education Commission
• Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU)
• Universitas 21
World ranking 100
Country ranking 4
Academic Reputation 57
Employer Reputation 43
Quality of teaching 247
International Faculty 285
International Students 293
Citations per Faculty 99
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities 72
Engineering and Technology 82
Life Sciences and Medicine 117
Natural Science 43
Social Sciences and Management 61
Ranking in world by discipline
Mathematics 76
Chemistry 51
Computer Science 151
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 100
QS World University Rankings 52
ARWU Academic Ranking 151
Cost of living in Shanghai
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 284 627
Food 182 300
Transportation 24 55
Communications and utilities 36 42
Clothing 29 109
Sports and leisure 27 91
Total 582 1,224
Accommodation in Shanghai USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 287
Shared room in city centre 633
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 428
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 797
Alternative title
Arabic جامعة فودان
German Fudan Universität
Spanish Universidad de Fudan
French Université de Fudan
Japanese 復旦大学
Korean 복단대학교
Portuguese Universidade de Fudan
Russian Университет Фудань
Chinese 复旦大学
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Fudan University - Official Description

Fudan University was established in 1905, initially named Fudan Public School. The name "Fudan" originated from a famous statement, meaning unremitting effort. Fudan University comprises 17 full-time schools (including 66 specialties) and 4 departments. They have 68 specialties for Bachelor's Degree Candidates, 209 specialties for Master's Degree Candidates and 157 specialties for Doctoral Degree Candidates. Now, Fudan University has nearly 44,300 students, including full-time students, students in Continuing Education or Network Education, as well as overseas students.

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