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Shaanxi University of Science and Technology(陕西科技大学)


Shaanxi University of Science and Technology (SUST) is a provincial level university, the only multi-disciplinary higher educational institution west of China focusing on light industry needs. SUST is a member of the Foundation Construction Project for the Midwest China universities. This new government project is aimed at strengthening 100 of higher educational institutions mid-west of China, and is offering five-year grants for educational quality improvement.

Established in Beijing in 1958 as Beijing Institute of Light Industry it was under the administration of State Ministry of Light Industry. The University was the first institution covering educational needs of Chinese light industry. In 1970 The University was renamed to Northwest Institute of Light Industry and moved to Xianyang City in Shaanxi Province. It was in 1978 when it was recognized as one of 88 key universities in China by the State Council. Approved in 2002 by the Ministry of Education, the University acquired its present name - Shaanxi University of Science and Technology - and in 2007, it was moved to a new campus in Xi’an, the capital city of Shaanxi Province (state), one of the world’s renowned historical capitals. Located north of Xi’an and 2.6 km from Xianyang International Airport, 3 km from Xi’an Bullet Train Station, SUST enjoys a unique geographical location, covering an area of 137 hectares.

Over the period of 50 years, SUST enjoys the alumni of more than 60,000 highly qualified specialists, among which are executives, technical personnel, teachers or researchers of leading research institutions or business leaders in various fields. SUST offers programs in seven major disciplines, including engineering, science, management, literature, law, medicine, and economics. This comprises 58 bachelor degree programs, 71 master and 17 doctoral degree programs. Currently, altogether 1200 teachers provide quality educational and training services to 23,000 full-time undergraduate students and 2,700 graduate students. Besides, SUST has established 3 post-doctoral programs since 2007 in Materials Science and Engineering, Light Industry Technology and Engineering, and Chemistry and Chemical Engineering.

SUST has 10 colleges, 3 teaching departments, 30+ research institutes, 40+ laboratories, and other facilities, such as libraries, student dormitories, canteens, gymnasiums, and two large outdoor swimming pools. It enjoys 6 provincial level key disciplines, 16 provincial and ministerial level key laboratories and engineering centers. Finally, SUST has acquired seven nation-level famous program specialties: Leather Chemistry and Engineering, Pulp and Paper Engineering, Applied Chemistry, Mechanical Design and Theory, Materials, Packaging Engineering, and Materials Physics and Chemistry. 

Office of International Cooperation and Exchange
Office of Hongkong, Macao and Taiwan Affairs
Shaanxi University of Science and Technology

Address:     6 Xuefu Zhonglu, Weiyang District, Xi’an, Shaanxi, China  
Post Code: 710021
Tel/Fax:       +86-29-86168058
E-mail:         oice@sust.edu.cn

Academic Departments

School of Light Industry Science & Engineering

School of Materials Science & Engineering

School of Environmental Science and Engineering

School of Food and Biological Engineering

School of Mechanical & Electrical Engineering

School of Electrical & Information Engineering

School of Economic & Management

School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

School of Art and Design

School of Arts & Science


The international students’ and teachers’ dormitory are accommodated in one building. A kitchen space and a bathroom with shower are envisaged per each separate living room for singles. Apartments for families have double beds, bathroom with shower, air conditioner, bookshelf with desk and table. All rooms are supplied with university Wi-Fi internet access.

Accommodation cost:  
RMB 1000 for single-bed room/month
RMB 500 for twin-bed room/month

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School Calendar

Campus View



Entry Requirements

1.    International students, who abide by the laws of China, observe SUST regulations, respect habits and customs of the Chinese people, and are in good health are welcome to apply for studying at SUST. For undergraduate study, a high school diploma is requiredfor master’s degree program, an undergraduate diploma or a bachelor degree certificate is neededfor doctoral degree program, a certificate of master’s degree is a prerequisite to enroll.

2.   Those wishing to apply for programs in Chinese should pass level 4 of the HSK Examinations (Chinese Proficiency Examinations) to be eligible for training at SUST; Those who apply for programs in English should have a fluent level of English, certified by a TOEFL score of 60, IELTS 5.0 or equivalent (except for the students whose native language is English).

3.    Deadline for Applications is May 31 to apply for the following academic year. At SUST: first semester – September to January; second semester – February to July.

Length of Study

Undergraduate programs 4 years
Master’s degree programs 3 years
Doctorate degree programs  3-5 years
Short-term classes of Chinese language 6-12 months



non-degree program
Bachelor program
master program
doctorate program

Application Guide

Tuition Fees & Scholarships

 Application fee: 400 RMB


Bachelor’s degree


Master’s degree


Doctorate degree


Humanities & Social Sciences




Science and Engineering




Art and Design




A short-term class of Chinese language:

·         12,000 RMB for 1 academic year.






Undergraduate and Language students

1.Full-time registered undergraduate students.

2.Chinese Language students registered  no less than one year.

First class: 1000RMB(5% of all applicants)

Second class: 600RMB(10% of all applicants)

Third class: 400RMB(15% of all applicants)

Graduate students

1.Full-time registered graduate students

2.Single subject score is no less than 70 points.

3.Average score is no less than 75 points.

Enjoy 30% discount of tuition for the next academic year.

PhD Candidates

1.Full-time registered PhD students

2.Single subject score is no less than 70 points.

3. Average score is no less than 75 points.

Enjoy 50% discount of tuition for the next academic year.

Qualification Rewarded:        Language of Instruction:        Scholarship:
Type of Program        Language of Instruction        Duration of Study
# Program Name Application Start Date Application Deadline Date of Enrollment Language of Instruction Tuition Fee (RMB)

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