Xi’an Universities and Institutes

2018-01-12 14:05:07 , Source : The Government Website of Shaanxi Province

Xi’an boasts many famous universities, institutes and academies. The campuses are located mainly in the university townships. Yanta and Beilin University Township in the north downtown is the oldest one. Chang’an University Township in the southern suburb of the city is a newly built one holding many new campuses. It is a little far from the city center; however, there are many bus routes which run regularly between the campuses and the city.

Xi’an Jiaotong University

Website: http://en.xjtu.edu.cn/


Introduction: Also known as Nanyang Public University, it was founded in Shanghai in 1896. The university got its present name in 1959. At present, it has developed into an institution which focuses on science and engineering and covers many subjects such as engineering medicine, economics, management, art and law. It collaborates internationally with 145 universities and research institutions from 42 countries worldwide. Nowadays, it has over 30,108 students, including 12,848 Ph. D. students and Masters students.

Xingqing Campus: 28, Xianning Xi Lu, Beilin District

Transport: Take bus No. 7, 33, 34, 45, 48, 228, 237, 240, 313, 401, 408, 508, 512, 517, 525, 602, 607, 612 or 702

Yanta Campus: 74, Yanta Xi Lu, Yanta District

Transport: Take bus No. 19, 30, 36, 215, 229, 239, 323, 401, 407, 408, 503, 600, K600, 603, K605, K618, K631, 704, 710, 720 or Education Special Line

Qujiang Campus: 99, Yanxiang Lu, Qujiang District

Transport: Take bus No. 25, 45, 48, 521, 525, 903, ?You 6

Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU)


Introduction: Established in 1938 in Hanzhong, it was originally known as the State Northwest Institute of Engineering. It was moved to Xi’an in October 1957 and combined with the Xi’an Institute of Aeronautics and East China Institute of Aeronautics. It was officially renamed Northwestern Polytechnical University in 1957. Currently, it has 28,363 students, including 170 international students. NPU covers a total area of about 840 acres, among which Youyi Campus owns about 198 acres and Chang’an Campus covers about 642 acres. It develops international cooperation relationships quickly and widely and has already established relationship with more than one hundred universities and research institutions from tens of countries.

Youyi Campus: 172, Youyi Xi Lu, Beilin District

Transport: Take bus No. 10, 24, 29, 40, 43, 106, 107, 201, 206, 322, 402, 502, 503, 512, 518, 700 or 707

Chang’an Campus: Fengyukou, Chang’an District

Transport: Take bus No. 916 or 4-08.

Northwest University (NWU)


Introduction: Located in the famous ancient Chinese capital Xi’an, it was originally founded in 1902 as Shaanxi College. NWU assumed its present name in 1929. There are more than 26,000 students here, including more than 6,600 graduate students and more than 900 international students. It pays close attention to international exchange and cooperation, and has established collaborative relations with nearly 90 institutions of higher learning and research from more than ten countries. NWU has three campuses with a total area of about 389 acres.

Northern Campus: 229, Taibai Bei Lu, Beilin District

Transport: Take bus No. 10, 16, 205, 206, 21, 311, 402, 504, 506, 521, 604, 720, 722, 900, or K631

Chang’an Campus: 1, Xuefu Dadao, Chang’an District

Transport: Take bus No. 311, 321, 324, K600 or Waiyuan Special Line

Taoyuan Campus: 15, Gaoxin Bei Lu, Gaoxin District

Transport: Take bus No. 10, 28, 40, 107, 210, 211, 217, 219, 220, 251 or 324.

Xi’an International Studies University (XISU)


Introduction: Established in 1952, it was originally known as the Northwest Russian College. It is the only university in northwest China conducting a complete range of foreign language programs. It got its present name in 2006 upon the approval of the Ministry of Education. XISU has developed wide international academic collaboration and has established cooperative relations with 118 overseas universities and educational institutions. It has carried out ‘two-campuses’ programs with 77 universities in 21 countries including Australia, Japan, France, Spain and Canada, for training undergraduate and postgraduate students. It has two campuses: Yanta Campus and Chang’an Campus.

Yanta Campus: 437 Chang'an Nan Lu, Yanta District

Transport: Take bus No. 19, 44, 215, 217, 229, 239, 323, 408, 504, 527, 600, K600, 603, K631 or 704

Chang’an Campus: 1 Wenyuan Nan Lu, Chang’an District

Transport: Take bus No. 311, 321 or K600.

Xi’an University of Electronic Science and Technology


Introduction: It was founded in 1931 and got its present name in 1988. Currently there are more than 30,000 students, including over 1,600 Ph. D. students and 7,600 Masters students. In recent years, Xidian has quickened its internationalization pace by establishing cooperative relationships and conducting academic cooperation and exchanges with over 100 universities and institutions in more than 40 countries. It has two campuses with a total area of about 659 acres: the Northern Campus and Chang’an Campus.

Northern Campus: 2, Taibai Nan Lu

Transport: Take bus No. 6, 35, 106, 205, 216, 308, 311, 506, 604, 608, 721 or 900,

Chang’an Campus: Guodu Shizi, Chang’an District

Transport: Take bus No. 204, 220, 311, 313, 322 or 716.

Chang’an University


Introduction: It is located in the historical and cultural city of Xi’an, and covers an area of 2980 acres.

Presently, there are more than 29,000 full-time students, including doctoral students, postgraduate students, and more than 6,000 foreign students. So far, Chang’an University has over 130,000 thousand graduates serving in different fields. It began to enroll foreign students in 1956 and has trained more than 1,000 students from over 20 countries. It has set up communication and co-operations with 110 universities and research institutions from more than 40 countries.

Yanta Campus: Yanta Lu, Yanta District

Transport: Take bus No. 5, 19, 21, 22, 23, 24, 27, 30, 34, 41, 44, 224, 237, 242, 400, 401, 408, 500, 501, 521, 526, 527, 601, 606, 609, 701 or 715.

Weishui Campus: Zhuhong Lu

Transport: Take bus No. 214, 518, 900 or 901

Shaanxi Normal University (SNNU)


Introduction: Established in 1944, it was formerly known as Shaanxi Provincial Teachers College and got its present name in 1960. It is well-known for its cultural history, covering an area of more than 445 acres. It has two Campuses including Yanta Campus and Chang’an Campus. There are more than 50,000 students enrolled at the university, among them 325 foreign students. It actively sets up international cooperation and exchange programs and has built a relationship with 60 universities from more than ten countries including America, Britain, France, Germany, Japan, Australia, Canada, Korea, Vietnam and Hong Kong.

Yanta Campus: 199, Chang’an Nan Lu, Yanta District

Transport: Take bus No. 19, 55, 215, 217, 229, 239, 323, 408, 527, 600, K600, 603, K631 or 704.

Chang’an Campus: University City, Chang’an District

Transport: Take bus No. 321, 322, 600, K600 or 906.

Northwest University of Politics and Law


Yanta Campus: 300, Chang’an Nan Lu, Yanta District

Chang’an Campus: Weiguo Road Middle Section, Chang’an District

Xi’an University of Posts and Telecommunications


Yanta Campus: 563, Chang’an Nan Lu, Yanta District

Chang’an Campus: Weiguo Road Middle Section, Chang’an District

Xi’an University of Architecture and Technology


Address: 13, Yanta Lu, Yanta District

Xi’an University of Science and Technology


Yanta Campus: 58, Yanta Zhong Lu, Yanta District

Lintong Campus: 48, Shangu Dadao, Lintong District

Xi’an Shiyou University


Address: 18, Dianzi Er Lu Dong Duan, Yanta District

Xi’an Technological University


Jinhua Campus: 4, Jinhua Bei Lu

Yanta Campus: 119, Xiaozhai Xi Lu, Yanta District

Weiyang Campus: 2 Xuefu Zhong Lu, Weiyang District

Xi’an University of Finance and Economics (XAUFE)


Yanta Campus: 105, Cuihua Lu, Yanta District

Chang’an Campus: 2, Weichang Lu, Chang’an District

Huamei Campus: Duling Dong Lu, Chang’an District

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