Xi’an Jiaotong University

Xi’an Jiaotong University (XJTU, Chinese: 西安交通大学; pinyin: Xī’ān Jiāotōng Dàxué) is a public research university based out of Xi’an, Shaanxi, China. As a member of Double First Class University Plan, C9 League, Project 985, and Project 211, it is a leading national university with special strengths in engineering, technology, applied economics, management, and life sciences. It is designated a Class A Double First Class University by the Ministry of Education. XJTU’s twenty schools comprise a highly comprehensive university offering programs that cover all academic disciplines.

XJTU houses five state key laboratories, four state special laboratories, and two state engineering research centers.[5] Two of its eight affiliated teaching hospitals are ranked among China’s top 100 hospitals. It is the hub of the University Alliance of the Silk Road, an international academic alliance under the umbrella of the China’s Belt and Road Initiative that aims to build educational collaboration and fuel economic growth in countries along the Silk Road Economic Belt and key partners worldwide.

Xi’an Jiaotong University consistently features in the top 300th global universities as ranked by the QS World University Rankings, and the U.S. News & World Report, and the Academic Ranking of World Universities.

Rankings and Reputation

XJTU is one of the elite universities in China with its status as a Double First Class University, C9 League University, and a member of the University Alliance of the Silk Road. Xi’an Jiaotong University is ranked among China’s top-10 research comprehensive universities and ranked first in Northwest China, which includes the autonomous regions of Xinjiang and Ningxia and the provinces of Shaanxi, Gansu and Qinghai.

For 2021, XJTU was ranked within the 401-500 band globally by Times Higher Education World University Rankings, #255 by U.S. News & World Report Best Global University Ranking and 290 by QS World University Rankings and 101-150 band by Academic Ranking of World Universities. Internationally, XJTU is regarded as one of the most reputable Chinese universities by the Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings where it ranked 176-200th globally.