Undergraduate Programs

SJTU 2017 Undergraduate Programs for international students (PDF download)

Today, SJTU has 62 undergraduate programs covering 9 major disciplines: Economics, Management, Law, Literature, Science, Engineering, Agriculture, Medicine, and Arts.


2017 SJTU Undergraduate Programs and Test Subjects.pdf


 Application Procedure


Application Prerequisites

1. Healthy, non-Chinese citizens, foreign passport holders with senior high school diploma (or above)
2. Applicants of mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan who have immigrated to other countries should meet the conditions set by the “
Document No. 83 (2009) of Ministry of Education of the PRC .pdf"

 Application Materials

  1. Senior high school diploma or equivalent (2017 Graduating students should provide an official statement from school as proof of graduation);

  2. Official transcripts (or equivalent) from your high school, including all courses taken;

  3. HSK Certificate or other certificates to prove your Chinese language proficiency (optional).

  4. For applicants applying for transfer into second year of Undergraduate Program of Chinese Language, a minimum requirement of HSK 5 (230 scores or above) is required.

  5. Applicants applying for exemption from the entrance tests should provide relevant certificates (See " Entrance Exam Exemption Requirements ");

  6. Copy of Passport;

  7. Application fee CNY 800 (approx.US$ 120);

  8. Applicants under 18 years old should provide a "Guardian Guarantee Statement.pdf".

Application Method and Application Period

     Applying for Exemption: 0:00am, December 01st, 2016 to 24:00pm, May 31st, 2017 (Beijing Time, GMT+8)

    Applying for Entrance Exam: 0:00am, March 28th to 24:00pm, April 7, 2017 (Beijing Time, GMT+8)


  1. All of the applicants should apply online at http://apply.sjtu.edu.cn and upload the scanned application materials mentioned above before the deadline.

  2. The application system is only available within the required application periods written above.

  3. For any unsuccessful applications caused by personal reasons, application fee will not be refunded.

Entrance Exam Exemption Requirements
1. Students who wish to apply for exemption from the entrance exam should qualify the following requirements (prove at least one of the following):

MajorSATIBGCE A-levelACTOthers
Liberal ArtSAT I score above 1300Received IB certificate.Attended at least 3 A-level courses, must include Math and two relevant courses related to the major you wish to apply to. Received grade A for at least two subjects.ACT score 27Other equivalent certificates that can prove your academic proficiency (national level high school graduation Exam or college entrance exam)
Attended at least 3 HL and 3 SL courses. Courses that were taken must be related to the major you wish to apply to. Total points ≥35,each course must be≥ 5
Math & ScienceSAT I score above 1300 (Math≥ 700)Received IB certificate.
Economics & ManagementAttended at least 3 HL and 3 SL courses. HL courses must include Math≥6.Courses that were taken must be related to the major you wish to apply to. Total points≥36,each course must be≥ 5

2. Students who wish to apply for exemption must provide certificate to prove their level of Chinese language skill (provide at least one of the following):

Level of Chinese language requirement1.      HSK level 5 ≥ 180; 
2.      SAT II Chinese with Listening ≥ 600; 
3.      IB Chinese HL class, ≥ 6; 
4.       A-level Chinese language related course, grade A; 
Or other equivalent certificates.

Entrance Exam
1. Students will have to attend the corresponding exams organized by SJTU (according to the first choice of major).
2. Test Date & Place:

 Test DateTest Place
First Test15-Apr-17Shanghai
Second Test29-Apr-17Beijing, Seoul(South Korea), Ulaanbaatar(Mongolia)

3. Test Time & Subjects

 ScienceLiberal ArtsTest Time
Full Score100100100100
Full Score50505050150

All the tests are closed-book, and in Chinese;
Students applying for test category of science only need to choose two subjects from physics, Chemistry and Biology;
Students unclear which tests to take for their major should refer to “2017 SJTU Undergraduate Programs & Test Subjects”.

4.Test Samples(download.rar)

Admission Policies
1. Applicants who satisfy the exemption requirements will be accepted.
2. Applicants who get sufficient scores on the Entrance Test will be accepted.
3. Applicants who have various awards can get additional scores after the certification materials are approved by the university. Please bring the original award certifications with you at the time of registration.

Excellent Students will be awarded the scholarships in the following form.

Scholarship TypesPlacesScholarship ContentsCriteria
First-Class Scholarship8Shanghai Government Scholarship for International Students-Class AFull Scholarship

Period4 Years

Values of scholarship: covers tuition, living allowance (2,500 CNY per month), accommodation subsidy, insurance 
♦ Applicants should be officially admitted by SJTU and not be awardees of other scholarships at the same time.

♦ Students who rank high in the entrance test will be awarded the corresponding types of scholarships.

♦ Students applying for exemption with sufficient scores will also be awarded the corresponding types of scholarship.
Second-Class Scholarship10Shanghai Government Scholarship for International Students-Class B + living allowance

4 Years

Values of scholarship: covers tuition, living allowance (1,400 CNY per month), insurance 
♦ Scholarship results will be announced together with the admission results.

♦ SJTU reserves the right of final explanation.
Third-Class Scholarship10Period4 Years  Values of scholarship: covers accommodation subsidy (1,000 CNY per month) and living allowance (1,400 CNY per month),insurance 
Forth-Class Scholarship12Shanghai Government Scholarship for International Students-Class B

4 Years 

Values of scholarship: covers tuition and insurance 
Fifth-Class Scholarship12Period4 Years

Values of scholarship: only living allowance (1,400 CNY per month) , insurance
Freshman Scholarship20One-time reward 5,000 yuan  

Term begins: in early September (the specific date will be informed on the admission letter)

Tuition: CNY 24,800 (approx.US$ 3700)

Contact Information
Address: Room 100A, New Admin Building B, 800 Dongchuan Rd, Shanghai, China
Post code: 200240
86-21-54743244 Email

Students applying for medical specialties should directly contact International Students Office of SJTU Medical School.
Tel: +86 21 63847078
Fax: +86 21 63841367

Address: International Students Office, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, 227, Chongqing (S) Road, Shanghai, 200025

Students applying for Mechanical Engineering & Electrical and Computer Engineering taught in English should directly contact UM-SJTU Joint Institute.
Tel: +86 21 34206045 ext. 3221

Address: UM-SJTU Joint Institute, 800 Dongchuan Rd, Shanghai, 200240, China

Students applying for Mechanical Engineering & Automation, Information Engineering, and Thermal Energy & Power Engineering taught in French should directly contact SJTU-ParisTech Elite Institute of Technology.

Tel: +86-21-34207543,34202941

E-mail: qig@sjtu.edu.cn

Website: http://speit.sjtu.edu.cn/

Address: SJTU-ParisTech Elite Institute of Technology, 800 Dongchuan Rd, Shanghai, 200240, China



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