Introduction to University

Jilin University is a national key comprehensive university under the direct administration of Ministry of Education in China. Located in Changchun, Jilin Province, the university was founded in 1946. In 1960, it was listed as a national key university. In 1984, it was one of the 22 universities initially granted the permission to admit postgraduates. In 1995, it became one of the first "Project 211" universities, as determined by the State Education Commission of China. In 2001, Jilin University was listed as one of the “Project 985” key construction universities. In 2004, it became one of the universities under the direct administration of the Ministry of Education of China. In 2017, it was rated as one of the universities for building world-class universities in the “Double World-class Initiative”.

Type : Public
Different Ranking : Top 10
Year of Establishment : 1946
Current President/Principal : Zhang Xi
Number of Students : 76017
Number of Teaching Resources : Jilin University boasts outstanding faculties. There are 6,439 faculty members in total, among which there are 2,320 professors. There are 11 members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences or the Chinese Academy of Engineering (including 54 adjunct members), 7 senior professors of philosophical and social sciences, 15 members of the assessment group of the Academic Degrees Committee of the State Council, 49 faculty members in the “10,000 Talents Project”, 8 national-level outstanding teachers, 5 chief experts in research and construction projects of the Marxism theory in the central government, 6 chief scientists in the national “Project 973”, 15 young and middle-aged experts with prominent contributions, 34 experts in the National "Hundred-Thousand-Ten Thousand Project”, 37 winners of the “National Outstanding Youth Fund”, 42 winners of the “National Excellent Youth Fund”, and 89 faculty members selected as “Changbai Mountain Scholars” in Jilin Province.
Facilities : Our university is now home to five state key laboratories, 1 national engineering laboratory, 6 national-local joint laboratories, 1 national engineering and technology research center, 1 national animal experimental center, 4 international science and technology cooperation bases, 6 humanities and social science key research bases of the Ministry of Education, 12 key laboratories of the Ministry of Education, 5 engineering research centers of the Ministry of Education, 1 joint laboratory of international cooperation of the Ministry of Education, 2 joint collaborative innovation centers, 1 field science observation station of the Ministry of Education, and 19 key laboratories of other ministries of China. Jilin University has undertaken a great number of research projects at both the national and the provincial level, generating considerable scientific achievements with good prospects for industrialization and high technical content.
Student Welfare : The University provides corresponding student services for students in different majors. We offer flexible and multiple services, including advisor counseling, tutoring and so on.
Application URL : http://apply.jlu.edu.cn/
Popular Major (Top 3) Clinical Medicine, International Relations, Economics



Jilin University is a comprehensive national key university under the direct jurisdiction of China’s Ministry of Education. It ranks top ten nationwide. It was founded in 1946 and was listed as national key university in 1960. In 1984, it became one of the first 22 universities that established graduate schools. It was approved as the first group of Project 211 by China’s Ministry of Education in 1995 and was listed as national key university of Project 985 in 2001. I 2017, it was selected to achieve “world-class” academic status under the Double First Class University Plan. 



Jilin University offers a wide range of disciplines, corresponding training programs for students of different specialties, an extensive collection of materials in the University Liberary, complete and sufficient living facilities and various colorful campus cultures.


Academic requirements and Language Proficiency Certificate