Fudan University

China

Public

Fudan University

Shanghai, China

Public

11 : 1

Student: Teacher Ratio

47:53

Male : Female

September and January

Intakes

32%

Acceptance Rate

11 : 1

Student: Teacher Ratio

47:53

Male : Female

September and January

Intakes

32%

Acceptance Rate

History, Affiliations and Rankings

Established in 1905 by Ma Xiangho, Fudan University was formerly known as Fudan Public School situated in Shanghai, China. In 1911, the institute was used as the headquarters of the Guangfu Army and was not opened for a year. In 1917, the institute was changed to a private university. In 1941, after the invasion of China, the Government of China changed the University again to a Public institute. The Fudan University has academic affiliations with C9, Universitas 21, Association of East Asian Research Universities (AEARU), the Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU), BRICS Universities League, Council on Business & Society, and Washington University in St. Louis McDonnell International Scholars Academy. Fudan University ranks #34 in World University Rankings by QS and #60 in World University Rankings 2022 by Times Higher Education. Fudan University has consistently ranked among the top 100 universities in the world by some of the world's most widely read university rankings, including the Academic Ranking of World Universities, the QS World University Rankings, and the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

Infrastructure, Campuses and Courses

Fudan University has four campuses - Handan, Fenglin, Zhangjiang, and Jiangwan campus. The Handan campus is the main campus, which consists of all the main faculties and departments. The Fenglin campus is the medical centre of the institute, located in the Xuhui District. Fudan University has 17 full-time schools, 69 departments, 73 bachelor's degree programmes, 22 disciplines and 134 sub-disciplines authorised to confer PhD degrees, 201 master's degree programmes, 6 professional degree programmes, 7 Ministry of Education P.R.C. key social science research centres, 9 national basic science research and training institutes, and 25 post-doctoral research stations. It has 40 national core disciplines granted by the Ministry of Education, ranking third in the country. It has 77 research institutes, 112 cross-disciplinary research institutes, and 5 national key laboratories at the moment. The Zhanjiang campus in the Pudong district contains the faculties of Microelectronics, Computer Science and Technology, Software, and Pharmacy. Fudan University offers Bachelor’s, Master's, and Ph.D. programs with specializations in Management, Medical Sciences, Computer Science, Media and Communications, Public Policy, and Finance.

Accomplishments and Alumni 

In 2000, Fudan University after collaborating with Shanghai Medical University, the institute became a known research-oriented institute both in China and abroad for its Arts, Sciences, and Medicine. The institute is among the top institutions in Asia and has affiliations with 17 hospitals. Fudan University has about 95 academicians alumni. They have over 60 alumni employed as professors in the top 15 universities in America and the United Kingdom. The notable alumni of Fudan University are Wang Huning a leading Chinese political theorist, Han Zheng a Chinese politician serving as the Senior Vice Premier of the State Council, Li Yuanchao a retired Chinese politician, the Vice President of the People's Republic of China from 2013 to 2018, Kim Young-dae is a South Korean actor, and Ding Xuexiang is a Chinese politician who serves as an important political aide of Xi Jinping, current General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP).

Student Diversity and Visiting Companies

Fudan University has about 36,000 students on-campus out of which 13,600 are undergraduates, and 22,600 postgraduates with 3,000 professors and faculty. There are more than 3,600 international students at the institute. Fudan University’s male-to-female ratio is 48:52. In addition, the university has almost 1,760 international students, placing it second in the country. Fudan University has a high-level research faculty of over 2,600 full-time teachers and researchers, including 1,350 professors and associate professors, 47 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Chinese Academy of Engineering, nearly 660 doctoral supervisors, 26 special professors and 2 lecture professors of the "Cheungkong Scholars Program," 3 distinguished professors and 10 special professors of Fudan University, 6 principal scientists of Project 973, and 3 distinguished professors and 10 special professors of Fudan University The visiting companies at the institute are Amazon, Deloitte, Bain & Company, and others.

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QS

Quacquarelli Symonds (Q.S.) is a corporation based in the United Kingdom that specialises in the analysis of higher education institutions worldwide. Nunzio Quacquarelli launched the company in 1990. It publishes the Q.S. World University Rankings every year. The Q.S. rating, which is considered one of the three most widely read university rankings globally, is approved by the International Ranking Expert Group (IREG). The institution uses six metrics, namely Academic Reputation, Employer Reputation, Faculty/Student Ratio, Citations per faculty, International Faculty Ratio and International Student Ratio, that effectively capture university performance. It also publishes rankings in Young universities, Graduate Employability, and Subject Rankings. Q.S. provides an auditing service to universities, which offers information on the institution's strengths and shortcomings. The Q.S. Stars audit procedure rates universities based on over 50 different indicators.

THE

The Times Higher Education, originally The Times Higher Education Supplement (THES), is a British magazine that focuses on higher education news and topics. It annually publishes The Times Higher Education World University Rankings. It has received worldwide acclaim for its new and improved rating algorithm. Since 2004, it has provided students and their families, academics, university executives, governments, and businesses with reliable university performance data. The performance indicators are grouped into five areas: Teaching (the learning environment); Research (volume, income and reputation); Citations (research influence); International outlook (staff, students and research); and Industry income (knowledge transfer). It also produces subject rankings and rankings for Young Universities, Impact, Reputation, And Emerging Economies.

Guardian

The Guardian is a British daily newspaper that first appeared in 1821 as The Manchester Guardian and was renamed The Guardian in 1959. The Guardian University Guide is published once a year. The goal of the University Guide is to show how each university's department is likely to provide an overall beneficial experience to future students, and to do so; they look at how previous students in the department fared. A league table was created using nine performance criteria for 54 disciplines spanning all stages of the student life cycle. Entry standards, Student-staff ratios, Expenditure per student, Continuation, Student satisfaction, Value Added, Standardisation, Subject Classification, and Career Prospects are the indicators utilised by the organisation.

USN

U.S. News & World Report is American news, consumer advice, rankings, and analysis publication. It began in 1948 as a merger of the weekly newspaper U.S. News and the worldwide weekly magazine World Report. The company's rankings of Best Global universities are well-known among the wider population and significantly impact admission trends. The inaugural "America's Best Colleges" report was released by the U.S. News & World Report in 1983. Since 1985, the rankings have been produced and published annually. The magazine U.S. News & World Report rankings are based on data collected from educational institutions through an annual survey, government and third-party data sources, and school websites. It also takes into account outside opinion polls of university faculty and administrators.

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Scholarships

The scholarship is awarded to full-time international students at the institute.

Eligibility

Excellent academic background.

Applicability

An online application must be submitted.

The scholarship is awarded to full-time international students at the institute.

Eligibility

Excellent academic background.

Applicability

An online application must be submitted.

They are provided by the Chinese Scholarship committee. It is an initiative by the Chinese Ministry of Education to promote cultural and global education.

Eligibility

UG, PG, and Ph.D students are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

Applicability

An application is to be submitted.

This scholarship is available to international applicants who are enrolled at the institute.

Eligibility

Non-Chinese resident and excellent academic background.

Applicability

An online application must be submitted.

Application Process

  • Visit the official website of the institution. 
  • Click on 'Apply Now' or 'Register Here'
  • Complete filling your education history with all the qualifications.
  • Fill in the details of your employment history.
  • Fill in your personal statement.
  • Submit the application form by paying the mentioned fees.

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Admission Requirements

FAQs

The application fee is 400 RMB for the non-degree program and 800 RMB for the degree program.
The application fee is 400 RMB for the non-degree program and 800 RMB for the degree program.
Most programs are instructed in Chinese. We have a few programs taught in English such as MBBS, UIPE, and English-taught masters and Ph.D. programs.
Most programs are instructed in Chinese. We have a few programs taught in English such as MBBS, UIPE, and English-taught masters and Ph.D. programs.
Fudan University has an international student dorm. Students are required to reserve a room online during the designated period and dorm rooms are limited.
Fudan University has an international student dorm. Students are required to reserve a room online during the designated period and dorm rooms are limited.
Fudan University offers multiple scholarships for international students including, the Chinese Government Scholarship and Shanghai Government Scholarship.
Fudan University offers multiple scholarships for international students including, the Chinese Government Scholarship and Shanghai Government Scholarship.
For programs except for MBBS, the Chinese Bachelor Degree program at ICES, and English-taught master's and Ph.D. programs, international students are taught with Chinese students.
For programs except for MBBS, the Chinese Bachelor Degree program at ICES, and English-taught master's and Ph.D. programs, international students are taught with Chinese students.

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