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Top 5 Universities in Chongqing – A brief guide

If you are planning on visiting Chongqing on a hunt for universities, then you'll need to know exactly what these universities are all about. Here's a list of the top 5 recommended universities in the city for you to read up on. This will help you with what to expect once you've arrived there.


Chongqing University

This university is currently ranked number 1 among all the higher education institutions. Chongqing University is a state-owned university which is well recognised by the Chinese Ministry of Education. The place offers degrees both educational and bachelors in several fields of study. The university has been running successfully for 91 years. It has a special admission policy based on an entrance exam which students will have to face once the application is turned in. Students from abroad are encouraged to apply as well. Chongqing accommodation will have to be seen too privately if the university is unable to offer boarding space.


Southwest University

This is yet another great university that has been well recognised by the Ministry of Education in China. Southwest University is quite large and takes in an average of about 45,000 students according to statistics. There are several educational and bachelor's degrees which are officially recognised in different areas of study. Not only does Southwest University provide top educational facilities but they also provide non-educational amenities like a student library, scholarships or financial help, housing, exchange programs and study abroad.


Chongqing University of Posts and Telecommunications

Chongqing University of Posts and Telecommunications is a non-profit making coeducational institution and has been approved by the Chongqing Municipality Education Commission. The university sees an average ranging from 15,000 – 19,999 students. Educational and professional qualifications in various fields of study are available. International students are welcome to apply as well. The university provides other facilities like a student library, financial aid or scholarships, housing and administrative services as well. It just a short distance away from serviced apartments like Somerset Yangtze River Chongqing.


Chongqing University of Technology

This university is another large public educational institution which is not profit-focused. It has been recognized by the Chongqing Municipality Education Commission and is located in an urban environment. There is a choice of degrees and other qualifications for students to choose from. Looking at non-academic facilities, CQUT provides administrative services and a library. According to statistics, the university that was founded in 1940 takes in about 10,000-14,999 students for enrolment.


Chongqing Normal University

Recognised by the Chongqing Municipality Education Commission, the university was initiated in 1954. They provide officially recognized degrees in several fields of study along with professional qualifications as well. The university takes in between 20,000 – 24,999 students with enrolment. International students are eligible to apply for their choice of subject. The institution provides are few non-academic services as well which include scholarships or financial help for those who want to study, a library and administrative services. Lodging may have to be seen to privately by students.