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1. What kind of university is Shanghai Jiao Tong University?

Shanghai Jiao Tong University is one of the most famous universities in China with the longest history and well-known at home and abroad. It is a national key university directly under the Ministry of Education and jointly established with Shanghai. After 125 years of unremitting efforts, Shanghai Jiao Tong University has become a first-class domestic and internationally renowned university, and at a new historical node, it has further clarified the vision of building a "comprehensive, innovative, and international" world-class university.


2. When was Shanghai Jiao Tong University established?

At the end of the 19th century, the Sino-Japanese War of 1894-1895 was defeated and the nation was in distress. Sheng Xuanhuai, a well-known modern industrialist and educator in modern China, upholds the belief that "self-reliance is to reserve talents, and talents must first start learning". In 1896, he founded Nanyang College, the predecessor of Jiao Tong University in Shanghai.


3. How many colleges are there in Shanghai Jiao Tong University?

By the end of 2020, the school has 33 colleges/direct departments, 13 affiliated hospitals, 2 affiliated medical research institutes, 23 directly affiliated units, and 5 directly affiliated enterprises.


4. How many students are there at Shanghai Jiao Tong University?

17,071 full-time undergraduates (domestic), 14,589 full-time postgraduates, 9,903 full-time doctoral students, 2513 international students, including: 1488 postgraduates.


5. How many teachers are there at Shanghai Jiao Tong University?

There are 3307 full-time teachers, including 1083 professors; 25 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, 23 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (including 1 academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering), 159 winners of the National Outstanding Youth Fund, 27 young top talents, and the Yangtze River Scholars Youth Program 47, 141 winners of the Outstanding Youth Science Fund, 35 chief scientists of the National Key Basic Research and Development Program (973 Program) (2 young scientists), 14 chief scientists of the National Major Scientific Research Program, 18 National Science Foundation of China Innovation Research Group There are 20 innovation teams from the Ministry of Education, and 117 national key R&D program winners (14 youth project winners).


6. How many majors does Shanghai Jiao Tong University have?

The school has 71 undergraduate majors, including 43 national first-class professional construction points, 1 provincial-level first-rate professional construction point, covering nine disciplines including economics, law, literature, science, engineering, agriculture, medicine, management and art Category


7. If I am admitted to Shanghai Jiao Tong University, can I book a dormitory online in advance?

1) All types of international students admitted by me must log in to the dormitory reservation system for on-campus accommodation application and reservation (except for some groups or project students with agreements) (reservation URL is: http://dormnew.sjtu. In principle, international students who have not successfully booked online will not be allowed to arrange on-campus accommodation.

2) The dormitory beds booked online will be reserved for a maximum of one week from the registration date. Those who fail to register or ask for leave after the deadline will automatically cancel their online reservations.

3) International students should pay the accommodation fee online within the specified time after making an online reservation, otherwise, the reservation will be automatically canceled.

4) The specific booking date, payment information and corresponding booking rules will be sent with the admission notice. The admitted international students should read it carefully before making an online reservation.


8. Where can I register for accommodation at Shanghai Jiao Tong University?


Check-in location

Operating hours



Reception desk of dormitory building 8/9

Nanyang Beiyuan front desk

Monday to Friday,

8:30 to 11:30 in the morning,

13:30 to 17:00 pm



Front desk in the lobby of the Asian Youth Exchange Center (Taoli Garden)

Monday to Friday,

8:30 to 11:30 in the morning,

13:30 to 17:00 pm



9. How about the international student dormitory of Shanghai Jiao Tong University?

School has Nanyang Beiyuan International Student Apartment and Building 8/9 on Minhang campus, and Taoliyuan (Asian Youth Exchange Center) and Lianxing Building in the international student apartment on Xuhui campus.

The equipment and bathroom facilities in the dormitory vary according to the room type, building and campus. All bedrooms are equipped with heating and cooling air-conditioning, basic furniture, and a campus network. All rooms are equipped with private bathrooms and provide 24-hour hot water.


10. How much does the Shanghai Jiao Tong University dormitory cost?

Apartment location

Apartment type

Short stay

Semester accommodation (calculated based on 18 weeks)

Minhang. Nanyang Beiyuan

Single room (separate bathroom)

155 yuan/day

12600 yuan / semester

Single room (shared toilet)

125 yuan/day

10080 yuan / semester

Minhang. 8 and 9 dormitory buildings

Double room

80 yuan/day

6600 yuan / semester

Xuhui. Tao Li Garden

Single room

140-150 yuan/day

10600-11900 yuan / semester

Double room

80 yuan/day

6600 yuan / semester

Xuhui. Lianxing Building

Single room

120 yuan/day

9300 yuan / semester


11. If I arrive early, can I move into the dormitory of Shanghai Jiao Tong University in advance?

For freshmen who have successfully booked, please be sure to check in according to the registration date specified in the admission notice. Students who arrive before the specified check-in date must resolve their accommodation by themselves.


12. What if I fail to make an appointment for the dormitory of Shanghai Jiao Tong University?

According to school regulations, international students who fail to make an online booking will not be allowed to arrange on-campus accommodation. Therefore, if you have not successfully booked a dormitory, you need to make preparations for living off-campus in advance.


13. Are there any apartments near Shanghai Jiao Tong University?










No.227, Humin Rd.,   Minhang




Ziroom apartment

No.368 Duhui Road





No.190, Yongpingnan   Rd., Minhang

17621742522 or   17621799422



Jingjiang Inn

No.319, Humin Rd.,   Minhang

+86-21-51101999 or   +86-4008209999


Hotel on campus

Academic Exchange   Center

On Minhang Campus





Ji hotel

No. 445 Humin Road




Hanting Hotel

No.955, Panyu Rd.,   Xuhui

+86-21-64480808 or   +86-4008121121



Ibis Hotel

No.858, Panyu Rd.,   Xuhui

+86-21--62838800 or   +86-4006001615



Xihua Business Hotel

No.1, West Huaihai   Rd., Changning





Boxue Building

No.1859, Huashan   Rd., Xuhui



Hotel on campus

Faculty Club

On Xuhui Campus




14. If I live outside Shanghai Jiao Tong University, do I need to register?

According to Article 39 of the "Law of the People's Republic of China on Exit and Entry Administration", if a foreigner stays in a hotel in China, the hotel shall register for him in accordance with the relevant regulations of hotel industry public security management, and report the foreigner to the local public security agency Accommodation registration information. If a foreigner lives or stays in a residence other than a hotel, he or the resident shall register with the public security organ of the place of residence within 24 hours after check-in.

According to the regulations, if you: 1) Live off-campus; 2) Your accommodation address has changed; 3) You currently live in an on-campus international student dormitory, but you plan to move to off-campus accommodation. You need to register for off-campus accommodation in accordance with the regulations. You can apply for specific procedures. Refer to the accommodation handling procedure "Guidelines for Off-campus Accommodation for International Students of Shanghai Jiao Tong University".


15. How can I get between the two campuses of Shanghai Jiao Tong University?

Our school has a shuttle service between Xuhui and Minhang campuses, and there are fixed stations on both campuses. Usually, the one-way journey between the two campuses takes about 40 minutes. Of course, you can also choose to take Metro Line 5 and Line 1 or public buses.


16. When will the accommodation subsidy of Shanghai Jiao Tong University be issued?

For the accommodation subsidy for international student scholarships, the school will issue July to January of the following year in June each year (a total of 7 months); in December each year, the accommodation subsidy will be issued from February to June of the following year (a total of 5 months).


17. How much is the tuition fee of Shanghai Jiao Tong University?

(1) Tuition fees for undergraduates: RMB 24,800 per academic year.

(2) Tuition fees for master students: RMB 28,900 per academic year.

(3) Tuition fee for doctoral students: RMB 45,500 per academic year.

(4) MIB master's program: RMB 50,000 for one academic year.

(5) Chinese Master of Laws Program: 150,000 yuan in two years (100,000 yuan in the first year; 50,000 yuan in the second year).


18. How to pay the tuition fee of Shanghai Jiao Tong University?

1) Online payment

a. When paying, please log on to the payment platform of Shanghai Jiao Tong University:

b. User name: student number

Password: the last six digits of the passport number (from left to right, if the passport number is AK512364, the password is 512364)


2) Remittance

Please remit according to the following content (please write clearly the student's name, student number, and remittance content):

Use a Chinese bank card

Name: Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Account number: 439059226890

Bank: Bank of China Shanghai Shanghai Jiao Tong University Sub-branch

Bank Address: 800 Dongchuan Road, Minhang District, Shanghai, China

Bank code: BKCHCNBJ300

Bank Phone: 86-21-54747180

Postal Code: 200240

Use a non-Chinese bank card


A/C: 439059226890




TEL: 86-21-54747180

POST CODE: 200240


19. Do I have to buy insurance to study at Shanghai Jiao Tong University?

The relevant regulations of the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China and the "Regulations on the Administration of International Students of Shanghai Jiao Tong University" require international students to purchase group comprehensive insurance in mainland my country; insurance materials are necessary for international students to apply for registration procedures for the new semester; for those who have not purchased group comprehensive insurance or have not Students who submit valid insurance, certificates will not be registered by the school as required.

The purchase instructions are as follows:

1) For non-scholarship students in China, you must log in to to purchase group comprehensive insurance by yourself before opening the journal.

2) For non-scholarship students outside China, affected by the new crown pneumonia epidemic, if you are abroad, you do not need to buy insurance for the time being. You can log on to to purchase group comprehensive insurance after you enter the country.

3) For scholarship students, after you formally register and come to the school, the school or related departments will purchase group comprehensive insurance for you, and you do not need to purchase it at your own expense.


20. During my studies at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, if an accident occurs, how should I settle the claim?

If you are sick or have an accident, call 4008105119 (24 hours, bilingual service) as soon as possible. Consult about medical treatment, advance payment of hospitalization fees, and reimbursement of claims. You can also log on to to download relevant documents.


21. What supermarkets are there in Shanghai Jiao Tong University?

1) Southern District Education Supermarket

2) East District Education Supermarket

3) Education Supermarket in Dongsan District

4) North District Education Supermarket

Note: The price of the education supermarket is slightly higher than the outside price, but the goods are complete. Among them, the one next to the stadium in the south area is the largest, and it is much more convenient in the school; so if time is too late, the education supermarket is a good choice for you.


22. How to get to Shanghai Jiao Tong University?

Freshmen who report to Minhang campus can choose the following transportation routes:

A. From Pudong International Airport, take Airport Line 7 (unit price: 20 yuan) to the terminal station of Shanghai South Railway Station. At Shanghai South Railway Station, transfer to Metro Line 1 to the terminal station Xinzhuang Station, and transfer to Metro Line 5 in the station to get off at Dongchuan Road Station. From the station, take a taxi (starting at 9 yuan) to Minhang campus; you can also transfer to Jiangchuan No. 3 bus and get off at the Jiao Tong University gate (Dongchuan Road Yongping Road Station).

B. After getting off at Shanghai Railway Station and Shanghai South Railway Station, you can take Metro Line 1 to Xinzhuang Station, transfer to Metro Line 5 and Line 27 to Dongchuan Road Station; then transfer to Jiangchuan Road 3 or Jiangchuan Road 5 to Jiao Tong University Station. If you leave Nanguangchang at Xinzhuang Station of Metro Line 1, you can change to Minxin Line and get off at Jiao Tong University Station.

C. Get off at Shanghai Hongqiao Hub Station and walk for about 15 minutes. You can take Hongqiao Hub No. 4 at Hongqiao East Transportation Center and get off at Dongchuan Road Yongping Road Station, and you will get to the school gate of Minhang Dongchuan Road of Jiao Tong University.


Freshmen who report to the Xuhui campus can choose the following transportation routes:

A. Pudong International Airport, take Metro Line 2 to Nanjing East Road, change to Metro Line 10 and get off at Jiao Tong University Station.

B. After getting off at Shanghai Railway Station or Shanghai South Railway Station, you can take Metro Line 1 and get off at Xujiahui Station.

C. After getting off at Shanghai Hongqiao Junction Station, you can take Metro Line 10 and get off at Shanghai Jiao Tong University Station.


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