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Northwest University China

History

Northwest University (NWU) can trace its origins back to Shaanxi Imperial College and Peking Imperial College in 1902. The University received its current name in 1912, and was renamed Northwest National University in 1923. 

Education

In addition to 88 undergraduate programes, NWU has been authorized to confer master's degree in 36 first-tier disciplines and 17 professional programs, as well as doctoral degrees in 24 first-tier diciplines. NWU has developed 1 first-tier national key dicipline (covering 5 second-tier disciplines), 4 second-tier national key laboratory, 1 national key discipline under cultivation and 24 post-doctoral programs.

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University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2025
1001
2024
1001 -200
2023
801
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2025
-
2024
1001
2023
1001
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2024
-
2023
501
2022
501
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2025
-
2024
-
2023
835
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Campus life

NWU has 3 campuses: the Taibai Campus, the Taoyuan Campus and the Chang'an Campus. They cover a total area approximately 400 acres, and comprise 24 schools and departments, plus a graduate school. 

Xi’an, Shaanxi Sheng, China

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