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Northeastern University China

Affiliated with the Ministry of Education, Northeastern University is the only national key university in Shenyang, the birthplace of Qing Dynasty. In the vigorous university, students from all over the world gather together in the School of International Exchange to study.

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Northeastern University (NEU) was founded on April 26, 1923. In its history of over 90 years, the university has formed its unique spirit: “Striving constantly for improvement and behaving in conformity with truth”.


The university has 68 undergraduate programs. 179 programs are entitled to the conferment of Master’s degrees (with another 10 professional degree conferring entitlements) and 109 programs are entitled to the conferment of Doctoral degrees. In addition, it has 17 post-doctoral research stations. The university has 3 primary national key disciplines, 4 secondary national key disciplines and 1 national key (nurture) discipline. They cover 16 secondary disciplines in total.


The university sticks to the scientific research direction of serving national strategies and regional development. It encourages academic researches and explorations, and promotes collaborative innovations. The basic researches have been steadily improved, and the university’s competitiveness in technological innovations has been continuously enhanced. Since 2011, NEU has undertaken 6,387 scientific and technological projects of various types and has won 279 scientific and technological awards, including 14 national awards and 58 provincial and ministerial first prizes. It has also obtained 1,499 national patents, including 1,127 invention patents. 

University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
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World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
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The university is situated in Shenyang, the central city of the Northeastern China, and it also has a campus in Qinhuangdao City, Hebei Province. The university occupies a total area of 2,550,000 square meters, of which the architectural area amounts to 1,680,000 square meters.

Shenyang, Liaoning, China

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