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Southwest University of Science and Technology

Southwest University of Science and Technology(SWUST)is located in Mianyang--the only Science and Technology City in China, which is surrounded by green mountains and with beautiful Fujiang River running through. Mianyang boasts a magical land that had produced numerous talents and is the hometown of Dayu and Libai.


The site where the campus stands now used to be occupied by the Mianyang branch of Tsinghua University.SWUSTdates back to 1939 during theAnti-Japanese War when Sichuan Jiang Jin Ceramics Vocational and Technical School and Sichuan Provincial Advanced Agricultural Vocational Schoool were founded.


There are over 30000 college and graduate students. Besides the Academy of Science and Technology for National defense, it consists of 17 schools,72 majors for undergraduates, the university has a range of disciplines covering 9 categories, namely, Engineering, Agriculture, Science, Economy, Law, Liberal Arts, Management, Education, Medicine and Arts. SWUST has 17 key disciplines coffering the master's degree in 4 categories:Engineering(13 fields), Business and Administration, Law and Translation and Interpreting. There are four subjects which confer the doctoral degree based on the cooperation with China Academy of Engineering Physics.


 The university highlights the idea of openness, deepens the reform of its educational system and strengthens the joint efforts made by businesses, institutions and the university itself to promote education in this region. It has set up the board of directors consisting of 36 large-scale research institutes and enterprises such as China Academy of Engineering Physics, China Aerodynamics Research and Development Center, Sichuan Changhong Electronics limiter company with being the chairman and vice governor of Sichuan province who is in charge of education.

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Campus life

The campus covers an area of 272.53 hectares with a floor area of one million square meters. With a beautiful and pleasant scenery and thanks to the large numbers of green trees and several blue lakes, it is indeed an ideal place for learning and researching.

Mianyang, Sichuan, China

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