Northwestern Polytechnical University

2024 世界大学排名
2024 亚洲大学排名
127 West Youyi Road, Xi'an, Shaanxi, 710072, China

NPU-Innovations Transform the Future

Located in the ancient capital city - Xi’an, Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU), the powerhouse of western China, is entering a new phase of growth by taking opportunities to develop original and cutting-edge innovations.

The history of NPU can be traced back to 1938. The university was designated as one of the National Key Universities of China in 1960. It was among the first batch of universities selected for Project 211 in 1995 and became part of Project 985 in 2001. In recent years, NPU had set various records in China and produced many leading figures in all aspects of society and industries contributing to the world’s science, technology, and social-economic developments.


At NPU, we actively recruit outstanding international students and cultivate them in all aspects to become future scholars, entrepreneurs, and global leaders. Supported by the copious scholarships from NPU, our international family currently has 1600 students from more than 90 different nationalities, and we are planning to enroll 600 outstanding students and scholars in 2024.

NPU’s commitment to innovation & excellence brings promising prospects for its future development. We are growing unprecedentedly on the path to becoming a leading world-class university with globally recognized & accredited disciplines. NPU continues to expand our horizon towards life-changing discoveries in science & technology and makes positive contributions to this rapidly changing and globalizing world.


The degree programs offered at NPU cover various disciplines in fundamental science, engineering, humanities, management, social sciences, and many more. The material science discipline at NPU ranks among the top 0.1% globally, and the chemistry, engineering, and computer science disciplines are also among the top 1% globally according to the latest ESI subject area ranking. With these distinctive strengths, NPU has built a solid foundation for providing world-class education in all disciplines.

Seeing educating students as the core mission, NPU takes talent fostering as the essential task. NPU provides platforms and facilities to attract graduates, researchers, and scholars from all over the world to join NPU and supports overseas exchange programs. NPU continues to develop students to become innovative, well-rounded, and talented individuals with global perspectives, strong senses of social responsibility, and in-depth professional expertise.


Branch Campus of NPU in Kazakhstan

Branch Campus of NPU in Kazakhstan was officially opened on October 12, 2023. It marks the first high-level university from China to officially start education in the place where the Belt and Road Initiative was initiated. Currently, there are 3 majors in the Branch Campus: Materials Science and Engineering, Computer Science and Technology, Information and Communication Engineering.

1 Splendid Academic Atmosphere

Bringing together talents from home and abroad, NPU is an established international innovation base and has won more than 2200 awards for student projects. Here, you will learn and research with top young talents.

2 Wide Subject Choose

NPU has a formed discipline system leading by Aviation, Aerospace and Navigation, with 3M (Materials,Mechatronics,Mechanics), 3C (Computer,Communication,Control), Science, Humanities, Liberal Arts, and emerging fields like flexible electronics intertwined closely together. All of which help to create a solid foundation for building a world-class university.

3 Top Grade Staff and Faculty

Winning the National Teaching Achievement Award, which symbolizes the highest honor of education in China, NPU has reaped outstanding achievements. There are not only more than 300 national high-level talents, but also 180 international honorary professors including Nobel Prize winners among our teaching staffs.

4 State-of-the-art Research Platform

Focusing on the national strategic needs and the forefront of science and technology in the world, NPU has been deeply involved in the development of large aircraft, manned spaceflight and moon exploration, Shenzhou series spacecraft, and pioneered the development of unmanned aircraft in China. You will appreciate and even participate in the most cutting-edge scientific and technological programs here!

5 Outstanding Campus

Here we have the only and the largest floating library in Asia, Soaring Stadium that once held the 14th National Games, indoor/outdoor hot spring swimming pool,Chinese/Western/Halal restaurants, campus shuttle buses, exclusive campus shared bikes... You can be fed, clothed, and housed here to all needs.

6 Colorful Extra-curricular Activities

NPU advocates innovation and creativity. In addition to academics, you can also join ISA, Mine craft creation, e-sports, martial arts and other club activities and extracurricular programs to enrich your experience.

7 Various Living Experience with Affordable Cost

Surrounded by numerous natural wonders and historical attractions, Xi'an has more than 70 intangible cultural heritages, which is the must visit traveling destination in China and the world. According to Mercer's 2023 Cost of Living Survey, Xi’an ranked 12th domestically and 108th internationally, which is highly cost-effective city. Whether living or studying here in Xi 'an, NPU is the best choice for international students who want to experience China.

8 Promising Career

Combining history and future, NPU maintains good cooperative relations with many world famous companies in the fields of aerospace, 3D printing, new concept vehicles, clean energy, electronic communication,e commerce and so on. You will have abundant social practice,internship and employment opportunities.

9 Numerous Scholarship Packages

The multi-level and comprehensive scholarship system for international students will give you confidence and motivation to pursue excellence, support you to maintain a good quality of life, therefore be able to devote yourself to study and research here.

10 Broad International Vision

As the funder and general coordinator of the European Union QB50 Project in Asia, NPU will help you grow and have a global perspective in this regard.

Northwestern Polytechnical University 的排名数据分析



  • 14.5
  • 4%
  • 25 : 75
  • 45%
    Proportion of ISR Publication
  • 36,797
    Number of FTE Students
基于 (1) 2024 世界大学排名和排行榜收集的数据


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