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Ningbo University

3.8 out of 5 (14 ratings / 13 reviews) Ningbo, China
Located in the beautiful port city Ningbo, Ningbo University is a dynamic, young and comprehensive university with a wide range of disciplines: economics, law, education, liberal arts, history, science, engineering, agronomy, medicine and management. 

Bachelor's programmes

Engineering & Technology (2)
Social Sciences (2)
Arts, Design & Architecture (1)
Law (1)
Medicine & Health (1)



In April 1986, the former State Education Commission decided that Zhejiang University, Fudan University, Chinese University of science and technology, Beijing University and Hangzhou University should support the establishment and assist the teaching of Ningbo University. 


The university consists of 19 faculties and colleges offers 6 PhD programs, 135 master programs and 71 bachelor programs. The number of its full-time undergraduate students amounts to 25,000 with 4000 in-residency postgraduates, 400 international students and 15400 part-time students. The number of teaching and administrative staff reaches 2330 of which more than 1300 are teachers, with 5 academicians, 283 full professors and 507 associate professors. 


The university focuses on the Research and Development and acquires various resources from the central, provincial and municipal governments. Its short-term goal is becoming a teaching and research orientated university.  

During the eleventh Five-Year Plan,  The number of projects funded by central government increases from 33 to 62, the total annual fund for research rose from 0.1885 billion to 0.3 billion RMB.

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Student services

  • Ningbo University set internationalization as a main goal of development and strives to promote the education for international students. It formed a strategic plan for the international cooperation during the 12thfive-year plan of the country in 2010 and aimed to reach the number of international students of 1000.
  • The well-furnished accommodations, western style restaurants and Muslin food restaurant are provided for the international students.
  • So far, there are more than 2400 international students including short term students and degree students in Ningbo University.

Housing services

In your room

  • One bed, wardrobe, desk and chair, desk lamp
  • Bed linen (duvets with cover, sheets, pillows and pillowcases) and a towel are provided and changed regularly. We suggest that you bring extra towels with you.
  • High speed network/internet link-- buy the credit for internet access by yourself.
  • Air-conditioner, Cable TV
  • Bathroom/shower and toilet facilities

Library services

ts libraries now have a CNKI Network Administration Service Center, and a collection of approximately 3,310,000 books.

Student Life

Campus life

There are over 10 canteens on campus.The canteen also offers the Musilin food and Vagetiarian food for international students.

Student Reviews

Ningbo University
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Studying at Ningbo University is a good choice. They will provide you chinese lesson on the first year of your study (If you take degree program).

my experience in Ningbo University
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

my experience in Ningbo university was great regarding hospitality, except I was having language barrier to fully participate in social activity although the university advertised the courses are given in English a few teachers had a problem of communicating fully with their students

Discovery of a new world
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

I would describe my experience at Ningbo University as one of the best thing that has ever happened to me on my education level. I got introduced to a new culture and a new lifestyle that led me to discovering myself as an individual and as a part of a different community. I have gained more life skills that have helped me quite a lot in opening my mind to the world and to...

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