Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) Application Guide 2024

Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) stands as one of China’s top-notch universities, dedicated to shaping future leaders with innovation and global perspectives. Hosting students from nearly 100 countries, SJTU boasts over 7000 international students on campus, offering 60+ undergraduate programs across 9 disciplines.

With 125 years of history, SJTU is nationally recognized and globally acclaimed, striving to become a ‘comprehensive, innovative, and international’ world-class university.

Are you eyeing the 2024 intake at SJTU as an international student? China Admissions, your go-to guide for top-notch assistance, has all the insights to help you with your application and secure your spot at SJTU.

Application Deadlines for SJTU 2024

Early Action – November 15, 2023
Regular Application – April 15, 2024
SJTU International Undergraduate Entrance Exam Application – February 15, 2024 to March 1, 2024


  • Foreign nationality
  • Physically and mentally healthy
SJTU students

Application Documents for SJTU

  • Passport
  • Passport-size photo
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency
    • For non-native speakers of English, either TOEFL (iBT, JI code: 6210) or IELTS score is required
  • Recommendation Letters
    • For Undergraduate: One from your high school counselor and one from a core academic teacher
    • For Graduate: Two letters of academic recommendation from scholars who are associate professors or above, or senior professionals in a related academic field.
  • Academic Transcripts
  • Financial guarantee proven deposit of no less than RMB 100,000 (or equivalent in foreign currency)
  • Additional required documents for Graduate programs:
    • Personal statement and study plan

*Application materials will NOT be returned and all materials should be in English

Application Process

  1. Complete the required application documents
  2. Online application
  3. Preliminary and material review
  4. Interview
  5. Pre-admission
  6. Confirm enrollment
  7. Official admissions
Shanghai Jiao Tong University campus

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How to Apply

Learn more about the programs and apply to SJTU through the links below. Or book a free call with us here.


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