Tsinghua University

Facts about Tsinghua University

 Chinese Name: 清华大学 (qing hua da xue)
 Address: No.30 Shuangqing Road, Haidian District in northwest Beijing
 Establishment: 1911
 University Ranking: No.1 University of Science and Technology in China; No. 64 according to 2018 US News World University Ranking; No.10 according to 2018 QS Global College Graduates Employment Competitiveness; No.17 according to QS World University Ranking in 2022.
 Notable Alumni: Yang Zhenning, a winner of Nobel Prize for physics in 1957; Yao Qizhi, a winner of Turing Award in 2000; Qing Chengtong, winner of Fields Medal in 1982, Crafoord Prize in 1994, and Wolf Prize in 2010; Present Xi Jinping…
 International Students: over 3,500 from nearly 130 countries/ regions
 Tuition fee for international students: CNY 26,000 to 40,000 per year for bachelors; CNY 40-80 per day for accommodation
 Scholarship for International Students: Chinese Government Scholarship, PKU International Student Scholarship…

No.1 University of Science and Technology in China

Tsinghua University
Tsinghua University

Tsinghua University has very strong scientific research ability. In the past year, it obtained over 2,000 domestic patents and about 400 foreign patent authorizations. Its top majors include materials science and engineering, electronic information engineering, chemistry, computer science, civil and structural engineering, material science, electrical and electronic engineering. Its School of Economics and Management is reputed as the “Best Business School of China”. 

Tsinghua University Application- 3 Steps

 Step 1: Fill in the application form online and upload the required certificates usually including school report, HSK or TOEFL/IELTS report and identification.

 Step 2: Pay application fee online;

 Step 3: Interview if one passes the primary selection.


What to See inside Tsinghua University Campus

The unique design of Tsinghua University combines both traditional Chinese and western style. The campus itself also has many trees, water landscapes and garden which provide an excellent study environment for students. Two particularly notable landmark buildings are Shui Mu Tsing Hua Garden and the Second Gate.  

Shui Mu Tsing Hua

Shui Mu Tsing Hua is the most famous scenic garden in Tsinghua University, composed of green hills, a small flowing river, two exquisite pavilions and many trees. Summertime is the best time to visit during which time visitors can appreciate the beauty of the flourishing lotus flowers and traditional hall beyond the lotus pond. 

Second Gate of Tsinghua University

Built in 1909, the second gate lies in Tsinghua Road and was once used as the main entrance. The second gate is a classic and elegant three-arch architecture built from black bricks and white columns, while the gate frame wears three character inscriptions (qing hua yuan) inscribed by a      grand master in the Qing Dynasty (1636-1912).

Sightseeing Appointment Required from Outsiders

In order to ensure campus order, visitors are only received at the weekends, in the holidays and during the winter and summer vacations. Before visiting, an appointment must be booked 7 days in advance. On the day, visitors can only enter the campus from the West Gate. 

How to Get to Tsinghua University

1. Take Subway Line 4 and get off at the Old Summer Palace Station. 
2. Take Beijing Sightseeing Bus Line 3 and get off at the South Gate of Old Summer Palace Station.
3. Take bus 331, 365, 375, 429,498, 508, 562, 579, 601, 614, 681, 697, 717, 982, Te 18, Te 19, Te 4, Te 6, Yuntong 105, Yuntong 126, Fast Direct Line 81, and get off at the West Gate of Tsinghua University Station. 

- Last updated on Feb. 22, 2022 -
Questions & Answers on Tsinghua University
Asked by Kashia from UNITED STATES | Nov. 11, 2019 04:39Reply
How do I book an appointment to visit Tsinghua University?
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Answered by Ada from NEW ZEALAND | Nov. 12, 2019 19:56

Sorry, I don't know how foreigners book an appointment either. I can only find that Chinese tourists need to book it from Mini Program of Wechat "Canguan Tsinghua".
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