Xian Universities and Institutes
Xian boasts many famous universities, institutes and academies. The campuses are located mainly in the university townships. Yanta and Beilin University Township in the north downtown is the oldest one. Chang'an University Township in the southern suburb of the city is a newly built one holding many new campuses. It is a little far from the city center; however, there are many bus routes which run regularly between the campuses and the city.
Xian Jiaotong University
Introduction: Also known as Nanyang Public University, it was founded in Shanghai in 1896. The university got its present name in 1959. At present, it has developed into an institution which focuses on science and engineering and covers many subjects such as engineering medicine, economics, management, art and law. It collaborates internationally with 145 universities and research institutions from 42 countries worldwide. Nowadays, it has over 30,108 students, including 12,848 Ph. D. students and Masters students.
Xingqing Campus: 28, Xianning Xi Lu, Beilin District
Transport: Take bus no. 7, 33, 34, 45, 48, 228, 237, 240, 313, 401, 408, 508, 512, 517, 525, 602, 607, 612 or 702
Yanta Campus: 74, Yanta Xi Lu, Yanta District
Transport: Take bus no. 19, 30, 36, 215, 229, 239, 323, 401, 407, 408, 503, 600, K600, 603, K605, K618, K631, 704, 710, 720 or Education Special Line
Qujiang Campus: 99, Yanxiang Lu, Qujiang District
Transport: Take bus no. 25, 45, 48, 521, 525, 903, ?You 6
Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU)
Introduction: Established in 1938 in Hanzhong, it was originally known as the State Northwest Institute of Engineering. It was moved to Xian in October 1957 and combined with the Xian Institute of Aeronautics and East China Institute of Aeronautics. It was officially renamed Northwestern Polytechnical University in 1957. Currently, it has 28,363 students, including 170 international students. NPU covers a total area of about 840 acres, among which Youyi Campus owns about 198 acres and Chang'an Campus covers about 642 acres. It develops international cooperation relationships quickly and widely and has already established relationship with more than one hundred universities and research institutions from tens of countries.
Youyi Campus: 172, Youyi Xi Lu, Beilin District
Transport: Take bus no. 10, 24, 29, 40, 43, 106, 107, 201, 206, 322, 402, 502, 503, 512, 518, 700 or 707
Chang'an Campus: Fengyukou, Chang'an District
Transport: Take bus no. 916 or 4-08.
Northwest University (NWU)
Introduction: Located in the famous ancient Chinese capital Xian, it was originally founded in 1902 as Shaanxi College. NWU assumed its present name in 1929. There are more than 26,000 students here, including more than 6,600 graduate students and more than 900 international students. It pays close attention to international exchange and cooperation, and has established collaborative relations with nearly 90 institutions of higher learning and research from more than ten countries. NWU has three campuses with a total area of about 389 acres.
Northern Campus: 229, Taibai Bei Lu, Beilin District
Transport: Take bus no. 10, 16, 205, 206, 21, 311, 402, 504, 506, 521, 604, 720, 722, 900, or K631
Chang'an Campus: 1, Xuefu Dadao, Chang'an District
Transport: Take bus no. 311, 321, 324, K600 or Waiyuan Special Line
Taoyuan Campus: 15, Gaoxin Bei Lu, Gaoxin District
Transport: Take bus no. 10, 28, 40, 107, 210, 211, 217, 219, 220, 251 or 324.
Xian International Studies University (XISU),
Introduction: Established in 1952, it was originally known as the Northwest Russian College. It is the only university in northwest China conducting a complete range of foreign language programs. It got its present name in 2006 upon the approval of the Ministry of Education. XISU has developed wide international academic collaboration and has established cooperative relations with 118 overseas universities and educational institutions. It has carried out 'two-campuses' programs with 77 universities in 21 countries including Australia, Japan, France, Spain and Canada, for training undergraduate and postgraduate students. It has two campuses: Yanta Campus and Chang'an Campus.
Yanta Campus: 437 Chang'an Nan Lu, Yanta District
Transport: Take bus no. 19, 44, 215, 217, 229, 239, 323, 408, 504, 527, 600, K600, 603, K631 or 704
Chang'an Campus: 1 Wenyuan Nan Lu, Chang'an District
Transport: Take bus no. 311, 321 or K600.
Xian University of Electronic Science and Technology
Introduction: It was founded in 1931 and got its present name in 1988. Currently there are more than 30,000 students, including over 1,600 Ph. D. students and 7,600 Masters students. In recent years, Xidian has quickened its internationalization pace by establishing cooperative relationships and conducting academic cooperation and exchanges with over 100 universities and institutions in more than 40 countries. It has two campuses with a total area of about 659 acres: the Northern Campus and Chang'an Campus.
Northern Campus: 2, Taibai Nan Lu
Transport: Take bus no. 6, 35, 106, 205, 216, 308, 311, 506, 604, 608, 721 or 900,
Chang'an Campus: Guodu Shizi, Chang'an District
Transport: Take bus no. 204, 220, 311, 313, 322 or 716.
Introduction: It is located in the historical and cultural city of Xian, and covers an area of 2980 acres.
Presently, there are more than 29,000 full-time students, including doctoral students, postgraduate students, and more than 6,000 foreign students. So far, Chang'an University has over 130,000 thousand graduates serving in different fields. It began to enroll foreign students in 1956 and has trained more than 1,000 students from over 20 countries. It has set up communication and co-operations with 110 universities and research institutions from more than 40 countries.
Yanta Campus: Yanta Lu, Yanta District
Transport: Take bus no. 5, 19, 21, 22, 23, 24, 27, 30, 34, 41, 44, 224, 237, 242, 400, 401, 408, 500, 501, 521, 526, 527, 601, 606, 609, 701 or 715.
Weishui Campus: Zhuhong Lu
Transport: Take bus no. 214, 518, 900 or 901
Shaanxi Normal University (SNNU)
Introduction: Established in 1944, it was formerly known as Shaanxi Provincial Teachers College and got its present name in 1960. It is well-known for its cultural history, covering an area of more than 445 acres. It has two Campuses including Yanta Campus and Chang'an Campus. There are more than 50,000 students enrolled at the university, among them 325 foreign students. It actively sets up international cooperation and exchange programs and has built a relationship with 60 universities from more than ten countries including America, Britain, France, Germany, Japan, Australia, Canada, Korea, Vietnam and Hong Kong.
Yanta Campus: 199, Chang'an Nan Lu, Yanta District
Transport: Take bus no. 19, 55, 215, 217, 229, 239, 323, 408, 527, 600, K600, 603, K631 or 704.
Chang'an Campus: University City, Chang'an District
Transport: Take bus no. 321, 322, 600, K600 or 906.
Northwest University of Politics and Law
Yanta Campus: 300, Chang'an Nan Lu, Yanta District
Chang'an Campus: Weiguo Road Middle Section, Chang'an District
Xian University of Posts and Telecommunications
Yanta Campus: 563, Chang'an Nan Lu, Yanta District
Chang'an Campus: Weiguo Road Middle Section, Chang'an District
Xian University of Architecture and Technology
Address: 13, Yanta Lu, Yanta District
Xian University of Science and Technology
Yanta Campus: 58, Yanta Zhong Lu, Yanta District
Lintong Campus: 48, Shangu Dadao, Lintong District
Xian Shiyou University
Address: 18, Dianzi Er Lu Dong Duan, Yanta District
Xian Technological University
Jinhua Campus: 4, Jinhua Bei Lu
Yanta Campus: 119, Xiaozhai Xi Lu, Yanta District
Weiyang Campus: 2 Xuefu Zhong Lu, Weiyang District
Xian University of Finance and Economics (XAUFE)
Yanta Campus: 105, Cuihua Lu, Yanta District
Chang'an Campus: 2, Weichang Lu, Chang'an District
Huamei Campus: Duling Dong Lu, Chang'an District