Xi’an Shiyou University (XSYU) stands out as the only one characterized by its disciplines in petroleum and petro-chemistry in the northwestern part of China. Today, it operates with the joint support of both the local provincial government and the three major oil companies in China ( CNPC, SINOPEC, and CNOOC ). It is also one of the universities selected by the provincial government for its “12th Five-Year Plan” project of high-level university development.
The City Campus of the university is located in the High & New-tech Development Zone of Xi’an, and the New Campus is in Xian Fengjing Industrial Zone , Hu county, Xian. The school covers a total of 2207.15 mu, with a total real property worth 1670,000,000 RMB, and a total of instrument and facilities worth 281,000,000RMB. The university enrolls students from 31 provinces, municipalities and autonomous regions in China. Currently, there are 2300 regular postgraduates and 17,800 undergraduates. Besides, we have about 300 international students and more than 15,000 students in Continuation Education.
Xi’an Shiyou University consists of 13 colleges, 4 departments and one authorized discipline for co-cultivation of doctor candidates. Besides, we have 14 authorized subject areas of first-level discipline for Master degree and 58 authorized areas of Second-level discipline for Master degree, with 3 different categories and 13 fields for master degree conferring, including the 11 fields in Master of Engineering. The school was recently authorized to admit the qualified under-graduates on campus directly into its graduate school. So far, there are 7 key disciplines at provincial and ministerial level, 1 provincial feature discipline in philosophy and social sciences, 1 State Engineering Lab and 19 provincial key labs and institutes of engineering technology. Of the 55 undergraduate majors, there are10 provincial Feature Majors, 5 provincial Brand Majors, and two majors were entitled by the State’s Education Commission with “Development of Excellent Engineers”. Besides, there are 17 provincial Excellent Courses, 5 provincial Demonstration Centers of Experimental Instruction and 4 provincial Experimental Areas for Creative Talents’ Development-Mode.
There are 1,600 staff members, with1000 full-time teachers. Of them, there are over 500 professors and associate professors, about 300 tutors for Ph.D. or master degree candidates, and 660 of the staff have won their Ph.D. or master degrees. There are 7 provincial Teaching Teams, 2 experts of National Outstanding Contribution Prize Winner, another 40 experts either with a title of Provincial Outstanding Contribution Prize Winner or enjoying special government allowance. There are 10 provincial and ministerial Trans-century Academic Leaders, 8 provincial Distinguished Teachers, 4 national and provincial Excellent Teachers. One of the teachers was admitted into the National Talent Project of the New Millennium, 5 teachers were admitted into the provincial One Hundred Talent Project, and one was appointed as the provincial San Qin Scholar, and another 3 have won the title of Shannxi Provincial Retain Specialist. The school has also hired 10 academicians from both home and abroad as Distinguished Visiting Professors.
Location & Climate:
Distance from Beijing: About 930 KM (It takes about 12 hrs by fast train and about 5 and half hours by bullet train.)
Climate: Xian weather is mild with four distinct seasons - a warm but variable spring, a torrid and wet summer, a cool and rainy autumn and a dry and cold winter. The annual average temperature is 13.5C (56.3F). The city has a moderate rainfall rate caused by the frequent summer storms and a succession of overcast and rainy days in autumn.
English Medium Courses:
"Offerig English Medium Engineering & business courses for International Students"
Bacheor of Engineering (Petroleum, Geology)
Tuition fee: 14,400 RMB/Year
Hostel fee: 4000 RMB/Year
NOTE: In 1st year, students pay some extra charges along with tuition fee & hostel fee. These charges include Application fee, Registration fee, Management fee, Visa extension fee, Medical Checkup fee and health Insurance fee etc.