Huazhong University of Science and Technology

Huazhong University of Science and Technology

HUST is a public research university located in Guanshan Sub-district Hongshan District Wuhan, Hubei province in China, affiliated to the Ministry of Education of China directly and also a national key university.


Huazhong University of Science and Technology is also eligible to run the national major science and technology infrastructure and the national laboratory. HUST was awarded the University Leadership Award by the SME.

The Central Government of China decided to rapidly develop of economy and construct a new higher education system after the Chinese Civil War in 1952. The charter of the institute was signed by the South Central Government of China under the approval of the Central Government of China in 1953.

HIT organized and formed all the departments and programs for the programs related to power engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, and electricity at Wuhan University, Guangxi University, South China Institute of Technology, and Hunan University.

The first classes of HIT were held in spaces at those institutions. There were eight undergraduate programs, 2640 undergraduate students, and 314 full-time faculty members at that time. Qian Zha is the first president and dean of the School of Engineering at Wuhan Univ and dean.

Mothe st of the Wuhan Mechanical Institute was merged into the institute in 1971 and six departments were established. There were 20 undergraduate programs, and 1090 faculty members, and the total number of undergraduate students reached 6080.

In 2000, the Chinese name was changed but the English name remained the same with the combination of the former Huazhing University of Science and Technology, Wuhan Urban Construction Institute, Wuhan Science and Technology Vocational College, and Tongji Medical University into a new form.


Huazhing University of Science and Technology has two campuses, the Tongji Medical Campus at Hankou and the main Campus at Wuchang. More than 7000 mu is the area of a single campus and is known as Forest University due to the 72% green rate of the campus.

Schools and Departments

Engineering and Sciences

  • School of Chemistry and Chemical Engr.
  • School of Physics
  • Department of Electronic Sci. and Tech.
  • School of Cyber Sciences and Engr.
  • School of Software Engineering
  • School of Aerospace Engineering

Social Sciences

  • Department of Sociology
  • Department of Chinese Literature
  • Department of Philosophy
  • School of Economics
  • School of Education
  • School of Public Administration
  • School of Management
  • School of Law


  • School of Drug and Health Administration
  • School of Nursing
  • School of Pharmacy
  • School of Public Health
  • Basic Medical School
  • Department of Forensic Medicine

Faculty and Staff

  • Chang Jiang Scholars 65
  • Staff main campus 7659
  • Staff hospitals 5259
  • Faculty 3440
  • Members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences

National Scientific Platforms


  • One of the five national laboratories in China is Wuhan National Laboratories for Opto Electronics.

National Major Science and TechnElectronicsstructure

  • The precision gravity measurement research facility, by the International Physics Circle, measuring the International Physics Circlent in 2018, is known as the World Gravity Center.
  • One of the Top 1 in Asia and the Top four magnetic field centers in the world is the Wuhan National High Magnetic Field Center.

National Innovation Institute

  • National Innovation Institute of Manufacturing and Digital Design.

Ranking and Reputation

By the World Reputation, Huazhong University of Science and Technology Ranking is 151 globally, and internationally HUST is regarded as one of the most reputable Chinese universities.

In QS Graduate Employability Rankings, HUST was ranked 71-80 in the world, Huazhong University of Science and Technology graduates are highly desired nationwide.



There are four libraries at Huazhong University of Science and Technology, the Medical Library and the Architecture Library, the Old Library, and Shaw Library (New Library) are located in the center of the main campus, and 1950, constructed and designed in Soviet Union style.

The University also houses a major branch of the Center for Computing and Networking and a multi media center, The Medical Library is located at Tongji Medical Campus in Hankou and provides the same services as the libraries on the main campus to the medical students.

The Arc the hitecture Library is located on the east side of the main campus and accommodates journals in architecture, books and urban planning. The HUST Libraries have , a total collection of 3.5 million volumes.

Student Life

Student demographics

are Undergraduate students 36275, professional and graduate students 20044 and International students 4100.


in 2004 the University men’s basketball team won the national championship in CUBA and also won in CUBA fourth place in 1999. HUST women’s basketball team won the second places in WCUBA in 2005 and 2006.

Fees StructplaceTuition 

Undergraduate Program with English instruction would differ

Discipline Program Tuition (RMB/year)
Engineering Mechanical Design Manufacturing and  Automation 30000
Telecommunication Engineering
Medicine Pharmacy 35000
Clinical Medicine (MBBS) 6
Nursing 5
Economics International Economics and Business 28000


Single Room: 1200 RMB/ month

Double Room: 700RMB/ month/ person

Notable Alumni


  • Qian Xinzhong, Minister of Health.
  • Xie Fuzhan, governor of Henan province.
  • Lou Qinjian, CPC Secretary of Jiangsu province, governor of Shaanxi province and Vice Minister of Information Industry.
  • Wang Cheng, President of Hohai University.
  • Lou Jun, President of Sun Yat-sen University and Professor of the School of Physics at HUST.
  • Zhou Ji, Minister of Education and Mayor of Wuhan.

Sports People

  • Li Na, tennis player
  • Li Ting, tennis player

Business People

  • Meng Wanzhou, deputy board chairperson and chief financial officer of Huawei.
  • Zhang Xiaolong, creator of WeChat and Senior Vice President of Tencent.
  • Gong Hongjia, businessman.


Sifeng Liu, Julong Deng, Gang Chen, Chunying Chen

Contact Us

Tel: +86 27 87542457

Fax: +86 27 87792118


Official Website:

Address: Louyu Riad 1037, Wuhan, China

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FAQs (People Ask Questions)

What is the ranking of Huazhong University?

In 2023, HUST's ranking is 15th in Asia, 8th in China, and 89th globally.

How do I apply for HUST?

Choose the program, submit an application fee, upload the required document, and complete your online application form in due time and date.

Is HUST accredited?

HUST is AACSB Accredited.

Is Huazhong University a good university?

Huazhong University of Science and Technology is the leading University in China. The HUST is a very reputed university and indicates high standards and great social contributions.

What is the acceptance rate for HUST?

The HUST acceptance rate has been calculated at 10% based on the ratio of admissions to applications and other circumstantial enrollment data.

Am I eligible to apply for a scholarship?

Students are generally eligible to apply for scholarships with GPAs over 3.5/5 or 3.0/4 and 70/100.

How much is the CSC scholarship per month?

The scholarship covers accommodation, registration fees, basic medical insurance, and a monthly allowance for expenses between, 2500 to 3500 Yuan/ month.

Who is eligible for the CSC scholarship?

Bachelor’s degree applicants have high school graduation with good academic performance and are under the age of 25, Master’s degree applicants have a Bachelor’s degree and are under the age of 35, and non-Chinese citizens in good health.

Which is the number 1 university in China?

According to the World University Ranking, Peking University and Tsinghua University are the top universities in China.

Which degree is best in China?

Bachelor's degrees in China are in finance, accounting and marketing, economics, IT, biology, architecture, and computer science.

Which study in China is best?

In China, more than 45 academic institutions and universities offering in medicine fields (MBBS) one of the best subjects to study.


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