Beihang University History
Beihang University also known as Beihang or BUAA is a public research university located in Beijing, China. The university was established in 1952 as Beijing Institute of Aeronautics which was later changed to Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics in 1988. The university adopted is the present name in 2002 but retained its older name.
Beihang University Programs, Courses, and Schools
Beihang University offers 59 programs at the undergraduate level, 38 at the graduate level and 21 doctoral degrees. There are 27 schools offering 10 major disciplines specifically in sciences, engineering, technology, and hard sciences.
Beihang University offers programs in Materials Science and Engineering, Law, Astronautics, Software, Foreign Languages, Continuing Education, Economics and Management, Flight College, Sports, Cyberspace Security, Artificial Intelligence, Microelectronics, Space and Environment, and Reliability and Systems Engineering to name a few.
Beihang University Campuses
Beihang University has its campus located in the city of Beijing in China. The university campus offers a vibrant student life coupled with excellent dining, leisure, shopping, and recreational facilities of the city. The university comprises of 89 laboratories with state-of-the-art lecture theatres, classrooms, study spaces, and computer labs.
Beihang University Library is spread over an area of 24,000 square meters and offers access to 1.2 million digital and print resources such as books, periodicals, journals, and special collections. The university also offers extensive sporting facilities in addition to shops, restaurants, and green open spaces on-campus.
Beihang University Achievements
Beihang University is counted amongst China’s top 10 Engineering universities and is subsidized by prestigious Project 211 and Project 985 funding. The university is also rated Class A – Double First Class University by the Chinese Ministry of Education.
Beihang University is ranked 491st in the World by prestigious QS World University Rankings and 15th in China by BCUR China. The university along with Peking University, Tsinghua University, and Beijing Institute of Technology is regarded as top 4 research and engineering universities in Beijing.
Beihang University USP
Beihang University has partnerships with over 152 universities and research institutes in counties like USA, Sri Lanka, Canada, UK, Russia, France, and Germany to facilitate international student mobility via study abroad and student exchange programs. The university along with Groupe des Ecoles Centrales has jointly established Sino-French Engineer School in Beijing.
Beihang University is an averagely selective institution and has a 50% acceptance rate. The university’s tuition fee is also affordable. Scholarships and Financial aids are available for meritorious students in addition to numerous research opportunities which are fully funded.
Beihang University Notable Alumni
Jiang Bin (Co-Founder of GoerTek), Li Peiyao (Former VC of the Standing Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference), Qi Faren (Chief Engineer - Shenzhou space project), and Yang Dongming (Former Deputy Commander of the PLA Air Force).
Beihang University Application Requirements
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Beihang University Cost of studies
Undergraduate: RMB 30,000
Fees may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.
Beihang University Deadlines
Bachelors: May 30
Masters: Spring Semester Admission: December 30, Fall Semester Admission: May 30
Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific deadlines.
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