Lanzhou University

country rank  25
world rank  310

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University Overview

Established in 1909, Lanzhou University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Lanzhou (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Gansu. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Yuzhong Country. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education of The People's Republic of China, Lanzhou University (LZU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Lanzhou University (LZU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 109 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name 兰州大学
Acronym LZU
Founded 1909
Motto Constantly Improving, Blazing Our Own Path
Colours Blue

University Location

Address 222 Tianshui S Road, Chengguan
Lanzhou (population range: 250,000-499,999)
730000 Gansu
T +86 (931) 861 2854
F +86 (931) 861 7355
Other locations Yuzhong Country

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office 222 South TianShui Road
Lanzhou 730000
+86 (931) 891 2853
(931) 8912176

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range over-5,000
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Lanzhou University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministry of Education of The People's Republic of China

Year of first Accreditation


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Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018