Soochow University

country rank  45
world rank  436

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University Overview

Established in 1899, Soochow University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Suzhou (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Jiangsu. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Education Department, Jiangsu Province, Soochow University is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Soochow University 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 119 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name 苏州大学
Founded 1899
Motto Unto A Full Grown Man
Colours Red and gray

University Location

Address 178 Ganjiang E Road, Ping Jiang Qu
Suzhou (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
215006 Jiangsu
T +86 (512) 6716 2455
F +86 (512) 6716 7519

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Int'l student 15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office 50 Donghuan Road
Suzhou 215021
+86 (512) 6716 6591

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range over-45,000
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 4,000-4,499
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Soochow 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 Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Education Department, Jiangsu Province

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Higher Education Evaluation and Accreditation Council of Taiwan

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019