Wuhan University

country rank  8
world rank  147

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University Overview

Established in 1893, Wuhan University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Wuhan (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Hubei. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education of The People's Republic of China, Wuhan University (WHU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Wuhan University (WHU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name 武汉大学
Acronym WHU
Founded 1893
Motto Self-improvement, Perseverance, Truth-seeking and Innovation

University Location

Address Luojia Hill, Wuchan District
Wuhan (population range: over 5,000,000)
430072 Hubei
T +86 (27) 6875 3912
F +86 (27) 8786 3154

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range over-45,000
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Wuhan University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministry of Education of The People's Republic of China

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Video Presentation

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019