The South-West University of Finance and Economics


The South-West University of Finance and Economics

The South-West University of Finance and Economics (SWUFE) is considered as one of the best universities in the country, which prepares qualified financiers and economists. High School is included in the list of the hundred best universities in the country under the program 211.

The South-West University of Finance and Economics

The university was created by the reorganization and merger of several colleges and economic institutes. These reforms took place in the mid-twentieth century, and the number of integrated educational institutions is over fifteen. At the end of the 20th century, both the People’s Bank of China (CPB) and the Central Bank of China, took over the management of the higher education institution, later they renamed it as the SWUFE.

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University recruits 120-160 students for scholarships every year. Scholarships for Bachelor, Master and Doctoral Degree as well as for language courses are provided.
The South-West University of Finance and Economics is offering Scholarship Program for international students of the academic year 2020-2021. To get more information contact our consultants.

Detailed information about university

The program 211, activated by the government of the country, became the most weighty lever for the development of the High education establishment. Today, the High school prepares thirty-seven types of doctoral programs, 67 types of master’s programs, as well as 32 types of undergraduate programs. In addition, the higher school is preparing for post-doctoral programs in three types, namely, Business Administration, applied and theoretical economics. Four areas of training are carried out at the initiative of the Ministry, thirty-one areas of training are carried out at the regional level.

At the university, three ratified research centers are established by the initiative of the Ministry operate. The higher school sponsors over thirty-five specialized scientific and educational centers. In addition, the leadership of the university takes many measures to establish international cooperation between foreign universities and the private sector. Among the partners of the university, there are also international laboratories and research centers, this allows to call the university one of the best universities, which prepares highly qualified personnel of its specialty.

Staff, facilities

The number of staff of the educational institution is more than 1600 people, 1030 of them are teaching staff. The faculty of the university has over 400 professors. The number of teachers with a scientific degree is more than one hundred and fifty. Some of them are the best economists and specialists in the management of the financial assets of the country. It is especially worth noting that 486 prominent economists, bankers and senior executives are invited by the leadership of the university to professors and associate professors. The quantity of students is over 62,000, and the number of foreign students is over 16,000. In addition, the number of graduate students enrolled in graduate programs is more than 5,000, and the number of candidates of science is more than 950.

For all the time of the high school’s work, it has produced over 130,000 highly qualified personnel. Some of them occupy important positions in various organizations and government agencies, in connection with which, SWUFE is also known as the abode, which produces high-quality cadres of the country’s financial sector, the university can be safely called the talent base. After graduation, graduates prioritized to work in the field of finance, insurance, business administration, and the securities market. Some of them have already become leaders in their fields of specialty, or leaders of research centers and institutions. Nowadays, graduates of Higher education institutions are in great demand in the labor market.


Management of the High education institution has been created all the necessary conditions for a comfortable research activity for students of the university, thus students are offered modern research centers which are equipped with the latest technology. And also, as active leisure, modern sports halls equipped with new training equipment and technology were created for students. For the convenience of students, the institute has implemented logistics services and provided high-quality Internet connections for the optical fiber network. The information resource center of the university contains over 2.2 million books, including e-books, the number of its own databases is more than 50. It is also worth noting the software used by leading software companies. So, in the China Financial Database Center, specialists use specialized application software developed by Oracle Ltd. and the University of Michigan, the purpose of the software is to collect and analyze financial indicators covering the last 20 years, which makes it a “China Financial Information Harbor”.

The institution of higher education also places particular emphasis on distance learning, since this type of education is becoming increasingly popular today. In this regard, the employees of the responsible department for the work of distance learning conduct regular work on the replenishment of the database of the electronic library and information and resource centers of the Higher School. It is also worth noting that the institution of higher education has created a network covering all the rooms of the hostel. Today, the number of sports stadiums is 3, as well as 2 gyms and 57 courts. There are also 2 swimming pools that fully meet international standards.

Name 西南财经大学
City Chengdu
Ranking in China 120
International ranking 1386
Undergraduate 2900 USD/year
Postgraduate 3625 USD/year
Accommodation 150 USD/month
Cost of living 410 USD/month
Scholarships ☑️
Seats 67
Deadline 15th July
Students 22,359
Foreign students 113
Location No.55, Guanghuacun Street, Chengdu, Sichuan, China

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