Xinjiang University of Finance and Economics (新疆财经大学)

About the university

Location: Urumqi, China

Xinjiang University of Finance and Economics (English name – Xinjiang University of Finance and Economics) is a specialized university located in the city of Urumqi. It was founded in 1950.Since that moment, the institute has graduated many specialists in the field of banking, accounting, finance, lending, etc.

At the moment, the educational institution has a complex character and is focused not only on the education of future economists, but also on the linguistic training of students.

University ranking and benefits

The institute was originally established as one of the key educational institutions in northwestern China. Although it is not included in the rankings of the most influential universities in China, graduates note the special conscientiousness of the teachers and the depth of the knowledge gained.

The advantages of local education include:

  • Several options for scholarships.
  • A chance to complete the MBA program at a low cost.
  • Ample opportunities for scientific work and research.
  • Favorable attitude towards students from Central Asia in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Republic.

The university has separate proposals for continuing education for applicants from Kazakhstan. For example, they are given the opportunity to take a bachelor’s + master’s + annual research course.

Composition and infrastructure

The current University of Finance and Economics in Xinjiang has about 20,000 students, including foreign ones. Classes are taught by about 1,500 teachers who pay close attention to both theoretical and practical knowledge.

The Institute has a large library with about 600,000 books. Also, several research centers have been opened at the university, where a comprehensive study of economic and social processes is carried out. Sports facilities and a canteen are available on campus.


The Institute offers both state and its own scholarships. Students with a high level of academic performance who have successfully passed the entrance tests can apply for them. More detailed information on grants can be obtained on the website of the university and the Ministry of Education of the PRC.

Studying programs

Xinjiang University of Finance and Economics trains international students at several levels:

  • Language classes.
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Master’s degree.
  • Doctorate.

Those wishing to conduct individual research studies can select a suitable program upon request.


A modern university includes 14 areas of study, including:

  • Banking.
  • Accounting.
  • Business administration.
  • Statistics.
  • Information management.
  • Economy.
  • Marketing.
  • Laws.
  • Informatics.
  • Foreign languages.
  • Chinese.
  • Marxism and Leninism.

We should also mention preparatory courses for foreign applicants and retraining courses for adult students. The three most developed and in-demand specialties are “Finance”, “Accounting” and “Business Administration”.


Foreign students are offered accommodation on the city campus in the center of Urumqi.


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