Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Teaching Medium: English
Degree Awarded: Bachelor's Degree
Entry Requirements: High School Graduate
Duration: 4 Years
Hours/Week: 22 hrs/wk
Starting Date: Sep. 2021
Applocation Deadline: Jul 12,2021
Tuition Fee: CNY 50000 per year
Application Fee: 150 USD (Non-Refundable)


  • 1. Non-Chinese citizens with a valid passport.
  • 2. Be in good health condition and above the age of 18.
  • 3. With reliable financial support and custody.
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Program Description

1. Major Declaration

JI offers programs in Mechanical Engineering (ME) and Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE). Although students are asked to declare one of the two programs as their major when they apply for JI, they may choose to switch majors in the future. Irrespective of the intended major, all undergraduate students take the same core courses in the first two semesters. Students are required to declare majors in the spring semester of their sophomore year. To be qualified for declaring a major, students must have completed the first year level Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Introduction to Engineering and Introduction to Computer & Programming with satisfactory grades and a cumulated GPA specified by individual programs.

2. Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE)

The rapidly converging world needs more professionals with profound knowledge of electrical engineering, computer engineering, and computer science. The Electrical and Computer Engineering program at UM-SJTU Joint Institute is an interdisciplinary program. It is supported by the EECS Department of UM and EIEE School of SJTU.

3. Outcomes of JI Undergraduate Degree

Graduates of the Institute’s undergraduate programs will have:

  1. An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering within their chosen field.
  2. An ability to design, conduct, and interpret the results of engineering experiments.
  3. An initial ability to design products and processes applicable to their chosen field.
  4. An ability to work effectively in diverse teams and provide leadership to teams and organizations.
  5. An ability to formulate engineering problems and develop practical solutions.
  6. An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
  7. An ability for effective oral, graphic, and written communication.
  8. A broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering decisions in a global, social, economic, and environmental context.
  9. A recognition of the need for and an ability to engage in life-long learning.
  10. A broad education necessary to contribute effectively beyond their professional careers.
  11. A sense of responsibility to make a contribution to society

Entry Requirements

Basic Requirements

  1. An equivalent of China's high school graduation certificate
  2. High school graduation certificate and transcript
  3. Be in good health
  4. Over 18 years in age
  5. Aquire some Chinese language ability

To be considered for admission into the UM-SJTU Joint Institute, you should complete these classes by the end of your senior year in high school:

  1. Four years of English
  2. Four years of science, including chemistry  and physics
  3. Four years of mathematics (pre-calculus is required)
  4. Three years of social science
  5. One unit of a pre-engineering subject, such as CAD, drafting, or computer-related technology (recommended)
  6. Two years of foreign language (recommended)
  7. One unit of computer science (recommended)

Application Materials

  • Photocopy of valid passport
    With name, passport number & expiration date, and photo included
  • Passport photo
    A recent passport-sized photo of the applicant
  • High school academic transcript
  • High school graduate certificate
    Graduation certificate in languages other than Chinese or English should be translated into Chinese or English and be certified by notarization.
  • Two letters of recommendation
    from your counselor and a core class teacher
  • Signed financial bank statement
  • English proficiency test certificate
    For native English speakers: SAT and/or ACT scores For non-native English speakers: TOEFL, IELTS, SAT or ACT scores
  • 1000 words essay
  • Financial support statement from your sponsor
  • SAT score
    Authorized Copy of SAT score and Math must be above 700 marks.
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