Southwest University - Partner University

Center for International Education

Study Abroad


Schedule Your Appointment with CIE Study Abroad Team

Contact Information

Henry Barnard Hall, Room 406
860.832.2047 (fax)

Zongxiang Mei

International Education Coordinator

Chaihyung Christine Park

University Assistant

For general questions, please email us at

Southwest University

Chongqing, China

Partner University Website   


Southwest University (SWU) was established in July 2005 by incorporating former Southwest China Normal University and Southwest Agricultural University upon the approval of the Ministry of Education. SWU is one of the "211" project universities, located at the foot of Jinyun Mountain, a state-level scenic spot near the beautiful Jialing River.

SWU has 32 faculties/schools, covering many disciplines, including philosophy, economics, law, education, literature, history, sciences, engineering, agronomy, management, and art.

There are nearly 2,700 professional teachers and over 600 professional researchers, and a variety of students numbering over 100,000, of whom 50,000 are full-time undergraduates and postgraduates.

Academic Subjects

Plant Science and Technology, Pedagogy, Chinese history, International Economics and Trade, applied psychology, history, bioscience, biotechnology, environmental science, automation (controlling), software programming, food science and technology, plant science and technology.

Applied psychology, signal and information processing, analytical chemistry, environmental science, applied chemistry, biochemistry and molecular biology, ecology, material chemistry and physics, crop genetics and breeding, clinical veterinary medicine, aquaculture, pedagogy, and Chinese history.


Students may choose to live in Southwest University residence halls or may also select to live with a host family or reside in other living arrangements.

Apply to Study Abroad

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Program Details

Language Requirement: None

Language of Instruction: English

Required GPA: 2.75

Term: Spring, Full Year, Summer


Program Costs

Students will pay regular CCSU tuition directly to CCSU. Housing and meal costs will be paid on-site in China.