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The university is located in Wuhan, China. To learn more about this city and country, please visit:
Huazhong University of Science & Technology (HUST), with a history of over 50 years, has grown into a dynamic university enjoying social support and good reputation and shouldering a historical mission. It distinguishes itself among domestic universities by virtue of its rapid growth, pragmatism and efficient use of resources.
At present, the University has eleven disciplines: engineering, medicine, management, science, philosophy, economics, law, education, literature, history and agriculture, offering a variety of degree programs, including 86 undergraduate programs, 303 graduate programs, 237 PhD programs. There are 31 post-doctoral research centers, 7 national key disciplines, 15 national key subdisciplines.
HUST covers an area of over 1,153 acres with picturesque environment, elegant surroundings and has 72% greenery coverage, which has been honored as the “University in the Forest”. It offers its students and staff first-class logistic service, efficient network service and abundant library resources. HUST has also entered into partnerships with more than 100 renowned universities and research institutions. Annually over 100 famous scholars and experts come to visit HUST and give lectures.
HUST is also a research-based university which maintains close ties with business and industry. It boasts one of China’s five national labs —Wuhan National Laboratory for Optoelectronics (WNLO), and the Pulsed High Magnetic Filed Center (PHMFC), one of the twelve national scientific facilities. It is home to more than ten state-level scientific research platforms as well.
HUST has an undergraduate enrollment of 32,863, with 1,629 being international students.
Students have the option of on-campus housing in a single or double room. The rooms include the following facilities: Washing room, water heater, air conditioner and furniture. Please note, water, electricity and internet are charged by the Room Service Center separately.
There are four main apartments for international students and the distributions are as follows:
East district: Bojing Pavilion
Middle district: Friendship Apartment (mainly for scholarship students)
West districts: Huahong Apartment (mainly for postgraduate students)
- Georgia Tech degree-seeking student.
- Good Academic Standing with a 3.0* (or higher) GPA at time of application
- Undergraduates must have completed at least two semesters of study at GT.
- At least 18 years of age by the program's departure date
- Be able to stay at the host university for the duration of their semester, INCLUDING through their exam period
- Be in Good Standing with the Office of Student Affairs and Housing
- All Non-U.S. Citizens are welcome to apply to participate in an exchange outside of their home country only. This rule applies to all who do not have a U.S. passport, including U.S. Permanent Residents.
- All study abroad participants are required to have a passport prior to any visa deadline dates, and any needed visas prior to departure date (Students are responsible for securing all required travel documents per the host country’s regulations prior to departure).
*Some host schools have stricter requirements such as higher GPA or more time in school before study abroad. (See Academic Info on your host school GT program page for any restrictions.)
HUST offers courses in English for undergraduate students in the following departments: Mechanical Design Manufacture and Automation and Telecommunications Engineering. More information about the specific departments can be found here.
Students can also take Chinese language courses during their time at HUST.
Credit for courses taken as a part of exchange programs is received by transferring the credits back to Georgia Tech. For more information about this, click here. Here you will find the foreign credit approval form, the foreign credit approval form instructions, and a link to the registrar's Equivalency Table.
CREDIT TRANSFER SYSTEM
1 HUST = 1.28 GT credit
HUST Grade = GT Grade
85-100 = A
70-84 = B
60-69 = C
<60 = F
Program Costs (Estimated)
- For most exchange programs, participants must pay GT tuition, GT campus fees, and study abroad insurance to the GT Bursar for each GT semester they are abroad. No other expenses associated with this program are paid to GT; instead, these expenses are paid on site.
- Keep in mind the costs of books, health insurance, food, living expenses, and travel money, as well as pre-departure costs like your passport and visa.
- Following are cost estimates for one semester at the exchange program school that may help you prepare for your term(s) abroad. All costs are in USD.