ADMISSIONS

Immensely inquisitive and driven to excel, the people of Westlake value selflessness, integrity, knowledge empowerment, critical thinking, and pragmatic problem-solving. Purposeful, industrious, and supportive, here in the Westlake community, you will find like-minded fellows from a diverse background. For many, being part of Westlake feels like homecoming.

WHY WESTLAKE

Westlake is China's first private research university, established with the idea that research and teaching excellence should go hand in hand, and a modern university can serve both purposes well.

OUR VISION

CAMPUS LIFE

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“This is just how I am. I will go all the way in when I find something that interests me.”

Shijin Sun, Year of 2019

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“This is just how I am. I will go all the way in when I find something that interests me.”

Shijin Sun, Year of 2019

Graduate Admissions

Our faculty, researchers and students study, teach, and conduct research in and across two distinctive programs recognized as being the nation’s best. All academic divisions offer full-time graduate programs.

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Short-Term Programs

Westlake Experience is our iconic short-term program. Through our summer school and bootcamp, prospective students, researchers, and scholars can apply as visiting scholars and exchange students and have their “first taste” of Westlake.

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Financial Aids

Westlake University is committed to reducing financial barriers of students so they can focus on their academic goals. We provide financial support for our doctoral students to cover their tuition, on-campus room and board rates, insurance premiums, and other living costs. Grants are categorized according to their sources which include public funding, the University’s fund, and social endowment.

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