Xinjiang University is one of the major universities in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, People’s Republic of China, and is a national key university. Established in 1924 and located in Urumqi, Xinjiang University is a comprehensive university with the highest academic level in Xinjiang, under Project 211.
Xinjiang University was founded in 1924 and is located in the southern part of Urumqi. It is a national key comprehensive university with students from various ethnic groups and the only university in Xinjiang entering the national “211 Project”. On December 30, 2000, the former Xinjiang University and Xinjiang Engineering Institute merged into a new Xinjiang University. In the past 78 years, the university has seen 65,000 students graduate.