Every single great achievement makes a legend
Centenary foundation goes the same strain. The university originated in 1896, naming from Shanhaiguan Beiyang Railway Government School to Tangshan Jiaotong University, to China Jiaotong University Tangshan Technology Institute, to Tangshan Railway Institute, and to Southwest Jiaotong University (SWJTU). The university has become China's first batch of universities with the "211" engineering title.
After hundred years of development, the university has become famous with a strong cultural history. The university has contributed significantly for the bridge construction and the city's development and eventually become a city's everlasting and historic milestone.
The SWJTU majors in the Engineering discipline, and combines Engineering, Science, Liberal Arts, and Management, thus focusing on the multidisciplinary comprehensive development. So far, more than 40 alumni have been elected as the academicians in Chinese Academy of Sciences, Chinese Academy of Engineering, and American Academy of Engineering Science. Civil Engineering of SWJTU has a century-old history. With years of school history, SWJTU has developed a "century civil" and excellent teaching traditions and trained thousands of national talents. After a hundred years of historical journey, the major of Civil engineering at SWJTU has made the world-renowned achievements through the generations of civilians of unremitting efforts.