Kwei Chung-gi received preliminary education in his native province. He went to U.S.A. at age 17 studied economics at Ohio Wesleyan University. After graduation, entered the graduate school of Columbia University, majoring in political science and at the same time made a research fellow of the National Institute of Public Administration Bureau of Municipal Research, New York, receiving Master of Arts degree from the former and diploma from the latter upon graduation in 1925.
Mr. Kwei returned to China, 1925 and was appointed professor and later dean of the political science department of the National Kwangtung University (later National Sun Yat-sen University). Then he came to Shanghai and became professor of political science of Fudan University. Mr. Kwei was a member of the committee on education of the Central Political Council. Kwei Chung-gi was appointed president of the National Political Science University, but did not accept the post. He served as a professor of the Central University, Nanjing. He was a member of Central Executive Committee of Kuomintang. In 1928 Mr. Kwei was appointed a director of the compilation bureau of the Examination Yuan of the National Government.