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Some Tips for Students Who Want to Study in China

Date: January 2, 2020

Summary: Along with the developing of China, Study in China become more and more popular in the world. Due to its excellent facilities, renowned Computer Science and MBBS programs, and proficiency faculties, many international st...

Some Tips for Students Who Want to Study in China

Tips of Study in China


Along with the developing of China, Study in China become more and more popular in the world. Due to its excellent facilities, renowned Computer Science and MBBS programs, and proficiency faculties, many international students choose China for the study abroad country.

If you want to Study in China too, I recommend you to read the following passage, because you will find some useful information in this passage.

The latest figures showing that approximately more than 490,000 oversea students were enrolled in Chinese Universities in 2017 compared with the figure for 2016 the number had increased by 10%. China seems certain of meeting its target of hosting more than 500,000 international students in 2020. Thanks to the scholarship policy established by the Chinese Government, with nearly 59,000 international students win the Scholarship in 2017. And another policy to attract international students to study in China is increasing the number of English-taught programs. This policy made the students’ Chinese Language not be hard conditions anymore.


1. If you decide to study in China, the first thing you should do is choose a Chinese University to apply for. As a matter of fact, there are some world-famous Universities in China such as Tsinghua University, Peking University, and Shanghai Jiao Tong University, etc. let me introduce you to some Chinese Universities which are suitable for international students.

Tsinghua University

Ranked 17th in the world and first in the URI China Ranking 2019. Tsinghua located in China capital city Beijing and is a member of the elite C9 League. Tsinghua is an international student's friendly university, more than 2700 foreign students study in Tsinghua in 2019.

Located on the site of "Qing Hua Yuan" in Haidian District, Beijing, Tsinghua University was founded in 1911, formerly known as a royal garden of the Qing Dynasty. The campus is famous for its beautiful surroundings embraced by shady trees and time-honored architectural complexes with different features and styles, in which "Shui Mu Qing Hua" has a long history of reputation. It is listed as one of the 14 world's most beautiful college campuses by Forbes Magazine in 2010, the only one from Asia.

Tsinghua University is one of the leading universities directly affiliated with the Ministry of Education of China. It is among the list of the Key Universities in both the National Projects 985 and 211 and also the prominent center for higher education and scientific research. The university holds the largest numbers of academicians affiliated with the Chinese Academy of Science and the Chinese Academy of Engineering, of the top disciplines on the whole, of the Key National Laboratories, of national awards in science and technology, of research funds, and also of articles indexed in SCI, EI and ISTP over the years. More than 70% of the top 10 students of sciences and 30% of the top 10 students of liberal arts from the provinces in the National College Entrance Examination in China have chosen Tsinghua University for their undergraduate study.

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Peking University

Peking University is a comprehensive university located in Haidian District, Beijing. As one of the founding members of ‘Project 985’, the national government program which seeks to develop an elite tier of world-class universities in China, it is regarded as one of the best universities in China and attracts talented students from around the country and the world.

Its current campus, located in the university district in north-west Beijing, has a total area of 2,743,532 square meters and features a mixture of traditional Chinese architecture and modern facilities surrounded by gardens and waterways. Situated in a formal royal garden itself, its neighbors are the Summer Palace and Yuanmingyuan (the Old Summer Palace). It is also strategically located beside China’s ‘Silicon Valley’ and electronics marketplace, Zhongguancun, and several other national key universities.

Peking University is proud of its outstanding faculty, which includes 53 members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), 7 members of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE), and 14 members of the Third World Academy of Sciences (TWAS).

The university has effectively combined research on important scientific subjects with the training of personnel with a high level of specialized knowledge and professional skill as demanded by the country's rapid modernization. It strives not only for improvements in teaching and research work but also for the promotion of interaction and mutual promotion among various disciplines. 

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Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), directly subordinate to the Ministry of Education, is a key university in China, jointly run by the Ministry and Shanghai Municipality. Since its adoption of the reform and opening up policy in China, SJTU has taken the lead in the management system reform in the institutions of higher learning, thus regaining its vigor and vitality as well as momentum for rapid growth as never seen before.

A number of its disciplines have been advancing towards the world's first-class level, such as communication and electronic system, naval architecture and ocean engineering, automatic control, composite materials, and metal plasticity processing. A batch of burgeoning branches of learning has occupied an important position in the country, such as Large-scale integrated circuit, computer science, optical fiber technology, systems engineering.

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2. The Second thing you should care about is to choose a program which is suitable for yourself

Here are some fascinating programs for international students:

1). MBBS

2). Computer Science and Technology

3). Finance

4). International Business

5). Chinese Language


3. How to prepare for applying for a university in China

1). Don’t make a decision in a hasty way, you should look carefully at the student recruitment brochure, and choose a suitable program for yourself.

2). Admission is based on high scores of your previous graduated school.

3). China has set a limit regulation for foreign students, when the student applying, the student’s age should not be over 30 for a Bachelor’s degree and 40 for a Master’s degree and PhD.

4). Apply for at least 3 universities and you will improve your chance to be admitted.

5). Check the scholarship websites and apply for some scholarship before you come to China because some of the scholarships do not accept the application by already studying in China students.


4. How to apply

Apply through CUCAS – an online self-application platform that allows you to apply for any Chinese university. And if you confused with how to applying, our agent will also help you out.


5. Language requirement for application

English-taught programs:



Chinese-taught Programs:

HSK elementary: Science, Engineering and Medicine degrees.

HSK intermediate: for the rest of the degrees


6. Required application materials

1). Passport photo

2). Photocopy of valid Passport

3). Photocopy of valid visa

4). Personal ID card

5). Physical health certificate

6). Certification of no criminal record

7). Chinese/English language proficiency certificate

8). Letter of guarantee(parent or legal guardian of student signs a declaration by which he/she assumes responsibility for the student to abide rules and regulations of China and university)

9). Proof that you can support your studies in China

10). Certificate/diploma from last graduated school

11). Academic transcript from last graduated school


More documents may be required, depending on each school’s request.


7. University application deadlines for China

The academic year in China usually has two semesters, spring semester and autumn semester,

1). For the Spring semester: you should submit the application until mid-July.

2). For the autumn semester: you should submit the application until late April.


8. Some other thing should careful after receiving your admission letter

1). When you receiving your admission letter you should apply for your Chinese student visa as soon as possible. Check with the Chinese embassy/consulate in your area for details.

2). Within 30 days of your arrival in China, you will have to submit a residence permit from a local public security office or a police station.

3). Arrange a health insurance plan; this has to cover accidental injury and medical treatments and cover at least around 62,000USD. You can get your insurance from your home country or purchase a health insurance card once you arrive in China.


Hope this article can be useful for you to apply for a Chinese university.



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