Each program at any Chinese universities has its own requirements for entry. Before you start your application, please read the Entry Requirements carefully while you're browsing the program's page. Make sure that you are able to meet the requirements and provide copies of the relevant documents.
In accordance with the types of programs, basic requirements of most universities are as follows:
International students who want to study at Chinese universities must meet the general requirements set out by both the Chinese government and the university they apply to.
For more information regarding the requirements of the Chinese Government, please contact with the Chinese Ministry of Education or China Scholarship Council.
In accordance with different levels of degree, Chinese universities have different requirements for all enrollees. Before applying, you must carefully review these requirements.
This is a list of requirements for different programs: (Applicants may search for degree programs by degree level according to your personal educational background and the following requirements.)
|Type of Student||Application and admission requirements||Required HSK level||Study time|
|Short-term student||Secondary High school graduate or the equivalent (e.g. A-level, successful completion of Year 12, etc).In some of China's universities, any education background is accepted.||No requirement||1 - 20 weeks|
|Language student||Secondary High school graduate or the equivalent (e.g. A-level, successful completion of Year 12, etc).||No requirement||1 - 2 years|
|Undergraduate or associate student||Secondary High school graduate or the equivalent (e.g. A-level, successful completion of Year 12, etc).||HSK level 4-6 (for Chinese-medium programs)||Undergraduate student: 4 - 5 years;
Associate students: 2 - 3 years
|Master's degree student||Possession of a Bachelor's degree, at least two letters of recommendation from professors.||HSK level 5-8 (for Chinese-medium programs)||2 - 3 years|
|Doctoral student||Possession of a Master's degree, at least two recommendations from professors.||HSK level 5-8 (for Chinese-medium programs)||3 years|
|Transfer student||Student who is studying at another Chinese university should provide a sealed transfer letter from the Foreign Students' Office of current university; and meet other requirements according to degree level.||Depending||Depending|