Step 1

Choose a Course

Before applying, you should locate the course and university. If you know what to study or where to go, you can search the courses through our course database.
If you have no idea about Chinese education system or Chinese universities, you can also get help from CUCAS experienced staff.

Our Education Counselors will provide you with:

  • • A briefing on the Chinese Education System
  • • Information and advice on choosing suitable courses
  • • Explanation of the entire application process
  • • Student visa information
  • • Reminders of our upcoming activities
Applicants can search courses based on
Tuition fee
School / Location
CUCAS Rating

The method you can contact our counselor:


Online Chat: click the button on CUCAS page. We're always available for you, just leave a message and we'll reply quickly.

Tel: +86 10 82865135 (Monday-Friday 9:00-18:00 Beijing Time)

Step 2


An application through CUCAS can be completed fully online, and and be finished no more than 20 minutes. The application procedure on CUCAS is simple and convenient.
Based on the experience in their hometown, some students will choose to apply the university directly. But you will find that it is quite different in China. If your Chinese is not good, we suggest you shouldn’t apply to university directly:
  • • School websites are full of out of date, inaccurate and incomplete information.
  • • Student recruitment offices are often too slow to respond and may have limited English level.
  • • Many schools demand student present application materials in person.
  • • Delays due to time differences.
  • • Strict cut-off dates for applications.
  • • Accommodation is really hard to reserve.
  • 1Register & Login
  • 2Fill out the application form
  • 3Upload the documents
  • 4Pay for the application fee
  • 5Submit the application

Step 3

Get Result

After you submit the application, our staff will preview it. And the university will start to process the application when all the documents are ready. Normally, it takes about 2-4 weeks for the university to process the application for non-degree programs, 4-8 weeks for degree programs. Some universities will ask the applicant to pay the deposit when the admission is made. During the application processing, we will
  • • Answer your calls within 60 seconds
  • • Process applications within 24 hours of submission to CUCAS
  • • Release admission decision online once receiving the decision from the university
  • • Respond to emails within one working day

After Application You Might Need
To Know

You can start to book the accommodation on campus once your application is accepted. To secure the applicant will get the admission package quickly, CUCAS will deliver it by DHL for free.

Step 4

Apply for Visa

Students who intend to study in China need to apply for a visa, it is really simple. First of all, you should know what kind of visa you need to apply:

Documentation required:

Besides the documentation mentioned above, other documents might be required by visa officers in order to decide whether to issue the visa on a case by case basis.
Learn more about the visa application>>

Step 5


CUCAS will post a guidebook to you, along with the admission letter. The guidebook will let you know what to do next.

Step 6

Start Studying

Greeting from CUCAS, you will start an unforgettable & unbelievable journey to China, a 5000+ year’s history country. After landing, you should register at the university as requested. Get to know the registration procedure at the university.


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