Capital University of Physical Education and Sports

Province: BeijingBeijing                               University Ranking: 8803

About University

Capital University of Physical Education and Sports

Capital University of Physical Education and Sports(首都体育学院) is the only higher education institution in Beijing. It was founded in 1956 and was originally called “Beijing Sports School”. In March 1960, with the approval of the Beijing Municipal People’s Government, it was transformed into “Beijing Sports Teachers College” and became an undergraduate college. In July 1962, it was merged into Beijing Normal University. In February 1979, “Beijing Normal University of Physical Education” was restored. In May 2000, with the approval of the Ministry of Education, the name was changed to “Capital Sports Institute”. Now it is known as Capital University of Physical Education and Sports.

The university currently has three campuses: Headquarters Campus, North Campus, and Phoenix Ridge Campus. The campus covers an area of   267.47 acres, 85 acres of teaching and scientific research and auxiliary buildings, 57 acres of various indoor sports venues, 51 acres of sports venues. There are nearly 4,700 students in the university, including 2,800 undergraduates, 650 doctoral and postgraduate students, 800 adult education students, 350 athletics students, and 100 international students.

The Capital University of Physical Education and Sports(首都体育学院) has 8 teaching units, including 3 schools of physical education and training, sports science and health, martial arts and performance, management and communication, leisure and social sports, continuing education, international education, and Marxism, and 12 undergraduate programs. The university has 1 key construction discipline in Beijing, 1 key discipline in Beijing, 2 first-level master’s disciplines, 4 second-level master’s disciplines, 1 professional master’s degree, and 1 doctoral talent Cultivation project, jointly with Fujian Normal University to train doctoral students in physical education.

The university has nearly 500 teaching and administrative staff, and 91.2% of the teachers have master’s and doctoral degrees. 16 of them have won the title of international sports athletes, 15 have won the title of international referees, and a batch of millions of talents in the new century National-level and Beijing-level candidates for the project, experts enjoying special allowances from the State Council, excellent teachers in the country and Beijing, famous teachers in Beijing, candidates for the “100 Excellent Young and Professional Professional Talents Program” by the State Sports General Administration, and “High-tech “Plan” teaching candidates, city-level “Great Wall Scholars” and top-notch innovative talents, young and middle-aged teachers, young top-notch talents, young talents, and other high-level professionals.

The Capital University of Physical Education and Sports(首都体育学院) has 1 national-level college students’ off-campus practical education base, 2 national-level specialty construction sites, 2 national-level teaching teams, 2 national excellent courses, 1 national excellent resource sharing course, 20 national-level planning textbooks, and 10 national and provincial research bases. Asian College Students Sports Federation Education Development Center, Hanban Chinese Hanban International Promotion of Wushu Training and Research Base, Ministry of Education Student Sports Association Foreign Exchange and Training Center, China Higher Education Association Sports Professional Committee, China Volleyball Research and Development Center, National Campus Basketball League, National Athletics Amateur Training Major League Training Base, Beijing Campus Football Association, Beijing Curling Association and other 17 associations and other social organizations settled or attached to this university.

The dorm rooms are divided into single & double rooms. All modern facilities are available & depend on the charge. There is a student cafeteria in the university, offering various dishes. The Shouyu Science and Technology Exchange Center on campus provides a variety of dishes and buffets. There are many restaurants outside the Capital Sports College campus, close to the Great Bell Temple Zhongkun International Plaza, in addition to shopping and entertainment, there are KFC, McDonald’s, Yoshinoya, Pizza Hut, Hong Zhuangyuan Congee, Yonghe King, Xiabuxiabu, Youjia restaurant, sushi restaurant, Muslim restaurants, and many other restaurants, suitable for your different tastes and requirements.

University's Program Types





Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ),

What is the world ranking of this University?

The Country rank of this University is 1074 and the world rank is 8803.

Does Chinese universities provide programs in English?

YES, Chinese Universities provide programs in English. International Students can pursue their degrees in English taught in Chinese Universities.

Do I need to take an IELTS or TOEFL exam before applying in this University?

YES, Chinese Universities provide programs in English. International Students can pursue their degrees in English taught in Chinese Universities.

What Documents do I need to apply for this University?

The primary documents for applying to this University are Notary stamped scanned copies of the last Academic degree certificate and testimonial, Passport, Police Clearance Certificate and Medical Certificate.

When my offer letter come after applying this University?

Usually, It takes 4 to 8 weeks for an offer letter to come from any Chinese Universities after applying.

University's other Information


Admission is going on for March/September Intake. Interested students are invited to apply. Both semesters are open for Diploma, Bachelor, Post-Graduates, and the Doctoral program.

To get admission information or any kind of queries, please contact:

China: +8613632437050 (Whatsapp/Wechat/Viber/IMO)


Scholarships 30%
Result Status 80%
Foreign Students 45%
Positive Reviews 80%
University Ranking 85%

All Programs

Non Degree Program:

Program Degree Duration Tuition Fees(CNY) Teaching Medium
Chinese Language Program Non Degree 1 Semester  9,500 RMB In Total Chinese
Chinese Language Program Non Degree 1 Year 19,000 RMB In Total Chinese
Martial Arts Program Non Degree 1 Semester  9,500 RMB In Total Chinese
Martial Arts Program Non Degree 1 Year 19,000 RMB In Total Chinese
TCM Sports Health Care Program Non Degree 1 Semester  9,500 RMB In Total Chinese
TCM Sports Health Care Program Non Degree 1 Year 19,000 RMB In Total Chinese

Bachelor’s Program:

Program Degree Duration Tuition Fees(CNY) Teaching Medium
Physical Education Bachelor 4 Years 22,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Physical Training Bachelor 4 Years 22,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Sports Rehabilitation Bachelor 4 Years 22,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Human Kinesiology Bachelor 4 Years 22,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Sports Training Bachelor 4 Years 22,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Public Administration Bachelor 4 Years 22,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Sports Economics and Management Bachelor 4 Years 22,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Martial Arts and Chinese Traditional Sports Bachelor 4 Years 22,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Journalism Bachelor 4 Years 22,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Dance Performance Bachelor 4 Years 22,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Guidance and Management of Social Sports Bachelor 4 Years 22,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Leisure Sports Bachelor 4 Years 22,000 RMB per Year Chinese

Master’s Program:

Program Degree Duration Tuition Fees(CNY) Teaching Medium
Sports Rehabilitation Master 3 Years 28,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Sports Science Master 3 Years 28,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Human Kinesiology Master 3 Years 28,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Journalism and Communication Master 3 Years 28,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Humane and Sociological Science of Sports Master 3 Years 28,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Physical Education and Sports Coaching Master 3 Years 28,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Traditional Chinese Sports Master 3 Years 28,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Applied Psychology Master 3 Years 28,000 RMB per Year Chinese

Doctoral Program:

Program Degree Duration Tuition Fees(CNY) Teaching Medium
Science of Physical Education Doctoral 3-4 Years 38,000 RMB per Year Chinese

Fees Details

Expenses in Capital University of Physical Education and Sports(首都体育学院)

  1. Tuition fee: 
  • Non-Degree:  9500 RMB – 19,000 RMB In Total
  • Bachelor Degree: 22,000 RMB Per Year
  • Master Degree: 28,000 RMB Per Year
  • Doctoral Degree: 38,000 RMB Per Year
  1. Accommodation Fee:
  • Single Room 100 RMB Per Day
  • Double Room 60 RMB Per Day
  1. Food cost: 1,000 RMB-2,000 RMB
  2. Application Fee: 500 RMB
  3. Living expanse: 2200 RMB-2800 RMB
  4. Medical checkup: 600 RMB
  5. Insurance: 800 RMB per year
  6. Residence permit: 800 RMB

After you are admitted, we will inform you via email for your confirmation of acceptance. Afterward, we will issue the admission letter, JW201/202 Form for visa application. If you wish to live on campus, please complete the Housing Application form.

Prepare Your Departure:

Before your departure, be sure to take the following materials:

(1) The Admission Letter

(2) Passport (valid for at least 6 months).

(3) JW201/202 Form

(4) Official Foreigner Physical Examination Form and your blood test report.

Be aware that the orientation is mandatory for freshman students.

Admission Procedure

Applying for any course at Capital University of Physical Education and Sports(首都体育学院) is very easy. Following some easy steps, you can easily apply for your desired course. You can complete your application online by following some simple steps. 

Here is the detailed information about the required admission documents. International applicants are highly recommended to provide the following documents.

1. Passport & Passport Size Photo (Scan Copy)


First of all, you must have a passport. As we know passport is a very essential document and without this, we can not leave our country. So if you don’t have it yet, we advise you to make it from your home country as soon as possible. Moreover, if you already have your passport, then make sure that it is not expired. If your passport already expired then you need to renew it. Please note, your passport must have to be ready before your visa processing. See a sample of passport.

Passport Size Photo

The general size of the passport size photo is (50mm x 40mm). For applying in china universities, your passport size photo has to be clear and the background must be plain, white or off-white in colour. The height of the head is between 28mm – 33mm and head width 21mm–24mm. Advice to submit a colour photo which is taken 6 months before. Use a clear picture of your face. Do not use any filters and take off your eyeglasses for passport size photos, selfies or pictures with someone do not use as a passport size photo. Here is a sample of a Passport Size Photo.

2. Academic Transcript and Certificate (must be notarized copy)

Submit your immediate academic transcripts & certificate for applying. For example, if you are applying for bachelor submit your school transcripts and certificates. For Master’s Degree provide your undergraduate transcripts and certificates. When you are applying for Ph.D, you have to provide your both (undergraduate and graduate) transcripts and certificates. Transcript And Certificate are important, it help universities to decide if you have the necessary background and skills for the major. All Transcripts and Certificates must have to be notarized. You can notarize your document from an advocate who is authorized by the government.

Note: All the applicant’s transcripts and certificates must be notarized and language should be in Chinese or English version.

3. CV/Resume

You must prepare a CV or resume for applying in abroad country. CV acts as your business profile, though universities are not interested in detailed descriptions of your jobs or experience, but you have to add this. You should focus on your published academic papers, describe academic group works or extracurricular activities, relevant think-thanks, etc. Add your academic qualifications with results, personal details, personal achievement these are must for a perfect CV. Here is a sample of the CV/resume.

4. Physical Examination

Aspiring overseas students are required to take a medical examination to ensure that you are in a good physical condition. The medical examination must include all the items which are listed in the Foreigner Physical Examination Form. The medical examination result will be declared as invalid without the signature of the attending doctor and hospital stamp or seal. You must bring the original medical documents when you come to arrive in China. The Medical certificate will be carried out on behalf of The Ministry of Public Health and the Ministry of Public Security. Here get a sample of physical examination.

5. Police Clearance

The police clearance certificate is known as “No Criminal Record Certificate” and also known as a good citizen certificate. Police clearance is very important for going to abroad because a foreign country does not allow any criminal records. Police Clearance Certificate is an official document approved by the police or government agencies to prove that you have no criminal offense like arrest, conviction. Additionally, a police clearance certificate is valid for the next 6 months, After 6 months of issue, it will be declared as invalid. See the sample of the Police Clearance Certificate.

6. Bank Statement

A bank statement is mandatory when we go foreign for different purposes like a visitor, a business or immigrants. These rules are not changeable for study. So, students also have to show a bank statement. China has no strict rules that only your parents have to be your sponsor. Anyone can be your sponsor. See the sample of a bank statement.

7. English Proficiency Certificate

For studying in China you must have to submit your English proficient certificate to prove your English skills. It is not mandatory that you must have IELTS, you can take English Proficiency Certificate from your school or university. Additionally, If you have done IELTS or TOFEL you can submit it. See the sample of English proficient certificate.

8. HSK certificate of proficiency in Chinese (if you have)

If you want to study in Chinese taught and want to get CSC scholarship then you must have to submit HSK certificate of proficiency in Chinese. HSK is not mandatory for English taught, but if you have it will be beneficial for you. HSK supervised by the HSK Center of Beijing Language and Culture University to judge the Chinese language skill of non-native speakers. See the sample of HSK certificate of proficiency in Chinese.

9. 2 Recommendation Letter (Ms/Ph.D.)

Students of masters & Ph.D. have to submit two recommendation letters. A recommendation letter is usually written by a supervisor, colleague, and teacher. Two recommendation letters have to be written by two-person. Make sure that the writer knows you very well and you have completed any course with them or work with them.  In the letter mention about your academic and personal traits and emphasize the strengths that are relevant to the major or university where you are applying. Have to maintain a positive and enthusiastic tone about you and include professor’s phone numbers and email addresses. Here is the sample of the Recommendation Letter.

10. Study Plan/ Research Proposal (Ms/PhD)

If you want to apply for MS/Ph.D you must need a study plan or research proposal in Chinese or English (no less than 800 words). A study plan describes in detail what you are going to do with the scholarship. Explain your main educational goal, and how you want to achieve this. And keep in mind that it is very important, that helps in an excellent organization as well as creating a sense of liability in your learning process. This document is needed only for Ms or Ph.D applicants, so please make sure that your study plan or research proposal states that information as specific as possible. See the sample of Study Plan.

11. Study Gap Certificates

Study gap certificate is an affidavit that is used to show a gap in education or further study. Gap certificate provides your statement on the non-judicial stamp paper stating the reason for taking the gap and claim that you did not take admission to any other college, university or courses during the gap year. You can get this stamp paper from any notary, sub-registry office or court and contact with an advocate they will prepare your gap certificate.

12. Application Form

Fills this form in Chinese or English language. It is essential to fill all the information that should be very authentic. Click here to get the Application Form sample.

Please send us all these documents through our E-Mail:

Dear applicants, If you have more queries please don’t hesitate to knock our consultants. Here is our  Consultant’s contact number : +8613632437050/ +8618852867225.

Scholarship Information

Capital University of Physical Education and Sports(首都体育学院) is setting up a series of scholarship schemes to sponsor international students and scholars to undertake studies and research.

Application Requirements

  1. Applicants should have to be non-Chinese or foreigners, hold a valid foreign passport and meet the appropriate requirements of studying abroad in China. 
  2. Applicants should be  friendly to China and be in good health
  3. Applicants should have received an undergraduate program or long term language must have a senior high school diploma and are under the age of 30.
  4. Applicants should have excellent academic performance and have a good command of English
  5. Law-abiding, diligent and studious, good grades and good conduct.

Application Materials   

  1. Application Form.
  2. Scan copy of notarized highest diploma and transcripts.
  3. San copy of Study Plan or Research Proposal (800 words or above).
  4. Two Recommendation Letters (written in Chinese or English) signed by a professor or an associate professor who knows you.
  5. Scan copy of Foreigner Physical Examination Form or Blood Examination Report or notarized photocopy.
  6. Students under 18 should have to submit relevant legal documents from their guardians.

The final information is subject to the University If there is any inconsistency!

Why choose us?

Facing the new situation, the Capital University of Physical Education and Sports(首都体育学院 upholds the motto of “Struggling and Innovating with the Challenger Spirit”, is guided by social needs, takes the virtue of establishing people as the fundamental task, and takes overall scientific development as the theme. It also focuses on improving the quality of talent cultivation, and takes innovation in order to be motivated and adhere to the concept of “carefully educating people, fine management, high-quality construction, exquisite and elegant”. The authority always strives to build the university into a domestic first-class and internationally influential college of sports.

The Capital University of Physical Education and Sports(首都体育学院) signed a contract with the State Sports General Administration to prepare for the London Olympic Games and Rio Olympic Games national team physical exercise training team. It has undertaken a review of the test data of the Ministry of Education’s “National Training Program” and “National Student Physical Health Standards”. Active in athletes’ education, traditional sports school sports teacher training, social sports instructor training, basketball weightlifting, and other sports reserve talent training. Lead sports blue book China sports industry development report, Beijing sports industry development report compilation, undertook the world snooker public Competition, Asian college student chess championship, Sino-U.S. Super Women’s Volleyball match, national sports academy student sports art festival, national sports education basic skills competition, International Sports University Association “Olympic Sports and Mass Sports” scientific conference, world leisure sports entertainment-education Association International Academic Conference, International Coach Education Committee Asian Sports Coach Seminar, Asian Toddler Sports Association Asian Toddler Sports Conference and other large-scale events and activities.

A total of 44 teams of 145 people visited the university. It has launched new cooperation with Uzbekistan, Ukraine, Lithuania, and other countries and regions, and signed cooperation agreements with seven universities including the Ukrainian National University of Sport and the Volga Sports and Tourism Academy in Russia. The university increased the exchange program of Taiwan Sports University. This year, a total of 7 batches of 28 undergraduates were sent to study abroad. The university went to South Korea to participate in an education exhibition. There were 204 foreign students who came to the principal and short-term study. Two foreign students came to the university to study for a doctorate. The university’s martial arts and performance studies were commissioned by the Hanban Confucius Institute to tour the United States, the United Kingdom, and all parts of China with success.

During the “Twelfth Five-Year Plan” period, university students participated in 392 sports competitions at or above the provincial level and won the first place in 128 international competitions, including the first place in major international competitions such as the World Championships, World Cup and World University Games 33 Number of person-times, won the first place in major Asian competitions such as Asian Games, Asian Championships, Asian University Championships. 46 people won 141 first-place national competitions, including major national games such as National Games, National Championships, National Professional League & won first place 102 times.

In 2009, the Capital University of Physical Education and Sports(首都体育学院) was awarded the honorary title of “National Model of National Unity and Progress” by the State Council.  In 2011, the university was awarded the “Capital Civilization Unit” by Beijing and has been rated as “Garden-style Unit” and “Advanced Greening Unit” in Beijing for many years. In 2012, the university won the honorary title of the 30th Olympic Games Scientific Research and Scientific Service Cooperation Unit for its outstanding contribution in preparing for the London Olympics.