Hainan Medical University

Provinces :  HainanHaikou                                University Ranking : 3316

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Hainan Medical University

Hainan Medical University(海南医科大学) is the only provincial-owned general public medical university in Hainan Province. It is located in Haikou, the capital of Hainan Province. It is the country’s first batch of pilot universities for outstanding doctor education and training programs, the first batch of undergraduate colleges and the first batch of education informatization under the Ministry of Education Pilot unit. It is also the only medical institution of higher learning located in a free trade zone. “Constructing a high-level medical university with distinctive tropical medicine characteristics” is the development goal of the university during the “Thirteenth Five-Year Plan” period as determined by the Provincial Party Committee and Provincial Government, and it is also the common vision of the entire university.

The university’s ancestors were the private Haiqiang Medical Vocational School founded by Mr. Lin Xiaohai in 1947 which was serving as the first principal, and the private Hainan University School of Medicine founded by Mr. Song Ziwen in 1948 was serving as the first chairman. The two institutes were merged into Hainan Medical College in 1951 and later changed their names to Hainan Medical College and Hainan University Medical Department. In 1993, the Hainan Medical College was formally established with the approval of the State Education Administrative Department, under the supervision of the People’s Government of Hainan Province. In 2003, it was recognized by the Ministry of Education as a joint master’s degree graduate unit. In 2013, it was approved as a master’s degree authorized unit. In 2014, it was approved as a professional master’s degree authorized site. Now, it is known as Hainan Medical University(海南医科大学) and recruits doctoral students too.

Hainan Medical University(海南医科大学) covers an area of   1492.76 acres, of which the Chengxi Campus and Longhua Campus cover a total area of   606.21 acres. The Hainan Pharmaceutical Research and Development Science and Technology Park under construction covers an area of   50.08 acres and the newly-built Guilin Yang Campus covers an area of 836.47 acres. The library building covers an area of 33,000 square meters, with more than 1.04 million printed books, and a modern electronic book system and computer network service system.

Hainan Medical University(海南医科大学) has nearly 14000 students, including 8925 full-time students, and 638 international students. Among the students, there are 10 doctoral students, 647 graduate students, 9660 undergraduate students, and 2510 junior college students. It has 18 secondary faculties and departments that provide 27 undergraduate majors, and 7 specialized majors in the disciplines of medicine, science, management, and engineering. It has doctoral degree authorization points for first-level disciplines in clinical medicine and five master’s degree authorization points for basic medicine, clinical medicine, pharmacy, Chinese medicine, and biology. The three-year program provides 21 majors. A multi-level talent training system has been formed mainly for undergraduates and covering masters and doctoral students. One enrollment has been implemented in most provinces across the country. The university has 4 affiliated hospitals and 84 teaching practice bases including the Xiangya Hospital of Central-south University, General Hospital of Chinese People’s Liberation Army, West China Hospital of Sichuan University, and the First and Second Affiliated Hospitals of Sun Yat-sen University.

Hainan Medical University(海南医科大学) has 2472 faculty members with 510 professors and specialists in the university’s headquarters. 73% of the 678 full-time teachers hold master’s or doctor’s degrees,  and 57 of them are professors, 126 are associate professors. There is one expert in the “Thousand Talents Plan”, three national candidates for the “Millions of Talents Project”, 14 special post experts from the State Council, 5 have selected by the Ministry of Education “New Century Excellent Talents Support Plan”, 5 high-level innovation and entrepreneurship outstanding talents in Hainan Province, 7 provincial teaching teams. Also, there are  6 vice-chairmen of the secondary national academic committees under the Chinese Medical Association and other academic associations, 18 are chairmen or directors of the provincial academic committees, and 11 are members of the standing committee or the council. More than 80 academicians and well-known scholars at home and abroad have been invited as visiting professors at the school.

Hainan Medical University(海南医科大学) takes tropical medicine as the university’s characteristic. It has a complete system of tropical medicine teaching, scientific research, and clinical practice, forming a stable tropical medicine research direction. It has 2 national specialty programs, 1 national experimental teaching demonstration center, 1 national clinical teaching training demonstration center, 1 national excellent video public course, 1 national education informatization pilot undergraduate college project, and Ministry of Education excellence 5 doctor education programs, 1 pilot project of the comprehensive reform of the Ministry of Education. There are 8 provincial-level specialty programs, 2 provincial-level experimental teaching demonstration centers, 7 provincial-level teaching teams, 19 provincial-level quality courses, and 6 provincial-quality online open courses.

Hainan Medical University(海南医科大学) has 2 key laboratory construction sites of the Ministry of Education for emergency and trauma research. It also has an out-of-hospital innovation unit of the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, a Hainan Provincial Drug Safety Evaluation and Research Center. This research center has obtained national GLP certification. The university has 7 provincial key experiments Laboratories, 3 provincial clinical research centers, 3 provincial engineering research centers, 6 academician workstations, and formed 11 provincial scientific research innovation teams. The university has hosted 6 medical journals, of which “Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine” and “Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine” are the only two English-language international tropical medicine journals indexed by SCI in China, with impact factors of 1.772 and 1.587, Ranked 11th and 12th in the Global SCI Journal of Tropical Medicine. The discipline of clinical medicine is the first discipline in Hainan Province to enter the top 1% of ESI worldwide.

Hainan Medical University(海南医科大学) has undertaken 197 national scientific research projects with total funding of 86.19 million yuan. A total of 43 provincial and ministerial awards and above were awarded, including 8 first prizes of Hainan Science and Technology Award, 1-second prize of Natural Science of the Ministry of Education, and 1 third prize of Chinese Medical Science and Technology Award. 2 first prizes for teaching achievements in Hainan Province. The university published 228 SCI papers.

University's Program Types




Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ),

What is the world ranking of this University?

The Country rank of this University is 367 and the world rank is 3316.

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?

No, Students don’t need IELTS or TOEFL certification for getting admitted to this University but for applying Chinese Government Scholarship (CSC) sometimes students are asked for the IELTS certificate.

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

MBBS/BDS Program:

Program Duration Tuition Fees(CNY) Teaching Medium
MBBS 6 Years 20,500 RMB per Year English
Clinical Medicine 6 Years 20,500 RMB per Year Chinese
Dental Medicine 6 Years 18,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Chinese Medicine 6 Years 18,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Traditional Chinese and Western Medicine 6 Years 18,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Nursing 6 Years 18,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Pharmaceutical Science 6 Years 18,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Stomatology 6 Years 18,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Medical Imaging 6 Years 18,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Medical Laboratory Technology 6 Years 18,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Pharmacy 5 Years 18,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Marine pharmacy 5 Years 18,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Preventive Medicine 5 Years 18,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Rehabilitation 4 Years 18,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Applied psychology 4 Years 18,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Acupuncture and Massage 4 Years 18,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Pediatrics 4 Years 18,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Biotechnology 4 Years 18,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Health Services and Management 4 Years 18,000 RMB per Year Chinese

Fees Details

Expenses in Hainan Medical University(海南医科大学)

  1. Tuition fee: 
  • MBBS/BDS Degree: 18,000 – 20,500 RMB Per Year
  1. Accommodation Fee: 
  • Single Room 4800 RMB Per Year
  • Double Room 3600 RMB Per Year
  • Triple Room 2400 RMB Per Year
  1. Food cost: 1,000 RMB-2,000 RMB
  2. Application Fee: 400 RMB
  3. Living expanse: 2200 RMB-2800 RMB
  4. Medical checkup: 700 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 Hainan Medical University(海南医科大学) 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: admission@digiedupro.com.

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

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Why choose us?

Hainan Medical University(海南医科大学) follows the motto of “Honesty, Rigorousness, Knowledge, and Harmony” which fully reflects the Confucian culture, humanistic care, institution characteristics, and the pulse of the times. The four words are respectively related to being a person, doing things, and running an institute, which means being a man with good virtues, doing things rigorously, learning a wide range of knowledge, and running a university harmoniously. Only when people have benevolence and awe in life can they have a strong sense of responsibility and mission, and internalize a lofty aspiration, and then drive them to do things with rigor and study hard. To learn from others, to master the real talents and to learn, to be the ultimate in life, work, and learning, to strive for perfection, and to promote the harmonious development of campus and society through its own capabilities.

Hainan Medical University(海南医科大学) has always put tremendous efforts to make the best use of resources and make their students capable to compete among the world. There are 791,674 paper documents in the library, more than 2.4 million electronic books available for online full-text searches, and 9,470,173 digital resources. 1118 types of newspapers and periodicals, and 4864 electronic periodicals in Chinese and foreign languages. In addition, another 1500 foreign electronic journals can be retrieved and used in full by sharing. There are 17 databases in Chinese and foreign languages and the cooperative establishment of the “Hainan Medical University Institutional Knowledge Base” that contains scientific research achievements of Hainan Medical University, materials of Hainan Nanyao Medicine, and materials of Hainan Liyao Medicine.

Hainan Medical University(海南医科大学) has sent more than 50,000 graduates to the society, distributed in Hainan and all over the country taking the mission of cultivating medical talents. Most likely the graduates have become the main force of the medical and health team in Hainan Province. The university has a 100% passing rate of the “Nurse License Qualification Test”, “zero distance” employment rate has reached 90%, the rate of first-time employment of its graduates is over 95%, the annual employment rate is 100%. Over 95% of employers have been satisfied with the graduates. The passing rate of the “Doctor License Qualification Test”  has also been very high. In 2002, 100% of students passed the test and 80% of students passed the test in the session of 2003-2005. But the second-time passing rate up to 100%.

Hainan Medical University(海南医科大学) has been awarded many honorary titles. Mentionable some titles are “Unit for Advancement in Employment Rate of Graduates”, and “Unit for Excellency in Employment Rate of Graduates” from the National Institutions of Higher Learning in Hainan province, and many more. The graduates are working in many well-known medical and health units and primary hospitals both in and outside of Hainan province. Some notable names are Beijing First Aid Center, the General Hospital of Chinese People’s Liberation Army, Guangdong Provincial People’s Hospital, Zhujiang Hospital of Southern Medical University, the West China Hospital of Sichuan University, and the Affiliated Hospitals of Sun Yat-sen University, etc. In particular, the General Hospital of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army has recruited 135 students from this university in recent two years. Over the past three years, the employment rate of graduates from this university has ranked among the top in Hainan province.

Hainan Medical University(海南医科大学) vigorously promotes the internationalization of education and recruits foreign students from China to countries along with the “Belt and Road” and African countries. There are 638 students from 33 countries. International students have the opportunity to study various majors including Clinical Medicine, Stomatology, Traditional Chinese Medicine, and Nursing that have been offered by the university. To strengthen the worldwide connection with education the university has established international cooperation with universities including the Queensland University of Technology (Australia), the University of Utah (USA), Newcastle University (UK) in the fields of undergraduates exchanging postgraduate and doctorate students’ collective cultivating.

During the 72-year course of running a university, the maritime medical spirit of “self-improvement, unity, progress, and success” is the core values of university culture. Xi Jinping personally planned, announced, and personally promoted Hainan’s implementation of a comprehensive national strategy. Hainan Free Trade Zone (Hong Kong) is accelerating its construction. The development of the college is facing rare historical opportunities and bright prospects. Standing at a new starting point, the university is fully focused to implement the party’s education policy, adhere to the ethics, and closely focus on the country’s major development strategy and the needs of the Hainan Free Trade Zone (Hong Kong), focus on the construction of new medical departments, and strive for a “double First-class” majors, creating a subject group with tropical characteristics. The university consolidates undergraduate teaching, vigorously developing graduate education, improving the quality of personnel training and the level of running schools, and making new and greater contributions to the Hainan Free Trade Zone (Hong Kong).

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