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Hunan Normal University

Province : HunanChangsha                              University Ranking : 959

About University

Hunan Normal University

Hunan Normal University (HNU) was established in 1938 and, located in Changsha. It is a famous city with great historical and cultural interests. The university has 23 colleges, and offers 71 undergraduate programs, 147 master programs, and 55 Ph.D. programs.

Since its establishment, the University has educated over 200,000 students, including about 4,000 international students from over 20 countries. Currently, over 35,000 undergraduates, graduates and international students are learning on campus. There are 880 professors and associate professors at the University.

HNU has a library which has a collection of 3.17 million volumes, including 200,000 volumes of old traditional thread binding books, and subscribes 4,700 kinds of Chinese and foreign journals. There are 12 tutorial periodicals distributed to the general public reception and abroad. The university has its own publisher known as Hunan Normal University Press.  

Hunan Normal University extremely values the learning exchanges with the foreign universities and educational institutions abroad. The university has established relations with approximately 100 foreign campus of higher education for academic exchange.The International College of Chinese Language and Culture of this university is specially designed to offer the course of Chinese for international students. 

Presently, over 130 students from more than 20 countries are studying in HNU. The university also offers BA, MA, and Ph.D. programs in most of the subject to the international students. The short coaching programs (from a week to months) for overseas students or teachers are characteristic and successful, and attract more than 600 students abroad every year. Students from all countries are warmly welcomed to study at HNU.

As an educational establishment of upper education with a full vary of disciplines, the University has become a national “211 Project” universities–one of the country’s one hundred key universities within the twenty first century that get pleasure from priority in getting national funds.

University's Program Types





Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ),

What is the world ranking of this University?

The Country rank of this University is 109 and the world rank is 959.

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 the 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 a student need for applying this University are Notary stamped scan 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 to come to an offer letter 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 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 Course Duration Starting Date Tuition Fee Language
Short-term Learning 1 week Flexible ¥800 Chinese
Chinese Language Programs 1 semester March, September ¥8,500 Chinese
Short-term Learning 3 months Flexible ¥2,767 Chinese
Chinese Language Programs 1 year September ¥16,000 Chinese


Bachelor-Program Course Duration Starting Date Tuition Fee/Year Language
Pedagogy 4 years September ¥17,000 Chinese
Pedagogy 4 years September ¥17,000 Chinese
Pre-School Education 4 years September ¥17,000 Chinese
Science of Teaching Technology 4 years September ¥17,000 Chinese
Psychology 4 years September ¥17,000 Chinese
Applied Psychology 4 years September ¥17,000 Chinese
Public Affairs Administration 4 years September ¥17,000 Chinese
Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language 4 years September ¥17,000 Chinese
Business Administration 4 years September ¥17,000 Chinese
International Economy and Trade 4 years September ¥17,000 Chinese
Tourism Management 4 years September ¥17,000 Chinese
Computer Science and Technology 4 years September ¥19,000 Chinese
Software Engineering 4 years September ¥19,000 Chinese
Telecommunication Engineering 4 years September ¥19,000 Chinese
Electronic Information Engineering 4 years September ¥19,000 Chinese
Machinery Design and Manufacture and Automation 4 years September ¥19,000 Chinese
Preventive Medicine 4 years September ¥19,000 Chinese
Clinical Medicine 4 years September ¥19,000 Chinese
Nursing 4 years September ¥19,000 Chinese
Chinese Language 4 years September ¥17,000 Chinese


Master-Program Course Duration Starting Date Tuition Fee/ Year Language
Western Economics 3 years September ¥20,000 Chinese
World Economics 3 years September ¥20,000 Chinese
Regional Economics 3 years September ¥20,000 Chinese
Civil Law and Commercial Law 3 years September ¥20,000 Chinese
Educational Principle 3 years September ¥20,000 Chinese
Ancient Chinese Literature 3 years September ¥20,000 Chinese
English Language and Literature 3 years September ¥20,000 Chinese
Fundamental Mathematics 3 years September ¥22,000 Chinese
Acoustics 3 years September ¥22,000 Chinese
Astrophysics 3 years September ¥22,000 Chinese
Genetics 3 years September ¥22,000 Chinese
Computer Software and Theory 3 years September ¥22,000 Chinese
Computer Software and Theory 3 years September ¥22,000 Chinese
Chemical Engineering 3 years September ¥22,000 Chinese
Biochemical Engineering 3 years September ¥22,000 Chinese
Internal medicine 3 years September ¥22,000 Chinese
Forensic Medicine 3 years September ¥22,000 Chinese
Pediatrics 3 years September ¥22,000 Chinese
Nursing 3 years September ¥22,000 Chinese
Sports Medicine 3 years September ¥22,000 Chinese
Accounting 3 years September ¥20,000 Chinese
Educational Economy and Management 3 years September ¥20,000 Chinese


Doctor-Program Course Duration Starting Date Tuition Fee / Year Language
Jurisprudence 3 years September ¥22,000 Chinese
Higher Education 3 years September ¥22,000 Chinese
Pre-school Education 3 years September ¥22,000 Chinese
English Language and Literature 3 years September ¥22,000 Chinese
Music 3 years September ¥33,000 Chinese
Fine Arts 3 years September ¥33,000 Chinese
Dance 3 years September ¥33,000 Chinese
World History 3 years September ¥22,000 Chinese
Plasma Physics 3 years September ¥24,000 Chinese
Condensed Matter Physics 3 years September ¥24,000 Chinese
Zoology 3 years September ¥24,000 Chinese
Genetics 3 years September ¥24,000 Chinese
Cell Biology 3 years September ¥24,000 Chinese

Fees Details

Expenses in Hunan Normal University

1. Tuition Fee:

  • Non-Degree:  8,500 to 17,000 RMB
  • Bachelor Degree: 18,000 to 26,000 RMB/ Year
  • Master Degree: 22,000 to 32,000 RMB/ Year
  • Doctoral Degree: 24,000 to 35,000 RMB/ Year

2. Service Fee: 50 USD

3. Physical Examination Fee: 450 RMB

4. Insurance: 300 RMB/semester

5. Dormitory Fee:

  • Single Room: 1,200 RMB/month
  • Double Room: 600 RMB/month

6. Residence permit: 400 RMB/Year

7. Textbook Fee: approximately 300 RMB/semester

8. Food Cost: 150 USD

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

Apply for a course in a Chinese University is very easy.  Students just have to follow some steps to apply for their favorite course. In order to help students complete their online application, International students are recommended to follow the following simple instructions. International applicants must provide the following documents to apply:

1.  Application Form fills in Chinese or in English.

2. Passport & Passport Size Photo (Scan copy of the applicant’s )

3. Transcripts & Certificates  (Must be Notarized Copy )

For Bachelor Degree applicants, they need to only provide high school transcripts and certificates. And for Master Degree applicants, they need to  show their undergraduate transcripts and certificates.  Applicants for Doctorate Degree have to provide their both (undergraduate and graduate) transcripts and certificates. To note this point that is, all the applicants degree (Bachelor,Masters and Doctorate)  transcripts and certificates should be notarized.

Note: Transcripts in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with translations in Chinese or English.

4. English Proficiency Certificate

In China, some universities does not asked IELTS but if you study in Chinese Taught for CSC scholarship, English Proficiency Certificate need to have ready. If you have IELTS already then you are lucky to study in China without delay.

5.  CV/Resume

Applicants must have to make their CV if you want to study abroad in your desired country. In your Resume or CV, there have to be your academic qualifications with results, personal details (name, date of birth, marital status, national Id or school Id, physical address, contact no, nationality, language, etc), reference from your institution’s faculty (his/her name, address and designation), personal achievement, etc. To know how to make a standard CV please click here the sample of The Resume.

6. Study Plan or Research Proposal

Applicants for graduate studies need a study plan or research proposal in Chinese or in English (no less than 800 words). This document required only for Ms or PhD applicants.

7.  Recommendation Letter

Applicants for all graduate studies need two letters of recommendation from full professors or associate professors (in Chinese or English). Letters must be include professors’ phone number and email address. Here is the sample of Recommendation Letter

8.  Published Academic Papers or Other Academic Achievements (if  applicable).

9.  Foreign Physical Examination

Applicants are expected to keep the original copies filled in English. The medical examination must cover all the items listed in the Foreigner Physical Examination Form. Incomplete records or those without the signature of the attending physician, the official stamp of the hospital or a sealed photograph of the applicants are invalid. Medical examination results will be valid for 6 months. All applicants are kindly requested to take this factor into consideration as they plan to take the medical examination. Click here to collect Foreigner Physical Examination Form

10. Bank Statement 

Bank statements must show to any foreign country for the purpose of a visitor or a business or an immigrants. For the study purpose in foreign countries also need to show bank statement. So dear applicants, you will need to have ready your all documents. Sponsorship can be your parents or anyone whom are your blood related.

11.  Police Verification (No Criminal Record)

This is also need to have ready for the study purpose. It is important because foreign country does not allow criminal record. A Police Clearance Certificate is an official document approved  by the police or government agencies in order to prove that the applicant has no criminal offense against him/her like arrest, conviction. For this you need to provide your Police Clearance Certificate. A Police Certificate is also known as good citizen certificate. See the sample of  Police clearance Certificate.

Please send us all these documents at 

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

Scholarships in Fujian Normal University, China for International Students

In order to support more outstanding international students to study degrees at Fujian Normal University, international students who are applying for admission to FNU can apply for scholarship support.

Fujian Normal University provides scholarships as following for foreign students: 

  1. Fujian Provincial Government Scholarship 
  2. President Scholarship for Foreign Students  

The Basic Qualifications for the Applicants:

  • Applicants must be Non-Chinese citizen
  • Positive attitude in study, excellent extracurricular performance and academic achievements
  • Not be rewarded any other scholarships offered by Chinese government, institutes or organizations
  • Excellent English proficiency
  • Polite behavior, no punishments and any disciplinary actions

Required documents:

  • Application Form
  • Scan copy of valid passport
  • Scan copy of notarized highest diploma and transcript(translated in Chinese/English version)
  • Foreigner Physical Examination Form
  • A study plan(written in Chinese or English and no less than 800 words)
  • 2 reference letters from professors, associate professors


Why choose us?

Since its establishment, over 300,000 students are graduate from HNU. Among them around 4,000 international students from city such as Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan. Most of them have been well received by their ability both at home and abroad. 

Currently, approximately 31,000 undergraduates, graduates and overseas students are learning on campus.The university has 880 professors and associate professors. Among them one scholars of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and one academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering.

HNU extremely values the academic exchanges with foreign universities and has invited more than 200 scholars and experts to give lectures or conduct scientific research on campus from over 16 countries since 2000. Besides, the University has established relations with closely 80 foreign institutions of higher learning for academic exchanges.

Hunan Normal University has a library where about 3.4 million books are there, as well as 200,000 pieces of old traditional thread binding books, and subscribes 4,700 Chinese and foreign journals. The university has own publisher known Hunan Normal University Press and handles the general publication of 12 academic periodicals distributed to the public at home and abroad.

Consisting of 5 campuses, Hunan Normal University covers an area of 168 hectares with 1 million square meters of floor space. Most of the campuses with several ancient and recently designed buildings are placed close to the Yuelu Mountain and by the Xiangjiang River.  The amazing view with green trees around the university makes one of the 400 national models of afforestation.