Hunan University

Provinces : HunanChangsha                               University Ranking : 496

About University

Hunan university situated on the west bank of the rippling Xiangjiang River and under the Yuelu Mountain in Changsha. Hunan University is one of the key universities affiliated with the Ministry of Education and takes part in state “Project 211” and “Project 985” for priority investment and construction. 

Hunan university comes from Yuelu Academy founded in 976 AD during the Song dynasty. After changing the name many times,  it has finally got its name as Hunan University, In 1926. Academic activities are carrying on here for more than 1000 years, this is the oldest university in China.

Recently, the Hunan university offering 27 first-level disciplines with a doctoral degree, 36 master’s degree program, 60 undergraduate programs, and 2 national key disciplines. Hunan university offers 14 second-level disciplines of national key disciplines and 25 post-doctoral research stations. Recently, 7 disciplines take places among the top of 1% ESI, and from engineering and chemistry disciplines rank the top ones, besides 7 disciplines have been chosen into national defense disciplines, Chemical and mechanical engineering disciplines take places of the “world-class construction disciplines” of the Ministry of Education. 

the school obtains some fine tradition like “preaching the people, patriotism, pragmatism, practical use, and inclusiveness”, accumulating the school motto “seeking truth from facts, dare to be the first”, school spirit “learning, thinking, diligence”. The school has more than 36,000 students, among them, more than 20,000 are undergraduates students, The initial employment rate of graduates has remained above 95%. Hunan University immerses a total area of 1,392, 000 square meters. The university library has a collection of nearly 400,000,000 volumes and has well-furnished, widely reachable powerful Campus Computer Networks.

The university has 4000 staff with 2045 teachers among them 1428 are professors and assistant professor, 11 academicians, 6  members of the Academic Degree Commission, 51 scholars from Thousand Talents Program, Changjiang Scholars winning professor, 3 national award-winning teachers in teaching,  18 are national scholar lecturer, 19 national outstanding youth fund winners. Hunan university chosen into 23 national talent projects among millions of talents, 2 young and innovative leaders in the National Innovation Talent Promotion Plan, and 134 new talent support programs of the Ministry of Education.  

Hunan University was nominated to build the national primary course teaching bases in engineering (chemistry), the national undergraduates’ cultural-quality education base, the National Demonstration Software College Teaching Base, the National College Student Cultural Quality Education Base, and the National Deepening Innovation and Entrepreneurship Education Reform Model University. It has 7 national-level teaching teams, 6 bilingual model courses, 6 innovation experiment fields for talent enlightenment, and 3 national model investigation teaching centers. In current years, Hunan University has a lot of achievements, such as one Special Award, 3 First Prizes, 11 Second and 3rd Prizes in the National Teaching Achievement, and got 25 national outstanding Courses. In the last 5  years, students from Hunan University have won almost 900 awards for the contests above state level, including first prize of the Technology Work Competition, champion of the CCTV Cup English Speaking Contest,the National Extracurricular Academic Science , first prize of the Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM), and acceptance award of the Formula SAE. 

The Hunan University has equipped with 1 national engineering technology research center, 2 state key laboratories, 5 key laboratories of the Ministry of Education, 12 key laboratories of Hunan Province,5 provincial or ministerial-level engineering technology centers, and 13 provincial-level social science analysis bases of Hunan state. In the past ,it has tackled closely 9,000 scientific analysis projects at various levels, got 1 2nd-class award of the national natural science, 16 national second-class awards of the Science & Technology Advancement, 1 national first-class award of the Science & Technology Advancement, 3  2nd-class awards of the Outstanding Achievements for Humanities and Social Sciences at Universities.

Furthermore, techno-park co. ltd. and 53 advanced-level platforms for Enterprise-University-Research Institute have been organized, and the base of Enterprise-University-Research Institute Cooperation has been built in Lugu High-tech commercial Park. The Enterprise-University-Research Institute Cooperation relationship has enclosed 32 states  (districts, cities), 400 plus enterprises.

Hunan University has built academic changes with 104 universities and research institutes around the world. Professionals enlisted every year have come to more than 300 for long or short terms. Long-term international students from more than 40  countries and areas reach approximately 1000. Confucius Institute of Hunan University, mutually collaborated by Hunan University and Honam University has become, the first overseas Confucius school set up accordingly by Hunan province.

Since the setting up  of the People’s Republic of China, has always achieved great care and high value from the senior leaders of both the Central Government and local authority, like Hu Yaobang, Jiang Zemin,Liu Shaoqi, Hua Guofeng,  Zhu Rongji and Wen Jiabao, who came and checked Hunan University and wrote the caption of “Cradle of the Talents of Xiang and Chu”, “The Kingdom of Chu, unique home of talents; today’s academy of Yuelu, the prosperous cradle of all”, and “Ancient Millenarian Academy, Famous Centennial University”.

University's Program Types





Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ),

What is the world ranking of this University?

 The Country rank of this University is 00 and the world rank is 680.

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 in this University but for applying Chinese Government Scholarship (CSC) sometime 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
Chinese Language 0.5~1 year March, September ¥15,000 Chinese


Bachelor-Program Course Duration Starting Date Tuition Fee / Year Language
Electrical Engineering and its Automation 4 years July ¥17,000 Chinese
Electronic Information Engineering 4 years July ¥17,000 Chinese
Automation 4 years July ¥17,000 Chinese
Engineering Management 4 years July ¥17,000 Chinese
Building Environment and Equipment Engineering 5 years July ¥17,000 Chinese
Energy-saving Technology and Engineering 5 years July ¥17,000 Chinese
Civil Engineering 4 years July ¥17,000 Chinese
Vehicle Engineering 4 years July ¥17,000 Chinese
Environmental Engineering 4 years July ¥17,000 Chinese
Information and Computational Science 4 years July ¥17,000 Chinese
Electronic Science and Technology 4 years July ¥17,000 Chinese
Computer Science and Technology 4 years July ¥17,000 Chinese
Communication Engineering 4 years July ¥17,000 Chinese
Information Security 4 years July ¥17,000 Chinese
Chemical Engineering and Technology 4 years July ¥17,000 Chinese
Material Science and Engineering 4 years July ¥17,000 Chinese
Business Administration 4 years July ¥15,000 Chinese
Marketing 4 years July ¥15,000 Chinese
E-Commerce 4 years July ¥15,000 Chinese
Law 4 years July ¥15,000 Chinese
Accounting 4 years July ¥15,000 Chinese
International Economics and Trade 4 years July ¥15,000 Chinese
Economics 4 years July ¥15,000 Chinese
Software Engineering 4 years July ¥17,000 Chinese


Master-Program Course Duration Starting Date Tuition Fee / Year Language
Theoretical Economics 2~3 years July ¥19,000 Chinese/


Applied Economics 2~3 years July ¥19,000 Chinese/


Architecture 3 years July ¥21,000 Chinese
Law 3 years July ¥19,000 Chinese
Biomedical Engineering 3 years July ¥21,000 Chinese/


Information and Communication Engineering 2~3 years July ¥21,000 Chinese/


Computer Science and Technology 2~3 years July ¥21,000 Chinese/



Doctor-Program Course Duration Starting Date Tuition Fee / Year Language
Electrical Engineering 3 years July ¥26,000 Chinese
Civil Engineering 3 years July ¥26,000 Chinese
Mechanical Engineering 3 years July ¥26,000 Chinese
Mechanical Engineering 3 years July ¥26,000 Chinese
Environmental Science and Engineering 3 years July ¥26,000 Chinese
Architecture 3 years July ¥26,000 Chinese
Computer Science and Technology 3 years July ¥24,000 Chinese/


Material Science and Engineering 3 years July ¥26,000 Chinese
Business Administration 3 years July ¥24,000 Chinese
Theoretical Economics 3 years July ¥24,000 Chinese/


Applied Economics 3 years July ¥24,000 Chinese/


Law 3 years July ¥24,000 Chinese

Fees Details

Fee Structure of Hunan University

1. Various Programs of Tuition Fees:

Undergraduate  Program

  • Arts: 15,000 RMB
  • Science  and Engineering:17,000 RMB

Master  Program

  • Arts: 19,000 RMB
  • Science  and Engineering: 21,000 RMB

Doctoral  Program

  • Arts:  24,000 RMB
  • Science  and Engineering: 26,000 RMB

Chinese Language Courses: 15,000 RMB


Other Fees are given as below:

1. Insurance Fee: 600 RMB

2. Hostel Fee:

  • Single Room: 13200 RMB/ Year
  • Double Room: 6600 RMB/ Year
  • Triple Room: 4200 RMB/ Year

3. Accommodation Fee:

International Students Apartment

  • Single room: RMB 60 /day
  • Double room: RMB 80 /day

(equipped with private bathroom, air conditioner, internet access, public kitchen, and public laundry facilities)

Apartment rented on campus

  • 1 living room and 2 bedrooms: 800-1,200 RMB/Month
  • 1 living room and 3 bedrooms:  1, 200-1,500 RMB/Month

(equipped with household appliances, internet access, kitchen and bathroom)

4. Food Cost: 900 RMB/ Month

NOTE:  Cost of living in Changsha is comparatively low. International student can find few restaurant near the campus like western restaurants, Islamic restaurants, Chinese restaurants and snack bars, and foods are fairly reasonable.)

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 the 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

Hunan University is one of the oldest universities in China. Hunan University (HU) offers courses and programs leading to officially approved higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master’s degrees in different areas of study.

The admission procedure of the university is very easy, here we are trying to make your applying process easier. Following some steps, you can easily apply for your desired course. you can complete your application on online by following some simple steps 

International applicants are highly recommended to provide the following documents.

1. Passport Size Photo & Passport (Scan copy)


The first thing you must need to have a passport. This is a very essential document because without a passport you can not go abroad or your dream country where you want to study or live. To have a passport makes you feel secure to live. So if you don’t have it yet, we advise you to make your passport ready from the embassy office in your home country as soon as possible. Moreover, if you already have your passport,  then make sure your passport is not expired. If your passport already expired then you need to renew it.

Passport Size Photo

The general size of the passport size photo is (50mm x 40mm). Applying for admission, your passport size photo should be clear and the background must be plain, white or off-white in color. The height of the head has to be between 28mm – 33mm and head width has to be between 21mm–24mm. Advice to submit a color photo which is taken in the last 6 months. 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. Transcripts & Certificates  (Must be Notarized Copy)

If you are interested to apply for Bachelor Degree you need to provide your school transcripts and certificates. For Master’s Degree, you have to provide your undergraduate transcripts and certificates, And for doctorate degree, you have to provide your both (undergraduate and graduate) transcripts and certificates. 

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

3. Police Verification (No Criminal Record)

Police clearance is very important for going to abroad because a foreign country does not allow any criminal records. A Police Clearance Certificate is an official document approved by the police or government agencies to prove that you have no criminal offense against you like arrest, conviction. This Certificate is also known as a good citizen certificate. See the sample of the Police Clearance Certificate.

4. Foreigners Physical Examination/Checkup/Report

You must have to fill the original copies in English. The medical examination must include all the items which are listed in the Foreigner Physical Examination Form. Incomplete reports or without the signature of the attending physician and the official stamp of the hospital or a sealed picture of yours are invalid. Medical examination results will be valid for the next 6 months, after 6 months you have to do it again. All applicants are kindly requested to require this issue into thought as you decide to take the medical checkup. Click here to gather the Foreigner Physical Examination type.

5. English Proficiency Certificate

IELTS is not necessary for all Chinese universities but if you want CSC scholarship English proficiency certificate is very important. If you have done IELTS already then you are welcome to study in China without any delay.

6. CV/Resume

You must have to prepare your CV or resume to study abroad in your desired country. Academic qualifications with results, personal details (name, date of birth, marital status, physical address, national Id or school Id, nationality, language, contact no,  etc), reference from your institution’s faculty (his/her name, address and designation), personal achievement, etc are must for a perfect CV. Here is a sample of a CV/resume.

7. Study Plan or Research Proposal (Ms/Ph.D.)

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 it your 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.

8. 2 Recommendation Letters (Ms/Ph.D.) 

Applicants for all graduate studies need two recommendation letters from full professors or associate professors (in Chinese or English). The professors must have to be your known and obviously, you have completed any course with them. A recommended letter must have to mention about your academic and personal traits and emphasize the strengths that are relevant to the department or university where you are applying. Have to maintain a positive and enthusiastic tone about you. Letters must be included with professors’ phone numbers and email addresses. Here is the sample of the Recommendation Letter.

9. Published Journal or Other Academic Achievements (if applicable).

Journal publication is not mandatory for applying Ph.D. When you planned for Ph.D. in china or other countries, journal publication will play a major role in getting admission into a good University and it might help in reducing the length of your Ph.D.  

10. Bank Statement

bank statement is mandatory to show any foreign country for different purposes of a visitor, a business or immigrants. These rules are not changeable for study, students also need to show the bank statement. So, applicants, you have to ensure that your all documents are ready. Sponsorship can be your parents or any other sponsors.

11. Study Gap Certificates

If you are not a current student or after complete your colleger you left your study then you have to submit a gap certificate. 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. Fill the application form in Chinese or English

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 at

Dear applicants, if you have any queries then don’t hesitate to contact our consultant. Here is our  Consultant’s contact number : +8613632437050/ +8618852867225.

Scholarship Information

Foreign Students Scholarship in Hunan University

This is one of the Chinese government scholarships, any international students that got good academic results can apply to China Scholarship Council for it before graduation, and those who are thought to be really good through the appraisal of CSC can go on with their study further. Those ones are given full scholarship.

Confucius Institute Scholarship

Confucius Institute Scholarship is established by Confucius Institute Headquarters, with a goal of encouraging students and teachers worldwide, who are studying and/or teaching Chinese as a second language, to study Chinese language and culture in China.

Supported Majors: Chinese Language Program is supported.

Scholarship Coverage

  • Scholarship holders are exempt from tuition, accommodation fees on campus and outpatient medical service
  • One settlement subsidy
  • Monthly allowances
  • Comprehensive Medical Insurance

Farad Scholarship

In order to promote educational development and motivate students to be excellent personnel of all-round development in moral, intellectual and physical education, Farad Electrical Co. Ltd sets up Farad Scholarship at Hunan University.

Scholarship for All Excellent Students

Outstanding Students, no matter what category of students (Degree or Non-degree), all can enjoy this scholarship.

Please following the Chinese rule :

  1. Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens in good health.
  2. Applicants must obey the Chinese government’s laws, rules and regulations and school regulatory framework.
  3. Education background and age limit:
  • Applicants for Non-degree must be the age of between 16 and 35.
  • Students for Bachelor’s degree study must have a high school diploma or equivalent qualification and be under the age of 25.
  • Studies for master degree must obtain bachelor degree or equivalent qualification and be under the age of 35.
  1. Applicants must adhere to the university’s rules and regulations and demonstrate high academic achievement.

Application Documents:

  1. Scholarship Application Form
  2. A photocopy of passport
  3. Notarized highest diploma (photocopy): Prospective diploma winners must submit official proof of student status by their current school. Documents in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized Chinese or English translations.
  4. Academic transcripts: Transcripts in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized Chinese or English translations.
  5. A Study Plan or Research Proposal in Chinese or English with a minimum of 800 words. (Ms/PhD)
  6. Two letters of recommendation in Chinese or English from professors or associate professors. (Ms/PhD)
  7. Physical examination record:  The physical examinations must cover all of the items listed in the Foreigner Physical Examination Form. Incomplete forms or forms without the signature of the attending physician, or the official stamp of the hospital, or a sealed photograph of the applicants are considered as invalid. Please carefully plan your physical examination schedule as the result is valid for only 6 months.
  1. The copy of valid HSK Certificate (if available).

Dear applicants, make sure that all documents should be clear and authentic.

Why choose us?

Hunan University is situated at the west bank of the Xiangjiang River in Changsha. Hunan University discovers its source to Yuelu Academy established in 976 A.D. An official titled in 1926, the university has always been dignified as a “1000 Years-Old Institution”. Chairman Mao Zedong, one of the well-known fathers of the People’s Republic of China, inscribed the name of the University in 1950.

Hunan University is a complete and well-harmonized university presenting studies in engineering, with a strong base in science, a different cultural history in liberal arts and its own features in economics and management. Hunan University, connected with the MOE of China, is comprised of China’s “211 Project” and “985 Project” for investment and structure.

The university has great significance to communicate with international and has fixed collaborative ties with around 104 universities in more than 30 countries and provinces in the world. The coordination requires the exchange of professor, assistant professor, lecturer, staff and students, joint analysis projects, and joint application for international analysis projects and funds, etc. Hunan University also has many students, more than 500 students from 48 countries and regions who are applying for doctoral degrees, bachelor’s degrees, master’s degrees,  or studying the Chinese language and culture.

2 Lushan S Rd, Yuelu Qu, Changsha Shi, Hunan Sheng, China, 410006

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