Nantong Shipping College

Nantong Shipping College

Provinces : Jiangsu– Nantong                                 University Ranking : 7857

About University

Nantong Shipping  College

Nantong Shipping  College (南通航运学院) is a full-time ordinary college. It was established in 1960 with the approval of the People’s Government of Jiangsu Province. The college is located in the most suitable garden city of the beautiful Yangtze River in the Delta region,40 kilometers from Shanghai. The famous “Hometown of Sports”, “Hometown of Education”, “Hometown of Architecture”, “Hometown of Longevity”-Nantong City, Jiangsu Province, located on the north wing of Sutong Yangtze River Bridge. Historically the city is considered the cradle of modern education in China.

The campus of the college covers an area of nearly 1,000 acres, and the building area of the school building is over 340,000 square meters. Established 2 national-level vocational education training bases, 6 provincial-level vocational education training bases, 3 Nantong key laboratories; 13 provincial and municipal science and technology service institutions such as Jiangsu Shipbuilding Technology Research and Development Center; It has built more than 40 on-campus training bases and more than 200 off-campus internship employment bases; in cooperation with enterprises, The college currently has three campuses: Xinjian Road Campus, Tianxing Lake Campus, and Yuejiang Road Campus. The College currently has nearly 10,000 full-time general education students, more than 2,000 adults with academic qualifications, and an annual short-term vocational training scale of more than 20,000 person-times. There are 7 academic departments, they are- nautical; ship engine engineering, ship, and ocean engineering, transportation engineering, management, and information technology, mechanical and electrical engineering, Humanities and Arts, total 49 specialties.

The college has good school running conditions, complete teaching infrastructure, and first-class modern teaching equipment. There are 29 on-campus experimental training centers such as a ship simulation center, a turbine simulation center, a multimedia voice teaching center, an industrial automation control center, a car maintenance center, and a CNC machining center. A variety of teaching simulators have been developed, and some of the equipment has a domestic leading level or has reached the international level. Students can obtain a number of skills certificates during their studies at school. The vocational certificates and skills certificates for graduates of marine majors meet the requirements of international conventions and are recognized by the International Maritime Organization. Graduates have solid professional knowledge and strong hands-on ability and are welcomed by employers.

Nantong Shipping  College (南通航运学院) enjoys a high reputation in domestic higher vocational colleges and has a higher academic status. It is the executive vice-chairman unit of the Jiangsu Provincial Maritime Association, the executive vice-chairman unit of the Zhenghe Research Association of Jiangsu Province, and the “New Silk Road” Navigation Vocational Education Group. The director unit is responsible for the daily management of the society and the group.      

Nantong Shipping  College (南通航运学院) has extensively carried out international academic exchanges and cooperation activities, actively explored the innovation of education internationalization, introduced high-quality foreign teaching resources, and is a member unit of the Global Maritime Education and Training Federation. More than 30 universities from more than 20 countries, including Canada, Germany, the United Kingdom, Singapore, India, Malaysia, and Australia, have established good inter-school cooperation and exchange relationships.      

In recent years, Nantong Shipping  College (南通航运学院) has successively won the National Advanced Unit of Vocational Education, the National Advanced Collective of Transportation System, the China Industry-University-Research Cooperation Promotion Award, the Advanced Unit of Jiangsu Province University Teachers, the Jiangsu Province Advanced Teaching Work University, the Jiangsu Science and Technology Work Advanced University, Jiangsu Provincial Advanced Unit for Student Funding, Advanced Collective of Jiangsu Province Colleges and Universities, Jiangsu Provincial Advanced School of International Cooperation and Exchange in Education, Jiangsu Provincial Advanced Unit for Vocational Skill Appraisal, etc.

Nantong Shipping  College (南通航运学院) has been given the Outstanding College award by the Education Ministry, based on the evaluation of its education level. Now it has listed as one of the first group demonstrative higher vocational colleges in Jiangsu province, the decisive college of transportation vocational education, the excellent national key higher vocational college. It is considered one of the top 50 excellent employment typical experience colleges and universities.

Program Types

Diploma Courses


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ),

What is the world ranking of this College?

The Country rank of this University is 877 and the world rank is 7857.

Does Chinese College 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 HSK-4 exam before applying in this school?

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 College?

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 College?

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. 

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 Degree Duration Tuition Fees(CNY) Teaching Medium
Chinese Language Non-Degree 1 Years 12000 RMB Chinese


Program Degree Duration Tuition Fees(CNY) Teaching Medium
Accounting Diploma 3 Years 15000 RMB per Yaar Chinese
Administration Diploma 3 Years 15000 RMB per Yaar Chinese
Animations Diploma 3 Years 15000 RMB per Yaar Chinese
Applied Sciences & Professions Diploma 3 Years 15000 RMB per Yaar Chinese
Arts Diploma 3 Years 15000 RMB per Yaar Chinese
Building and Construction Diploma 3 Years 15000 RMB per Yaar Chinese
Business Diploma 3 Years 15000 RMB per Yaar Chinese
Communication Diploma 3 Years 15000 RMB per Yaar Chinese
Computer Science Diploma 3 Years 15000 RMB per Yaar Chinese
Design Diploma 3 Years 15000 RMB per Yaar Chinese
Economics Diploma 3 Years 15000 RMB per Yaar Chinese
Engineering Diploma 3 Years 15000 RMB per Yaar Chinese
Environmental Studies Diploma 3 Years 15000 RMB per Yaar Chinese
IT Diploma 3 Years 15000 RMB per Yaar Chinese
International Relations Diploma 3 Years 15000 RMB per Yaar Chinese
International Relations Diploma 3 Years 15000 RMB per Yaar Chinese
Management Diploma 3 Years 15000 RMB per Yaar Chinese
Philology Diploma 3 Years 15000 RMB per Yaar Chinese
Technology Diploma 3 Years 15000 RMB per Yaar Chinese

Fees Details

Expenses in Nantong Shipping College

  1. Tuition fee: 15000RMB per year
  2. Accommodation Fee:
  • Single Room: 450RMB per month
  • Shared Room: 350 RMB per month
  1. Food cost: 150RMB – 250 RMB per month
  2. Application Fee: 500 RMB
  3. Service fee: 50 USD
  4. Resident Permit: 200RMB
  5. Insurance: 600RMB per year
  6. Medical Fee: 300 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 Nantong Shipping College 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 go out of 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 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 have to prepare a CV or resume for applying in abroad country. CV act 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 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

Why choose us?

Nantong Shipping  College (南通航运学院) is a vocational college retained in higher education under the authority of the Jiangsu Provincial Department of Transportation. The college was established in 1960, located in Nantong, a scenic city of Jiangsu Province in the Yangtze River Delta of China. 

The college is now a member of the Asia Pacific Maritime Education and Training Association. It enjoys a high reputation in higher vocational colleges in China and has a high academic status. The College now has over 10,000 full-time students, over 2,000 further education students, as well as short-term vocational training for over 20,000 students each year. There are 7 academic departments. Among the college’s full-time teachers, 40% have the senior professional and technical positions, 60% have the master’s degree or above, 93% of which hold dual-qualification. The faculty members of Nantong Shipping College are cultivated and dedicated. Among them 52.5% hold either a master or doctorate degree. This level is the university standard throughout China. 

Nantong Shipping  College (南通航运学院) is committed to Employment Orientation. Scales assessments are regularly mandatory to gain in-depth insight into the ever-fluctuating global job market and appraisal of employment opportunities for graduates at home or abroad. 

In recent years, the college has successively won the National Advanced Unit of Vocational Education, the National Advanced Collective of Transportation System, the China Industry-University-Research Cooperation Promotion Award.

According to the Nantong Shipping  College’s (南通航运学院) official website information in October 2017, the college has been rated as a civilized unit in the transportation system of Jiangsu Province, an advanced moral education school in Jiangsu province, a civilized school in Jiangsu province, a safe and civilized campus in Jiangsu province, a civilized unit in Jiangsu province, and a nation-wide military-civilian society. Advanced collective of spiritual civilization. 

The College covers nearly 63 hectares with a construction area. It has 2 national level vocational education training bases, 3 provincial-level vocational education training bases, 3 municipal-level key laboratories, 13 provincial and municipal level technology service centers, including the Jiangsu Ship Engineering Research and Development Center, etc. The College has 40 campus training bases, almost  200 off-campus internships, and employment bases, and assists with enterprises and other 2 boats for teaching practice. 

The college has extensively carried out international academic exchanges and cooperation activities. It is a member unit of the Global Maritime Education and Training Federation. At present, it has established good inter-school cooperation and exchange relations with more than 10 universities in 9 countries and regions in the world.

Nantong Shipping  College (南通航运学院) actively implements talent training modes such as “order-based”, strengthens school-enterprise cooperation, strives to train high-quality, technical and skilled personnel, and actively serves local social and economic development. The graduate employment rate has always remained above 98%.