Nantong University

Provinces : Jiangsu-Nantong                                University Ranking : 1581

About University

Nantong University

Nantong University is an inclusive university with a background of 100 years. It gives a complete range of disciplines including literature, science, medicine engineering, pedagogy, history, economics, law, and administration. Nantong University is a university with great traditions.

A background of around one hundred years has started it with ancient and cultural traditions. After its merger in 2004, the university has been progressing with energy. Now it is stepping forward to a more impressive future. Close to Shanghai and situated in Nantong, a pretty offshore city with a rich cultural heritage and a lot of compassionate scenery, Nantong University is a good place for international students to get knowledge and skills. There are over 35,000 full-time students, including nearly 2000 students studying for a Doctor’s degree and a Master’s degree and over 400 international students.

Nantong University was built in 1912.  With the combination of Nantong Medical College, Nantong Institute of Technology and Nantong Teachers College, and the new Nantong University was built  On May 18, 2004. Nantong Medical College originated from a private Medical Institute of Nantong, which was discovered by Zhang Jian and his brother Zhang Chain in 1912. It was one of the former medical colleges in China. Nantong Institute of Technology, the first textile college in China, progressed from the Nantong Textile Training School set in 1912. Nantong Teachers College was a combination of the earlier Nantong Teachers College and Nantong Education College in 1999.

Nantong University gives a full range of disciplines including literature, science, economics, law, history, engineering, medicine, pedagogy, and administration. It is arranged of 25 schools, having in all 99 undergraduate programs, 117 master’s programs and 25 doctoral degree programs. The university is honored with the national key disciplines, provincial key disciplines, provincial key constructing disciplines, a provincial service platform for public technology, provincial engineering center, provincial key medical discipline, etc. The university presently has 0ver 35,000 full-time students, including nearly 2000 students studying for Doctor’s degree and a Master’s degree and over 400 international students.

Nantong University now has around 2,200 full-time teachers, including more than 1486 professors and associate professors. The Library of Nantong University covers about 47300m2 and has a collection of 0.936 million. Nantong University has 1 provincial key laboratories Cultivate building station of the National Key Laboratory of higher education and Key Laboratory of the Ministry of Education, and 2 provincial public technical service platforms, 3 provincial key laboratories. Also, Nantong University has two provincial engineering centers, one collaborative innovation center of University in Jiangsu and 2 key research bases of philosophy and Social Sciences in Colleges and Universities in Jiangsu.

Nantong University manages hundreds of analysis items under projects including the National 973 Project, 863 Project, National Science Research Fund Project, and Social Science Fund. There is one item of National Science and technology major projects, and more than 350 items National Fund for natural science and Social Science. Nantong University achieved over 140 items of awards of patents for invention, and many items of awards of National Technological Invention, Chinese medical achievement, National College of Science Research Excellence Award and a lot of other different awards. There are over 5600 academic papers were produced In SCI, EI, ISTP, CSSCI and other journals at Nantong University.

Nantong University is expanding its international academic exchange and collaboration, like faculty and student exchange programs, joint education programs,  research cooperation programs, and other programs. With over fifty universities and research institutes in Britain, the USA, Germany, Australia, Canada, Japan, and Korea. Each year, there are twenty foreign specialists working in the university.

University's Program Types





Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ),

What is the world ranking of this University?

 The Country rank of this University is 204 and the world rank is 1581.

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) 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. Semesters is open for Diploma, Bachelor, Post-Graduates, and the Doctoral programme.

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

Undergraduate Programs in English at Nantong University

Program Degree Teaching Medium Duration Tuition fee(CNY) Entrance Time
International Trade and Economy Bachelor English 4 Years 16000.00 / Year September
Mechanical Engineering Bachelor English 4 Years 16000.00 / Year September
BBA (Business Administration) Bachelor English 4 Years 16000.00 / Year September

Postgraduate Programs in English at Nantong University

Program Degree Teaching Medium Duration Tuition fee (RMB) Entrance Time
English Language and Literature Master English 3 Years 25000.00 / Year September

Doctoral Programs in English at Nantong University

Program Degree Teaching Medium Duration Tuition fee(CNY) Entrance Time
Information and Communication Engineering Doctor English 3 Years 30000.00 / Year September

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

Fees Details

Expenses in Nantong University

1. Tuition Fee:

  • Bachelor Degree:16,000- 26,000 RMB/Year
  • Master Degree: 25,000-30,000 RMB/ Year
  • Doctoral Degree: 30,000 RMB/ Year

2. Service Fee: 50 USD

3. Insurance Fee: 600 RMB/Year

4. Accommodation Fee: 3000-6000 RMB/ person/ year.

5. Hostel Fee:

  • Single Room: 6,000-10,000 RMB/person/ year
  • Double Room: 3,000-6000 RMB/ person/year
  • Triple Room: 2,000-4000 RMB/ person/year

6. Living Cost: 1,600 -2,050 RMB/ Month

7. Food Cost: 600 RMB/ Month


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

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 simple instructions.

Foreign applicants must provide the following documents to apply:

1.  Application Form  fills in Chinese or in English.

2.  Passport & Passport Size Photo (Scan copy )

  • Passport

Dear student, the first thing you need to have a passport. This is more important documents because without a passport you can not go to study in your dream country. To have passport make you secure to live or study abroad. So if you don’t have it, we suggest you make your passport ready from the embassy office in your home country. Moreover if you have your passport already, then make sure your passport expiry date will not be expired. If it already be expired then you need to remake your passport.

  • Passport Size Photo

The passport photo size (50mm x 40mm) in general. The photo should be clear and the background must be plain, white or off-white in color. The height of the head should be between 28mm – 33mm.The head width has to be between 21mm–24mm. Submit a color photo, taken in the last 6 months. Use a clear image of your face. Passport photo should not use filters on the face or take your photo from someone else or selfies. Take off your eyeglasses for your photo. Here is the sample of Passport Size Photo.

3.  Transcripts & Certificates  (Must be Notarized Copy )

Students for Bachelor Degree need to provide their school transcripts and certificates. For Master Degree Applicants have to bring their undergraduate transcripts and certificates.  And Doctorate Degree studies must provide their both (undergraduate and graduate) transcripts and certificates.

Please take as a note that is, all the 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 prepare their CV if they want to study abroad in their desired country. The Resume or CV should include their 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 (Ms/PhD)

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

7.  Recommendation Letter (Ms/PhD)

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 any queries then don’t hesitate to contact our consultant. Here is our  Consultant’s contact number : +8613632437050/ +8618852867225.

Scholarship Information

1.Scholarship Coverage

Beginning from the year of 2015, Nantong University has been offering 40-50 seats of scholarship yearly to all overseas students with an excellent language proficiency and professional background for both undergraduate and postgraduate programs. Scholarship for undergraduate programs is 10,000 RMB per person. The scholarship for master’s and doctoral programs covers the tuition waiver. 

Accommodation waiver, insurance, and 3000 RMB allowance every month.


The scholarship is applied to the undergraduate program of International Economics and Trade, and all the post-graduate programs.


  • Applicants must be the citizens of a country other than the People’s Republic of China and have a good health.
  • Must be high school diploma holder for undergraduate programs under the age of 30.
  • Bachelor’s degree holder for master’s programs.
  • Master’s degree holder for doctoral programs under the age of 40 when applying.

4. Required Documents 

  • Application form
  • Notarized highest diploma (photocopy)
  • Documents in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized Chinese or English translations.
  • Academic transcripts (in Chinese or English); Transcripts in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized Chinese or English translations.
  • A Study Plan or Research Proposal for postgraduate program applicants (written in Chinese or English, a minimum of 500 words).
  • Two Recommendation Letters for postgraduate program applicants (written in Chinese or English); Applicants must submit two recommendation letters written by a professor or associate professor.

Why choose us?

NTU is an inclusive university established by Jiangsu Provincial Government and Ministry of Transport of the People’s Republic of China. NTU was founded in 2004 with the combination of Nantong Medical College, Nantong Teachers College,

Nantong Institute of Technology. The international education program was introduced a long time ago. In 2010, the School of International Education (SIE) was built to promote international education. Up to now, there are nearly 300 overseas students in the school, coming from sixteen countries.

Nantong University provides a full set of disciplines including literature, science, pedagogy, economics, law, history,engineering, medicine,  and administration, of the Chinese Language (as a foreign language). It has been taught for many years and clinical medicine, textile engineering can be taught in English. Besides, it offers a wonderful learning environment and suitable living facilities for international students. For 17 years, the university has successfully arranged Chinese training courses for foreign students. The participants in these courses spoke highly of the excellent teaching and high-quality services they received from NTU.

From the year 2010, applicants of medicine can apply for “Jasmine Jiangsu Government Scholarship”.Situated in the beautiful offshore city of Nantong, NTU has four beautiful campuses with features of a waterside town. Teaching facilities and accommodation for international students are of high quality and the traffic around is convenient. Nantong, a city with a rich cultural heritage and plenty of humane scenery around the beautiful campuses, is a good place for international students to fulfill their dreams.


40 Qingnian E Rd, Chongchuan Qu, Nantong Shi, Jiangsu Sheng, China, 226000

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