Shaanxi University of Chinese Medicine

Province: ShaanxiXianyang                               University Ranking: 3988

About University

Shaanxi University of Chinese Medicine

The predecessor of Shaanxi University of Chinese Medicine (陕西中医药大学) was the Northwestern College of Traditional Chinese Medicine established in Xi’an in 1952. It was upgraded to the Shaanxi College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 1959 and moved to the ancient capital of Xianyang in 1961. It is the only general higher education institution in Shaanxi that cultivates senior Chinese medicine talents. It is one of the eight key Chinese medicine schools established by the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China in 1978. In 1978, it enrolled and trained master students. In 1981, it became the first batch of master graduate students in the country. In 1990, it was approved by the Ministry of Education as the first batch of Colleges and universities that conditionally accept foreign students and students from Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan, renamed Shaanxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 2015. After more than 60 years of construction and development, Shaanxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine has become a medical college with traditional Chinese medicine as its main body and mutual support and cross-integration of medical, science, engineering, liberal arts, and management disciplines.

Shaanxi University of Chinese Medicine (陕西中医药大学) covers an area of   796675.3m2, with two campuses in the south and north. There are currently 13 teaching colleges, there are 2 directly affiliated hospitals, 18 non-directly affiliated hospitals, and Shaanxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Shaanxi Medical History Museum. The school’s north campus is located in the ancient capital Xianyang, and the south campus is located in the Xixian New District on the banks of Feng River, with a total area of   796675.3 square meters.

 The school currently has more than 5,000 faculty and staff, 1040 full-time teachers, including 583 associate titles or above; there are more than 650 postgraduate supervisors, 43 part-time doctoral supervisors, and 8 post-doctoral supervisors; Doctoral students are jointly trained with the Chinese Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences and Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Nanjing, Chengdu, Heilongjiang, Zhejiang, Liaoning, and other Chinese medical universities.

The school offers 22 undergraduate majors, with the right to award master’s degrees in 4 first-level disciplines such as Chinese medicine and 5 authorized categories for professional degrees. There are 13,537 full-time students, including 1,176 master students, 12,345 undergraduates, and 106 international students. The school has 8 national-level and provincial-level professional reform pilots, 7 national-level and provincial-level specialty construction sites, 5 provincial-level talent training model innovation experimental zones, 5 provincial-level experimental teaching demonstration centers, and provincial-level quality resources. A total of 20 shared courses and 7 provincial excellent teaching achievement awards in the past five years, including 2 first prizes. In the past 60 years, the school has cultivated more than 60,000 outstanding talents of Chinese medicine for the country.

The school adheres to the strategy of “strengthening schools with science and technology” and has formed a group of key disciplines based on traditional Chinese medicine and traditional Chinese medicine, with a relatively reasonable structure and relatively complete levels. There are 17 key disciplines of the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 6 provincial key disciplines, and 10 key disciplines of the Provincial Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine.  In the past five years, the school has undertaken more than 600 vertical scientific research projects at various levels, including the “973” plan, the National Natural Science Foundation of China, the National “Major New Drug Creation” major scientific and technological projects, and the Shaanxi Science and Technology Integrated Innovation Project Program 42 scientific and technological achievement awards at the ministerial level and above.

Shaanxi University of Chinese Medicine (陕西中医药大学) is one of the earliest institutions of higher learning in China to carry out Chinese medicine education for foreign students and students from Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan. It is one of the most advanced institutions of Chinese medicine culture in China. Shaanxi Provincial People’s Government “Three Qin Scholarship for Foreign Students” school. The school has established inter-school cooperation and exchange relations with universities in the United States, Canada, South Korea, Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, New Zealand, Poland and other countries and Taiwan, Hong Kong, and other regions. More than 3,000 Chinese medicine talents have been trained in more than 30 countries and regions. The school has carried out various forms of overseas cultural and educational exchange activities. Teachers and students have participated in the overseas training plan for thousands of presidents of Western University, the talent training project in the western region, and the study and promotion plan for teachers to go abroad to study and study abroad. platform. 

Shaanxi University of Chinese Medicine (陕西中医药大学) adheres to the “Cultural Creation School” strategy, takes the promotion of Chinese medicine culture as the core, insists on carrying forward the Yan’an spirit, learns from Shao Xiaoli’s heroic style, exerts the role of the master model, and actively builds a culture education quality improvement system. One is to take advantage of the red culture and traditional Chinese medicine culture to cultivate and practice the core values   of socialism, promote the core values   into the classroom, into the apartment, into the minds of students, and improve the ideological and political quality of college students.

University's Program Types





Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ),

What is the world ranking of this University?

The Country rank of this University is 549 and the world rank is 3988.

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:

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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
International Summer Camp  Non Degree 4 Week 2000 RMB per Week Chinese

Bachelor Program:

Program Degree Duration Tuition Fees(CNY) Teaching Medium
Electronic and Information Engineering Bachelor 4 years 17000 RMB per year  English
International Economics and Trade Bachelor 4 years 16000 RMB per year  English
Chemical Engineering and Technology Bachelor 4 years 20000 RMB per year  English
Environment and Energy Bachelor 4 years 20000 RMB per year  English
Software Engineering Bachelor 4 years 16000 RMB per year  English
Communication Engineering Bachelor 4 years 17000 RMB per year  English
Pharmaceutical Science Bachelor 4 years 2000 RMB per year  English

Master’s Program:

Program Degree Duration Tuition Fees(CNY) Teaching Medium
Business Administration (Specializing in International Trade) Master’s 3 years 18000 RMB per year  English
Chemical Engineering and Technology Master’s 3 years 30000 RMB per year  English
Mechanical Manufacture and Automation Master’s 3 years 22000 RMB per year  English
Computer Software and Theory  Master’s 3 years 22000 RMB per year  English

Fees Details

Expenses in Shaanxi University of Chinese Medicine

  1. Tuition fee: 
  • Non Degree: 2000 RMB
  • Bachelor Degree: 16000 RMB to 20000 RMB per Year
  • Masters Degree: 18000 RMB to 30000 RMB per Year
  1. Accommodation Fee: 
  • Double Room: 5000 RMB per Year
  • Single Room: 6500 RMB per Year
  1. Food cost: 150 USD per Month
  2. Application Fee: 500 RMB
  3. Living expanse: 1600 RMB to 2050 RMB per month
  4. Medical checkup: 800 RMB
  5. Insurance fee: 600- 1000 Yuan/year

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 Shaanxi University of Chinese Medicine 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 Phd 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

Shaanxi University of Chinese Medicine as setting up a series of scholarship schemes to sponsor international students and scholars to undertake studies and research.  

Application Requirements

  1. Applicants should have to be non-Chinese or foreigners, hold a valid foreign passport and meet the appropriate requirements of studying abroad in China. 
  2. Applicants should be  friendly to China and be in good health
  3. Applicants should have received an undergraduate program or long term language must have a senior high school diploma and are under the age of 30.
  4. Applicants should have excellent academic performance and have a good command of English
  5. Law-abiding, diligent and studious, good grades and good conduct.

Application Materials   

  1. Application Form.
  2. Scan copy of notarized highest diploma and transcripts.
  3. San copy of Study Plan or Research Proposal (800 words or above).
  4. Two Recommendation Letters (written in Chinese or English) signed by a professor or an associate professor who knows you.
  5. Scan copy of Foreigner Physical Examination Form or Blood Examination Report or notarized photocopy.
  6. Student under 18 should have to submit relevant legal documents from their guardians.

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

Why choose us?

Shaanxi University of Chinese Medicine (陕西中医药大学) is located in the ancient capital of Xianyang. Its predecessor was the Northwest Traditional Chinese Medicine School established in Xi’an in 1952. It was upgraded to Shaanxi College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 1959 and moved to the ancient capital of Xianyang in 1961. It is the only school in Shaanxi. Ordinary colleges and universities with senior Chinese medicine talents are one of the eight key Chinese medicine schools in the country as determined by the CPC Central Committee Document No. 56 in 1978, and were approved by the Academic Degrees Committee of the State Council in 1981 as the first batch of higher education institutions to grant master’s degree.

The school attaches great importance to technological innovation and builds a first-class discipline platform, and has achieved fruitful results. A key subject group with Chinese medicine as the main body, a relatively reasonable layout, and a relatively complete level has been formed. The School give full play to advantages of Chinese medicine research, and actively promotes collaborative innovation, active integration into regional economic development, and serving the major health industry.

The school is one of the earliest institutions of higher learning in China to carry out Chinese medicine education for foreign students and students from Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan. There is the “Chinese Government Scholarship” of the Ministry of Education and the “Three Qin Scholarship for Foreign Students” of the Shaanxi Provincial People’s Government. In recent years, schools have given full play to their geographical and cultural advantages, and have actively served the national “ Belt and Road ” strategy. The school is actively involved in the “Belt and Road” Chinese medicine dissemination, and has been approved by the National Silk Road Chinese Medicine International Cooperation Base, China – Swiss Chinese Medicine Center, and established Chinese medicine medical centers in the United States, Russia, and Romania.

Shaanxi University of Chinese Medicine (陕西中医药大学) attaches great importance to scientific research, and technological innovation has become an important driving force for the development of the school. In the past five years, the school has undertaken more than 600 vertical scientific research projects such as “973”, the National Natural Science Foundation Project, and Technology Major Project, and the Shaanxi Science and Technology Co-ordination Innovation Project Program, and won provincial and ministerial science and technology 43 achievement awards.

For more than 60 years, the school has insisted on being based in Shaanxi, facing the northwest, and radiating the whole country, and has cultivated more than 80,000 outstanding talents of Chinese medicine for the country. The school adheres to the development strategy of “institutions of traditional Chinese medicine, talents, management, and humanities”, adheres to the working concept of “taking patients as the center and staff as the core”, continuously strengthens the connotation construction, and insists on serving the image. To build a reputation through experience, to build a brand with characteristics, to continuously improve the clinical efficacy, give full play to the advantages of the coordinated development of medical, teaching, and research in the university.

Shaanxi University of Chinese Medicine (陕西中医药大学) has a strong campus culture atmosphere, and the student club activities are splendid. It has built a broad growth stage for students. Adhering to the “Literary Arts and Flowers Award” show for more than 30 years, college student debates, sports games, etc., has become the school’s traditional cultural and sports projects. Out of the youthful enthusiasm of the students. The social practice service team organized by the school has been repeatedly rated as the advanced collective of social practice activities of the “Three Going to the Countryside” for college and technical college students across the country.