Shanxi Agricultural University

Province: ShanxiJinzhong                              University Ranking: 2184

About University

Shanxi Agricultural University

Shanxi Agricultural University (山西农业大学) is a famous institution with 100 years of historical and cultural heritage. The school was founded in 1907 and is one of the earliest universities in Shanxi Province. The school has gone through Mingxian School, Mingxian Agricultural College, Mingxian College, Shanxi Agricultural College, and other periods. It was officially renamed Shanxi Agricultural University in 1979 and was listed as National key universities. In the course of running a school spanning over a century, the school is renowned for its teaching style of “willing to dedicate, dedicated and happy to teach”, the style of “study hard, pay attention to practice” and the spirit of “respecting school and agriculture, and hard work to promote the school”, Peng Zhen The chairman personally inscribed the school name.

The school covers an area of ​​1.5 million square meters. There are currently more than 20,000 students on campus, including more than 1,000 graduate students. There are 1498 teachers and staff, including 792 teachers. There are 3 specially appointed academicians, 35 doctoral tutors, and 133 professors. More than 80% of the young and middle-aged teachers are masters and doctors. There are Graduate School, Agricultural College, Animal Science, and Technology College, Horticulture College, Engineering Technology College, Forestry College, Resources and Environment College, Economics and Trade College, Food Science and Engineering College, Life Science College, Liberal Arts College, Public Administration College, Modern Education Technology College, Adult Education College (vocational-technical college), Physical Education Department, Sino-German College, Information College.

Shanxi Agricultural University (山西农业大学) is based on undergraduate education and actively develops postgraduate education. It has developed into a teaching and research type agricultural university with agricultural development as its advantage, and coordinated development of multiple disciplines such as agriculture, science, engineering, economics, management, literature, law, and education. The concept of “openness, characteristic schooling, and connotative development”, with the mission of serving local economic development, fully integrating talent cultivation, scientific research, and technology promotion into China’s modernization drive.

The school always implements the Party’s education policy, adheres to the central position of talent training, and strives to cultivate high-quality and specialized talents with the style of agriculture, “noble character, self-confidence, pragmatism, and professional skills”. The school established the first entrepreneurship college in Shanxi Province, built two “provincial-level creative spaces” for the “Internet + Agriculture” Innovation and Entrepreneurship Park, and the College Students Entrepreneurship Park, and created the agricultural university brand of “double innovation” education.

Shanxi Agricultural University (山西农业大学) is strong in scientific research and has achieved fruitful results. At present, there are 1 genetically modified product supervision and testing center of the Ministry of Agriculture, 1 agricultural science observation and experiment station of the Ministry of Agriculture, 1 agricultural science and education cooperation talent training base of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Ministry of Education; 2 provincial key laboratories, provincial general colleges, and universities 1 key laboratory, 1 innovation base of the Provincial Department of Education, 5 provincial engineering technology research centers, 1 key research base of the humanities and social sciences of provincial colleges and universities.

The school actively promotes opening up and exchanges with the outside world and runs Sino-foreign cooperative education. In cooperation with the Anhalt University of Applied Sciences in Germany to train undergraduates, a total of more than 1,100 students have been sent. It has exchange student programs with the Chaoyang University of Science and Technology in Taiwan and the Rzeszow University of Information Technology and Management in Poland. Cooperate with universities in more than ten countries including the United States, Germany, Australia, United Kingdom, Ireland, and New Zealand. It has a history of more than 100 years of cooperation with Oberlin University in the United States. Since the reform and opening up, more than 400 foreign experts and teachers have come to give lectures and lectures; the school has sent more than 200 people to study abroad.

Shanxi Agricultural University (山西农业大学) has high quality and talents. Since the establishment of the school, it has trained more than 100,000 talents of various types, distributed in the north and south of the river, and from all walks of life. The school has trained a large number of revolutionaries and politicians. After a hundred years of vicissitudes, Shanxi Agricultural University is welcoming the rare opportunity of developing agriculture through science and education and strengthening the country with talents. It shoulders the new mission of building a new socialist countryside and developing modern agriculture, striding on the road of building an advanced level teaching and research university in local agricultural colleges. go ahead.

University's Program Types





Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ),

What is the world ranking of this University?

The Country rank of this University is 248 and the world rank is 2184.

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:

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

Bachelor’s 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 20000 RMB per Year English

Master’s Program:

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

Fees Details

Expenses in Shanxi Agricultural University

  1. Tuition fee: 
  • Non-Degree:  2000 RMB in Total
  • Bachelor Degree: 16000 RMB to 20000 RMB Per Year
  • Master Degree: 18000 RMB to 30000 RMB Per Year
  1. Accommodation Fee:
  • Double Room 30 RMB Per Day
  • Single Room 50 RMB Per Day
  1. Food cost: 200 USD Per Month
  2. Application Fee: 500 RMB
  3. Living expanse: 2200 RMB – 2800 RMB Per Month
  4. Medical checkup: 600 RMB
  5. Insurance: 800 RMB per year
  6. Residence permit: 400 RMB – 800 RMB per 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 Shanxi Agricultural University 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 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

Shanxi Agricultural University is 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. Students 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?

Shanxi Agricultural University (山西农业大学) is one of China’s famous higher agricultural colleges and one of the two undergraduate colleges in Shanxi Province before the founding of the People’s Republic of China. The government and the Ministry of Agriculture jointly established colleges and universities, the first batch of demonstration universities in the country to deepen innovation and entrepreneurship education reform, the selected universities for basic capacity building in the central and western regions, the national agricultural and rural informatization demonstration base, the pilot universities for comprehensive reform of higher education in Shanxi Province, and the second batch of universities in Shanxi Province Provincial mass entrepreneurship and innovation demonstration base.

Based on agricultural science, it has distinctive features. In the long-term historical accumulation, Shanxi Agricultural University (山西农业大学) has gradually formed a discipline and professional system featuring agricultural sciences and coordinated the development of multiple disciplines. In recent years, the school has used modern biotechnology and information technology to upgrade and transform traditional disciplines, and has initially established a discipline system that takes agriculture as the core, extends both upstream biology and downstream food disciplines, and is supported by other related disciplines. 

The school adheres to the strategy of “priority talents and strong schools”, which provides strong talent support for reform and development. There are 4381 teachers, researchers, and employees, including 437 senior professional technicians, 1033 deputy senior professional technicians, 109 doctoral supervisors, and 752 master supervisors. Since the implementation of Shanxi’s “Nunggu” strategy, schools have used their academic advantages, talents advantages, and scientific research advantages to form a “three institutes and five centers” and other scientific research platforms, bringing together a group of high-end talents in the functional agriculture field, focusing Major scientific research projects in the fields of organic dry farming and functional agriculture has formed a batch of landmark and innovative scientific research results.

Shanxi Agricultural University (山西农业大学) has always focused on the construction of new rural areas to serve local economic construction. The school is an important base for farmer education and rural cadre training in Shanxi. Since the reform and opening up, it has trained 3 million farmers, cadres, and technicians. In the process of serving the construction of the new countryside, it will vigorously cultivate the talents necessary for the construction of the new countryside, guide graduates to start businesses in the vast rural areas, and rank among the top universities in the province in the selection of township cadres, college student village officials, and volunteers serving the west. More than 100 agricultural science, education, industry-university-research bases have been established, distributed in the main crop areas of the province, driving and radiating the surrounding areas, and promoting the transformation of a large number of scientific research results into production practices.

The school regards the quality of teaching as the lifeline of development while focusing on the development scale in moderation, it also pays attention to the connotative development with the core of improving the quality of teaching. In order to ensure the quality of teaching, Shanxi Agricultural University (山西农业大学) continuously promotes the reform of the teaching content and curriculum system and optimizes the personnel training model; it has established a scientific and systematic teaching quality monitoring and inspection system, which has promoted the improvement of the level of teaching management and the improvement of the quality evaluation system.  In recent years, the undergraduate entrance examination rate of the school has been maintained at more than 25%, the graduate examination rate of master students is more than 50%, and the employment rate of fresh graduates has reached more than 80%, all of which are among the top universities in Shanxi Province. In the examination for selecting township cadres organized by the Organization Department of the Provincial Party Committee, a total of 690 students were selected in our school for six consecutive years, accounting for more than 60% of the total selection in the province.

Standing at a new starting point in history, Shanxi Agricultural University (山西农业大学) has a huge responsibility and a bright future. A new era, a new mission, new actions. Under the guidance of Xi Jinping’s socialist ideology with Chinese characteristics in the new era, the school adheres to the party’s overall leadership over education and fully implements the party’s educational policy, with the starting point and goal of training socialist builders and successors for the comprehensive development of virtue, wisdom, physical beauty, and labor. To actively write the endeavors of education reform and development in the new era, deepen the connotation development, and promote the development of integration, is striding forward on the road of taking root in Sanjin and striving for a first-class undergraduate school.