Shenyang Conservatory of Music

Province: LiaoningShenyang                              University Ranking: 1637

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Shenyang Conservatory of Music

Shenyang Conservatory of Music (沉阳音乐学院) is the only institution of higher music and dance art with a long history and glorious tradition in Northeast China. The academy originated from the Lu Xun Academy of Art, founded and funded in Yanan by Mao Zedong, Zhou Enlai, Lin Boch, Xu Teli, Cheng Fangwu, Ai Siqi, Zhou Yang and other older generations of proletarian revolutionaries in 1938. After the victory of the Anti-Japanese War, the academy moved from Yan’an to the Northeast. It was located in Shenyang at the end of 1948 and was renamed the Northeast Lu Xun College of Literature and Art. In 1953, on the basis of the College Music Department, the Northeast Music College was established. In 1958, it was officially renamed Shenyang Conservatory of Music, and it enrolled students nationwide.

Shenyang Conservatory of Arts is one of the undergraduate teaching units of Shenyang Conservatory of Music (沉阳音乐学院). Founded in 1998, it is located in the University Town of Hunnan New District of Shenyang City, adjacent to the beautiful Hun River, covering an area of   about 84,000 square meters and a construction area of   about 128,000 Square meters. The college has a beautiful environment and complete facilities, including indoor gymnasium, football field, basketball court, multimedia classroom, and multi-functional observation hall, as well as six teaching buildings with a total area of   nearly 70,000 square meters. The music theater with a capacity of 1,000 people has now become the cultural and art activity center of the Hunnan New District.

The college has a collection of more than 200,000 books, including more than 60,000 music scores, nearly 20,000 music theory books, and nearly 30,000 social sciences and other books; more than 50,000 various types of records and tapes; There are more than 170 kinds of Chinese and foreign periodicals, more than 20,000 volumes.

The college currently has 4 campuses including Sanhao Campus, Changqing Campus, Taoxian Campus, and Dalian Campus. The college takes undergraduate and graduate education as the main body, and also has an attached secondary music school and an attached secondary dance school. There are 14 undergraduate majors in music and dance, drama and film, art theory, and design in arts. The first batch of authorized master’s degrees in art theory, music, and dance awarded by the Academic Degrees Committee of the State Council is the first batch of master arts (MFA) granting powers approved by the Academic Degrees Committee of the State Council. In 2017, “Music and Dance” was approved as a first-class construction discipline in Liaoning Province.

Shenyang Conservatory of Music (沉阳音乐学院) has a music research institute, a Northeast Asian music research center, and other scientific research and art research institutions; the academic journal “New Voice of Yuefu” was rated as “National Excellent Social Science News”; library collections and audiovisual products are near 480,000 volumes and implemented computer network management, formed full-featured automated management of interviews, cataloging, collection, retrieval, circulation, reading, etc. At the same time, an electronic reading room was added to enable the library to realize printed documents Harmonization with digital literature information.

The school attaches great importance to strengthening exchanges and cooperation in music and culture with the world and has established friendly relations with 69 art schools and art groups abroad, including the Stuttgart Music Academy in Germany, the Eastman School of Music in the United States, and the Tokyo Music University in Japan.19 All higher music schools signed friendly cooperation agreements. Every year, the college invites many famous foreign musicians and scholars to give lectures or teach, and also plans to send teachers and students to study abroad, give lectures and perform.

Shenyang Conservatory of Music (沉阳音乐学院) will conscientiously implement the spirit of the series of important speeches of General Secretary Jin Ping, inherit and carry forward the glorious tradition of Lu Yi, seize opportunities and take advantage of the trend, and adhere to the educational philosophy of “rooting the nation, integrating into the times, highlighting the characteristics, and serving the society”, Create rehearsal quality, cultivate artistic talents with both ability and integrity, strive to build a high-level, distinctive and international first-class music school and contribute to the development and prosperity of socialist literature and art.

University's Program Types





Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ),

What is the world ranking of this University?

The Country rank of this University is 162 and the world rank is 1637.

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 6 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 Chinese
International Economics and Trade Bachelor 4 Years 16000 RMB per Year Chinese
Chemical Engineering and Technology Bachelor 4 Years 20000 RMB per Year Chinese
Environment and Energy Bachelor 4 Years 20000 RMB per Year Chinese
Software Engineering Bachelor 4 Years 16000 RMB per Year Chinese
Communication Engineering Bachelor 4 Years 17000 RMB per Year Chinese
Pharmaceutical Science Bachelor 4 Years 20000 RMB per Year Chinese

Master’s Program:

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

Fees Details

Expenses in Shenyang Conservatory of Music

  1. Tuition fee: 
  • Non-Degree:  2000 RMB in Total
  • Bachelor Degree: 14000 RMB to 18000 RMB Per Year
  • Master Degree: 18000 RMB to 30000 RMB Per Year
  1. Accommodation Fee:
  • Double Room 30 RMB Per Day
  1. Food cost: 200 USD Per Month
  2. Application Fee: 400 RMB
  3. Living expanse: 2200 RMB – 2820 RMB
  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 Shenyang Conservatory of Music 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 f2. Academic Transcript and Certificate (mustace. 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

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. Shenyang Conservatory of Music is setting up a series of scholarship schemes to sponsor international students and scholars to undertake studies and research.
  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?

Shenyang Conservatory of Music (沉阳音乐学院) is the only higher music and arts college in Northeast China. The school is a national college student cultural quality education base, a red classic art education demonstration base for higher education, an advanced unit of national school art education, Liaoning The provincial art talent training base and the Liaoning Humanities and Social Sciences Key Research Base have been designated as the key construction institutions of Liaoning Province by the Liaoning Provincial People’s Government.

Since its establishment, the academy has always taken prosperity of national music culture and served the people as its own responsibility and has made outstanding contributions in various historical stages of national independence and liberation, socialist revolution, reform and opening up, and socialist modernization. The college has trained tens of thousands of music and dance talents for the country, and has created a large number of highly influential social influencers, such as “The Yellow River Chorus”, “Revolutionaries will always be young”, “We Walk on the Road”, “My Motherland” and so on. Music works have made important contributions to China’s cultural undertakings and higher art education. Through the joint efforts of several generations of Shen Yin people, the college has continued to grow and develop and has made great progress and development in discipline construction and professional development, education and teaching reform and management, talent training and faculty construction, scientific research and art practice.

Shenyang Conservatory of Music (沉阳音乐学院) attaches great importance to strengthening exchanges and cooperation in music and culture with the world, and has established friendly relations with 69 art schools and art groups abroad, including the Stuttgart Music Academy in Germany, the Eastman School of Music in the United States, and the Tokyo Music University in Japan.19 All music schools and other music schools signed friendly cooperation agreements. Every year, the college invites many famous foreign musicians and scholars to give lectures or teach, and also plans to send teachers and students to study abroad, give lectures and perform.

The college was identified as the “Base for College Students’ Cultural Quality Education” and “The Red Classic Art Education Demonstration Base for Higher Education Institutions” by the Ministry of Education, and was awarded the title of “National Advanced Unit for Art Education in Schools”. Provincial Arts Talent Training Base, “Liaoning Humanities and Social Sciences Key Research Base,” “Chinese National Vocal Music Teaching Practice Innovation Center,” “Liaoning Provincial Colleges and Universities Luyi Music and Cultural Research Institute.”

Shenyang Conservatory of Music (沉阳音乐学院) adheres to the international school-running path and has established friendly relations with more than 90 art schools and art groups abroad. Signed a friendly cooperation agreement with more than 30 famous foreign music colleges and universities, such as Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory of Music, Russian Gnesin Conservatory of Music, Cleveland Conservatory of Music, Royal Danish Academy of Music, etc., and established Shenyang Conservatory of Music Moscow Expert Teaching Center of National Tchaikovsky Conservatory of Music.

Shenyang Conservatory of Music (沉阳音乐学院) attaches great importance to the cultivation of art practice and the comprehensive quality of students. A jazz orchestra composed of undergraduates and postgraduates majoring in popular instrumental music in the Modern Conservatory of Music was established. At a new starting point, the Modern Conservatory of Music will integrate educational resources, deepen teaching reform, continuously strengthen teaching, scientific research, artistic practice, and theoretical creation, and grasp the pulse of the times to connect with society, the market, the international market, and the era. All teachers and students of the college unite as one and work together to contribute to the development goals of the Shenyang Conservatory of Music, a high-level, distinctive and international first-class music school.