South China Agricultural University

Province : GuangdongGuangzhou                               University Ranking : 824

About University

South China Agricultural University

South China Agricultural University (华南农业大学) is a national key university, a “211 Project” university jointly established by Guangdong Province and the Ministry of Agriculture, and a high-level university in Guangdong Province as a key construction university. The campus is located in Guangzhou, known as the “Flower City”, with a total land area of more than 8,270 acres, including 4,407 acres of Tianhe Wushan Campus and 3,863 acres of teaching and research base in Zengcheng. The total building area of the school is 1.37 million square meters. The “Bauhinia Campus in a forest of five lakes and four seas” was formed initially. The natural scenery and the human landscape complement each other, and it is a good place to study and study.

The school’s long history of running a school can be traced back to the Guangdong Provincial Agricultural Experimental Farm and the attached agricultural workshop, which was founded in 1909. In 1952, during the adjustment of colleges and universities across the country, a part of the Department of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine and the Department of Diseases and Pesticides of Sun Yat-sen University Agriculture College, Lingnan University Agriculture College, and Guangxi University Agriculture College merged to form South China Agricultural College, under the supervision of the Ministry of Agriculture; School name. In 1984, it was renamed South China Agricultural University. In 2000, the state deepened the reform of the management system of colleges and universities. The school was placed under the supervision of Guangdong Province by the Ministry of Agriculture. In December 2004, he was rated as excellent in the evaluation of the undergraduate teaching work level of the Ministry of Education.

South China Agricultural University (华南农业大学) has more than 3,400 faculty members, more than 1,500 professors and associate professors, including two members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, one member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, one team of academicians, and five members of the Discipline Evaluation Group of the Academic Degrees Committee of the State Council. There are 9 professors in the Yangtze River Scholars Award Program, 7 winners of the National Outstanding Youth Fund, 5 winners of the National Excellent Youth Fund, 12 members of the National Special Support Program, 2 leading talents in Guangdong Province, and special support in Guangdong Province There are 27 people in the plan, 25 people in the Pearl River Scholars Program in Guangdong Higher Education Institutions, 8 people in the “Millions of Talents Project” of the Ministry of Personnel and Social Affairs, 12 people in the Ministry of Education ’s Trans / New Century Excellent Talent Training Program, and “1000 Ten projects “national training target 5 people, 6 young and middle-aged scientific and technological innovation leaders of the Ministry of Science and Technology, 4 outstanding agricultural scientific research talents of the Ministry of Agriculture, 4 national teaching masters, 3 national teaching teams, 311 doctoral supervisors, There are 1145 master supervisors.

the library of South China Agricultural University has 2605321 volumes of paper books, 5674208 volumes of electronic resources equivalent to the collection, 2388 types of newspapers and periodicals, 179 databases of various types, and 53.48 volumes of books per student. The annual volume of books is 2.63. The document resources cover all the disciplines run by the school, and a multi-disciplinary, multi-carrier system has been formed, and a document security system featuring tropical and southern subtropical agricultural science and biological science literature is featured and advantageous.

The school has 5 national key disciplines of agricultural insect and pest control, crop genetics and breeding, agricultural economic management, fruit tree science and preventive veterinary science, 1 national key discipline of agricultural mechanization engineering, 5 key disciplines of the Ministry of Agriculture, 13 Guangdong Provincial first-level key disciplines, 4 Guangdong second-level key disciplines, and 2 national forestry bureau key disciplines. The five disciplines of agricultural science, botany and zoology, chemistry, microbiology, and materials science entered the top 1% of the ESI world rankings.  

Innovation is the soul of a nation’s progress and the inexhaustible motive force for a country’s prosperity. South China Agricultural University (华南农业大学)  is a sacred temple to inherit and carry forward the spirit of innovation, and it is also the cradle for cultivating and cultivating innovative ideas and talents. The courage to innovate and be good at innovation are important factors for a person to achieve success in his studies and work.

University's Program Types





Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ),

What is the world ranking of this University?

The Country rank of this University is 80 and the world rank is 824.

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 1 weeks 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 20000 RMB per year  English
Civil Engineering Bachelor 4 years 17000 RMB per year  Chinese
Natural Resources Prospecting Engineering Bachelor 4 years 17000 RMB per year  Chinese
Environmental Engineering Bachelor 4 years 24800 RMB per year  Chinese
Environmental Science Bachelor 4 years 17000 RMB per year  Chinese
Plant Protection Bachelor 4 years 13000 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 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 English
Administration of Agricultural Economy Master 3 Years 22000 RMB per year Chinese
Civil Engineering Master 3 Years 22000 RMB per year Chinese
Water, Soil Conservation and Desertification Prevention Control Master 3 Years 22000 RMB per year Chinese
Plant Protection Master 3 Years 17000 RMB per year Chinese

Doctoral Degree:

Program Degree Duration Tuition Fees(CNY) Teaching Medium
Civil Engineering & Architecture Doctoral 3 Year 22000 RMB per year Chinese
Administration of Agricultural Economy Doctoral 3 Year 33000 RMB per year Chinese

Fees Details

Expenses in South China Agricultural University

  1. Tuition fee: 
  • Non- Degree:  2000 per week
  • Bachelor Degree: 18000 RMB – 25000 per Year
  • Master’s Degree:  26000 RMB -35000 per Year
  • Doctoral Degree:  33000 per Year
  1. Accommodation Fee: 
  • Double Room: 750 RMB per month
  • Single Room: 1500 RMB per month
  1. Food cost: 200 USD per Year
  2. Application Fee: 5 00 RMB 
  3. Service fee: USD 100
  4. Living expanse: 2,180  RMB to 2,780 RMB per month
  5. Medical checkup: 500 RMB
  6. Residence permit: 400 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 Hangzhou Dianzi 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

South China Agricultural University 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?

South China Agricultural University (华南农业大学) postgraduate education dates back to 1935, making it the first school in the country to recruit agricultural graduate students. The first master’s degree in agricultural science graduated in 1937, and a total of 21 master’s degree graduates were trained by 1949. From 1953 to 1963 after the liberation, South China Agricultural College trained 81 master students and 8 associate doctoral students. In 1978, South China Agricultural University resumed graduate student enrollment. After China implemented the degree system in 1981, our university became the first batch of master’s degree-granting units approved by the State Council in 1981 and the second batch of doctoral degree-granting units approved in 1984.

At present, there are a total of 7,052 graduate students in our university, including 1,019 full-time academic doctoral students, 2,055 full-time academic masters, 31 full-time doctoral degree students, 2,279 full-time master degree students, and part-time masters There are 1170 postgraduates with professional degrees, 483 postgraduates with professional degrees, 15 postgraduates with professional degrees, 77 doctoral students studying abroad, and 62 postgraduates studying abroad.

South China Agricultural University (华南农业大学) is committed to innovating the talent training model and strives to cultivate high-quality specialized talents and outstanding innovative talents with persistent beliefs, excellent morals, rich knowledge, and strong skills. The school has good conditions for conducting scientific research. Existing State Key Laboratory for the Protection and Utilization of Subtropical Agricultural Biological Resources, National Plant Aerospace Breeding Engineering Technology Research Center, National Hog Seed Industry Engineering Technology Research Center, Zoonosis Control and Prevention Agents, National and Local Joint Engineering Laboratory, etc.

The school actively carries out foreign exchanges and cooperation. It has established inter-university cooperation with 82 universities and research institutions in 28 countries and regions on five continents and carried out various forms of joint undergraduate and graduate training and vacation exchange programs; academic exchanges with some universities in Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan are also increasing. strengthen. Every year, a large number of foreign (foreign) scholars come to the school to exchange and lecture. The school has sent a large number of key teachers to study abroad for the overseas degree or to cooperate in scientific research

South China Agricultural University (华南农业大学)  adheres to the fine tradition of “ethics, erudition, truth-seeking, and innovation”. After more than a century of development, she has become a comprehensive university with a wide range of disciplines. As one of the organizers of Zhujiang College, South China Agricultural University is responsible for the education and teaching quality of the college with its rich cultural heritage and high-quality educational resources. It selects and assigns teachers and managers to participate in the construction and management of the college and continuously improve the application-oriented talent Cultivate quality and promote better transformation and development of the college.

The school aims at cultivating advanced applied talents with professional literacy, modern thinking, international perspectives, and sound personality. The colleges continue to innovatively reform talent training programs in accordance with professional characteristics, and have initially formed their own talent training models.

The school vigorously promotes quality education, closely combines professional theoretical knowledge and practical courses, develops diverse and rich community activities, enriches students ‘second classrooms, and improves students’ comprehensive literacy. In recent years, in various national university students’ academic, scientific and technological, cultural and sports competitions, they have put on “gold” and “silver”. In 2013, he won the National Freescale Award of the “Freescale Cup”; in 2014, he won the 23rd Times Golden Calf Award, the second prize of the National Competition for Mathematical Modeling of National College Students, the first, second, and third prizes of the Guangdong Provincial Division.

The state has established national scholarships, inspirational scholarships and national bursaries in the school. South China Agricultural University (华南农业大学)  has established outstanding student scholarships and outstanding student cadre scholarships. In addition, those who meet the relevant regulations can apply for a national student loan of 8,000 yuan per academic year. In order to encourage outstanding students and help families with hardships to study hard, the school issued a total of RMB 1.185 million in outstanding scholarships for the school in the 2017 academic year and funded 410.65 million hard-working students.