Southeast University 

Provinces : JiangsuNanjing                                University Ranking : 358

About University

Southeast University

Southeast University (SEU) is one of the national universities directly subordinate to the MOE of China and listed in the “985 Project” and “211 Project”. The origin of SEU can be traced back to 1902, when it was established as Sanjiang Normal College. With the main campus located in the center of the ancient capital city of Nanjing, the university has now  four campuses covering a total area of 427 hectares.

Aiming at excellence and creativeness, Southeast University is headed for an international famous comprehensive research university around 2020, and a world-class university with global vision in 2035. Southeast University is approved by WHO and the graduates of MBBS program are eligible to take the Medical Licensing Examinations held by the medical councils in various countries such as MCI,BMDC, PMDC, USMLE, HPCSA, SCHS etc.

Through a century’s development, SEU has become an extensive university of high reputation with engineering as its focus. The school is one of the top 10 universities in scientific research and development in China with more than 20 national or provincial research institutes and a number of key research bases. Today, the total number of faculty and staff is around 6000 and the number of full-time students is more than 26000.

The Medical School originates from the National Central University in 1935 and the later Nanjing Railway Medical College before it joining the SEU. Recently, the school has 6 basic medical departments as well as 12 clinical medical departments. Southeast university also boasts 14 research institutes which are dedicated to research, 1 teaching centre for medical experiments, and 2 key labs sponsored by Jiangsu province and MOE. There are 10 teaching hospitals which hold over 10,000 inpatient beds totally, belonging to the clinical education center.

The enlisted full-time students in the Medical School are over 2400, which consist of 1400 bachelor candidates, 622 master candidates, 143 doctoral candidates and 390 international students from around 20 countries. There are more than 150 teachers and scientists who are dedicated to teaching and research on basic medicine, while more than 1000 physicians who have two times duties of clinic and research in the teaching hospitals. Amongst the 80 professors, 150 associate professors, 30 doctoral tutors and 200 master tutors, about 70% of them have ever studied or worked abroad.

Based on the 70 years of experience, the Clinical Medicine in SEU owns a good fame. It is the key and special discipline of Jiangsu Province and ranks the 20th in China. The MBBS program has been open to overseas students since 2006. In 2007, it was recognized by the MOE as qualified university to offer MBBS program taught in English. The students in this program amount to 500, mainly from India, Pakistan, Uganda, Congo, South Africa etc.

In the current years, SEU has established friendly cooperation relations with well-known medical colleges in the U.S., German and England etc to broaden the channels of clinical medicine teaching, research, facilities and talent training.

University's Program Types




Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ),

What is the world ranking of this University?

The Country rank of this University is 32 and the world rank is 358.

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) sometime 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.

Is the university recognized by MOE and WHO?

   Yes, it is approved by MOE and WHO.

University's other Information


Admission is going on for March & September Intake. Interested students are invited to apply. Semesters are open for 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

Bachelor Programs

Programs Medium Duration Fee RMB
MBBS English 6 years 30,600
Chinese Medicine Chinese 5 years 17,000
Acupuncture Chinese 5 years 17,000
Nursing Chinese 5 years 17,000
Pharmacy Chinese 4 years 17,000
Dentistry Chinese 5 years 17,000
Public Health Chinese 4 years 17,000
Bio-Technology Chinese 4 years 17,000
Veterinary Medicine Chinese 5 years 17,000
Civil Engineering(Architec) English 4 years 26,000

Master Programs

Programs Medium Duration Fee RMB
MD/MS English 3 years 35,000
Chinese Medicine Chinese 3 years 25,000
Computer Engineering English 3 years 23,000
Nursing English 3 years 25,000
Pharmacy English 3 years 30,000
Public Health English 3 years 30,000
Basic Medicine English 3 years 30,000
Bio-Technology English 3 years 30,000
Dentistry Chinese 3 years 30,000
Veterinary Medicine Chinese 3 years 30,000
Electrical Engineering English 3 years 23,000
Industrial Engineering English 3 years 23,000
Mechanical Engineering English 3 years 23,000
Civil Engineering English 3 years 23,000

Fees Details

Detailed information of  Southeast University MBBS Fee Structure

1. Tuition Fee:  32,000 RMB/ year

The total for the 6 years program is 196,800 RMB.

2. Insurance Fee:  600 RMB/ year

3. Dormitory Fee:  11000 to 15000 RMB for  two-bedroom per year

Room rate depends on the location and facilities.

4. Accommodation Fee: RMB 6000-7200 (Double room)

5. Living Cost: 2050-2,550 RMB/Month

6. Book Fee: 1000 RMB/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 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

Course: MBBS

Language: Chinese: English

Course Fee: 32,800 Yuan/Yealry

Dormitory Fee: 6000 Yuan/ Yearly

Southeast University is recognized by WHO and the graduates of MBBS program are eligible to take the Medical Licensing Examinations held by the medical councils in different countries such as PLAB (UK) , USMLE (USA) , MCI ,PMDC,BMDC, NMC.

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, overseas students are recommended to follow the following simple instructions.

International applicants must provide the following documents to apply:

1.  Application Form  (fills in Chinese or in English.)

2. Passport & Passport Size Photo (Scan copy of the applicant’s )

  • 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. Transcript and Certificate

Applicants for Doctorate Degree have to provide their both (undergraduate and graduate) transcripts and certificates.  To note this point that is,  transcripts and certificates should be  notarized. here is the sample of Notarized Copy.

Note: Transcripts in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with translation in Chinese or English.

4. CV/Resume

Applicants must have to prepare their CV if they want to study in 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.

5. Recommendation Letter

Applicants for all graduate studies need two letters of recommendation from full professors or associate professors (in Chinese or English). Letters must include professors’ phone number and email address.

6. 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

7. 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 more queries please don’t hesitate to knock our consultants . Here is our  Consultant’s contact number : +8613632437050/ +8618852867225. 

Scholarship Information

Why choose us?

Southeast University MBBS program is recognized by the Ministry of Education of China, according to Provisional Regulations on Quality Control Standards of English-Taught Medical Undergraduate Education for International Students in China. Southeast University is one of the qualified universities in China to enlist foreign students in the English-taught undergraduate program of medicine.

The program aim is to cultivate qualified international medical professionals, giving due consideration to the possible needs of them to serve in their motherland or other countries. After completing the total required credits, students will be delivered diploma by Southeast University and qualified students will receive the Bachelor Degree of Medicine Science (MBBS). Graduates will have the opportunity to enlist for Physician Qualification Exam according to the relative regulations of the respective country. Taught in English, the program is open for foreign students in pursuit of the science and practice of medicine, whose courses are offered by Medical College, SEU.

Medical College of Southeast University, originated from Nanjing Railway Medical College, whose origin can be traced back to the Medical College of the Central University established in 1935, was merged to Southeast University in 2000. The university enjoys its prestige home and abroad for its long history and high-quality education. College of Medicine, Southeast University (SEU), is situated by the scenic Xuanwu Lake in Nanjing, a historic and cultural city of China, bordering Hunan Street, a national famous business street. The campus boasts beautiful sceneries all around the year.

The College of Medicine is an important base in the national medical education. With 193,000 sq. m. of modern teaching and laboratory buildings, gymnasiums and libraries, College of Medicine, Southeast university covers the total area of 263,000 sq. m. The libraries collect around 400,000 copies of books and approximately 1500 kinds of foreign periodicals. The Clinical Experimental Center, which is under construction, will facilitate the medical students with modern clinical techniques, by means of the simulative electronic patient system. There are 19 hospitals attached to College of Medicine, SEU, over 40 laboratory hospitals spreading across the country.


2 Sipailou, Xuanwu Qu, Nanjing Shi, Jiangsu Sheng, China, 210018


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