University of South China

Provinces : HunanHengyang                                University Ranking : 2590

About University

University of South China

University of South China(南华大学) is a comprehensive university jointly established by the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, the National Defense Technology Industry Bureau, the China National Nuclear Corporation and the Hunan Provincial People’s Government. It is located in Hengyang which is a historical and cultural city in the central China province of Hunan covering an area of 495 acres. It was founded in 1958 as Hengyang Medical College. Hengyang Medical College & Central South Institute of Technology merged together to form this university in 2000. The university was previously known as Nanhua University. Authority has changed the English translation of its name from Nanhua University to the University of South China (USC) in 2007.

University of South China(南华大学) has two campuses of Hongxiang and Yumu. The university has set up 21 teaching faculties, 6 directly affiliated hospitals, 21 teaching hospitals, and 25 graduate cooperative training units. It offers engineering, medicine, and philosophy, economics. There are 73 undergraduate majors in 9 disciplines including law, literature, science, management, and art. The university has 127 master’s degree programs, 19 types of master’s degree authorizations, and 11 master’s degree programs in engineering. There are also 3 mobile stations for post-doctoral research, 5 doctoral programs for first-class academic degrees, 33 doctoral programs for second-class academic degrees, 24 master- class programs for first-degree academic programs, and second-class academic programs for academic degrees. The university has 1 national defense support discipline, 5 national defense specialty disciplines, 9 key disciplines in Hunan Province, and advantageous specialty disciplines 1 in Hunan Province each. The university’s public clinical medicine and chemistry disciplines have entered the top 1% of ESI global rankings.

University of South China(南华大学) has more than 60000 students. Among them, there are more than 37000 full-time undergraduates, more than 4000 doctoral and postgraduate students, more than 560 international students, and nearly 20000 college students in adult education. The university has over 2500 faculty members, including 1874 full-time teachers and nearly 3000 clinical teachers in directly-affiliated hospitals. There are more than 400 professors, chief physicians, and other faculty members with high professional titles and 1200 plus deputy high professional titles. There are young and middle-aged experts with outstanding contributions at the national level, experts of the “Thousand Talents Program”, winners of the National Outstanding Youth Fund. There are also specially invited professors from the Yangtze River Scholars, and enjoy the State Council More than 100 experts including special allowances, more than 220 provincial and ministerial academic leaders, teaching teachers, outstanding young and middle-aged experts, etc.

University of South China(南华大学) has 15 national specialty programs, national defense majors and majors in short supply, major programs of excellence, comprehensive reform pilot programs. There are also 6 national experimental teaching demonstration centers, virtual simulation experimental teaching centers, and practical education bases in the university. There are 3 national-level excellent courses and excellent open courses. There are 29 provincial-level school-enterprise cooperative talent training demonstration bases, innovation and entrepreneurship-driven employment demonstration bases, and university students’ innovation and entrepreneurship incubation demonstration bases, including 347 comprehensive practice bases. The university also holds the first batch of national nuclear emergency publicity and training bases, the national nuclear emergency medical rescue team, and the national nuclear science popularization education base.

University of South China(南华大学) has 1 national model international scientific and technological cooperation base, 3 Hunan Provincial Collaborative Innovation Centers, 22 provincial key ministerial laboratories or research centers. It also has 3 Hunan academician workstations, and other provincial 21 scientific research platforms or bases, and 13 industry key laboratories.

University of South China(南华大学) has undertaken scientific research projects such as the “863” plan, the “973” plan. It has also taken the National Natural Science Foundation’s major research plan, the National Natural Science Foundation’s key project, the Ministry of Science and Technology major project, the national defense basic research project, and the nuclear energy development project. The university won 12 national science and technology awards, more than 300 provincial and ministerial science and technology awards.

University of South China(南华大学) has been rated as one of the top 50 national universities with typical experience in Innovation & Entrepreneurship, the National Advanced Collective for College Admissions, the National Advanced Collective for Youth Employment & Entrepreneurship Education, the National Military Culture Education Base, and the National Defense Education Characteristic School. The university has been marked as Civilized units in Hunan Province and has established national defense education bases and advanced units for student funding.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ),

What is the world ranking of this University?

The Country rank of this University is 263 and the world rank is 2590.

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.

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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

MBBS/BDS Program:

Program Duration Tuition Fees(CNY) Teaching Medium
MBBS 6 Years 16,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Clinical Medicine 5 Years 16,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Preventive Medicine 5 Years 16,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Medical Imaging 5 Years 16,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Stomatology 5 Years 16,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Anesthesiology 5 Years 16,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Pediatrics 5 Years 16,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Medical Laboratory Technology 4 Years 16,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Health Inspection & Quarantine 4 Years 16,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Nursing 4 Years 16,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Pharmacy 4 Years 16,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Biotechnology 4 Years 16,000 RMB per Year Chinese
Biomedical Engineering 4 Years 16,000 RMB per Year Chinese

Fees Details

Expenses in University of South China(南华大学)

  1. Tuition fee: 
  • MBBS Degree: 15,000 – 17,000 RMB Per Year
  • BDS Degree: 15,000 – 17,000 RMB Per Year
  1. Accommodation Fee: 
  • Double Room 3000 RMB – 5000 RMB Per Year
  1. Food cost: 1,000 RMB-2,000 RMB
  2. Application Fee: 800 RMB
  3. Living expanse: 2200 RMB-2800 RMB
  4. Medical checkup: 700 RMB
  5. Insurance: 800 RMB per year
  6. Residence permit: 800 RMB

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 University of South China(南华大学) 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.

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Why choose us?

University of South China(南华大学) always focuses to become an education and research-oriented institution with distinctive features top-notch in the province, high-ranked in the country and well-known in the world. 62 years of development, the university upholds the school motto of “Learn, Seek Truth, and Promote Fairness”, promotes the spirit of “Southern China” of “diligence, pragmatism, dedication, strength, self-reliance, and daring to be the first”. The university adheres to the training of talents as the center and continuously promotes the all-round development of the cause. Since the beginning of the new century, the university has been striving towards the goal of “a high-level university with distinctive characteristics, first-class domestic level, and international influence”.

University of South China(南华大学) has been remarkable for the teaching sector and in the number of educational equipment. The library has more than 2.78 million volumes of paper books, more than 2,400 titles of Chinese and foreign periodicals, and 356TB of digital resources, of which 78.5TB are electronic books. It has 38 databases in Chinese and foreign languages, has two resource sharing platforms of Hunan University Digital Library and Nuclear Science and Technology Digital Library, and more than 80,000 academic albums of superstar academic videos. The university sponsors academic journals such as the “Chinese Journal of Arteriosclerosis”, “Journal of Central South Medical Sciences”, “Journal of Nanhua University Natural Science Edition”, “Journal of Nanhua University Social Science Edition” and other academic journals.

University of South China(南华大学) has a convenient dormitory & canteen. Newly admitted students stay on the new campus, a new dormitory, absolutely good. Quadruple room with bed and table, clean white floor tiles, separate washroom, shower, and bath time is absolutely sufficient. There are many straight drinking fountains on each floor. Absolute luxury apartment. The four-person bed is air-conditioned, and the balcony is beautiful. The canteen condition is also very neat & clean. There are three canteens. It is recognized that the best canteen is the staff canteen, but it is more expensive than the student canteen, followed by the North School canteen, and then the South School canteen.

University of South China(南华大学) has established provincial government agencies, the four major nuclear enterprises of the nuclear industry. Those are the China National Nuclear Corporation, China National Nuclear Corporation, China National Nuclear Corporation, and China Nuclear Power Technology Corporation. The university has large scientific research institutes the Shangyu Advanced Research Institute, Zhuji Innovation Research Institute, and Dongguan Synergy were established in the Yangtze River Delta, Pearl River Delta, and Changzhutan Innovation Research Institute and Changsha Innovation Research Institute. The board of directors of large three-tier hospitals, large enterprises and institutions have established cooperative relations with international organizations and nearly 100 universities and research institutions at home and abroad in China.

For more than 62 years, University of South China(南华大学) has sent nearly 250,000 highly qualified professionals of various types to the country and the local area, and a large number of outstanding alumni have emerged. Graduates are widely distributed in the defense industry, nuclear industry, hygiene and health, environmental protection, equipment manufacturing, financial management, and other industries. The university has become the unit technology, management backbone for the national construction and development, social civilization and progress, local economic construction design that is making a positive contribution to social development.

University of South China(南华大学) was shortlisted in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, tied for the 65th place in mainland universities, ranked second in provincial universities. It has also ranked 77th in the “Alumni Association 2018 China University ESI Highly Cited Papers List”. It has ranked first in “colleges and universities” in the province. The universities in the Mainland are tied for 69th place, ranking second among provincial universities in the Times Emerging Economy University Rankings of 2019 by Thames Higher Education Institutions.

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