Wenzhou University

Provinces: Zhenjiang                                 University Ranking: 1395

About University

Wenzhou University

Wenzhou University (WZU) is a comprehensive regional university founded with the approval of the Ministry of Education of China. It was settled through the merger of Wenzhou Normal College and the Former Wenzhou University, which were established in the year of 1956 and 1984 respectively. 

Recently, there are 20 colleges in WZU, with a full-time student population of 24,960. The number of faculty members, administrative and supporting staff is 1,950, among which 1,310 are full-time teachers (including 167 professors, 448 associate professors), 181 are mentors for postgraduates and doctorate students, and 201 are academic or technological leaders at the provincial or municipal level.

The university is situated in the beautiful and prosperous city of Wenzhou in Zhejiang Province. Wenzhou is a coastal city in the south-eastern part of China; it is the economic and cultural center as well as the transportation hub of the southern region of Zhejiang province, with Shanghai & Hangzhou to its north, Fujian, and Guangdong to its south. The two main campuses of WZU are located in Wenzhou Chashan University Town, an area surrounded by green mountains and blue rivers. The university has a total area of 1.7 square kilometers (i.e. 419 acres), and the housing area is 820,000 square meters. The library boasts a collection of approximately 1.59 million books. The value of teaching instruments & research equipment totaled 200 million RMB.

Wenzhou University (WZU) was authorized to award master degrees in the year of 2003, and recently 20 disciplines are enlisted to award M.A. or M.S. degrees. There are 45 undergraduate programs, among which 6 are provincial key programs, 2 trial programs of educational reform sponsored by the Ministry of Education. The undergraduate programs cover 9 major discipline areas, which are History, Science, Engineering, and Management. And there are 4 provincial key disciplines: Organic Chemistry, Materials Science, Theory of Literature and Art, Philosophy, Economics, Law, Pedagogics, Literature and the Study of Folklore. According to a report by the China University Alumni Association (CUAA) in 2007, the university has 4 discipline categories ranked Top 100 among all the universities in China, these discipline categories are the Science of Law, Pedagogics, Literature, and Science.

Wenzhou University has 45 research institutes, 27 laboratories and experiment centers; among those 1 is a provincial key laboratory, 4 are key laboratories at the municipal level. During the 10th 5 year Plan Period, WZU gained the lead of 19 National Natural Science Fund projects, 11 National Social Science Fund projects, 58 Provincial Science and Engineering projects, 167 Provincial Humanities and Social Science projects, 167 Municipal Science and Engineering projects, 180 Municipal Humanities and Social Science projects, and achieved 7 Provincial Technological Innovation titles, 13 Provincial Social Science Achievement titles.

The number of high-quality papers was greatly increased, in the years of 2005 and 2006, more than 300 papers had been cited by the SCI indexes. According to findings currently announced by the Ministry of Science and Technology of China, WZU ranked top 100 in terms of papers included by SCI indexes among all the universities in China.

Wenzhou University concept of running the university is “student-centered, quality-based, developing excellence and features while providing educational and research service for the broader community”, with “Keep learning and seeking truth with robust pioneering spirits” as the motto of the university. Wenzhou University promotes a “3 self-determination” reform for its students, which is to encourage students to choose their majors/specialties, courses in a curriculum, and teachers/tutors on their own; and WZU has the Credit System, Major and Subsidiary Courses System, Double Majors and Double Degrees System carried out. 

With these efforts, in sync with others, WZU hopes to achieve the objective of diversification in educational methods and goals, the management of teaching affairs. The graduates from WZU are well received by employers both from an outside Wenzhou because of their preparedness and suitability to their jobs and also their open and innovative minds. In current years, the employment rates of WZU graduates is steadily kept at above 90% and it has been found through follow-up investigation that over 92.5% of employers are satisfied with graduates from WZU.

Wenzhou University had been authorized to recruit international students, and it is one of the earliest Bases of Chinese Language Education. Many fields are open in WZU to cooperate with foreign institutions of higher learning. Today, WZU has entered into cooperative relationships with over 20 educational institutions and scientific research institutes of U.S., U.K., and Japan in the form of joint educational programs, student exchanges, visiting scholar schemes, and so on. Wenzhou University takes root in the city of Wenzhou, provides educational service to the whole Zhejiang province, and in the meantime is also targeting opportunities from both home and abroad.

The university is going all out to build itself into an extensive university emphasize both teaching and research, which highlights the regional characteristics of Wenzhou, and in turn becomes a center of talents fostering and technological innovation for Wenzhou and its neighboring areas. Wenzhou University also strives to lead the way in the combination and integration of production, learning, and research; to become the training center of teachers for basic education, and to become an energetic lifelong learning base for the broader community.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ),

What is the world ranking of this University?

The Country rank of this University is 174 and the world rank is 1395.

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) sometimes 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.

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 programme.

To get admission information or any kind of queries, please contact:

China: +8613122199832 (Whatsapp/Wechat/Viber/IMO)


Scholarships 30%
Result Status 80%
Foreign Students 45%
Positive Reviews 80%
University Ranking 85%

All Programs

Undergraduate Programs in English at Wenzhou University, China

Program Degree Teaching Medium Duration Tuition fee(CNY) Entrance Time
English Bachelor English 4 Years 16000.00 / Year September
Chemical Engineering and Technology Bachelor English 4 Years 18000.00 / Year September
Chemistry Bachelor English 4 Years 18000.00 / Year September
International Economy and Trade Bachelor English 4 Years 16000.00 / Year September
Mechanical Engineering Bachelor English 4 Years 18000.00 / Year September

Postgraduate Programs in English at Wenzhou University, China

Program Degree Teaching Medium Duration Tuition fee(CNY) Entrance Time
English Language & Literature Master English 3 Years 18000.00 / Year September
Chemistry Master English 3 Years 22000.00 / Year September

Fees Details

Cost for Study at Wenzhou University, China

1.  Hostel Fee:

  • Double Room: 4,000 RMB/ semester 

2.  Food:  100 USD /Month

3.  Tuition Fee:

  • Bachelor Degree :  16000 -18000 RMB/year.
  • Master Degree in :  18000 – 22000 RMB/year.


Students are required to pay fees by Chinese Currency to the university upon students’ arriving in China and registration at the university by themselves or Telegraphic Transfer through the bank in US Dollar which equal value CNY to the university bank account. You shall make up the amount if the Currency Exchange Rate difference or intermediate bank service charge deduction upon your registration at the university.

All fees may change without prior notice.

After You Are Admitted

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

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, International students are recommended to follow the simple instructions.

Foreign applicants must provide the following documents to apply:

1.  Application Form  fills in Chinese or in English.

2.  Passport & Passport Size Photo (Scan copy )

  • 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.  Transcripts & Certificates  (Must be Notarized Copy )

Students for Bachelor Degree need to provide their school transcripts and certificates. For Master Degree Applicants have to bring their undergraduate transcripts and certificates.  And Doctorate Degree studies must provide their both (undergraduate and graduate) transcripts and certificates.

Please take as a note that is, all the transcripts and certificates should be notarized.

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

4.  English Proficiency Certificate

In China, some universities does not asked IELTS but if you study in Chinese Taught for CSC scholarship, English Proficiency Certificate need to have ready. If you have IELTS already then you are lucky to study in China without delay.

5.  CV/Resume

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

6.  Study Plan or Research Proposal (Ms/PhD)

Applicants for graduate studies need a study plan or research proposal in Chinese or in English (no less than 800 words). This document is required only for Ms or PhD applicants.

7.  Recommendation Letter (Ms/PhD)

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

8.  Published Academic Papers or Other Academic Achievements (if  applicable).

9.  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.

10.  Bank Statement

Bank statements must show to any foreign country for the purpose of a visitor or a business or an immigrants. For the study purpose in foreign countries also need to show bank statement. So dear applicants, you will need to have ready your all documents. Sponsorship can be your parents or anyone whom are your blood related.

11.  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 admission@digiedupro.com.  Dear applicants, if you have any queries then don’t hesitate to contact our consultant. Here is our  Consultant’s contact number : +8613632437050/ +8618852867225.

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Scholarship Information

Scholarships in Wenzhou University, China for International Student

Zhejiang Provincial Government Scholarship for Overseas Students, which is supported by Zhejiang government offering for doctor candidate, master candidate, undergraduate student and visiting students who stayed in China for more than one semester.

1.  Qualifications

  • Applicants must have graduated from high school for a Bachelor Degree and for the Master Degree, applicants must have a bachelor’s degree.
  • Applicants must be Non-Chinese nationals, holding a valid passport and in good health.
  • Respect Chinese customs and maintain friendship with people from all over the world.
  • Abide by Chinese laws, rules and the regulations of the university.
  • Study hard and the annual comprehensive results are above average.
  • Applicants haven’t got any other types of Chinese government scholarship at the same time.

2.  Application Materials

  • Application form.
  • scan copy of passport.
  • scan copy of approved academic certificate and transcript (Notarized).
  • scan copy of health certificate.
  • Recommendation letters. (Ms/PhD)


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.

Why choose us?

Wenzhou University (WZU), curl up within green mountains and blue waterways in the beautiful coastal city of Wenzhou in southern Zhejiang province, is a dynamic and comprehensive regional university growing alongside the Reform & Opening-up momentum of China and presenting a rich cultural atmosphere and fine educational tradition. 

There are more than 2,500 colleges and universities in China, among which WZU ranks No. 1 in the “application-oriented universities” category, Top 10 in terms of the strength of its Entrepreneurship Education program, and Top 10% by overall ranking. Originated in 1933 by Mr. Huang Suchu, a renowned industrialist, WZU has merged and integrated 6 schools in its development and progress. This university is among the first batch of state-approved Chinese Language and Culture Education Base, designated by the Chinese Ministry of Education (MOE) to accept Chinese Government Scholarship students, and is approved to accept overseas Chinese students and students from Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan.

International students applying to study at WZU can apply for Chinese Government Scholarship, Confucius Institute Scholarship, Zhejiang Provincial Government Scholarship, and Wenzhou University Scholarship for International Students. Its academic programs cover nine discipline areas including Literature, Science, Engineering, Law, Education, Economics, History, Management, and Art. It offers 46 postgraduate programs & 57 undergraduate programs. The number of full-time faculty and staff is 1,719. It has around 14,000 undergraduates, 1,500 postgraduates, 500 international students, and about 13,000 part-time students annually for continuing education.

 Wenzhou University strongly implements the strategy of educational internationalization and is vigorously engaged in various international exchanges and cooperation. As of June 2017, WZU has founded exchange and cooperation relations with more than 70 universities and research institutes from around 20 countries and regions such as America, Canada, UK, Australia, the Netherlands, Germany, Japan, and Korea.

Presently, Wenzhou University has founded an Italy Campus in collaboration with University of Siena, Italy, a China-U.S. cooperatively-run school Wenzhou-Kean University, a China-Denmark joint undergraduate program in International Sales and Marketing Management, a Chinese mainland and Taiwan cross-strait cooperation undergraduate program in Electronic Information Engineering, a Confucius Institute with Burapha University, Thailand and a China- Thailand 3+1 dual bachelor degrees program in Chinese. Language & Literature with Burapha University (3 years in Thailand and the 4th year in China).

Wenzhou is a modern coastal city advantageously situated near the East China Sea and halfway up China’s mainland coastline. The mid-subtropical monsoon climate of Wenzhou is featured with 4 distinctive seasons, moderate temperatures and pleasant weather. WZU is conveniently connected with other major cities in China, with only 1 hour to Shanghai, 2 hours to Beijing, Guangzhou or Hong Kong by air. Its main campuses are situated in Wenzhou Chashan University Town which is surrounded by green mountains and picturesque water views.

The university is only half 30 min away from both the train station and the airport. The rapidly growing export trade & vibrant private economy bring Wenzhou University great opportunities to collaborate with institutions and enterprises both domestically and globally.  The university has always attached great importance to overseas students education and all the 57 undergraduate programs and 46 postgraduate programs are open to international students. Considering the limited Chinese language ability of some international applicants, WZU offers international students with English-taught programs at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Those special programs are great opportunities for overseas students to learn specialty knowledge and in the meantime to get a better understanding of China’s language and cultures. Amongst all of the international offerings in WZU, Chinese Language, International Business & Trade, International Law, Mechanical Engineering, Chemistry, Software Engineering, Biotechnology, Entrepreneurship Studies (Master of Education) are the most favorite majors to international students.


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