Xiangtan University

Province: HunanXiangtan                              University Ranking: 987

About University

Xiangtan University

Founded in 1958, Xiangtan University (湘潭大学) is a comprehensive national key university sponsored by the great man Comrade Mao Zedong. On September 10 of the same year, Comrade Mao Zedong personally inscribed the name of the school “Xiangtan University” and kindly entrusted “We must run Xiangtan University well”. In 1974, Deng Xiaoping, Li Xiannian, and other central leading comrades approved the resumption of Xiangtan University. In 1978, the school was identified by the State Council as one of the 16 comprehensive key universities in the country. In 1981, the school became the first batch of master’s degree authorization units nationwide. Since the resumption of school, Hua Guofeng, Jiang Zemin, Li Peng, and other party and state leaders have paid high attention and kind attention to the construction and development of the school. On September 6, 2018, General Secretary Xi Jinping made important instructions to the school, hoping that Xiangtan University will take root in the hometown of great people and strive to make the school better and more distinctive.

It is the earliest comprehensive university of culture and science in China after the adjustment of departments in 1952. The school now has 24 colleges and has established two Confucius Institutes with 84 undergraduate majors in cooperation with the University of Leon in Spain and the University of Makerere in Uganda. There are 3 national key disciplines, 2 key disciplines with superior characteristics in Hunan Province, 19 key disciplines in Hunan Province during the “Twelfth Five-Year Plan”; 8 doctoral degree authorization sites for first-level disciplines, 69 doctoral authorization sites for second-level disciplines, There are 1 first-level discipline master degree authorization points, 180 second-level master degree authorization points, 10 master degree authorization points, and 11 post-doctoral research mobile stations.

The school has 1478 full-time teachers and 860 external teachers, and the proportion of teachers with senior titles or doctorate degrees exceeds 75%; teachers with overseas study experience reach 25%; successively from the United States, Britain, France, Japan and other countries A group of high-level experts and scholars have been introduced. There are 313 people with high professional titles and 496 people with deputy high professional titles.

There are 36,803 full-time students in the school, and 7,092 students at Xiangtan University (湘潭大学). In recent years, it has obtained 1 national comprehensive reform pilot specialty, 11 national specialty specialties, 9 national quality courses, 9 national quality resource sharing courses, and 2 national quality video open courses, 6 national-level teaching achievement awards. There are 2 engineering research centers of the Ministry of Education and 3 key laboratories of the Ministry of Education. The school was awarded the “Excellent” rating for the undergraduate teaching level assessment of the Ministry of Education twice in 2002 and 2008, and the “Excellent” rating for the quality evaluation of the postgraduate training process in Hunan Province in 2012. The school is one of the 50 “Typical Colleges for Graduate Employment” in 2012.

The school’s disciplines cover 10 categories such as literature, history, philosophy, science, engineering, medicine, economics, management, law, and art, forming a group of disciplines with prominent characteristics and obvious advantages. The ESI ranking of the three disciplines of chemistry, materials science, and engineering ranks in the top 1% of global universities and research institutions. Great influence, rheological mechanics, and consumer economics were also first created in our school and went to the whole country.

With the development of the school, the influence of Xiangtan University (湘潭大学) in international and domestic is increasing, and foreign exchanges and cooperation are also constantly strengthened. It has worked with more than 50 universities in more than 20 countries and regions such as France, Spain, Japan, Russia, the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, etc. The university has established a wide range of inter-school exchanges and cooperation relations and jointly established the “Confucius Institute at the University of Leon” with the University of Leon in Spain. The school is the only local university in the country that has established a reserve officer selection base. It was selected by the Guangzhou Military Region.

Based on the construction goals of “ecological campus, digital campus, and cultural campus”, Xiangtan University (湘潭大学) is becoming more and more perfect, and facilities for teaching, scientific research, learning, and life are all available. The ideal hall for teachers’ teaching and scientific research. The campus green space rate has reached 52%, and the green coverage rate has reached 55%. Basically, three squares as the core, four mountains, three gardens, three springs and other scenic spots as the main body, water bodies such as Human, lotus pond, Qin Lake Linked landscape ecological campus system; the scale and management of student apartments reach the first-class level in the country.

University's Program Types





Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ),

What is the world ranking of this University?

The Country rank of this University is 107 and the world rank is 987.

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 4 week 2000 RMB per week Chinese
Chinese Language and Culture Non Degree 1 year 4410 RMB per ear 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
Chinese for Foreigners Bachelor 4 years 21500 RMB per year  Chinese
Chinese Language and Literature Bachelor 4 years 246000 RMB per year  Chinese
Law Bachelor 4 years 17000 RMB per year  Chinese

Master’s Program:

Program Degree Duration Tuition Fees(CNY) Teaching Medium
Business Administration (Specializing in International Trade) Master 2 Years 18000 RMB per year English
Chemical Engineering and Technology Master 2 Years 30000 RMB per year English
Mechanical Manufacture and Automation Master 2 Years 22000 RMB per year English
Computer Software and Theory Master 2 Years 22000 RMB per year English
Criminal Law Master 2 Years 19000 RMB per year Chinese
Environmental and Resource Protection Law Master 2 Years 21000 RMB per year Chinese
Economy & Technology of Mineral Resources Master 2 Years 24000 RMB per year Chinese

Doctoral Degree:

Program Degree Duration Tuition Fees(CNY) Teaching Medium
Ancient Chinese Literature Doctoral 3 Years 24000 RMB per year Chinese

Fees Details

Expenses in Xiangtan University

  1. Tuition fee: 
  • Non Degree: 2000 RMB
  • Bachelor Degree: 14000 RMB per Year
  • Master’s Degree: 18000 RMB per YearDoctoral Degree : 23000 per Year
  1. Accommodation Fee: 
  • Single Room: 300RMB per Month
  • Double Room: 150 RMB per Month
  1. Food cost: 150 USD per Month
  2. Application Fee: 400 RMB
  3. Living expanse: 1000 RMB to 2000 RMB per month
  4. Medical checkup: 300 RMB
  5. Insurance fee: 600- 1000 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 Xiangtan 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: admission@digiedupro.com.

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

Xiangtan 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?

Xiangtan University (湘潭大学) is a comprehensive national key university initiated by Chairman Mao Zedong in person, writing the name of the school, and kindly entrusting it to be run. It is located in Xiangtan City, the hometown of Chairman Mao. The school is joint support of the Hunan Provincial People ’s Government and the Ministry of Education for the construction of colleges and universities. It is the first batch of units with the right to grant master ’s degrees in the country. The first batch of colleges to recruit international students. The school’s comprehensive school strength has consistently ranked among the top 100 universities in the country.

Xiangtan University (湘潭大学) actively implements the “three high” science and technology revitalization strategy of striving for high-level projects, producing high-level results, and building high-level platforms, and adheres to the idea of   “seeking support with service and developing with the contribution” to become a local economic and social development. “Thinking bank, talent pool, science, and technology bank” as the goal, scientific research, and scientific and technological development work has achieved remarkable results.

Adhering to the school motto of “Education and Practice, Prosperity and Innovation”, Xiangtan University (湘潭大学)  has always attached great importance to the quality of talent cultivation, and the quality of education and teaching enjoys a good social reputation. It has formed a school-based structure with undergraduate education as the main body and steady development of graduate education.

The school has achieved outstanding achievements in the establishment of national projects in the past five years, among which the number of national social science fund projects ranked among the top 30 universities in the country; the number of papers cited by SCI and EI and the number of international citations of these papers has consistently ranked 80 in national universities The number of SCI and EI papers published has ranked first in Hunan Province ’s universities for five consecutive years. The graduates of Xiangtan University are well received and praised by employers for their good foundation, high quality, strong ability, hard work, and pioneering spirit. The employment rate of graduates has been maintained at more than 91%. Students’ entrance examinations have become a common practice, and many college and class students have an admission rate of over 45%.

In recent years, the influence of the school in international and domestic has been increasing, and foreign exchanges and cooperation have been continuously strengthened. The school has established extensive and in-depth inter-school exchanges and cooperation with more than 60 internationally renowned universities in more than 20 countries and regions including the United States, Britain, and Germany. The school currently has two Confucius Institutes approved by Hanban-the Confucius Institute at the University of Leon in Spain and the Confucius Institute at the University of Makerere in Uganda.

Xiangtan University (湘潭大学) will adhere to the guidance of Xi Jinping’s new era of socialism with Chinese characteristics as a guide, deeply implement the spirit of the General Secretary’s important instructions to Xiangtan University, promote the spirit of Xiangda that keeps the entrustment, hard work, and pursuit of excellence, and take root in the hometown of great men to run socialism with Chinese characteristics Universities, accelerate the construction of “double first-class”, and make greater contributions to the realization of the Chinese Dream of the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation.