Yangtze Normal University

Yangtze Normal University

Provinces: Chongqing-Fuling                                University World Ranking: 3653

About University

Yangtze Normal University:

The story of Yangtze Normal University(YZNU) starts 80 years ago. Established in 1931, located in the ancient capital of Ba Kingdom-Fuling District of middle Chongqing. Yangtze Normal University is one of the reputed university in china. YZNU is a full time regular undergraduate university supervised by Chongqing Municipal Government. In 2006, Fuling Normal University got its final name to Yangtze Normal University after renamed many times with the permission of the Ministry of Education. YZNU achieve many awards for recognition of campus facilities, forestry programs and its commitment to community service such as Civilized School in Chongqing, Advanced Units of Social Welfare Activities by National Higher School Students and Advanced Units of Protecting River. 

Filing Teachers College is the setting of Peter Hessler’s memoir River Town: 2 Years on the Yangtze, completed and published after he served as a U.S. Peace Corps volunteer from 1996 to 1998. meanwhile, Fuling Teachers College was in the Jiangdong area, now it is a newly built near Lidu.

Yangtze Normal University has 53 undergraduate courses eight key disciplines in Yangtze Normal University, such as literature, science, law, engineering, economics, and science of management, education, and historiography. 5 key disciplines including modern Chinese literature, ancient Chinese literature, politics, Physical Chemistry, and Condensed Matter Physics. Yangtze Normal University built 11 research institutes in Chongqing, those are Three Gorges culture and customs research center, Wujiang economic and cultural research center and Primary education research center. Among those Three Gorges, cultures and customs research center is only minority preparatory education based in Chongqing.

Yangtze Normal University has around 1478 faculty and staff. YZNU has 1042 teachers among them 20% are doctorate, including 720 full-time teachers, of whom 160 are associate professors and 470 teachers with senior professional titles. Moreover, there are more than 100 master’s degree holders, 20 part-time professors, and 4 foreign teachers. 

Yangtze Normal University has made great steps for building and research specialties. It has 54 scientific research and for humanities and social sciences and 2 engineering research centers in Chongqing. YZNU has three campuses Lidu, Jiangdong, and Jianfu, cover over 320 acres including building area 500,000 square meters. There has a biochemistry experiment building with a complex laboratory building and a teaching building, especially for art students. In additionally, education and training center, an athletic field with over 400-meter standard track, a gymnasium, and a basketball court.

Since 2001, more than 70 students achieve national awards in national English contest for college students, national mathematics contest in modeling, national teaching skills contest for the national applied information technology and the English majors of higher normal schools contest.

Since 1982, more than 31,000 students including more than 200 overseas students have graduated from this university and become the backbone teachers & the leaders in schools in Southeast Chongqing. Since 2001, YZNU has trained more than 7000 teachers for primary and middle school in Chongqing. This is a huge contribution to local economic and social development. At the same time, it trained many talented teachers for Tibet and the minority area in Southeast Chongqing. This university has a  library, with an electronic reading-room with a hundred twenty seats, and collection over 1.00.000 books and 160,000 copies of E-books & more than 2,000 Chinese and overseas magazines.

Yangtze Normal University is starting to established an international exchange offer including 16 countries like the US, Mexico, Australia, Poland, Japan, South Korea, Thailand, Fiji, Congo, Yemen, Kazakhstan, Burundi, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malaysia, Indonesia.

University's Program Types





Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ),

What is the world ranking of this University?

The Country rank of this University is 580 and the world rank is 3653.

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.

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 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 Course Duration Starting Date Tuition Fee Language
Senior Chinese Language Visiting Class 1 year February, September ¥12,000 Chinese
Junior Chinese Language Visiting Class 1 year February, September ¥12,000 Chinese


Bachelor-Program Course Duration Starting Date Tuition Fee / Year Language
Environmental science 4 years 2017-09-01 ¥14,000 English
Tourism Management (Hotel Management) 4 years September ¥14,000 English
Bio science 4 years September ¥14,000 English
International Economics and Trade 4 years September ¥14,000 English
Chemical Engineering and Technology 4 years September ¥14,000 English
Chinese Language and Literature 4 years September ¥14,000 Chinese

Fees Details

Detailed information of  Yangtze Normal University Fees Structure

1. Fees for undergraduate program

  • Tuition Fee: 14,000 RMB/Year

2. Fees for Chinese Language Program

  • Tuition Fee: 12,000 RMB/Year

3. Accommodation Fees:

  • Double room: 3,000 RMB/Year/person
  • Single room: 6,000 RMB/Year/Person

(The accommodation deposit: 300 RMB/Person)

4. Insurance Fee: 800 RMB/Year

5. Book and Materials Fee: around 500 RMB/Semester

6. Medical Fee: about 400 RMB

7. Resident permit: 400-800 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

Applying for any course at Yangtze Normal 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 go out of 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 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 have to prepare a CV or resume for applying in abroad country. CV act 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 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 letter has 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

Yangtze Normal University Scholarship:

In order to help international students better study and live in the school, and to improve their enthusiasm for learning, Yangtze Normal University has set up the Scholarship.
Application Requirements
(1) Applicants should be non-Chinese citizens and be in good health.
(2) Applicants for undergraduate program must have senior high school diploma with good academic performance.
(3) Study hard and the annual comprehensive result is above average.
(4) Behave well, respect teachers, and unite classmates.
Application Materials
(1) Application Form.
(2) Scan copy of notarized highest diploma and transcripts.

Why choose us?

Yangtze Normal University (YZNU) is a full-time ordinary undergraduate university kept running by the Chongqing Municipal Government. The university is situated in Fuling District where the Yangtze River meets Wujiang River.  In June 2017, Yangtze Normal University approved as the Experimental University for the Reform and Development of Aesthetic Education in Chongqing Colleges and Universities. The layout of Yangtze Normal University has made excellent contributions to local economic development and social development.

Yangtze Normal University has 3 campuses in Lidu, Jiangdong, and Jianfu, the university’s library covers a constricted region of 40,000 square meters, flaunts an accumulation of 1.35 million books, 14 databases in various classifications and a volume of 25 TB computerized assets. YZNU has created 10 disciplines. At present, it has 3 metropolitan key controls, 9 civil superb educational modules, 4 city key educational programs, 1 national specific major and 2 city particular majors.   

YZNU established international exchange and cooperation, attract and encourage international students from different states and regions in the world to study here. It is a multi-discipline and multi-layer comprehensive university. Every year YZNU organized an international festival and contest, in order to international students and Chinese students can develop friendships and dispatch their national culture in the multicultural exchange.    

The teachers were complete 63 state-level projects such as the National Natural Science Fund and the Social Science Fund. Yangtze Normal University is also one of the key universities which support national ministries and commissions and Chongqing Municipality in “354 projects”, and more than 200 horizontal scientific research projects.

Fuling, Chongqing, China


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