Yangtze Normal University

Provinces: Chongqing-Fuling                                University World Ranking: 3653

About University

Yangtze Normal University:

Yangtze Normal University(YZNU) traditional Chinese is a full-time, comprehensive university under the administration of the Chongqing Municipal Government of the People’s Republic of China. The campus situated in Fuling District, at the conjunction of the Yangtze and Wu Rivers, the historic capital of the ancient Ba Tribe. This university is the only teachers’ college in the ecological and economic zone of the Three Gorges Reservoir Area & the minority area in Southeast Chongqing.

The history of YZNU dates back to 1901 during the reign of the Guangxu Emperor in the late Qing dynasty, as the Fuling Official Academy of Classical Learning. It was established as a college in 1982, was renamed Fuling Teachers College in 1993,  promoted to university status in 2001 by merging Fuling Teachers College & Fuling Education Institute.

In 2006, Fuling Normal University changed it’s name to Yangtze Normal University with the ratification of the Ministry of Education. The university has achieved some honorable awards in recognition of its campus facilities, forestry programs and its commitment to community services, such as “Civilized School in Chongqing”, “Advanced Units of Social Welfare Activities by National Higher School Students” and “Advanced Units of Protecting Mother River”.

Fuling 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, while now it is in the newly built Lidu neighborhood. There is a full-time enrollment of approximately 13,200 students, who can share a variety of teaching and laboratory facilities with a value over fifty million Yuan.

The university has around 1400 faculty and staff, including 720 full-time teachers, of whom 160 are associate professors, and 41 are professors. Moreover, there are more than 100 doctors and master’s degree holders, 20 part-time professors and 4 foreign teachers. Yangtze Normal University has made great strides in its building and research specialties. It comprises eighteen departments (or colleges), providing thirty five specialties for undergraduate students.

The programs fall into eight disciplines, such as literature, science, law, engineering, economics, and science of management, education and historiography. There are 5 key disciplines of the university level: Modern Chinese Literature, Ancient Chinese Literature, Education of Marxist Theory and Education in Ideology & Politics, Physical Chemistry, and Condensed Matter Physics. There are eleven research institutes in the university, including the 3 “Gorges Culture and Customs Research Center”, the “Wujiang Economic and Culture Research Center” and the “Primary Education Research Center”. This is the only Center of Preparatory Courses for Ethnic Minority Education in Chongqing and is the Research Center of Immigration Training for the Three Gorges Area, the Center for Teachers Training for Primary and Middle School in Chongqing and the key research center for Humanities and Social Sciences in Chongqing.

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

In addition, there is a biochemistry experiment building, a complex laboratory building, a teaching building for art students, an education and training center, an athletic field with over 400 meter standard track, a gymnasium, and a basketball hall.

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- 2020. 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

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.

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 undergrad university kept running by the Chongqing Municipal Government. The university is situated in Fuling District where Yangtze River meets Wujiang River.

Yangtze Normal University has 3 grounds 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.

The school was known as the support for instructors in the three regions (zone of Three Gorges, territory of minorities, rocky region of Southeast Chongqing) for it has taught a great many abilities for the nation since 1977.

Fuling, Chongqing, China


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