Yanshan University

Province : HebeiQinhuangdao                               University Ranking : 850

About University

Yanshan University

Yanshan University is derived back to the Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT) and it was founded in 1920. The Department of Heavy Machinery of HIT and it’s connected specialties moved to the strategic industrial city of Fulaji, Qiqihar in Northeast China’s Heilongjiang Province in the year of 1958, and was recalled the School of Heavy Machinery of HIT. After 2 years, YSU has became independent as the Northeast Heavy Machinery Institute, and in 1978, it was licensed as one of the 88 national key institutions of higher learning.  

In 1985, it has started to relocate southward to the historic sea-coast town of Qinhuangdao in Hebei Province and completed the migration in 1997 when it was licensed by the former State Education Commission to apply the present name of Yanshan University (YSU). The YSU campus covers an area of 5,000 mu (or 330 hectares) with a complete construction area of around 1 million m2. At present, the faculty and worker of this university has 2700, including 1,700 teachers, among them 326 are professors (including 113 doctoral advisors) and 422 are associate professors. The university contains student  population of 37,000.  

YSU has 5 postdoctoral research stations, 13 disciplines and 80 subdisciplines conferring master degrees, 15 masters of engineering programs, 1 Master of Public Administration (MPA) program, 6 disciplines and 35 subdisciplines conferring doctoral degrees, 1 Master of Business Administration (MBA) program, as well as 60 undergraduate programs. With such a wide range of programs, YSU has become a multiversity with emphasis laid on engineering studies and importance attached to economics, management, liberal arts, sciences, law and education.   

YSU composed of 18 colleges and 1 independent department. Yanshan University runs 4 key disciplines of national defense, and 11 provincial key disciplines, 5 national key disciplines, and 12 key provincial laboratories and engineering centers. The university is recognized for its world-renowned achievements in the development of whole-set heavy machinery and equipment, the technology and equipment of precision plasticity figuration, technology of thermal treatment of big forging,  the theory and technology of parallel robots, the technology of fluid transmission and electro-hydraulic servo-systems, the technology of mega amorphous bodies, metastable materials and technology, the theory and technology of industrial automation etc.   

Yanshan University has achieved 15 national scientific and technological awards since 1996, including 3 first-class China State Science and Technology Progress Awards, 8 2nd-class Awards, 2 third-class Awards, 1 State Technology Invention Award, and 1 second-class National Natural Sciences Award. The university has more than 230 national research projects, including those funded by the 973 Programs, the 863 Programs, as well as the National Natural Sciences Foundation and the National Social Sciences Foundation. 

In 1999, YSU established its advance park in the Qinhuangdao Economic and Technological Development Zone. It was formerly legal by the Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology and Ministry of Education as a national university science park in September 2003, therefore turning into one among the 34 national university science parks of its kind. YSU also attaches great importance to international academic exchange and collaboration, and has conducted joint study and research programs with institutions from the United Kingdom, the United States, France, Italy, Ireland, Japan, Korea, Canada, Norway, Germany, etc.

Qinhuangdao town in which YSU is found is a coastal resort city just 260 km northeast of Beijing. As one of the Class A traveler destinations in China, Qinhuangdao attracts visitors from home and abroad with the beginning of the Great Wall (or LaoLongtou), the primary  Pass Under Heaven (the Shanhai Guan) on the Great Wall, the summer resort Beidaihe Beach, the sandy Golden Beach at the Nandaihe area, the safari zoo, and other scenic spots which are all within easy access.

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 850.

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 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 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


Bachelor-Program Course Duration Starting Date Tuition Fee / Year Language
Business Administration 4 years September ¥15,700 Chinese
International Economics and Trade 4 years September ¥15,700 Chinese
Accounting 4 years September ¥15,700 Chinese
Industrial Engineering 4 years September ¥15,700 Chinese
Economics 4 years September ¥15,700 Chinese
Electronic Commerce 4 years September ¥15,700 Chinese
Automation 4 years September ¥15,700 Chinese
Electrical Engineering and Automation 4 years September ¥15,700 Chinese
Biomedical Engineering 4 years September ¥15,700 Chinese
Electronic and Information Engineering 4 years September ¥15,700 Chinese
Telecommunication Engineering 4 years September ¥15,700 Chinese
Software Engineering 4 years September ¥15,700 Chinese
Civil Engineering 4 years September ¥15,700 Chinese
Electronic Information and Technology 4 years September ¥15,700 Chinese
Vehicle Engineering 4 years September ¥15,700 Chinese
Petroleum Engineering 4 years September ¥15,700 Chinese
Administrative Management 4 years September ¥15,700 Chinese
Chinese Language and Literature 4 years September ¥15,700 Chinese


Master-Program Course Duration Starting Date Tuition Fee / Year Language
Information and Telecommunication Engineering 2.5 Years September   ¥24,800    English
Computer Science and Technology 2.5 Years September   ¥24,800   English
Electronic Science and Technology 2.5 Years September   ¥24,800    English
Corporation Management 2.5 Years September   ¥24,800   English
Electromechanical Engineering 2.5 Years September   ¥24,800    English
Environmental Science 

and Engineering

2.5 Years September   ¥24,800    English
Biomedical Engineering 2.5 Years September   ¥24,800    English
Control Theory and Engineering 2.5 Years September   ¥24,800   English
Electric Power Systems 

and Automation

2.5 Years September   ¥24,800    English
Oil-Gas Field Development Engineering 2.5 Years September   ¥24,800   English
MBA 2.5 Years September   ¥24,800   English
Accounting 2.5 years September ¥19,800 Chinese
Machinery Manufacturing 

and Automation

2.5 years September ¥19,800 Chinese
Electromechanical Engineering 2.5 years September ¥19,800 Chinese


Doctor-Program Course Duration Starting Date Tuition Fee / Year Language
Management Science and Engineering 4 years September ¥23,100 Chinese
Machinery Manufacturing and Automation 4 years September ¥23,100 Chinese
Electro-mechanical Engineering 4 years September ¥23,100 Chinese
Materials Processing Engineering 4 years September ¥23,100 Chinese
Electronics and Electric Transmission 4 years September ¥23,100 Chinese
Electronic Science and Technology 4 years September ¥23,100 Chinese
Computer Science and Technology 4 years September ¥23,100 Chinese
Software Engineering 4 years September ¥23,100 Chinese
Vehicle Engineering 4 years September ¥23,100 Chinese

Fees Details

Expenses in Yanshan University

1. Tuition Fee:

  • Bachelor Degree: 15,700 RMB/ Year
  • Master Degree: 19,800 RMB/ Year
  • Doctoral Degree: 23,100 to 28,100 RMB/ Year

2. Service Fee: 50 USD

3. Insurance fee:

  • 300 RMB for six months
  • 600 RMB for one year

4. Dormitory Fee:

  • Single Room: 40 RMB/ day/ person
  • Double Room: 50 RMB/ day/ person

5. Living Costs: 2,000 to 2,500 RMB/ Month

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 following simple instructions. International applicants must provide the following documents to apply:

1.  Application Form fills in Chinese or in English.

2.  Passport & Passport Size Photo (Scan copy of the applicant’s )

3.  Transcripts & Certificates  (Must be Notarized Copy )

For Bachelor Degree applicants, they need to only provide high school transcripts and certificates. And for Master Degree applicants, they need to  show their undergraduate transcripts and certificates.  Applicants for Doctorate Degree have to provide their both (undergraduate and graduate) transcripts and certificates. 

Note: All the applicants degree (Bachelor, Masters and Doctorate) transcripts and certificates should be notarized and language should be in Chinese or English version.

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 make their CV if you want to study abroad in your desired country. In your Resume or CV, there have to be your 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

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

7.  Recommendation Letter

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 more queries please don’t hesitate to knock our consultants . Here is our  Consultant’s contact number : +8613632437050/ +8618852867225.  

Scholarship Information

Hebei Province Government Scholarship Program

Categories of applicants

  1. The government scholarship is planned for foreign students excluding Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan students who study in the relevant universities that are subordinate to the Education Department of Hebei Province. The foreign students should be friendly to China, earn good grades, and have good moral character, including doctoral students, graduate students, undergraduates and non-degree long-term students who study language program for more than half a year.
  2. MBA is instructed in English

 Criteria & Eligibility

  • Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens and be in good health holding foreign passport;
  • Applicants for doctoral degree program must have a master’s degree and be under the age of 40.
  • Applicants for master’s degree program must have a bachelor’s degree and be under the age of 35.
  • Applicants for undergraduate programs must have senior high school diploma with good academic performance and be under the age of 25. 
  • Applicants must not own Chinese Government Scholarship, scholarships awarded by their countries and scholarships of other types.

 Application Documents

  • Application Form
  • Scan copy of passport (the page with photo)
  • Physical examination form for foreigners 
  • Notarized highest diploma and Academic transcripts
  • resume

Why choose us?

Yanshan University (YSU) is a provincially renowned university in Qinhuangdao, Hebei, China. The  university began life as the Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT) in 1920, which was moved to the industrial town of Fulaji, Qiqihar in northeast China’s Heilongjiang Province and then renamed the School of Heavy Machinery of HIT.

Yanshan University developed independence as the Northeast Heavy Machinery Institute and moved southward to the historic resort city of Qinhuangdao in 1985. It was authorized by the former State Education Commission in 1997 and adopted the name Yanshan University. The campus covers 330 hectares and has a student population of 37,000, with a faculty and staff team of 2,700.

YSU composed of 18 schools and 1 independent department: School of mechanical engineering; School of Material Science and engineering; School of Electrical and Electronic engineering; School of information technology and engineering; School of economics and management; School of foreign languages; School of environmental and chemical engineering; School of civil engineering and mechanics; School of sciences; School of humanities and law; School of postgraduate studies; School of international exchange; Li Ren School; School of vocational training; School of Fine arts; School of automotive and energy engineering;  School of continuous education; the School of defense technology; and department of physical education.

Qinhuangdao City, where Yanshan University is located. It is a coastal resort city 260 km northeast of Beijing. The city is one of China’s most popular tourist destinations, attracting visitors from China and across the world. First scenic spot is the First Pass Under Heaven (the Shanhai Guan) on the Great Wall, the summer resort Beidaihe Beach, the sandy Golden Beach at the Nandaihe area, the safari zoo, and so many other scenic spots which are easy to access.