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Undergraduate Programs

Q1:What are the requirements for applicants?

A:18 – 40 years old, high school graduates, decent grades, non Chinese passport holders. Applicants, who are under 18 as of 1st September 2015, are required to submit 2 original copies of guardianship letter issued by the police.

Q2:Are the courses taught entirely in Chinese?

A:All undergraduate courses are four years, taught in Chinese. Students who attain enough credits and fulfill all graduation requirements will be awarded their degree scroll and graduation certificate.

Q3:Can I still apply if I’m still in high school and have yet to receive my graduation certificate?

A:Yes. Please attach your most recent transcripts and expected final results in your application. If your application is accepted, please provide the original copy of graduation certificate during registration.

Q4:Can I still apply if I have not reached the required HSK level?

A: Applicants are encouraged to have their HSK results ready before application. Those who do not have will be required to provide some other proof of Chinese language proficiency exam during application. If you are accepted, please provide the required HSK results during registration.

Q5:Where can I find out more information about the departments, courses and modules offered?

A:Visit and click on International Students Undergraduate Admission Guide.

Q6:What is the cost of tuition?

A: Currency (RMB)

Student type

1 semester

1 year







Q7:When does the school term start? When should I start applying?

A:Our undergraduate programs commences only during the fall intake. Entrance exams are held from April to May yearly. Students should start preparing their applications at least half a year earlier.

Q8:What is the application process like?

1. Determine your eligibility for admission by checking the specific entry requirements for Undergraduate Admissions
2. Apply online at
3. Mail the necessary documents as required for admissions
4. Take the university entrance exam
5. If accepted, you will receive admission notice, visa application form, new students guide and all other related documents via post.

Q9:Do I still need to take the entrance exam if my documents are approved?

A: Entrance exam is a school wide admission procedure, compulsory for all undergraduates. Department specific interviews or written exams are determined by the faculty, it may not be required for all students.

Q10:Can undergraduates apply for scholarships? What are the scholarships available?


Scholarship Type

Student Type

Award amount

Beijing Normal University

 New Students Scholarship

New degree students

Full tuition, living allowance, insurance

Beijing Normal University


New and current degree students

1st Prize: 1 year tuition fee waiver

2nd Prize: 1 semester tuition fee waiver

Beijing Normal University

Scholarship (Current students)

Current degree students

1st Prize: 6000 RMB

2nd Prize: 4000 RMB

Distinguished Foreign Self-Funded

International Students Scholarship

Current degree students

5 months of living allowance,

 1400 RMB per month

Q11:Is foundation courses offered in Beijing Normal University?

A:Yes it is offered, please visit for more information.

Q12: What are the courses offered for international students?

A:Beijing Normal University currently offers 36 undergraduate courses for international students. Please visit Undergraduate Admissions, for more information.

Q13:Can undergraduates switch faculty or majors?

A:Students can apply for transfer after registration. Outcomes of the transfer depends on the faculty.