Graduate Programs for International Students of Chengdu University





Teaching Language


Business School

Business Administration (postgraduate)



Accounting (postgraduate)




College of Chinese & ASEAN Arts (School of Fine Arts and   Design)

Art (postgraduate)


Visual Communication Design can be taught in English

Fine Arts (postgraduate)




College of Chinese & ASEAN Arts (School of Music and Dance)

Music (Instrumental Performance) (postgraduate)



Music (Vocal Art) (postgraduate)




College of Chinese & ASEAN Arts (School of Film and   Animation)

Broadcasting and TV (Film and Animation) (postgraduate)



  • Requirements of admission:

1) Non-Chinese citizens aged 18 and above (by September 1, 2020) holding a valid foreign ordinary passport;

2) For former Chinese citizens who have become foreign nationals, follow Notice by the Ministry of Education of Regulating Admission of International Students in China's Higher Education Institutions (JWH [2020] No. 12);

3) Must have a bachelor's degree or above with good grades;

4) Must abide by Chinese laws and regulations and the rules and regulations of Chengdu University;

5) Must be in good health.

  • Materials required:

1) Copy of certificate and notarized copy of the highest academic degree;

2) Copy of undergraduate transcript;

3) Personal statement, including self-introduction, educational background, goal and plan of studying in China;

4) Two letters of recommendation from associate professors (and above) (if not available, the applicant need to be interviewed by the college/school);

5)  Applicants for the School of Fine Arts and Design should submit at least 10 works; applicants for the Animation major should submit 10 works, and applicants for the Broadcasting and TV Editing major should submit a set of film and television work (including the video and script);

6) Copy of passport;

7)  Copy of health form;

8) Copy of Certificate of No Criminal Record;

9) Recent (shot within 3 months) bareheaded front ID photo (white background);

10) HSK (Level IV) Certificate obtained within two years (for majors taught in Chinese);

11)  Bank statement issued within 2 months (bank deposit should be RMB 30,000 or above);

12)  Transfer certificate and existing visa or residence certificate (required if the student has a visa issued by another school at the time of application).

13)  Applicants may be asked to supplement materials that the college/school deems necessary, including taking interviews.

* All the above materials should be in English or Chinese.

  • Application time

An academic year includes a spring semester and a fall semester. The beginning of each semester changes according to the time of the Chinese Lunar New Year.

Fall semester: usually from late August or early September to late December or early the following year

Spring semester: usually from late February or early March to mid-July

Deadline for 2021 spring semester applications: November 1, 2020-December 15, 2020Deadline for 2021 fall semester applications: March 1, 2021-June 15, 2021

  • Application procedure

1. Application
(1) Non-art majors: visit, register a personal account and follow the instructions to apply.
(2) Art majors: visit, register a personal account and follow the instructions to apply.

2. If the application is approved, the applicant will receive the JW202 form and Admission Letter after paying the registration fee as required.

3. The student can take the JW202 form and Admission Letter to the local embassy or consulate of the People's Republic of China to apply for a study visa (X1, X2).