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Bachelor degree program

1. Introduction

China Agricultural University offers 65 undergraduate programs to international students. The undergraduate programs have a schooling system of 4 years, except that the veterinary medicine program requires 5 years. The programs are delivered in Chinese. Bachelor’s degree and graduation certificate are awarded to those who have finished all the course work required and passed thesis defense.


2. Qualification of Applicants

(1) Applicants must be aged at least 18 and less than 25, graduate from secondary school or hold a higher degree, should have good grades, a valid foreign passport, and non-Chinese citizenship.

(2) By regulations stated by the Ministry of Education in Document No. 83 (2009) Mainland Chinese (including Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan) immigrants who have renounced their original Chinese nationality and want to join a Chinese university, will be considered as foreign students if they have held a foreign passport or citizenship for more than four years and have lived abroad for more than 2 years out of 4 (9 months out of one year is considered as one year, estimations are to be made according to official stamps in a passport).

Applicants who had Chinese citizenship and changed it to a foreign one must submit the following documents: 1) Certificate of Naturalization; 2) Certificate of renouncing Chinese citizenship; 3) Printed copies of pages with entrance/exit stamps from a foreign passport showing records for the past 4 years (original document will also be checked); 4) Certificates of experience of study abroad for the past 4 years;

(3) Students applying for a Veterinary Medicine major must submit a New HSK level 5 certificate with a score above 250; others must provide a certificate of New HSK level 5.


3.  Application Deadline

The deadline for the application materials arrival at OIR is May 10th each year. The university will process the application after the deadline.


4. Application Procedure

The deadline for submitting the Application Form, together with other application materials to the Office of International Relations, China Agricultural University, by post mail or in person. 


5.Materials for Application

(1) The completed APPLICATION FORM FOR FOREIGNER WISHING TO STUDY AT CAU, signed by the applicant ;

(2) High School Diploma and transcripts in English or Chinese (Original or notarized copy); Certificate of expected graduation issued by high school (for applicants who will be graduating from high school in July);

(3) Photocopy of passport details (scanned copy or facsimiled copy);

(4) Certificate of HSK level 5 (HSK level 5 more than 230 points.)_or above the notarized photocopy;

(5) the Recommendation letter from senior high school;

      Supplementary materials shall be provided upon request.

      ★ All submitted documents should be in Chinese or English;

      ★ The admission fee is not refundable;

      ★ All submitted documents cannot be returned.


6. Review and Examination

The admission committee will review the application materials and select applicants for further examinations or interviews which are requested by some departments/schools. The applicants will be informed two weeks before the examinations or interviews. Students, with excellent performance both in conduct and study who have finished one level of study in China and continue to pursue a higher-level degree study in China, can be admitted by CAU without enrollment examinations. 


7. Inquiry and Admission Notice

The applicants will be admitted after they pass the examinations or interviews. Admission Notice, Visa Application Form for Study in China (JW202 Form), and Form of Physical Examination Record for Foreigners will be issued at the end of June each year.


8. Visa Application and Admission Registration

The admitted applicants should bring their Passport, Admission Notice, Visa Application Form (JW202), and Original copy of the Form of Physical Examination Record for Foreigners as well as other original documents of physical examination to the Embassy or Consulate of the People's Republic of China, and apply for a student visa (X1 visa). In autumn every year, the students shall come to the Office of International University, China Agricultural University for admission registration before the deadline indicated on the Admission Notice. The X1 visa holders must apply for a Residence Permit within 30 days after arrival in China.



9. Cost (in CNY)

Application Fee (Non-refundable): 400 per year

Tuition Fee (Per Year): 20,000

Insurance: 800 per year

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