Founded in 1963, CUHK is a forward-looking comprehensive research university with a global vision and a mission to combine tradition with modernity, and to bring together China and the West.

The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen (CUHK Shenzhen) is located in a picturesque site to the south of Universiade Park in Longgang District. The green, rolling hills and serene lake provide for an optimal learning environment.

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📚About the Program

Bachelor’s in Computer Science and Engineering (School of Science and Engineering) at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen (CUHK-Shenzhen)

Computer Science and Engineering is the core subject of the information age. It is also one of the fields that span across disciplinary boundaries and have found wide applications. China has made remarkable progress in the past decade, and information and communication technology has been the main driving force of its economic development. Computers have now permeated into all sectors and aspects of society and have been used in industry, commerce, finance, military, science and technology, education, media, entertainment, etc. With the advancement of computerization, the demand for computer scientists will become increasingly prominent. This is especially true in the Pearl River Delta area, where Computer Science and Engineering graduates with a world vision will be in very high demand in many industries.

CUHK (SZ) strives to become a world-class teaching and research institute and is committed to carrying out cutting-edge research in the fields of Computer Science and Engineering. To realize this goal, the staff of high-caliber has been globally recruited, curricula carefully designed, and campus facility purposely built. Students will have ample opportunities to interact with the teachers/researchers in classrooms and in research labs, although this programme mainly focuses on basic knowledge and skills.

Graduates will acquire a solid foundation in math, science, and business, and will master a toolkit of widely applicable knowledge and skills that will place them at the leading edge of their chosen fields. The cross-disciplinary training they received will allow them to excel in various professions, such as in finance, industry, government agencies, and in pursuing research and development in academia.

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🏫About The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen (CUHK-Shenzhen)

Shenzhen is a metropolis with plenty of places to entertain. In the city center, you can find lots of shopping malls, restaurants, cinemas, cafes, pubs and clubs. Shenzhen attracts talents from all over China and, thus, congregates many different styles of restaurants you can visit. The local food, Cantonese cuisine, one of four major Chinese cuisines, will give you a memorable tasting sensation.

The city is warm and sunny most of the time. There are a fantastic array of beaches surrounding the city. You can lie on the sunny beach, bask in the sunshine and enjoy the fresh seafood.


Located in a picturesque site to the south of Dayun Park in Longgang District, the campus of CUHK(SZ) occupies an area of around 100 hectares (1 million sqm) with a buildable area of around 500,000 sqm.

The university provides various facilities and services for the convenience of students, and to make campus life more amenable, diverse, and pleasurable. While the campus of CUHK(SZ) is constructed in phases, the Start Up Zone which has already been completed provides the followings: Dining Hall, Student Hostel, Convenience Store, Sports facilities, Student Centre, IT Services, 24 Hours ATM Services


Thanks to the generous support from friends and patrons, the University offers a number of admission scholarships to local and non-local new undergraduate students who have demonstrated outstanding academic or non-academic performance, such as sports achievements, creativity, community services and leadership.

The University undertakes to promote equal access to quality higher education for underprivileged students with good potential. In this regard, a number of scholarships will be provided with both students’ performance and financial need taken into consideration. The value of each scholarship ranges from RMB$10,000 to a full-tuition coverage. Some of the scholarships are renewable for the normative period of study subject to satisfactory academic progress.

Scholarship for International Students (For 2018   Entry)

To encourage academic excellence, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen offers an expanding range of scholarships to international students. The Scholarships could be categorized as follows:

Entry Scholarship for 4 years

All international applicants will automatically be considered for the admission scholarship along with admission decisions. Consideration will be based on applicants’ English level, high school academic performance and interview. Candidates may be asked to submit further supporting materials. The scholarship will be provided for 4 years, as long as entry scholarship owners can keep their GPA above 3.0.

  • Full Scholarship (95,000 RMB / yr.),
  • Half Scholarship (47,500 RMB / yr.),
  • Quarter Scholarship (23,750 RMB / yr.), or
  • Full-accommodation Fee Scholarship (1,200 RMB / yr.)

On-going Academic Scholarship

Students who are excellent in academic performance in their university study will be awarded On-going Academic Scholarship. The value of the scholarships varies from 20.000 RMB to 80.000 RMB per academic year. On-going Academic Scholarship is awarded annually on the basis of students’ overall average marks in the previous academic year.Awards list will be provided by relevant Schools and Registry Office. No separate application is required.

  • 1st Class: 80,000 RMB
  • 2nd Class: 40,000 RMB
  • 3rd Class: 20,000 RMB

English Language Mentor Bursary

Students from English speaking countries who choose to undertake the Mentorship programmes will be offered the Full Tuition Fee Bursaries at maximum. All the awards should serve as English Language Mentor at Centre for Self-access Language Learning for several hours per week.

  • Full Tuition Fee Bursary (8 hours per week)
  • 50% Tuition Fee Bursary ( 4 hours per week)

Work-study Programme

Student assistants are highly demanded by administrative departments and offices. The work of student assistants is paid.

Shenzhen Universiade International Scholarship

The Shenzhen Universiade International Scholarship Foundation was established by Shenzhen with the purpose of promoting Universiade spirits and boosting cultural and educational exchange of international youth.

The foundation aims to fund international students receiving a full-time academic education bachelor or above in Shenzhen. The scholarship ranges from 20,000 RMB to 40,000 RMB. Application of the scholarship is announced around April each year.

Guangdong Government Outstanding International Student Scholarship

In order to promote the development of higher education of International students in Guangdong province, to further improve the talent cultivation, scientific research, social service, and cultural exchange, this scholarship has been set up by Guangdong Government to award full-time international students at the bachelor level or above with excellent school performances. The value of the scholarship is 10,000 RMB. Applications open in October each year.

Living in University

Dining Hall
The Dining Hall serves both Chinese and Western dishes according to demands and will meet diverse requirements of staff and students as far as possible. A Dining Hall Committee consisting of student and staff representatives will be formed to monitor the food quality and the services provided, with particular emphasis on hygiene and food safety. Satisfaction surveys will be conducted from time to time and on a regular basis.

Convenience Store
A Convenience Store is operated on campus to provide daily necessities including food, beverages, bread, snacks, personal care products and stationery, etc.

At CUHK Shenzhen, everyone can enjoy sports or exercise as a part of their student life. There are sufficient sports facilities that are all free for our students to use, like a huge indoor basketball court, indoor badminton courts, as well as a weightlifting and cardio gym.

Student Centre
The Student Centre aims at adding extra dimensions to students’ life on campus. Various activities rooms including seminar/meeting rooms, reading rooms, piano room and band rehearsal room are available in the Centre. Offices for the Student Union and other student organizations are also provided. The Student Affairs Office which offers a wide range of student services including counseling and guidance services are accommodated in the Centre.

IT Services
The Information Technology Services Centre (ITSC) is a technical administration unit to oversee and manage IT resources and infrastructures on campus.

Events and Activities
CUHK Shenzhen organizes many events and entertainment activities for the students, like Film Festival, Peking Opera performance, and a Halloween Party.

Student Societies
Your time at CUHK Shenzhen will never bee dull. With over 30 student societies ranging from music to sports, like YIQIU Chess club, Film club, and Chinese Calligraphy club, you will definitely benefit a lot. The societies cater to a huge array of interests, and you can participate in any society that interests you.

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🏠 Accommodation

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💰 Fees

Application Fee:

$0 USD

Tuition fee:

95,000 CNY per year

380,000 CNY in total

💸 Scholarship Information

To encourage academic excellence, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen offers an expanding range of scholarships to international students. Their scholarship offers are merit-based on the grades and strength of the students' applications.

Applicants are advised to apply early for the best chance for admission and scholarship. CUHK SZ offers qualified students outstanding scholarships up to full tuition, full accommodation, and a living allowance for the four-year duration of studies.

📬 Admissions Process

3 Steps to Apply to a Chinese University

Application step 1

Application step 2

Application step 3

Please choose the programs here , "You are advised to select 2-3 programs to increase your chances of getting accepted.

Required Documents:

  • Second Recommendation Letter
  • First Recommendation Letter
  • English Language Certificate
  • Your Highest Academic Transcript (In English)
  • Your Graduation Certificate (in English)
  • Personal Statement Letter or Study Plan
  • Your Photograph
  • Your Passport Copy

Preparing documents:

You can start your application now and send the application documents during your application. Some documents you can send later if you don’t have them right away. Some more info about preparing application documents is here

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Application process:

Applying Online is simple in just a few steps. More information is available here.

The first steps are to choose the programs, pay the application fee and upload the application documents.

Once submitted to China Admissions, we will review your application within 2-3 days and proceed to the university or ask you for further clarification

After it has been processed to the university you will receive your unique application ID from each university.

The university may contact you directly for further questions.

We will then follow up each week with the university for updates. As soon as there is any update we will let you know. If you have made other plans, decide to withdraw / change address at any time please let us know.

After you have been accepted you will receive your admissions letter electronically and asked to pay the non-refundable deposit to the university.

Once you have paid the deposit the university will issue you the admissions letter and visa form to your home country.

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Here is some more information about the enrollment process after you have been accepted.

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