Chengdu University is a public university located in Chengdu, Sichuan Province China. The university was founded in 1978. Today, it has 18 colleges, 1,600 teaching faculty and more than 30,000 students.

Chengdu University is under the direct supervision of the Ministry of Education. It is a comprehensive university with 100 years of history. Chengdu university has an affiliated hospital, and a national antibiotic research and development base.

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🏫About Chengdu University (CDU)

About Chengdu University (CDU)

Chengdu University (CDU) is a comprehensive higher education institution. It is under the direct supervision of Chengdu Municipal Government in partnership with Sichuan Province. Since its founding in 1978, CDU has offered quality education to Chinese and overseas students. 

CDU offers a wide range of programs in fields such as Engineering, Liberal Arts, Management, Economics, Law, Pedagogics, Science, Agriculture, and Medicine. The university has 17 different colleges and employs 1,600 staff members. There are more than 30,000 students enrolled in CDU. 

Chengdu University has more than 90 undergraduate specialties and many postgraduate degrees. It is a reputable and student-oriented university that produces competent and professional graduates. Chengdu University continuously develops teaching reforms and improves curriculums to promote better teaching instructions to students. The university also has partnerships and cooperations to give you the best training and open career opportunities for you. 


Surrounded by pleasant countryside in the Shiling Historical and Cultural Scenic Area situated in east Chengdu, the CDU campus covers a vast area of over one million square meters beautifully landscaped with gardens, ponds, and tree-lined passages.

Campus Life

Chengdu University's location is quiet and peaceful, which is very conducive for studying. The university has many study facilities, state-of-the-art classrooms, sports facilities, dining halls, and university grounds where you can take a break while studying. Although located in the countryside, the university is surrounded by business centers, shopping malls, restaurants, libraries and more. 

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🏠 Accommodation

Chengdu University has accommodation halls for Chinese and international students. The Students Dormitory Building has 43 bedrooms on each floor. These are double rooms fully equipped with everything you need, including a private bathroom.

You can live alone inside the dorm or you can have a roommate with you. On each floor of the dormitory are public laundry rooms, public kitchen areas, and one recreation room. Whether you are an international student taking a short-term or degree course, you can live in the International Student Dormitory.

The deposit is RMB 200, the double room is RMB 8,000 and the quad room is RMB 4,000.

  • You will need to book the accommodation after you have been accepted.
  • You can choose to live on campus or off campus in private accommodation.
  • We have an article about how to find accommodation off campus here.
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💰 Fees

Application Fee:

$100 USD

Tuition fee:

16,000 CNY per year

64,000 CNY in total

Entry Requirements

You are not eligible to apply to this program because:

The minimum age is 18 and the maximum age is 30.

Min Chinese Level (HSK): 4

Minimum education level: High School.

All student except from Nigeria are eligible to apply to this program

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📬 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:

  • Passport
  • Graduation certificate
  • Passport size photo
  • Official transcript
  • Personal statement
  • English certificate (You can take the English test online here)
  • Guarantor letter

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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