Zhejiang Normal University (ZJNU) was founded in 1956 has two campuses in Zhangjiang province. The main campus is in Jinhua, a city in the central part of a province which has a rich culture and history. The second campus is located in Hangzhou, the capital of Zhangjiang province. ZJNU's beautiful campus is great for learning, working and studying.

The university belongs to the top 100 universities in China. It is also a key provincial university which specializes in teacher education with multiple branches of learning.

💰 Fees:

Total tuition is 18,600 RMB.

📅 Application deadline:

Application deadline are on July 15. This program starts in September.

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🏫About Zhejiang Normal University (ZJNU)

About Zhejiang Normal University (ZJNU)

ZJNU offers a wide range of courses and programs for Chinese and International students. It has 65 undergraduate programs, 151 master’s programs, and 20 doctoral programs. The university has a student population of more than 25,300 undergraduates, 5,300 postgraduates, 1,500 international students and 16,000 students from education programs. ZJNU has a competent faculty and staff numbering to 2,840. 

ZJNU's goal is to provide students with professional experience so they can excel in the global economic market. It has formed academic ties, exchanges, and cooperations with more than 140 foreign universities and institutes in more than 50 countries. You can apply for exchange programs sponsored by partner universities. ZJNU follows its university motto of “wisdom with virtue, integrity with innovation”. The university is moving forward to build itself as a center of teaching and research.


ZJNU is in Jinhua, a city in the central part of a province which has a rich culture and history. The second campus is located in Hangzhou, the capital of Zhangjiang province. 


ZJNU is authorized by the Ministry of Education to recruit international students who are sponsored by Chinese Government Scholarships and Confucius Institute Scholarships. So far, the university has established five Confucius Institutes in the US, Ukraine, Cameroon, Mozambique, and Tanzania respectively.

Campus Life

ZJNU is well equipped with advanced and multi-functional facilities. The library has a collection of over 3.6 million hard-copy books and 2.3 million e-books. The university also has sports facilities, a huge study area, and a student's lounge. ZJNU also organizes events, gatherings, and excursions so you can meet new friends and immerse in Chinese culture. 

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🏠 Accommodation

ZJNU has a seven-storey building called the International Students Dormitory where you can live while in China. The building has an elevator, and rooms are equipped with furniture, air conditioning, bathrooms, and internet access. Every floor has a kitchen area and a washing room. You can choose to stay in a single room for 30 RMB per night and for a double room 20 RMB per person per night.

If you take graduate degree programs, you will stay in the Qiming Dormitory. This dormitory has internet access, hot water, and heater/air-conditioner units, and come furnished with beds, desks and chairs, desktop bookshelf and a closet/wardrobe.

If you want to live off-campus, you have to inform the International Office. However, this will not be covered with scholarship funds.

  • 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.

💰 Fees

Application Fee:

$70 USD

Tuition fee:

18,600 RMB in total

📬 Admissions Process

3 Steps to Apply to a Chinese University

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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
  • 2 Recommendation letters

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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