Nantong University is a comprehensive public university located in Nantong, Jiangsu Province, China. Established in 2004 through the merger of three existing institutions, Nantong University has rapidly grown into a prominent center for education, research, and innovation. As a comprehensive university, it offers a diverse range of academic disciplines, including engineering, business, medicine, and the humanities.

Nantong University is committed to providing a high-quality education, fostering innovation, and contributing to regional and national development. The university is known for its strong emphasis on practical and applied research, collaborating with industries and enterprises to address real-world challenges. While specific global rankings may vary, Nantong University has gained recognition for its contributions to various fields, including science, technology, and healthcare. The institution's commitment to academic excellence and research makes it an integral part of China's higher education landscape.

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🏫About Nantong University (NTU)


Nantong University was founded in 1912. It originated from the private Nantong Medical Specialized School and Nantong Textile Specialized School founded by Zhang Jian, a famous modern industrialist, and educator. In 2004, the former Nantong Medical College, Nantong Institute of Technology, and Nantong Normal College merged to form a new Nantong University. In China University Evaluation 2020 of the China Academy of Management Science, Nantong University ranked 114nd. In ESI Comprehensive ranking of Chinese universities, it ranked 114th. In Airuishen Alumni Association, it ranked 100th of the ten authoritative universities (Chinese universities) in the world in 2019.


There are 20 schools, one independent college, one Affiliated Hospital of Nantong University, the School of International  Education, and the School of Continuing Education in the university. There are 2 postdoctoral research stations of basic medicine and clinical medicine, 3 first-level doctoral programs of basic medicine, clinical medicine, information and communication engineering, 22 first-level master degree programs, and 10 professional master degree programs. 4 disciplines of Clinical medicine, neuroscience and behavioral science, engineering, and Pharmacology & Toxicology entered the top 1% of ESI global ranking of disciplines.


The university has a number of high-end research platforms, such as the National-local Joint Engineering Research Center, the Key Laboratory of the Ministry of Education, the Key Laboratory of Sinopec, the Provincial Key Laboratory and Engineering Center, the Cooperative Innovation Center of Jiangsu Universities and the Key Research Base of Philosophy and Social Sciences of Provincial Universities. Over the past five years, it has undertaken nearly 500 projects of National Key Research and Development Projects, Project of National Natural Science and Social Science Foundation.

International Exchange

The university has extensively carried out overseas exchanges and cooperation. It has established friendly cooperative relations with 116 universities and research institutes in the countries of the United States, Canada, Britain, Germany, France, Italy, Russia, Australia, Japan, Korea, and Chinese regions of Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan.

Living in Nantong

Nantong is located in the alluvial plain of the lower reaches of the Yangtze  River. The marine climate is obvious. The annual average temperature is 15.1 degrees centigrade and the annual precipitation is about 1040 millimeters. The climate is mild, the four seasons are distinct, and the spring and autumn are relatively short.

Nantong belongs to the humid climate area of the north subtropical zone. The influence of monsoon is obvious. There are four distinct seasons in Nantong, with a mild climate, abundant sunshine and rainwater, and a long frost-free period. According to the statistics of the last 30 years, the annual average temperature is about 15 degrees Celsius, the annual average sunshine hours are 2000-2200 hours, the annual average precipitation is 1000-1100 mm, and the summer rainfall accounts for 40-50% of the annual rainfall in the same season. The average annual period of a rainy day is about 120 days, and there is often a period of plum rain from June to July.

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🏠 Accommodation

Nantong University provides international students with a single room, double room, triple room, and four-room accommodations. Some features include a private bathroom, water heater, air-conditioner, internet connection, and basic furniture.

  • 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:

25,000 CNY per year

50,000 CNY in total

Insurance is 600 CNY.

Entry Requirements

You are not eligible to apply to this program because:

The minimum age is 18 and the maximum age is 35.

English fluency is required.

Minimum education level: Bachelor's.

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:

  • Academic Study Plan or Project Proposal
  • No Criminal Record Certificate
  • Second Recommendation Letter
  • First Recommendation Letter
  • Medical Examination Form
  • Your Highest Academic Transcript (In English)
  • Your Graduation Certificate (in English)
  • 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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