China Medical University (CMU) is a renowned public medical university located in Shenyang, Liaoning Province, China. Founded in 1931, CMU is one of the oldest and most prestigious medical institutions in the country. As a comprehensive university, CMU is dedicated to medical education, research, and healthcare, offering a wide range of undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs in medicine and related fields.

CMU is distinguished by its commitment to producing highly skilled healthcare professionals and conducting impactful medical research. The university is recognized for its state-of-the-art facilities, experienced faculty, and emphasis on clinical practice. While specific global rankings may vary, CMU consistently holds a strong position in national and international rankings for medical education and research. The university's long history, focus on medical excellence, and contributions to advancements in healthcare make it a top choice for students aspiring to pursue careers in medicine and related fields.

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📚About the Program

Bachelor’s in MBBS at China Medical University (CMU)


This program was established in November 1931. It is a Liaoning provincial model program and passed the accreditation of clinical medicine organized by the Ministry of Education in December 2011. It has four national key disciplines, one national experimental teaching demonstration center, one national off-campus practice base for undergraduates, and 38 national clinical key specialized subject construction projects, which guarantees high-quality professional education for our students.

Graduation and Degree Issued: 

Students who have completed all the required courses and passed all the examinations will be allowed to graduate. Students who meet the requirement of the Degree Awarding Committee will be awarded Degree of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery.

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📖Program Curriculum

Main Courses:
Human Anatomy
Histology & Embryology
Regional Anatomy
Medical Genetics
Medical Immunology
Pathogenic microbiology
Social Medicine
Medical Ethics
Clinical Pharmacology
Basic Surgery
Imagine Diagnosis
Traditional Chinese Medicine
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Otorhinolaryngology (E.N.T.)
Dermatology and Venereology
Nuclear Medicine
Psychology and Psychiatry
Internal Medicine
Infectious Disease
Clinical Epidemiology
Forensic medicine

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🏫About China Medical University (CMU)


China Medical University (CMU) was authorized as part of the first batch of Chinese medical schools by the Ministry of Education (MOE) to recruit international students and teach medicine in English for international students. CMU began to recruit international students with Chinese government scholarship in 1976 and enrolled international students for the MBBS program in English medium in 2005. BDS program in English was started to enroll in the year of 2018.

International Education School (IES)

In 2010, the International Education School (IES) was established. IES is responsible for international students’ admission, teaching, administration, and service. There are 12 full-time staff members in the IES which include a teaching affairs section, a student affairs section, and a general office.

  Currently, there are more than a thousand international students from more than 70 countries including India, Thailand, the United States of America, Japan, Canada, Australia, UK, Germany, Netherlands, Denmark, etc., which also includes government-supported students. IES offers all levels of education including doctoral students, postgraduates, undergraduates (both in Chinese and English medium), and visiting students (in Chinese medium). In 2013, IES was awarded as the ‘Liaoning Educational Demonstration Base for Students Study Abroad’ by the Liaoning Provincial Department of Education. IES will continue to scale up and enrich the level of running school.

There are 3 well-equipped dormitories, which have single rooms with attached bathrooms and equipped with a public kitchen on each floor. IES organizes many student activities, such as an international food festival, talent show, medical workshop, medical sciences competition, inter-university debates, and so on.

  Cultivating excellent medical talents and promoting the cultural exchanges between China and other countries all over the world is the goal of the IES. IES will continue efforts to achieve our goal!

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🏠 Accommodation

CMU has three dormitories buildings for international students on its campus. Students will live in single rooms attached to the bathroom and other necessary facilities. There is a public kitchen on each floor in the dorms. Students can cook traditional food by themselves. Besides a variety of Chinese food, the restaurants on the campus also serve Muslim food and other food.

  • 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:

$150 USD

Tuition fee:

40,000 CNY per year

240,000 CNY in total

Insurance is 800 CNY.

Entry Requirements

You are not eligible to apply to this program because:

The minimum age is 18 and the maximum age is 25.

English fluency is required.
You need to be either:
- A native English speaker
- Studied in English at high school or a degree
- Have passed IELTS level 6.5 or TOEFL 95 or above.

Minimum education level: High School.

The program is quite competitive, you need to have a high grades of Average B, 60%, or a high GPA.

All students from all countries 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:

  • Letter of Financial Support - China Medical University
  • Bank Statement
  • No Criminal Record Certificate
  • Medical Examination Form
  • English Language Certificate
  • Your Highest Academic Transcript (In English)
  • Your Graduation Certificate (in English)
  • Your Photograph
  • Personal Statement Letter or Study Plan
  • 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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