📖 Introduction

Dali University key and comprehensive university under the direct supervision of the Chinese Ministry of Education. The university is located in the popular tourist destination, Dali City of Yunnan Province. For 1,000 years, Dali City was the capital of Nanzhao Country. Dali University has three campuses covering an area of 2,500 mu or about 410 acres.

🏫 About Dali University (DU)

About Dali University

Dali University is a comprehensive university is supervised by the Yunnan provincial government under the People's Republic of China. The university currently has three campuses situated all in Dali city. The university has over 240 students from foreign countries, more than 1500 staff members and 700 professors. Dali University has 15 colleges with a wide range of programs including clinical medicine or MBBS. In fact, Dali University has produced, over the past decades, many qualified graduates for hospitals, health organizations and schools of different kinds in Yunnan province.

In addition to its aim to produce competent professionals, Dali University also places much importance of scientific research and development. So far, it has undertaken 171 scientific research initiatives with 21 programs bagging the provincial science award. The university has produced 116 textbooks and published over 3000 papers from their research programs. 


Dali University has three campuses which are all in Dali City. The campuses are as follows: South Renmin Road Campus, Hehua campus and the Ancient Town Campus. The beautiful grounds and serene environment of the university make it a good place for learning and studying. 


Dali University's facilities are considered second to none. The university boasts of state-of-the-art classrooms, laboratories, and science and computer laboratories. It has a huge library with thousands of the latest books and reading resources. Student lounges and canteens are also situated in the campus. If you like sports, Dali University's sports facilities are easily accessible to students. 

Campus Life

Dali University will help you create lifelong memories and solid friendships with your fellow students. From the moment you arrive until your last step in the university, you will enjoy every second of your stay. You can join student gatherings, university parties, and cultural events organized by the school. Explore Chinese culture and heritage through excursions and field trips and see the beauty of China. 

For the last two years, Dali University has created partnerships and cooperations with leading foreign universities. You can join exchange programs in partner universities from countries such as the U.S., Australia and southeast Asian countries.

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🏠 Accommodation

If accommodation on campus is important to you we advise you to arrive a few days before so you can try to register. You can also to choose accommodation off campus, we have an article about that here.

📬 Admissions Process

31 Days

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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

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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