📖 Introduction

Hunan Agricultural University (HAU) is a comprehensive public university located in Changsha, Hunan Province, China. Established in 1951, the university has a rich history and has played a significant role in advancing agricultural education, research, and innovation in the region. As a public institution, HAU is committed to promoting excellence in agricultural sciences, engineering, and related disciplines.

HAU is recognized for its emphasis on agricultural research and education, contributing to advancements in sustainable farming practices and food security. The university offers a diverse range of academic programs, fostering the development of skilled professionals in areas such as agronomy, veterinary medicine, agricultural engineering, and more. While specific global rankings may vary, Hunan Agricultural University continues to be acknowledged for its contributions to agricultural science and education, making it a key institution in China's efforts to address challenges in the agricultural sector and promote sustainable development.

🏫 About Hunan Agricultural University

Hunan Agricultural University(HUNAU), a key provincial university under the co-construction of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs and the Hunan Provincial People’s Government, is the pioneering construction unit of the National “2011” Collaborative Innovation Center and one of the first national research institutes of new rural development as well. Graded "Excellent" in the undergraduate teaching assessment by the Ministry of Education and titled "the National Civilized Unit" and "National Civilized Campus", HUNAU aims to become one of the domestic first-class universities in Hunan Province (Class A). Located in Changsha, a famous city bearing long history and profound culture in China, the campus covers an area of 3,414 acres, offering a quiet and attractive paradise to realize dreams for both teachers and students. The history of HUNAU can be traced back to Xiuye Academy on October 8, 1903, where such great celebrities as Zhou Zhenlin, Huang Xing, Xu Teli, Mao Zedong were successively employed. In March 1951, Hunan Agricultural College, whose name was an inscription by Chairman Mao Zedong, was established by merging the Agricultural College of Hunan University with Hunan Provincial Xiuye Agricultural and Forestry College (originating from Xiuye Academy). In March 1994, it was renamed Hunan Agricultural University. Supported by 20 schools or colleges, HUNAU enriches its categories of disciplines, covering agronomy, engineering, literature, science, economics, management, law, medicine, pedagogy and art. Known for the long history of postgraduate education, and especially as the first batch of master's degree-granting units in the nation, HUNAU is now in possession of 10 post-doctoral research stations, 11 first-category doctoral degree disciplines, 20 first-category master's degree disciplines, and 11 categories of professional master's degree disciplines. There are 72 bachelor's programs, two junior college education programs. There are one national key discipline, two provincial-level featured disciplines, and 16 provincial-level key disciplines. The ESI disciplines in the field of animal and plant science and agricultural sciences rank among the top 1% in the world. HUNAU has a total of 1,371 full-time teachers. With a total of 27,570 full-time undergraduate students and 5,044 graduate students, what HUNAU has achieved is rather impressive: eight specialties admitted to experimental specialty of outstanding agricultural and forestry personnel education and training plans (first group), one national comprehensive reform pilot project, six national specialties, five national top-quality open courses, and two national experimental teaching demonstration centers, one national virtual simulation experiment teaching center, one national off-campus practice base for university students, four national agricultural science and education talents training cooperation bases, one national key construction base of vocational education teacher training, and one national agricultural master's practice demonstration base. As one of the earliest colleges that hold the Sino-foreign Educational Cooperation Programs in Hunan Province, HUNAU has established close ties with over 40 universities and international institutions in more than 20 countries, including Ohio State University (in the U.S.A) Greenwich University(in the U.K), and Kagoshima University(in Japan).

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🏠 Accommodation

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.

How to book:

  • Make a booking online after you have been accepted (in this case please let us know your choice when you apply).
  • Register when you arrive - its not possible to reserve a room before arriving. You can arrive a few days before and book it

📬 Admissions Process

31 Days

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3 Steps to Apply to a Chinese University

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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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