📖 Introduction

Shaanxi Normal University (SNNU) is a comprehensive public university located in Xi'an, the capital city of Shaanxi Province, China. Established in 1944, the university has a rich history and has played a significant role in the development of education and research in the region. As a key institution of higher learning, Shaanxi Normal University is committed to fostering academic excellence, promoting research, and contributing to the cultural and social development of the community.

Known for its emphasis on teacher education, SNNU has a strong reputation in disciplines such as education, arts, and sciences. The university is dedicated to providing high-quality education and has been recognized for its contributions to teacher training and educational research. While specific rankings can vary, Shaanxi Normal University has been acknowledged for its academic achievements and has gained recognition both nationally and internationally for its commitment to education and research. It serves as a hub for cultural exchange and collaboration, contributing to the intellectual and cultural vibrancy of the region.

🏫 About Shaanxi Normal University (SNNU)

Directly administered by the Ministry of Education of China, Shaanxi Normal University, a key university under China’s construction plan of “World-class Discipline" and a university under China’s Innovation Platform Construction Plan of the“985” Superior Discipline of Teacher Education, is a major base for training teachers and administrators of higher learning institutes and secondary schools as well as other high-level professionals in China, and is known as the “Cradle of Teachers” in China. The University, situated in the ancient capital city of Xi’an, one of the four internationally renowned historical and cultural cities, was founded in 1944 under its original name "Shaanxi Provincial Teachers’ College", and then renamed "Xi’an Teachers’ College" in 1954. In 1960, it merged with "Shaanxi Teachers’ College" to become "Shaanxi Normal University". In 1978, it was brought under the direct administration of the Ministry of Education of China. During its more than 70-year history in education, the University, rooted in China’s West and embracing the whole country, has developed the "Western Red Candle Spirit" and lived by the motto of “Morality, Learning, Aspiration and Action”. It has seen itself become firmly established in Western China as an influential top-tier comprehensive teacher training university, as it strives to achieve the goal of building itself to be a major comprehensive research university distinguished by its teacher education.

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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

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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