Chinese-Taught Degree Programs

 Duration: 3-7 Years

 Application Deadline Before June 30th

 Scholarships Available

1.Chinese Government Scholarship

2. Xi'an City One Belt One Road International Students Scholarship

3.Northwest University International Students Silk Road Scholarship

4.Northwest University International Students Scholarship

(Note: Please contact before applying any of the scholarships)



1. Non-Chinese Ph.D candidates;

2. Applicants should hold the master degree or above, over 18 years old and below 45 years old.

3. Applicants should hold at least HSK5 or above.


 Application Documents

1. Application Form for Foreign Students to NWU with signature;

2. Copy of Passport Photopage;

3. Notarized highest diploma (Prospective diploma recipients must submit official document issued by your current school to prove your current student status or expected graduation date);

4. Academic transcripts;

5. A Study Plan or Research Proposal in Chinese or English with a minimum of 800 words;

6. Two recommendation letters in Chinese or English from professors or associate professors;

7. Foreigner Physical Examination Form;

8. The copy of valid HSK Certificate;

9. Acceptance letter of NWU supervisor(Students hold acceptance letter will be highly preferred);

10. Notarized Non-criminal Record

(Mother language and notarized Chinese translations, please contact to for more information);

11.The relative invention patents or published academic papers

Notes:Documents in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized Chinese or English translations. No application documents will be returned. 


 Application Procedure

1. Contact a supervisor of NWU for acceptance letter;

2. Complete online application at, print and sign the Application Form for Foreign Students to NWU

3. Please post all paper documents to NWU.

4. After internal review and evaluation, NWU will confirm with the short listed students for final approval.

5. NWU will send Admission Letters and JW202 Forms for the final confirmed scholarship candidates.

Note: Please provide valid mailing address, email address, and Phone No.


 Admission Notification

After examining the application, the admission office will make a decision on admission notification. The successful candidates will be provided with an admission notice, a JW202 form (Visa application form), Guidance for Freshman etc.. These documents will be posted to the permanent postal address of the applicants.

Usually the students are required to report at the admission office with their admission notice and other documents in March or September (the start of new session). Failure to do so within three weeks of the new term will be regarded as forfeiting the admission.


 Tuition and Fees

1) Registration fee: RMB350.

2) Tuition: 

  Liberal Arts: 21000RMB/Per Year

  Science: 31500RMB/Per Year

3)Health Insurance: RMB 800 per year.

4)Accommodation fee:

NWU Hotel Building No.1

Single Room

Independent bathroom, AC, TV, Telephone, Internet

70 person/day

NWU Hotel Building No.4

Double Room

80 room/day




Double Room

Public bathroom, AC, TV, Telephone, Internet

3500 person/semester

6500 person/year



2300 person/semester

4000 person/year

NoteThe above mentioned accommodation fee is for students who study at NWU for more than three months.




Address: No. 229 North Taibai Avenue

International Students Admission

School of International Education(142 mailbox

Northwest University, Xi'an,Shaanxi, China

Post code: 710069

Tel: +86 -29 -88302373     +86-29-88302918

Fax: 0086-29-88303511