Tianjin University currently offers 66 undergraduate programs, most of them are 4-year full-time study (except for the programs of Architecture, Urban and Rural Planning and Landscape Architecture which require 5 years). The programs are usually delivered in Chinese. Chemical Engineering, Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering and Pharmaceutical Science are available in English. (Pharmaceutical Science is exclusively taught in English.) Upon successful completion of the prescribed curriculum, passing the assessments, and defending the graduation thesis, students are awarded an undergraduate degree. Additionally, all Chinese-taught undergraduate students are required to reach Level 5 of the "Chinese Language Proficiency Scales for Speakers of Other Languages" standard before graduation (Undergraduate students majoring in Chinese Language are required to Level 6 of the "Chinese Language Proficiency Scales for Speakers of Other Languages" standard). All English-taught undergraduate students should attain Level 4 of the " Chinese Language Proficiency Scales for Speakers of Other Languages" standard before graduation. Please click here for the Catalog of 2024 Undergraduate Programs.  


I.Qualification of Applicants 

1. Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens with a valid passport. For applicants who used to be Chinese citizens but later immigrated to other countries, the conditions set by the Document No. 12 (2020) of Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China should be met.

2. Applicant must have a high school diploma and be under the age of 25. Applicants who are still under the age of 18 as of September 1st, 2024 must submit the original guardian certificate issued by the Tianjin District Notary Office, and the Guardian must be a permanent resident of Tianjin. Applicants should be in good health and of good character, be well-behaved and be willing to abide by China's laws and regulations, as well as the university rules.

3. Language Proficiency Requirements: 

 For Chinese-instructed program applicants: Students are required to submit HSK-5 certificates with a minimum score of 180 or HSK-4 certificates with a minimum score of 180 or above for programs in School of International Education. Native Chinese speakers and applicants who complete their high school study in Chinese are allowed to be exempted from providing HSK Certificates.

 For English-instructed program applicants: Students are required to submit English Proficiency Certificates. IELTS 6.0 or TOEFL 80 is mandatory. Native English speakers are exempted from providing relevant certificates. For applicants who completed their high school study in English, a Certificate of High School Study in English should be submitted as alternative language certificate instead of IELTS or TOEFL.


II.How to Apply 

Applicants should complete the Online Application on the International Student Service System (ISSS) (tju.at0086.cn/student) according to the application schedule. Applicants should fill in the application information online, upload the application documents listed below to the Online Application System.


Application Schedule 

October 15th, 2023 - May 31st, 2024

Admission results will be announced in July, 2024. 

* Due to the limited quota for scholarships, students applying for scholarships are requested to submit their applications before April 15th, 2024.


Application Documents 

Please upload all the listed documents below to the application system: 

1.Scan of original high school diploma or original notarized diploma. (Scan of Pre-graduation Certificate is required if the applicants have not gained degree certificate before the application deadline. Please resubmit the original high school diploma or original notarized diploma before registration). 

2. Scan of notarized copy of the high school academic transcripts or scan of international standardization test results (such as SAT/ACT/A-Level/AP/IB etc.). 

3. Photocopy of passport within the validity period. 

Applicants who have immigrated to other countries or whose parent is a Chinese national should provide proof of time for naturalization, proof of renunciation of Chinese nationality and a visa record of recent four years. 

4. Proof of Chinese or English proficiency (For specific requirements, please refer to Qualification of Applicants) 

5. Study Experience Resume (The start and end time of each education experience must be uninterrupted, and education level should start from senior high school). Click here to download Study Experience Resume template

6. Personal statement or study plan (600 words at least). 

7. Photocopy of Foreigner Physical Examination Form (The medical examinations must cover all the items listed and should be conducted after October, 2023). 

8. Applicants who are now in China must submit scan of Photocopy of Visa and Transfer Certificate from present university

9. Applicants must submit scan of Certificate of Non-Criminal Records (Fresh high school graduates are required to submit a certificate that shows the applicant's good record of conduct and performance in their school). 

10. Other attachments

Applicants of School of Architecture are requested to submit five sketches of the applicants’ own works. 

Certificate of Bank Saving or Income Certificate of Financial Guarantor. 

Applicants who are still under the age of 18 as of September 1st, 2024 must submit the original guardian certificate. 

Certificate of award etc. 

Application Remarks:

1. All uploaded documents must be in Chinese/English; otherwise notarial translations in Chinese/English are required. Once translated, the original documents and certified translations should be submitted together to the application system.

2. TJU has the right to request the applicants to provide the original or notarized hard copies of application documents for further qualification checks if the uploaded documents are not sufficient. Applicants who provide fake materials will be disqualified from admission.


IIIEvaluation and Admission 

TJU admits students based on evaluation of applicants’ academic scores, language proficiency and interview performance or written examination (Interview or written examination date will be announced afterwards). 

Please pay attention to your email box or log in the online application system of Tianjin University to check the application progress and status. 

Except for those nominated for Chinese Government Scholarship, the deposit fee (RMB 7000) and the application fee (RMB 420) for other nominated students should be paid online and the screenshot should be sent to the International Student Service System (tju.at0086.cn/student). TJU will issue Admission Notice and Visa documents to those admitted in July after receiving the credentials. Students who give up studying in TJU due to personal reasons will not be refunded their deposit fee and application fee.



1.Chinese Government Scholarship (Type A) (for Chinese-instructed Programs only)

Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply to the local dispatching authorities or Chinese embassies/consulates in their home country. When filling in the application form for Chinese Government Scholarship, please fill in "Tianjin University" as your first choice in the column of "application institution". For contact information of Chinese embassies/consulates, please visit the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China. The application usually starts from November to February next year. It is suggested that applicants apply to Chinese embassies/consulates after obtaining Pre-admission Notice. For application deadlines and other relevant information, please refer to the websites of Chinese embassies/consulates. (For more information, please click here.)


2.Qiushi Scholarship/Tianjin University International Student Scholarship/Tianjin University Scholarship in Chemical Engineering

Applicants are required to fill in and sign the relevant application form before uploading a scanned copy of the document onto the "Others" section of the International Student Service Systemtju.at0086.cn/student.(For more information, please click here.)


Click here to download the Qiushi Scholarship Application Form  

Click here to download the Tianjin University International Student Scholarship Application Form

Click here to download the Tianjin University Scholarship in Chemical Engineering Application Form  


V. Visa Application and Registration 

Admitted students should bring their personal and ordinary passport, Certificate of Admission, Visa Application Form (JW202/ JW201), and original Form of Physical Examination Record for Foreigners (as well as other original documents of physical examination) to the Embassy or Consulate of the People's Republic of China, and apply for a student visa (X1 visa). Students are required to arrive at TJU (along with the required documents) and complete the registration during the dates indicated in the admission notice.  

Normally, registration is held in late August or early September. All students should present the required original high school certificates, and submit the diploma copies certified by high school or certificate authorities upon registration at Tianjin University for enrollment qualification review. Students who fail the admission qualification review will be disqualified from admission


VI. Costs (Unit: RMB Yuan) 

(1) Application Fee: 420 RMB (Pay after admission. Chinese Government Scholarship winners don't need to pay.)

(2) Tuition Fee:


Tuition FeeRMB/year


General Major16,600 RMB (Taught in Chinese

              20,000 RMB (Taught in English)

Special Major: 26,000 RMB (Architecture/ Software Engineering/Urban and Rural Planning/Landscape Architecture)


(3) Accidental Injury and Hospitalization Insurance: 800 RMB/year 

(4) Accommodation:

① Weijin Road Campus: 60 RMB/day per person for single room, 50 RMB/day per person for twin room.

② Peiyang Park Campus: 40 RMB/day per person for single room.

Note: All the above fees are non-refundable once paid. 


VII. Contact Information 

Program Coordinator: Ms. Wang

International Admissions Office, School of International Education, Tianjin University 

Address: 92 Weijin Road, Nankai District, Tianjin, China  

Zip code: 300072 

Tel: 86-22-27406691     

Fax: 86-22-27406147 

E-mail: undergraduate@tju.edu.cn 

Website: http://sie.tju.edu.cn/en/www.tju.edu.cn 

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