In case of any dispute or misunderstanding relating to the interpretation of the language or terms used in this document, the Chinese language version shall prevail.
The undergraduate programs of Tsinghua University are 4-year full-time study (except for the program in architecture which requires 5 years). The programs are mainly delivered in Chinese, with part of the courses taught in English or bilingually. Bachelor's degree and graduation certificate will be awarded if the student finish all the required course work and pass the thesis defense.
1.1 Foreign citizens, in good physical and mental health, and awarded a certificate of graduation from high school.
1.2 Strong academic performance. Proof should be provided through (but not limited to) the following document(s):
1.2.1 High school/University (if applicable) transcripts (in Chinese or English).
1.2.2 Certificate of National/Regional Graduation Examination/Matriculation Examination.
1.2.3 Results of international standard tests (e.g. SAT/ACT/A-Level/AP/IB/others).
1.3 Aged 18 or above (by September 1, 2018). For the applicants under 18, please bring the relevant supporting documents to the official registration (Please see Attachment 2 for details).
1.4 Good Chinese language proficiency:
1.4.1 Having passed HSK Level 5 or above, with each subject scored over 60 points.
1.4.2 Having passed HSK Level 4 is eligible too, however, applicants must improve to Level 5 or above with each subject scored over 60 points within the first academic year in Tsinghua University. Students who do not achieve this will be required to leave Tsinghua University.
1.4.3 Applicants whose native language is Chinese, or can provide proof of studying at a high school where the teaching language is Chinese, can apply for HSK test waiver in the Online Application System for further approval by Tsinghua University.
1.5 Good English language proficiency. For those whose native language is not English, please provide score report of English language test (e.g.TOEFL/IELTS/others).
1.6 For those who have given up their original Chinese citizenship and become foreign citizens, the conditions set by the Document No. 83 (2009) of Ministry of Education of the PRC should be met.
2.1 Online Application
2.1.1 Create your account in the Online Application System.
2.1.2 Complete the application form during the application periods.
2.1.3 Upload the documents as required (Please see：List of Uploading Documents in the Online Application System for more details).
2.1.4 Pay the application fee (600 RMB) online and submit the application.
2.2 Comprehensive Evaluation
2.2.1 Application Review
Applications submitted with all the information correct and completed will be evaluated by Tsinghua University.
Applicants who have passed the Application Review will be admitted to the interview. The method and time of the interview will be informed in advance. Applicants who apply for Design/Fine Arts programs in Arts Division will be asked for extra tests (Sketch, Quick Sketch, and Color Painting) held inTsinghua University.
Outstanding applicants recognized by Tsinghua University may have the interview waived and get an offer directly.
2.3 Admission Decision and Offer
The admission decision is based on a comprehensive evaluation of performance in high school, language ability, supporting materials as well as interview (if applicable).
3.1 First Round Application and Admission
【Design/Fine Arts programs in Arts Division are open ONLY in this round】
Online application (Beijing Time): 8:00 AM September 1—5:00 PM October 12, 2017
The First Round result will be issued by: mid December, 2017
3.2 Second Round Application and Admission
Online application (Beijing Time): 8:00 AM October 16—5:00 PM November 30, 2017
The Second Round result will be issued by: late February, 2018
3.3 Third Round Application and Admission
Online application (Beijing Time): 8:00 AM December 4, 2017—5:00 PM January 3, 2018
The Third Round result will be issued by: late March, 2018
NOTE: The method and time of each round's interview will be informed in advance.
NOTE: 1.For more details about accommodation, please see the website: International Students and Scholars Center.
2.The application fee is non-refundable. For the refund policy of withdrawal from Tsinghua or transfer to another university, please refer to the relevant policy of Tsinghua University.
5.1 Chinese Government Scholarship
The scholarship application should be directed to the local Chinese Embassy or Consulate. The application time is usually from November 2017 to April 2018 (varied from country to country). Please find out the application information of your country in advance. For the contacts of Chinese Embassies and Consulates, please visit the website of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China.
When completing the scholarship application form, the applicant should select Tsinghua University as the first priority institution. The applicant should also meet the Eligibility mentioned above.
5.2 Beijing Government Scholarship
The outstanding international undergraduate freshmen will be awarded tuition scholarship (full or partial) for the first academic year. Applicants can apply through the Online Application System. The scholarship can also be applied during the study in Tsinghua University.
6.Admission, Visa Application and Registration
The formal Admission Notice, Visa Application Form for Study in China (JW202), Physical Examination Record Form, and other admission documents will be sent to the admitted applicants in June 2018.
Admitted applicants should bring passport, Admission Letter, Visa Application Form (JW202), Physical Examination Record Form as well as Blood Test Record, etc. to the local Chinese Embassy or Consulate and apply for a student visa (X1 visa). The students shall register at Tsinghua University on time for the official registration as scheduled on the Admission Letter.
Haidian District, Beijing, 100084
P. R. China
Academy of Arts and Design
Haidian District, Beijing, 100084
P. R. China