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How to Apply


Basic Eligibilities

  • Have a foreign nationality and a valid passport.

    According to the regulations of the Ministry of Education of China, Chinese emigrants should have been granted the foreign nationality for at least four years and have resided in the country for an accumulation of at least two years in the past four years.

  • Aged 18-30 in principle, with exceptions depending on academic background.

  • Physically and mentally healthy and have a clean criminal record.

  • Hold a high school diploma or above.

  • Applicants who have successfully completed university courses/A-Level/IB/AP/STPM/UEC or equivalent including Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry are eligible to apply for exemption from these courses and may graduate earlier subject to approval by our Teaching Department.

Application Process

Please email the following documents to
  • A completed and signed International Student Application Form (click on the file name to download)

  • Personal Statement (150 words, including brief self-introduction, motivations and future plans after graduation, etc.)

  • CV (including education experiences, work/volunteer/other experiences, etc.)

  • Diplomas and transcripts

  • Physical Examination Record with blood test results (click on the file name to download the format, completed in Chinese or English, bearing the hospital stamp).

  • Recommendation Letter (including recommender¡¯s affiliation & position, signature, email & Tel).

  • Valid passport

  • Proof of financial support (Deposit Certificate/ Account Statement of the sponsor for the past 3 months issued by the bank on letter head, with a minimum closing balance of USD 7,000 or equivalent. If the account holder is not yourself, provide the sponsor¡¯s passport / proof of identity).

  • A copy of remittance slip for application fee payment (refer to ¡°Financial Information¡± section for banking details).

  • For Chinese emigrants, please provide the official Certificate of Naturalization.

  • Chinese Language proficiency certificate required for Chinese-medium program (New HSK Band 4 with a minimum score of 210 or other equivalent certificates. Chinese native speakers and applicants who have completed education in Chinese can be exempted from the requirement).

  • Certified English or Chinese translation of the documents issued in a language other than English or Chinese.

Application Deadline

Applications for Fall Semester admission only should be submitted before July 15.


Prospective students will be contacted by e-mail to arrange an online interview. If you are accepted, you will receive an Offer of Admission after the interview and subsequent reviews.

Each school year starts at the beginning of September.

Before Arrival: SUMC International Office will email a Pre Arrival Guide for instructions on tuition and fees payment, visa application, etc. for students to make preparations accordingly.

After Arrival: Students should complete all the registration procedures, check into the dormitory, obtain access to Internet and library services, buy health insurance, etc. as guided.

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