Admissions to Undergraduate Programs 2020


1.    University overview

Sichuan Agricultural University (SAU) has a long history of more than 110 years. It is a national "Project 211" key construction university and a national "Double First-Class" construction university. Being featured by biotechnology, SAU takes agricultural science and technology as its advantage, and coordinates the development of various disciplines. SAU consists of three campuses: Ya'an, Chengdu and Dujiangyan, and has 26 colleges, 15 research institutes (centers) and 1 national key laboratory (in preparation), covering 10 disciplines: Agronomy, Science, Engineering, Economics, Management, Medicine, Literature, Pedagogy, Law and Art..

2.    Program introduction

Sichuan Agricultural University (SAU) has 91 undergraduate programs, for international students. Besides program International Economics and Trade is instructed in English, most of the programs are offered in Chinese. Undergraduate programs are usually completed in 4 years. Certificates of graduation and degree will be awarded to those who have met the requirements of graduation and degree conferment.

3.    Qualification of applicants

(1) Friendly to China, excellent academic records, good moral and health.

(2) The applicant must be at aged between 18 and 30, awarded a senior high school diploma.

(3) Language required

a. Program taught in Chinese: HSK 4>210 (For the program Chinese Language and Literature HSK 4>180).

b. Program taught in English: IELTS 5.5 or TOEFL 60 (The other international standard test is acceptable. We take your language proficiency certificate from your school into consideration.)

4.    Application schedule

January 5th, 2020 to May 31st, 2020

5.    Application procedure

Step 1: Online application

Register and fill personal information and scholarship application form in the Online System

Step 2: Documents submission online

(1) Valid passport, and residence permit page if you are already in China

(2) English Language Proficiency certificate (IELTS, TOEFL)

(3) CV or personal statement

(4) Original or notarized photocopies of senior high school diploma and transcripts. Documents in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized translations in Chinese or English.

(5) Valid medical certificate

(6) Certificate of Non-criminal Record

(7) Financial statement: Evidence of financial support

For applicants under the age of 18 on registration day, a notarization of guarantors in China is required. The guardian of the student has to be living in Sichuan at present.

(8) Other supporting materials including sports, arts and other relevant awards and certificates, Chinese Language Proficiency Certificate (HSK).

Note: 1) In addition to the above application materials, the university may require applicant to provide supplementary materials, depending on the circumstances.

    2) The application is invalid if the application materials are incomplete.

Step 3Application fee payment

Two ways to pay application fee (non-refundable): RMB 600 (or U.S. Dollar 90 for overseas payment)

(1) Pay at the International Student Office of SAU in person or entrust others. Submit the copy of the Payment Receipt to ISO.

Ya’an Campus: Room 425, Comprehensive Administration Building

Chengdu Campus: Room 606, Administration Building 1

(2) Transfer via banks and submit Payment Receipt in the online system.




Account No: 51001837108059666666


Bank information above in Chinese:





6.    Entrance examination

(1). Agronomy Specialty: written tests include ChineseMath and Chemistry.

(2) Economics and Management Specialty: written tests include Chinese or English and Math.

(3) Science and Engineering Specialty: written tests include Chinese, Math, Physics and Chemistry.

(4) Humanities Specialty: written tests include Chinese and China’s Panorama.

Note: Students who fail in the entrance examination should be transferred to preparatory course.

7.    Scholarships


Remission of tuition fee (RMB)

Reward according to your performance (RMB)



Agronomy, Veterinary Medicine, Animal   Science, Forestry Science, Food Science  

tuition waiver


in three grades:

Excellent: 10,000/year;

Good: 7,000/year;

Qualified: 5,000/year

in three grades:

Excellent: 20,000/year;

Good: 17,000/year;

Qualified: 15,000/year

Other Majors


in three grades:

Excellent: 10,000/year;

Good: 7,000/year;

Qualified: 5,000/year

in three grades:

Excellent: 20,000/year;

Good: 17,000/year;

Qualified: 15,000/year

The international students can apply University Scholarships (SAUSO), Sichuan Government Scholarship (SGS), Chengdu Government Sister-Cities Scholarships and Chengdu Government “The Belt and Road” Scholarship.

Scholarship recipients must go through the annual scholarship review. The scholarship will be terminated if the students fail to meet the requirements in annual review.

To get more detailed information, please visit the scholarship website.

8.    Inquiry and admission notice

The applicants who pass the examination or interview and be approved by Sichuan Agricultural University International Student Admission Committee will be finally admitted. Admission Notice, Visa Application Form for Study in China (JW202) will be issued by International Students Office. Prior to this, the International Office will send email to admitted students and the applicants may check admission status via the Online Application System.

9.    Visa application and registration

The admitted students should bring their passport, Admission Notice, Visa Application Form (JW202), and original Form of Physical Examination Record for Foreigners to the Embassy or Consulate of the People's Republic of China, and apply for student visa (X1 visa). Students shall come to International Students Office for registration during the dates indicated on the Admission Notice with the aforementioned documents. Students must enter Mainland China with ordinary passport, X1 visa, and must apply for Residence Permit within 30 days after arrival in China.

10. Accommodation reservation

On-campus rooms can only be reserved for those who have successfully applied on line. There are water boilers, laundry services in the apartment. The students who fail to apply for the dorm on line need to find the accommodation off campus by themselves.

11. Costs (in RMB Yuan)

(1) Application fee (Non-refundable): RMB 600 (90 US dollar for overseas payment)

(2) Tuition fee: RMB 16,000/Year (can be waived or reduced for scholarship students)

(3) Insurance: RMB 800/year

(4) Accommodation

Room type


Fee (RMB)

4-bed room

private bathroom with shower, furniture


Notes:  a. Rental fee of air conditioner is required: 400 Yuan/room/year

b. Bedding and towels are not supplied.

c. For each room, there is a fixed amount of free water and electricity, and the extra amount will be paid by students themselves.

(5) Other cost

Living expenses: approximately 1000-1500 Yuan/month (Depends on your personal budget)

Residence Permit: 400 Yuan/year

Physical Examination: 500 Yuan

12. Contact information

International Students Office of Sichuan Agricultural University:

Address: Room 606, Administration Building 1, No.211 Huimin Road, Wenjiang District, Chengdu, 611130, P. R. China

Tel: +86-28-86293221



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