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Admission Information for 2018 Degree Programs for International Students

Date:2017-12-27



(The Chinese text of this article shall be deemed as the original. In the event of any dispute or misunderstanding as to the interpretation of the language or terms of this article, the Chinese language version shall prevail.)

Southwestern University offers multiple degree programs to international students in 2018 and reviews applicants’ comprehensive qualities and abilities via “Application-Evaluation System”. The information is listed as below.


1. All degree programs are full time programs. The list of all programs and studying period is described in attachment 1.


2. Eligibility  

(1) Age limit:

A. Applicants for bachelor's degree studies must be above the age of 18 by September 1, 2018 and under the age of 35.

B. Applicants for master's degree studies must be above the age of 18 by September 1, 2018 and under the age of 40.

C. Applicants for doctoral degree studies must be above the age of 18 by September 1, 2018 and under the age of 45.

(2) Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens with a valid passport, be in good health, abide by the laws and regulations of Chinese Government and local government, as well as regulations of SWUFE.

(3) For bachelor’s degree program applicants 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. Residents of mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan who have emigrated to other countries and are applying to SWUFE as international students must present valid passport or citizenship documents dating before April 30th 2013, along with proof of residence abroad of at least 2 years between April 30th 2013 to the application deadline (9 months of residence abroad per year may be considered as one year).

(4) Education background:

A. Applicants for bachelor’s degree studies must have a senior high school diploma

B. Applicants for master's degree studies must have a bachelor's degree

C. Applicants for doctoral degree studies must have a master's degree


3. Application time: January 1st, 2018 to July 15th, 2018


4. Minimum Language Requirements

(1) Programs taught in Chinese

A. For bachelor degree applicants:

i. Having passed HSK Level 4 or above with a total score over 180 points;

ii. Having passed HSK Level 3 with a total score over 180 points is eligible too, however, applicants must participate self-paid language program in Spring Semester firstly and improve to Level 4 or above with a total score over 180 points within one semester before the fall semester. Students who do not achieve this will not be allowed to enter degree program study and the admission offer will be cancelled.

B. For Master and PhD degree applicants:  

i. Having passed HSK Level 5 or above with a total score over 180 points;

ii. Having passed HSK Level 4 with a total score over 180 points is eligible too, however, applicants must participate self-paid language program in the first semester of the degree program and improve to Level 5 or above with a total score over 180 points within one semester before the second semester. Students who do not achieve this will not be allowed to continue degree program study and the admission offer will be cancelled.

C. Applicants whose native language is Chinese, or can provide proof of studying at a 2-year or above degree program where the teaching language is Chinese, can apply for the waiver.

(2) Programs taught in English

A. For bachelor degree applicants: IELTS 6; or TOEFL 80;

B. For Master and PhD degree applicants: IELTS 6.5; or TOEFL 95;

C. Applicants whose native language is English, or can provide proof of studying at a 2-year or above degree program where the teaching language is English, can apply for the waiver.



5. Application procedures  

Before July 15th, 2018, applicants shall all submit online application form at http://admission.swufe.edu.cn or http://swufe.17gz.org, pay application fee online and upload all documents required.


6. Supporting Documents

(1) One passport photo taken within 6 months

(2) Highest educational degree or diploma certificate

If the student has not obtained degree yet, the student should provide original official letter that states this student will obtain the degree before August 31st of current year. This letter should be issued by the student’s current school.

(3) Highest educational transcript

(4) First page of your passport

The passports must be valid for a minimum of 6 months beyond the expected date of exit from the country.

(5) Applicants who are in China currently should also provide the copy of the page of his/her current visa or resident permit.

(6) Two Recommendation Letters

The referee should be professor or associate professor or person with relevant academic title. For bachelor degree applicants, this document is optional.

(7) The copy of language certificate(within 2 years)

(8) Photocopy of Foreigner Physical Examination Form (Filled out in English or Chinese);

Please carefully plan your physical examination schedule as the result is valid for only 6 months. Please download this form from Attachment 2.

(9) Bank Statement

(10) Other optional documents that could present applicants’ academic and comprehensive ability, for example, award certificate, published paper, etc.  

★ All documents should be presented in English or Chinese. If not, a notarized translation version in English or Chinese is mandatory. Documents without translation in English or Chinese are not valid.  

★ If necessary, Admission Office will require applicants to submit extra documents.


7.  Application Fee

(1) Application fee is 600 RMB. You may pay by cash, or bank cards with UnionPay logo, or pay online. If you want to make the payment online, please follow the instruction at application website. We don’t accept traveler’s check or other payment methods.

(2) Application without application fee will not be processed.

(3) Application fee is not refunded under any circumstances.


8. Admission  

(1) After review applicants’ application form and supporting documents, CIE Admission Office will inform applicants the admission results.

(2) Applicants may check admission results via the online application system.

http://admission.swufe.edu.cn or http://swufe.17gz.org  

(3) CIE Admission Office is responsible for issuing Admission Letter and Visa documents.


9. Registration

Registration Date for students is usually in September. Please refer to exact Registration Date that will be stated in Admission Letter. Please register on time. For those who do not register on time as requested in Admission Letter, SWUFE reserves the right to withdraw the admission offer.


10. Tuition Fees and Scholarship

Please refer to “Tuition” and “Scholarship” section at CIE website:

http://international.swufe.edu.cn


11. Other

(1) The content above is subject to change based on updated change of China laws and regulations relevant to international students.

(2) The content above is subject to final explanation of College of International Education, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics. It’s also subject to change and may be updated at any time.

(3) Please frequently check the website of CIE for updated information


12. Fraud Policy

A. If fraudulent documents and fraud practices are detected at the application stage, application will be rejected immediately;

B. If fraudulent documents and fraud practices are detected at the pre-admission stage, the admission offer will be abolished immediately;

C. If fraudulent documents and fraud practices are detected after students’ registration, enrollment or student status will be abolished immediately;

D. If fraudulent documents and fraud practices are detected after graduation, education administration department shall declares the academic record and the degree certificate invalid, and order it to be withdrawn or confiscated.

E. If any crime is suspected, the case shall be transferred to the judicial authority.


13. Contact information  

Admission Office (Room 206)

College of International Education

Southwestern University of Finance and Economics

No.55 Guanghuacun Street

Chengdu Sichuan Province

P.R. China 610074

Tel: +86 (0) 28 87355437

Fax: +86 (0) 28 87355437

Email: admission@swufe.edu.cn / international@swufe.edu.cn

Web: http://international.swufe.edu.cn/



Admission Office

College of International Education

Southwestern University of Finance and Economics

January 1st, 2018




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