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2022 Southwestern University of Finance and Economics Application Information for International Students of Chinese Language Training Program


(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 of Finance and Economics (SWUFE) offers Chinese Language Training Programs to international students and reviews applicants’ comprehensive qualities and abilities via “Application-Evaluation Mechanism”. The information is listed below.


I. Eligibility  

1. Chinese Language Training Program(Online Teaching

(1) No age limit.

(2) Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens with a valid identification certificate, be in good health, abide by the laws and regulations of the Chinese government and local government as well as regulations of SWUFE, and have no record of violation of laws or regulations.

(3) For applicants who apply for Chinese Language Training Program (Online Teaching), SWUFE will not provide any assistance with visa.

2. Chinese Language Training Program(Offline Teaching

(1) Age limit: be in the age of 18 to 59 by the Registration Day.

(2) Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens with a valid passport, be in good health, abide by the laws and regulations of the Chinese government and local government as well as regulations of SWUFE, and have no record of violation of laws or regulations.

(3) Applicants who are in China currently must hold a valid Chinese visa type which can be converted into an X visa or student residence permit in China. Please consult with the Chengdu Exit-Entry Administration Bureau and confirm the latest visa-related policies. SWUFE will not provide any assistance with visa before the required Registration Day.


II. Period

1. Spring Semester

Application period: January 21st, 2022- March 15th, 2022

Class period: February 2022-July 2022

2. Fall Semester

Application period: May 15th, 2022-September 15th, 2022

Class period: September 2022-January 2023

★ The specific class time will be informed by email.


III. Program Introduction

For the online teaching program, SWUFE adopts the teaching mode of a combination of live streaming classes and regular Q&A sessions. All online classes can be rebroadcast unlimited times before the semester ends; for the offline teaching program, SWUFE adopts the teaching mode of a combination of language courses and cultural courses. The specific class hours shall be subject to the teaching arrangement at the time of enrollment, with 16-17 teaching weeks per semester.

Language courses are mainly divided into three categories: elementary, intermediate and advanced levels, and each category is specified separately, including 8 rubrics. Language courses focus on the cultivation of students’ listening, speaking, reading, and writing abilities, to comprehensively improve their Chinese levels. The new students will be assigned to different classes depending on their placement tests, and each student will have one chance to apply for a change of class level within the first teaching week.

Please check the following table for class classification:




Level of HSK




























Please click the following link for more information about Chinese courses and textbooks:


IV. Application Procedures

Before the deadline, applicants shall submit the online application form at, and upload all documents required. Applicants shall ensure the authenticity and accuracy of his/her personal information during the online application.

Applicants may watch the video for detailed application procedures through the website below:

(Please use Firefox/IE Browser to open the link)


V. Supporting Documents

1. Chinese Language Training Program(Online Teaching

(1) One ID photo taken within 6 months

(2) First page of your passport or the copy of your ID card

2. Chinese Language Training ProgramOffline Teaching

(1) One ID photo taken within 6 months

(2) First page of your passport

The passport shall be in the category of Personal Ordinary Passport. The passport must be valid later than July 30, 2022.

(3) Valid visa page

Applicants who are in China currently should provide a copy of the page of his/her current visa or residence permit.

(4) Highest academic certificate

(5) Transcript of your highest education

(6) Transfer letter

Applicants with a learning experience in China shall provide a Transfer Letter or Leaving Certificate issued by the previous school. Contact information of the Student Affairs Office shall be indicated in these certificates.

(7) Physical examination form(Filled out in English or Chinese)

Applicants shall provide a physical examination form with a valid result within 6 months. Please download this form from Attachment 1.

(8) Letter of guarantee in China: Please download this form from Attachment 2.

(9) Bank statement

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


VI. Fees

1. Cost

Online Teaching

Tuition for One-On-One Tutoring

RMB 200/class hour

Tuition for Group Class (6-20 students)

RMB 5,000/semester

Offline Teaching

Application Fee (Nonrefundable, no processing for   applications with unpaid application fee )

RMB 600


RMB 7,000/semester

Textbooks (Variable based on language levels)

RMB 200-500/semester

Compulsory Insurance (Nonrefundable)

RMB 400/semester

★ The above prices are calculated in RMB

2. Payment Methods


Online Payment

Bank Transfer

WeChat Pay

Application Fee


Tuition Fee


Insurance Fee




★ SWUFE Bank Account Information (Only for Transferring Tuition) is attached (attachment 3).

(1) Please state the Full Passport Name in your transfer statement and email the statement to;

(2) All fees incurred during the bank transfer will be students’ responsibility. Please make sure all the account information is correct when you make the transfer.


VII. Basic Requirements

1. During the study period, students shall observe the laws and decrees of China as well as the rules and regulations of SWUFE.

2. Please make sure you have thoroughly read and fully understood the Regulations for International Students, SWUFE and International Students’ Guidebook provided at SWUFE will take corresponding measures if a student violates related laws, regulations or rules. The student will take full responsibility for any related consequence.


VIII. Admission  

1. College of International Education (CIE) of SWUFE will inform applicants of the final results via email in 18 working days, after reviewing applicants’ application forms and supporting documents. Please check your email box regularly.

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


IX. Other

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

2. The final explanation of the content above is subject to CIE, SWUFE.

3. Please frequently check the website of CIE for updated information.

4. If fraudulent documents and fraud practices are detected, the qualifications for application, or admission will be abolished immediately according to relevant regulations.


X. Contact Information

College of International Education

Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (Guanghua Campus)

No.55 Guanghuacun Street

Chengdu Sichuan Province

P.R. China 610074

Tel: +86 (0) 28 87355437

Fax: +86 (0) 28 87355437





College of International Education

Southwestern University of Finance and Economics

January 21st, 2022


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