List of Chinese Universities Application Deadlines in 2023

As a student, applying to universities can be an exciting but also overwhelming process. With so many universities to choose from and different deadlines to keep track of, it’s easy to get lost in the details. That’s why it’s important to stay organized and on top of your application deadlines. In this article, we’ll provide a list of university application deadlines and some tips to start your application process.

List of Chinese Universities Application Deadlines in 2023:

March Deadlines

  • March 27: Fudan University (English-taught Bachelor’s programs)
  • March 31:
    • BLCU Online Chinese Programs
    • Peking University HSBC Business School
    • Westlake University (PhD program)
    • Zhejiang University (English-taught MBBS program)

April Deadlines

  • April 3: Westlake University (Bachelor’s programs)
  • April 4: Beijing Film Academy – International Film Production program
  • April 20: Tongji University (English-taught Bachelor’s programs)
  • April 30: Xiamen University

May Deadlines

  • May 15: The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen
  • May 30: Qingdao University – Master’s in International Business (MIB)
  • May 31:
    • Hong Kong Metropolitan University
    • Shantou University Medical College
    • University of Nottingham Ningbo, China (PhD Programs)

June Deadlines

  • June 1: Shandong University
  • June 15:
    • Asia Europe Business School
    • Beijing Foreign Studies University
    • Beijing Institute of Technology
    • Donghua University
    • Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (Bachelors Programs)
    • South China University of Technology (Masters and PhD Programs)
    • Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (BA in Architecture, BA in Filmmaking, BA in TV Production, BA in Digital Media Arts)
    • Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (Masters and Chinese Language Programs)
  • June 30:
    • Beijing Normal University – Hong Kong Baptist University United International College (UIC)
    • Dalian Medical University
    • Harbin Institute of Technology
    • Huazhong University of Science and Technology (English-taught Bachelor’s program)
    • Harbin Institute
    • Nanjing Medical University (MBBS, Masters and PhD Programs)
    • Ningbo University
    • Shanghai University – SILC Business School
    • South China University of Technology (Bachelors, Chinese Language, and International Foundation Programs)
    • Tianjin University
    • University of International Business and Economics
    • Wuhan University of Technology
    • Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (Bachelor’s programs, excluding BA in Architecture, BA in Filmmaking, BA in TV Production, BA in Digital Media Arts)
    • Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (PhD Programs)
    • University of Nottingham Ningbo, China (Bachelor’s and Master’s Programs)

July Deadlines

  • July 1: Qingdao University – Master’s in Finance
  • July 15:
    • Jiangsu University
    • Jilin University
    • Zhejiang Gongshang University
    • Xi’an Jiaotong University (Bachelor’s Programs)
  • July 30:
    • Sino-British College
    • Zhejiang University of Technology

October Deadlines

  • October 9: Qingdao University – MBBS Program

Get started with your application now!

Students who apply early get priority selection for university scholarships, picked first for programs with limited spots, and earlier admissions notifications. You also get more time to correct any document mistakes, upload additional information that the university may request, and get advice from our award-winning counselor team!

  • Step 1: Make an account on China Admissions here
  • Step 2: Find your program here and click “Apply Now”
  • Step 3: Upload all your documents and pay the application fee
  • Step 4: China Admission will review your application and contact you if there is anything to fix
  • Step 5: We will submit the application to the university

NOTE: Please apply at least 20 days before the application deadline. It takes an average of 10 days for students to finish their documents and we do not accept last-minute applications.

Have questions about more deadlines for Chinese universities? Search all programs on our website here or check out our blog.


Student Recruitment Manager at China Admissions. Originally from Indonesia but based in Beijing, China since 2017, and has been loving her life and journey in China ever since. Got a Master's degree from the University of International Business and Economics (UIBE) in Beijing back in 2019.
Nadia Wijaya

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