Application Guide for International Students (Spring 2021)

Date:2020-12-11   Source:

Spring 2021 Admissions Categories :

Bachelor’s degree program


Language of Instruction

Duration of Study

International Economics and Trade


0.5+4 school years

Mechanical Engineering:Mechanical Design & Manufacturing and Automation


4 school years

Computer Science and Technology


4 school years

Civil Engineering


4 school years

Notes:Students of Chinese-taught program need to study Chinese for one semester, starting from March 2021 to July 2021. Students are supposed to have a minimum score of 180 on the HSK test (Level 4), and a minimum score of 60 on the HSKK test (Intermediate Level) before academic study.  


Criteria &Eligibility

1.Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens and in good health.

2.Applicants for Chinese-taught program are supposed to be aged from 18 to 24 years old, and Applicants for English-taught program are supposed to be aged from 18 to 25 years old.


Language Requirements

1. English-taught Programs

Applicants from English-speaking countries (English as mother Tongue/ official language), should submit the proof that English is the mother tongue;

Applicants from English as non-native language countries should submit English-learning transcripts with recognition of Changsha University of Science & Technology, such as IELTS 6.0 or TOEFL 65 above etc, or pass the English test of CSUST;

2.Chinese-taught Programs

Applicants shall have a minimum score of 180 on the HSK test (Level 2), for applicants who can not provide qualified HSK (Level 2) examination score report shall attend and pass interview organized by International College.


Application Documents:

1.Applicants should register online and fill in the application online. The Online Application System is available on

2.Highest diploma (notarized photocopy): Documents in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized translations in Chinese or English.

3.Academic transcripts (notarized photocopy): Transcripts in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized translations in Chinese or English.

4.Passport Copy

5.Non-criminal Record

6.Proof of language proficiency

7.Financial guarantee

8.Foreigner Physical Examination FormPlease refer to the attachment


Application Deadline January 10, 2021


Fee Structure


Chinese language study:16000RMB/Year

Bachelor students16500RMB/Year

Registration Fee500RMB/Year


Four-bed room1200RMB/Year

Triple room4400RMB/Year

Double room6000RMB/Year

Application fee:Admitted students are required to pay an application fee of 2500 yuan, which will be used as part of above expenses or deposit after registration.



Conditional admission scholarships are offered to outstanding students.The conditional admission scholarships are used to cover the full tuition and accommodation fee (four-bed room) of Chinese-taught program, and cover no more than 50% tuition fee of English-taught programs within the standard study duration (4 school years).Students shall go through the procedures of the annual assessment, qualified students can obtain scholarship in the following school year.


Bank Account Information

Foreign currency account

Name of the accountChangsha University of Science & Technology

Bank account number604158783522

Name of the bankDongfeng Road Branch, Bank of China

Bank Swift Code: BKCHCNBJ970


RMB account

Name of the account:长沙理工大学

Bank account number1805 1401 0400 0015 8

Name of the bank湖南省长沙市农行高云支行


Application and Admission Procedure

Step 1: Online Application

Applicants can log in the Online Service System for International Students of CSUST , and register an account and fill in online forms and submit the applications.

Step 2: Documents assessment and admission confirmation

After reviewing of application materials in accordance with the provisions of the university, successful applicants will be issued Admission documents.

Note:Applicant needs to pay the postage by him/herself for mailing services.

NotesApplication in person accepted only.



According to the relevant regulations of the Chinese government, international students must be insured as required. For students who fail to buy insurance, enrollment will be disqualified.



The specific time of registration shall be based on the Admission Notice. If student fail to register within the time limit, enrollment will be disqualified.


Contact us

International Student Admission Office , International College, Changsha University of Science & Technology

Tel: +86-731-85256025  


Address: 960, 2nd Section, Wanjiali South RD, Changsha, Hunan, P.R.China

Zip Code: 410114



About Changsha University of Science & Technology

Changsha University of Science & TechnologyCSUSTwas established in 1956. Boasting of a history of over 60 years, CSUST distinguishes itself as an engineering-centered multidisciplinary university, integrating the distinctive characteristics of the following industries: transportation, power industry, hydrological industry and light industry.

It has nurtured nearly 400,000 graduates, making their contributions for the regional and social economic development. CSUST has widely explored international cooperation and exchange. Up to now, it has established exchange and cooperation relationship with some 90 institutions of higher learning and research institutions from over 20 countries and regions, including the United States of America, the United Kingdom, France, Canada, Russia, Hong Kong SAR, Macao SAR, and the Taiwan region, etc. It is accredited to enroll and train international students under China Government Scholarship Programs. We have two Confucius Institutes jointly operating with University of MontenegroUniversity of Liberia and University of Sabah Malaysia.


About International Students Education

Since 1999, Changsha University of Science & TechnologyCSUSThas been accredited to recruit and train international students, and is awarded as the advanced unit for international students. With rapid growth in the number of students registered, CSUST has attracted international students from 52 countries, with annual recruitment reaching 300 people.

The recruitment and training of international students rely mainly on the key disciplines, advanced faculty as well as sophisticated teaching platform. After more than ten years of development, a multi-level and comprehensive training system has been established which mainly focuses on academic education and is supplemented by long-term and short-term Chinese language training, with a comprehensive education level covering undergraduates, postgraduates and doctoral candidates. The system is also multi-typed with various funding channels ranging from Chinese government scholarship, Confucius Institute scholarship, to university-enterprise cooperation, and inter-universities cooperation. Now more than 10 key disciplines have been established to train international students bilingually in civil engineering, electrical engineering, traffic engineering,hydraulic engineering, mechanical engineering, business administration, etc.

We aim to cultivate our international students with scientific and humanistic abilities, solid foundation to their majors, practical and diversified ability and with a good understanding of international laws and regulations.


Study at CSUST:

►Changsha University of Science & Technology (CSUST) distinguishes itself as an engineering-centered multidisciplinary university, integrating engineering, science, management, economics, philosophy, liberal arts and law, with a stronghold in undergraduate education and a capacity of post-doctoral science and research workstations, conferment of doctoral degrees and recommendation of postgraduates for master’s degrees.

►CSUST is listed among the “National Fundamental Capacity Construction Project for Universities in Middle and Western Regions”. The University has been granted first batch of national top 50 “Innovation and entrepreneurship typical experience university”, with the reputation of “China’s first-class university construction university”(Type A) in Hunan province.

 ► CSUST has aimed closely at the development in its major-related industries and has established a high-level undergraduate education system with unique characteristics. CSUST sets up 76 undergraduate majors, among which, twelve are listed among national first-class undergraduate majors(There are 19 first-class undergraduate majors at provincial level and above), nine national characteristic disciplines. One national innovation and experimentation area for undergraduate talents training mode (civil engineering), one national comprehensive reform piloting major (accounting); thirteen majors have passed national engineering education accreditation, five majors have been listed among “Education Training Plan for Outstanding Engineers” by the Ministry of Education and three Sino-foreign joint-education undergraduate program authorized by the Ministry of Education. At present, there are more than 39,000 full-time students in the university, including more than 5600 doctoral and master’s students.

►Strong faculty profile: The university is staffed with 1956 full-time teachers, among whom are 320 professors and 661 associate professors. One member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering and two academicians from the Chinese Academy of Engineering hold concurrent posts in CSUST. Among the faculty members, ,three professors with “Yangtze Scholar” titles, four recipients with “National Outstanding Youth Fund”, one chief scientist of in projects of the national key basic research development plan (known as the “973 Plan”), nine professors selected for National Talents Project,four professors awarded the title of National Expert with Remarkable Contributions, three “Renowned Teachers of China”, three “National Excellent Teachers”, three young scholars in “Changjiang Scholars Program”of the Ministry of Education, 1 winner of national Science Foundation for Outstanding Youth, 1 candidate of “Huangdanian Teachers Team of National Universities”and 9 candidates of “New Century Outstanding Talents Support Program” of the Ministry of Education two “Leading Talents for Science and Technology of Hunan Province”, one professor selected for “Hunan Provincial Group Hundred Talents Program”,seven professors selected for “Hunan Provincial Hundred Talents Program”,six professors selected for youth“Hunan Provincial Hundred Talents Program” .

►Less expenses: Studying at CSUST costs you much less because the consumption level in Changsha is comparatively much lower than other cities in China, and the tuition fee at CSUST is comparatively lower than that at many other universities in China.

►Delicious food: Changsha cuisine is popular with people from all over the world for its beautiful outlook, fragrant smell, and good taste.

►Ideal studying environment: National famous for its landscape with rolling hills and beautiful lakes, it’s the entertainment & media industry , rich in historic and cultural spots. Located at the center position of Changsha-Zhuzhou-Xiangtan city of mergence, our campus boasts of one of the most beautiful campus in China.