Q1: I have already submitted online application, do I need to mail the hard copies?
A: No. Due to the influence of covid-19, all applications are processed online. You do not need to mail hard copies for now.
Q2: What is the No Criminal Record Check? Do I have to submit the document?
Under the law of the People's Republic of China, any international student who applies to study in China must provide a certificate of no criminal record from local authorities. Considering that in certain countries such certificates may not be obtained in time, in line with the purpose of humanistic care, the university accepts the No Criminal Record Commitment as a short-term alternative. No Criminal Record Commitment can be found here.
Q3: Do I have to submit Foreigner Physical Examination Form?
A: Yes. If you are unable to do the physical examination due to covid-19 lockdowns, please upload a statement explaining the situation. Foreigner Physical Examination Form can be found here.
Q4: How can I pay for the application fee?
Application fee can be paid using wechat, alipay, or foreign credit cards. You will receive an e-mail when you pass the initial review with instructions on how to pay the application fee. (Please note: DO NOT use foreign debit cards to avoid financial loss) A step-by-step guide can be found at http://sice.cufe.edu.cn/info/1038/5373.htm
Q5: Do I need to take an entrance exam?
A: Applicants who have passed both document review and academic review will be invited to an online interview.
Q6: My native language is English, and I am applying for a program offered in English, do I need to take standardized English proficiency tests?
A: No. You can upload a signed letter of explanation.
Q7: I completed my previous stage of study in English, and I am applying for a program offered in English, do I need to take standardized English proficiency tests?
A: No. You can upload a signed letter of explanation. Meanwhile, your English proficiency will be evaluated based on your written materials and your online interview performance.
Q8: Do I need an acceptance letter?
A: For Type B CSC scholarship, no. CUFE does not require acceptance letter. Even if you did manage to obtain one, it will NOT be included in your application files. Admission decisions are made by admissions committees, not by individual professors. For type A CSC scholarship, please e-mail us at email@example.com for more information.
Q9: I am applying for Type A CSC scholarship, how can I obtain a pre-admission letter?
A: CUFE issues pre-admission letters for qualified Type A CSC scholarship applicants in the hope of increasing their chances of receiving the scholarship. Please send all of your application documents to firstname.lastname@example.org for further review.
Q10: I am in my last year of study, can I apply now without my diploma?
A: You can provide a certificate stating your student status, major, and expected graduation date, etc. Please note that your final admission is contingent upon providing diploma and full transcript before registration.
Q11: Do you have programs starting in March?
A: CUFE does not accept degree students starting in spring semester. Only non-degree students are accepted in March.
Q12: I am applying for CSC scholarship-University Program, do I need to pay the application fee?
A: Yes, CSC applicants need to pay application fee as well.