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Jinan University Application Deadline

Last Updated on September 10, 2021 by

Jinan University or 暨南大学 (JNU) – public higher education institution in China. JNU was founded in 1906. In Guangzhou the main building of the university is located. Jinan University is one of the best universities in China, taking its rightful place among the top 5 educational institutions of the country.

Application process and the cost of tuition. In addition to the results of the examinations the applicant must submit a certificate of the previous academic performance. As a state university, JNU provides scholarships to remarkable students.

The composition of the university. Jinan University is classified as a large university with more than 44,000 concurrent students. The university accepts both local and foreign students. The university provides its students with the opportunity to participate in the international exchange programs.

Infrastructure of JNU. There is a library on the campus. Sports facilities can be a bonus for some students applying to Jinan University.

The application deadline is 15 October!

Jinan University Ranking

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Jinan University (abbreviated JNU) is a public research university based in Tianhe District, Guangzhou city, Guangdong province, China. It is one of the oldest universities established in China, tracing back to the Qing dynasty (1644–1911).

Jinan University is a key comprehensive university which is listed in ‘211 Project’ and jointly constructed by Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council, Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China and Guangdong Province.

Founded in 1906, Jinan University is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the large metropolis of Guangzhou (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Guangdong. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Shenzhen, Zhuhai. Officially recognized by the Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council, Jinan University (JNU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational Chinese higher education institution. Jinan University (JNU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 114 years old Chinese higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. JNU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.


Jinan University has 27 colleges, comprising 59 departments and offering 89 undergraduate major fields. Among the 55 departments, 43 offer master’s degree programs and 19 offer Ph.D degree-granting programs. There are 15 postdoctoral research stations, 182 research institutes and 77 labs in Jinan University.

The university has four national key disciplines, eight key disciplines of the Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council, 20 Guangdong Province Level-I key disciplines, and four Guangdong Province Level-II key disciplines. The university has a key research base of national humanity and social sciences, a teaching and research base for Chinese language and literature of the Education Ministry, a base for national university cultural quality education, a base of national base for teaching Chinese as a foreign language, an educational base for overseas Chinese education of the Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council, and a key research base of humanity and social science of Guangdong Province. The university has one national engineering center, 7 ministerial centers (engineering centers of the Ministry of Education) and provincial centers, and 11 key ministerial and provincial key laboratories.

Jinan University 2021-2022 Ranking

Institution NameJinan University
World Rank553
National Rank61
Quality of Education Rank
Alumni Employment Rank596
Quality of Faculty Rank
Research Performance Rank533
Overall Score73.6
  • International School
  • College of Liberal Arts
  • College of Foreign Studies
  • College of Arts
  • College of Journalism and Communication
  • College of Economics
  • Management School
  • School of Public Administration/School of Emergency Management
  • Law School / Intellectual Property School
  • School of International Studies/Academy of Overseas Chinese Studies
  • College of Science and Engineering
  • College of Information Science and Technology / College of Cyber Security
  • College of Life Science and Technology
  • School of Medicine
  • First Clinical Medical School
  • College of Pharmacy
  • College of Chinese Language and Culture
  • School of Humanities
  • School of Translation Studies
  • International Business School


  • Institute of Nanophotonics
  • Institute of Economic and Social Research
  • Chinese Language and Literature     
  • Modern Literature      
  • Chinese Historical Document and Culture     
  • Foreign Language and Literature       
  • Finance      
  • Fiscal Taxation       
  • Economy of the Special Economic Zones, Hong Kong and Macao       
  • Economy of Taiwan       
  • International Economy       
  • Human Resource Management       
  • Industrial Economy       
  • Bursary and Accounting       
  • Tourism       
  • Public Administration       
  • Educational Economy and Management       
  • Social Security & Management       
  • Southeast Asian Studies       
  • Optical and Electric Engineering       
  • Electric Power and Electronics
  • Environmental Engineering


Student services

  •  The Office of International Exchange and Cooperation is here to assist you with living/working in JNU and direct you to other campus services. You can access a range of information and services from the Office of International Exchange and Cooperation regarding visa, international student admission, exchange programs, employment etc, If you have problems with your study, teaching, research, accommodation, health living, and other aspects of your campus life, please give us a visit.
  • The Student Union is an influential student organization and represents the JNU undergraduate student body. 

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Housing services

The  student dormitory is the public place for learning and living on  campus. There are 22 dormitory buildings on campus, which are Jianyang,  Zhenru, Jingling and Zhouzhuan zone. The Center for Education &  Management Dormitory Affairs, the office in charge of student dormitory,  is located on the ground floor of Jianyang 16th.

Library services

JNU has one of the best library in the nation, discover the full range of library service to support your study and research.

  • Panyu Campus

Zhuhai Campus

ICT services

Fully connected, high-speed campus network

Medical services

  • The First Affiliated Hospital of Jinan University (Guangzhou Overseas Chinese Hospital)
  • The First Affiliated Hospital Outpatient Department of Jinan University

Student Life

Campus life

JNU has five campuses in three cities — Guangzhou, Shenzhen and Zhuhai — closely connected by Pearl River Delta transportation. The main campus is in Guangzhou.

Sports facilities

  • Cycling
  • Skating
  • Diabolo 
  • Chinese Kongfu 
  • Ping-Pong 
  • Taekwondo
  • Badminton
  • Tennis
  • Baseball 
  • Volleyball 
  • Soccer 
  • Nunchakus 
  • Climbing
  • Orienteering 

Student clubs

  • Magic Club, 
  • Dance Club, 
  • Cinema Club, 
  • Drama Club, 
  • Guitar Club, 
  • Animation Club, 
  • Painting & Calligraphy Club, 
  • Yueyun Chinese music instrument Club, 
  • Travel Club, 
  • Tai-chi Club

Jinan University Acceptance Rate

Acceptance rate28%*

* Jinan University is among the institutions that don’t provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because a university has programs where an applicant only needs to meet admission requirements to enroll and doesn’t necessarily competes with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely-ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.


Admissions RequirementsGraduation from senior middle school and National College Entrance Examination (Gaokao) Foreign students: for further information see CUCAS
Academic CalendarSeptember to July (September – January; February-July)
Full time employee2,409
Student:staff ratio16:1

Jinan University majors

by publication & citation count

Biology11,466 / 162,649
Medicine10,756 / 99,696
Chemistry9,418 / 146,468
Engineering8,366 / 108,704
Physics6,452 / 93,166
Materials Science5,159 / 74,367
Computer Science3,451 / 28,277
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences3,365 / 12,801
Oncology and Cancer research2,696 / 34,086
Business2,615 / 13,121
Environmental Science2,542 / 33,599
Molecular Biology1,805 / 15,681
Economics1,655 / 8,847
Mathematics1,535 / 11,796
Biochemistry1,352 / 25,494
Chemical Engineering1,201 / 22,210
Optical Engineering1,179 / 11,930
Immunology1,172 / 17,279
Pharmacology1,160 / 16,485
Surgery1,094 / 4,716
Psychology957 / 8,550
Artificial Intelligence (AI)934 / 6,966
Demography815 / 9,260
Art & Design791 / 652
Nanotechnology773 / 27,050
Pathology763 / 7,466
Environmental Chemistry735 / 12,388
Organic Chemistry595 / 9,129
Botany590 / 6,354
Sociology558 / 529
Inorganic Chemistry557 / 11,940
Radiochemistry557 / 10,033
Radiology and Nuclear medicine552 / 2,587
Gastroenterology and Hepatology551 / 2,698
Nutrition and Food Science545 / 5,573
Political Science532 / 428
Ecology486 / 8,297
Microbiology482 / 6,325
Genetics471 / 6,823
Blockchain and Cryptography456 / 4,809

Jinan University Mbbs Fees

MBBS Fee Structure

Fee TypeAmount (RMB)
Tuition Fee34,000
Application Fee600 (95 USD)
Service Fee260 (50 USD)
Accommodation Fee4000-6000/year (Double Room)
 2000/year (Quad Room)
Living Cost2100-2700/month

Tuition and Payments for Undergraduate Programs 

 Tuition for Undergruate programs (¥RMB/School Year)

Foreign studentOverseas Chinese
Arts Programs24000-2900010000
International School
International Economics and Trade,Finance, Journalism (International Journalism )  28000              12000              
Accounting, (CPA Canada)  32000              18000
Pharmacy, Food Quality and Safety, Computer   Science and Technology3000014000
Clinical Medicine3400016000
Other Programs19000-250006060-7660

Note: Tuition for Accounting (CGA) program includes charges for teaching materials provided by the Canadian Accountants’ Association, the co-sponsor of the program, and a sum of ¥6,000 for examinations conducted by the same.

Accommodation Fees (¥RMB/academic year)

Shipai CampusSouth CampusZhuhai CampusShenzhen CampusGuangyuan Dong Campus

The above price standard is subject to the appraisal of Price Bureau of Guangdong Province.

Administration fee for Campus Card ¥30, ¥0 at initial.

Ⅱ. Remarks for Attention
Tuition and accommodation charges for foreign students of Chinese descent and other foreign students shall be paid at the time of entrance registration (If paid in cash, only RMB is accepted: if paid by foreign currency cheque, an extra of ¥25 for M/T service charge is demanded.)
Travel expenses (including that from Guangzhou to Zhuhai), meals, books, teaching materials, reference materials, small drawing instruments, etc. are all borne by students themselves.

Ⅲ. Other Items Paid After Entering School
Insurance Premium
In accordance with the ‘Tentative Regulations on the Purchase of Insurance by University Foreign Students’ adopted by the Ministry of Education, all foreign students are required to pay a yearly insurance premium of about ¥220 for the collective comprehensive insurance (including F.P.A., accidental injury medi-care and hospital medi-care), ¥80 for the application fee of the City citizen’s medical insurance, before going through the registration procedure.

Jinan University – MBBS Fee Structure 2020

The fee structure for Jinan University for MBBS program is given in the table below:

Particular1st Year2nd Year3rd Year4th Year5th Year6th Year
Tuition Fee (approx. in CNY)340003400034000340003400034000
Tuition Fee (approx. in USD)476047604760476047604760
Hostel (approx. in CNY)400040004000400040004000
Hostel (approx. in USD)560560560560560560
Medical + Insurance (approx. in CNY)1000
Medical + Insurance (approx. in USD)140
Registration Fee (approx. in CNY)600
Registration Fee (approx. in USD)84
Total (approx. in CNY)4396003800038000380003800038000
Total (approx. in USD)554453205320532053205320
Fees in Indian Rupees (approx.)Rs.3.88 LakhsRs.3.72 LakhsRs.3.72 LakhsRs.3.72 LakhsRs.3.72 LakhsRs.3.72 Lakhs

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