Sichuan University

Sichuan University


Why choose

Sichuan University

  • Founded in 1896, SCU is located in Chengdu, a prosperous, lively and affluent city with 3000 years of profound history.
  • It is also close to the renowned Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding. 
  • Sichuan University (SCU) is one of the most prestigious universities in China for its education, research, and social impact, ranking among the top 10 best national universities in China mainland
  • Sichuan university boasts the largest academic library system in southern China and a world-class university museum cluster, and its hospital is also one of the best in China.
  • SCU enjoys strong connections with 306 scientific institutions and organizations worldwide
  • It has undertaken and accomplished a considerable number of major international and national research projects.
  • SCU has developed joint academic programs with 220 leading research universities from over 38 countries and regions, including the USA, Canada, Australia and the UK. 
  • It is identified as a key high-level comprehensive research university under Project 985 and Project 211.
  • SCU world rank is 208th and national rank is 19


English-medium Undergraduate Programs by SCU:

  • Basic Medicine Sciences
  • Clinical Medicine
  • Stomatology
  • Economics
  • History
  • Geography
  • Business Administration
  • Civil Engineering
  • Software Engineering
  • Environmental Science and Engineering
  • Biotechnology


Sichuan University offers partial and fully funded scholarships. Contact Intime Study Advisors for scholarship details.

Documents Required:

  • Passport
  • Passport Size Photo (White Background)
  • SSC Mark sheet/Junior high school document (grade 10th)
  • HSSC Mark sheet/Senior high school document (grade 12th)
  • 02 Recommendation Letters from Senior high school
  • English Proficiency certificate
  • Physical Examination Form
  • Study Plan (600-800 words)
  • Police clearance certificate
  • Application Form
All the Documents should be in clear scan form

About University:

As one of the national key universities directly under the State Ministry of Education (MOE) as well as one of the State “211 Project” and 985 Project” universities enjoying privileged construction in the Ninth Five-Year Plan period, the present Sichuan University (SCU) was first incorporated in April, 1994 with Chengdu University of Science and Technology (CUST), then a national key university under the MOE, and then reincorporated again in Sept, 2000 with the West China University of Medical Science (WCUMS), a key university directly under to the State Ministry of Health in 2000. 

The former Sichuan University was one of the earliest institutes of higher learning in China, with a history dating back to Sichuan Zhong-Xi Xuetang (Sichuan Chinese and Western School), established in 1896. The predecessor of CUST is Chengdu Engineering College, set up in 1954 as the result of the nation-wide college and department adjustment. WCUMS originated from the private Huaxi Xiehe University (West China Union University), established in 1910 by five Christian missionary groups from U.S.A., UK and Canada.

At present, Sichuan University is a first class comprehensive research university in Western China.  The University has established 30 Colleges, a College of Graduate Studies, a School of Overseas Education and two independent colleges, Jin Cheng and Jin Jiang College. These colleges cover 11 areas of study including: Humanities, Science, Medical, Economics, Management, Law, History, Philosophy, Agriculture, and Education.  

At Sichuan University there are 46 key disciplines at the national level, 66 key disciplines at the provincial level, 27 first class Ph.D. disciplines as well as 229 other P.h.D. disciplines, 346 Master’s Degree disciplines, 13 specialized degree programs, 126 Undergraduate disciplines, 28 post-doctorate interim-positions, 6 National Innovative Training Bases for Scientific Research and Curriculum Study, and a National Base for the Education of University Students in Culture and Ethics.

SCU has fostered co-operative ties with more than 150 world-renowned universities, educational organizations and foundations from 42 countries and regions. It has co-established platforms for high-level academic exchanges such as “Sino-US Institute for University Design”, “Jiuzhaigou International Laboratory for Ecology, Environment, and Sustainability”, “Sino-German Institute for Energy Research”, and “Western China Poverty-Alleviation International Research Center”, and other international level co-operative platforms. 

About City:

Chengdu (Chéngdū), located in central Sichuan Province in China, is the provincial capital of Sichuan and one of the sub-provincial cities in China. The State Science assures Chengdu as the center of technology, business, financial and communication. Chengdu is also the political, economic, cultural and educational center of Sichuan Province. It’s the focused city under the country’s economic construction and social development plan, honored as a national historical and cultural city. Chengdu belongs to Shu in ancient times, the city is built up after Qin annexes Ba. It sets brocade officials to manage brocade industry because of it’s prosperity, therefore it enjoys the name of “city of brocade official”. Chengdu is known as “hibiscus town”, referred to as “Rong” for its hibiscus allover the city back in Five Dynasties. Chengdu was set up as the municipal city in 1921 with the total area of 12,400 sq km and central city area of 283.86 sq km., administers 9 districts, 4 municipal level cities and 6 county level cities, has the permanent resident population of 14,070,800 by the end of 2011. Chengdu urban and rural comprehensive reform pilot area has been formally approved by the State Council in 2007, becoming another national comprehensive reform pilot area after Pudong district of Shanghai and Haibin district of Tianjin.

It was named the Happiest City in China as part of a 2017 citizen survey, and one of the world’s 15 Happiest Places by the CNN Travel Channel.The City is exploring ways to raise public awareness of declining traditions and the value of Chengdu’s cultural heritage.


Chengdu’s climate is classified as warm and temperate. When compared with winter, the summers have much more rainfall.Chengdu’s climate is classified as warm and temperate. When compared with winter, the summers have much more rainfall.Chengdu is in the northern hemisphere. Its north to the equator line Summer begins at the end of June and ends in September. 

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