Fuzhou University (福州大学)

About the university

Location: Fuzhou, China

Fuzhou University is located in Fuzhou City, Fujian Province. It was founded in 1958.

The university mainly trains specialists in science and engineers, but also has general programs such as economics, management, law and humanities. Fuzhou University is part of the government’s Project 211 program, which aims to develop the higher education system in China.

The university has about 25,000 students.

There are over 50 bachelor’s degree programs and over 50 graduate programs.

The institute has 20 faculties and many research centers.

Fuzhou University currently consists of the Yishan and Qishan campuses. The main campus is Qishan. In the library of the university, in addition to 2 million books, you can also find more than 600 thousand e-books, magazines in Chinese and foreign languages.


Fuzhou University (FZU), or Fuzhou University, is a higher education institution located in the central city of Fujian province. The institute opened its doors to its first students in 1958.

Divided into two campuses, the university is located on the banks of the Minh River, in a beautiful mountainous area. Studying in Fuzhou will help foreign students not only gain knowledge in their specialty, but also get to know the distinctive Chinese culture better.

Engineering and natural sciences were initially considered the core areas of education, but today Fuzhou University offers programs in related disciplines: law, economics, humanities, etc.

University ranking and benefits

For several years in a row, the university has consistently been included in the list of 40 most prestigious institutions in China. It can also be found among the top 5% of universities in the world. The educational institution is a participant in the national project “211”, due to which it is under the special control of the Ministry of Education.

Among the advantages of the university for foreign students are the following:

  • Availability of programs in Chinese and English.
  • Chance to get continuing education (from undergraduate to doctoral studies).
  • There are many options for language programs that will help, among other things, prepare for the HSK.
  • High level of knowledge provided and an academic approach to training.

Fuzhou University is just beginning to gain popularity among foreign youth, but now there are many who want to enroll here.

Composition and infrastructure

Even for China, the university is large enough. Today, 34,000 students study here under the guidance of over 3,000 teachers. On the basis of the institute, active scientific work is being carried out in numerous research centers.

In addition to its own library, the institute has facilities for active recreation of students: a stadium, sports grounds, simulators, etc.

Admission and tuition fees

To enter the institute, you need to collect a set of documents. Among them:

  • Copy of the passport.
  • A copy of the school certificate or bachelor’s degree (depending on the level of study) with good academic results.
  • HSK-4 results (for programs in Chinese).
  • Health certificate.
  • Receipt for payment of the registration fee 400 yuan ($ 63).

All applicants must go through entrance exams.

The tuition fees are as follows:

  • Short-term language program – $ 250 for four weeks (each next week will cost $ 50 extra), $ 750 per semester.
  • Long-term language program – $ 1,500 per year.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Chinese or English – from 16,000 yuan ($ 2530) per year.
  • Master’s degree in Chinese or English – from 22,000 yuan ($ 3490) per year.
  • Doctoral studies in Chinese – from 41,600 yuan ($ 6,600) per year.

The price depends on the specific program and may vary.


The university is non-profit, so students from other countries can count on financial support from the Chinese state. It can be a scholarship from the Government of the PRC or the Confucius Institute. More detailed information about grants is presented on the official website of the university.

Studying programs

The Institute offers more than 50 undergraduate programs (among them there are such popular varants as “International Economics and Trade”, “Tourism Management”, “Urban Planning”, “Architecture”, “Pharmaceuticals”, “Design”, etc.). A great advantage is the availability of bachelor’s and master’s degrees in both Chinese and English. Students who have obtained a master’s degree can continue their studies in doctoral studies.

In addition, the university organizes short and long term language programs. Those who wish can take part in an international summer camp, where young people from all over the world study the Chinese language. The cost of the program is 2000 yuan ($ 315) per week.


The university consists of 19 separate schools and two independent colleges. Most of the efforts are directed towards the development of undergraduate programs, but attention is also paid to graduate, doctoral and independent research. Among the available are the following schools:

  • Architecture.
  • Chemistry.
  • Civil engineering.
  • Humanities and Social Sciences.
  • Materials Science and Engineering.
  • Mathematics and Computer Science.
  • Physics and Information Engineering.
  • Marine affairs.
  • The laws.
  • Foreign languages.
  • Separately, the department for work with foreign students should be mentioned, which actively attracts young people from other countries to study in Fuzhou.


International students have the opportunity to live right on campus, not far from academic buildings. Two accommodation options are offered:

  • Normal room – $ 5 per day, the room has a TV, amenities are on the floor.
  • Apartments (single) – $ 10-15 per day, the room has a balcony, air conditioning, TV and a bathroom.
  • Apartments (double) – $ 8-10 per day, the room has a balcony, air conditioning, TV and a bathroom.

Hot meals can be arranged in the cafeteria for about $ 80 per month.


Phone – (0) 591 87893162 87893306 – when calling from China
Fax: +86 (0) 591 83713229
Email: [email protected]


Official website: fzu.edu.cn

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