This “Hot 10 Universities” rank is a suggestion for your application in July. CUCAS counts the volume of the applications in last June. The following list is the most popular universities and the key programs still accepted applications in July.

10. Jiangsu University

Jiangsu University, situated in Zhenjiang, is a comprehensive teaching-and-research-type university featuring engineering. It provides first-rate education services and first-rate logistic services for international students.

Non-degree Program Application Deadline
Long-term Chinese Language Program Sep.12
Bachelor’s degree Program Application Deadline
Business Administration (in English) Sep.10
IET Program (International Economy and Trade in English) Sep.10
Master’s-degree Program Application Deadline
MBA Sep.10

9. Shandong University of Science & Technology

Shandong University of Science & Technology (SDUST) offers a huge range of subjects such as engineering, management, liberal arts, law, education and economics. The engineering college has risen into China’s top 50, and the school’s “robotic animal” research fully deserves its world-class standing. Courses taught in English include telecommunication engineering, chemical engineering and technology and mechatronic engineering.

Non-degree Program Application Deadline
Chinese Language Program Scholarship Aug.31
Bachelor’s degree Program Application Deadline
Chemical Engineering & Technology (B.Sc) (English) Scholarship Aug.31
Telecommunication Engineering (B.Sc) (English)Scholarship Aug.31
Mechatronic Engineering Aug.31

8. University of Science and Technology Beijing

University of Science and Technology Beijing (USTB) is renowned for its study of metallurgy and materials science. Its main focus is on engineering.

Non-degree Program Application Deadline
Long-term Chinese Language Training Programs Scholarship Sep.30
August 2013 Short-term Chinese Language Program Aug.10
Bachelor’s degree Program Application Deadline
Materials Science and Engineering (in English) Jul.10

7. Ningbo University

Ningbo University is a dynamic, young and comprehensive university with a wide range of disciplines: economics, law, education, liberal arts, history, science, engineering, agronomy, medicine and management.

Non-degree Program Application Deadline
Regular Chinese Language Training Program Jul.15
Insentive Chinese Language Training Program Jul.15
Bachelor’s degree Program Application Deadline
Business Administration (in English) Jul.15
Logistics Management Jul.15
Tourism Management Jul.15
MBBS (in English) Jul.20
Master’s-degree Program Application Deadline
MBA (in English) Jul.15
Sino-Australia Joint MBA Program Jul.15

6. Donghua University

The leading disciplines in Donghua University (DHU) are Fashion Design, Textile Engineering, International Trade, etc. In addition, Donghua University has established cooperative relationships with more than 60 higher education institutions as well as well-known enterprises around the world.

Non-degree Program Application Deadline
Long-term Comprehensive Chinese Program(Above 16) Jul.31
Summer Chinese Program (Above 16) Jul.19
Bachelor’s degree Program Application Deadline
Bachelor of Management in Business Administration (BBA) Jul.13
Bachelor of Economics in International Trade (BIT) Jul.13

5. Zhejiang University of Technology

Zhejiang University of Technology (ZJUT) is a comprehensive university, can offer not only engineering courses, but also a large range of disciplines like liberal arts, law, economics, commercial management, education and art, pharmaceutical science, etc.

Non-degree Program Application Deadline
Long-term Language Courses Aug.31
Bachelor’s degree Program Application Deadline
Materials Science and Engineering Aug.31
Chemical Engineering and Technology Aug.31

4. Hubei Normal University

Hubei Normal University is a comprehensive higher education institution and provides various programs ranging from mandarin courses to postgraduate courses for international students. The tuition fees and living costs are low, and the university alos provides scholarships and part-time job to excellent students.

Non-degree Program Application Deadline
Long-term Chinese Language Program Aug.21
Master’s-degree Program Application Deadline
Curriculum & Methodology (taught in English) New opened Aug.15

3. South China University of Technology

South China University of Technology (SCUT) is one of south China’s best universities, ranked in the top ten among Chinese technology-based universities. In addition to traditionally high-quality disciplines like electronics, IT, machinery and communications, the school has also opened English-taught courses in International Trade and Economics, Computer Engineering at undergraduate level and international MBA, Software Engineering at Master level.

Non-degree Program Application Deadline
General Chinese Language Programs Jul.15
Intensive Chinese Program Jul.15
Bachelor’s degree Program Application Deadline
B.Eng. in Computer Science and Technology (in English) Aug.15
B.Econ. in International Economics and Trade (in English) Aug.15
Master’s-degree Program Application Deadline
Chinese Education and Cross-Cultural Communication Aug.05
International MBA (2-year English program)  Aug.05
Electrical and Computer Engineering (2-year English program)  Aug.05

2. Beijing Language and Culture University

Beijing Language and Culture University (BLCU) is the only international university in China, and is highly respected. Its main task is to teach the Chinese language and culture to foreign students. As well as teaching Chinese, it also undertakes the tasks of teaching foreign languages, computer science and technology, finance and accountancy.

Non-degree Program Application Deadline
Elementary Chinese Training Courses Jul.16
Long-term Chinese Language Programs (Chinese Painting & Calligraphy) Jul.16
Short-term Regular Chinese Programs Jul.16
Taijiquan Summer Camp Jul.22
Summer Chinese Programs for Teenagers under 18 Jul.22
Bachelor’s degree Program Application Deadline
B.A.Program: Chinese Language Jul.16
B.A.Program: Chinese Painting and Calligraphy Jul.16
Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language Jul.16

1. Beijing Foreign Studies University

Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU) has the longest history among universities of its kind in China, offering a complete range of degrees, diplomas and programs at various levels, with the largest number of foreign language programs in the country.

Non-degree Program Application Deadline
General Chinese Program Jul.31
Summer Vacation Class in Training College Jul.29
Bachelor’s degree Program Application Deadline
International Finance Jul.31
International Business Jul.31
International Marketing Jul.31
Chinese Business Studies Jul.31

As many Chinese universities finish the 2013 fall enrollment, there are fewer programs you can apply. I hope this “Hot 10 Universities” list and this application trend will help you to choose a nice school.