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Pre-University Program
- General Information

    The Pre-University Program (“PUP”) of Peking University aims to provide those outstanding high school graduates who are interested in studying at Peking University as undergraduates with 1-2 years of preparatory Chinese and mathematics training.Based on the superior educational background of PKU, PUP pays equal attention to the training of language knowledge and language ability. It aims to improve students' comprehensive ability to use Chinese. It also broadens students' knowledge and their academic field of vision and cultivates students' ability of independent thinking and learning, which can lay a solid basis for a future undergraduate study in the aspect of language and other professional fields. After the pre-university program, those who have good grades and good behavior can be given priority in the undergraduate admission process.


    Chinese Language (20 hours per week):Compulsory Course. Chinese Intensive Reading, Spoken Chinese, Reading and Writing, Listening and Speaking, Chinese Integrated Curriculum for Academic Purpose, Chinese Special Curriculum for Academic Purpose.

    Mathematics (4 hours per week): Elective Course. Including elementary mathematics course and senior mathematics course.

    China Survey (2 hours per week):Elective Course (Only available in the 2nd semester).

    [Study Plan and Undergraduate Program Major]

    Chinese language courses are compulsory. Students should take a placement test after registration. Students should choose their Study Plan (N\E\S) depending on their intended undergraduate program major during the application process.

    Study Plan

    Undergraduate Program

    Major Choices

    No. Schools and Departments



    Plan S:




    Plan E:





    Plan N:


    (No math



    Department of Chinese

    Language and Literature

    2 Department of History None
    3 School of Arts None
    4 School of International Studies Elective

    School of Archaeology

    and Museology


    College of Urban and

    Environmental Sciences

    C Class

    Institute of Computer

    Science & Technology

    C Class
    8 Department of Philosophy D Class
    9 School of Government D Class

    School of Journalism

    and Communication

    D Class
    11 Department of Sociology DClass
    12 Law School D Class
    13 Yuanpei School

    Depends on

    specific major

    14 School of Mathematical Sciences A Class
    15 College of Engineering A\BClass
    16 School of Physics B Class

    School of Electronics Engineering

    and Computer Science

    B Class
    18 College of Chemistry B Class
    19 School of Life Sciences B Class

    School of Earth and

    Space Sciences

    B Class

    College of Environmental

    Science and Engineering

    B Class
    22 School of Economics B Class

    Guanghua School of


    B Class
    24 Department of Psychology B\C Class


    * N Plan students can choose undergraduate major from the schools and departments No.1 to No.3;

    E Plan students can choose undergraduate major from the schools and departments No.1 to No.13;

    E Plan students can choose undergraduate major from the schools and departments No.1 to No.24.

    During the first month of classes, the students have one opportunity to adjust their math study plans.

    Plan S can transfer to Plan E and Plan E can transfer to Plan N, but this process cannot be reversed.


    Tuition Fee
    Non-degree RMB 54,000 in total (About $ 9,905)
    Accommodation Fee
    NO 9 Building
    Single Room RMB 4,500 to RMB 5,500
    Other Fees
    Application Fee RMB 400 to RMB 810
    Service Fee USD 150
    Living Expense RMB 2,200 to RMB 2,800
- How Much Scholarship Cover
Admission Only
- You Need Pay After Got Scholarship (RMB)
  • Tuition:  54,000
  • Accommodation: 750 to 1200 RMB per month
  • Living Expense: 600 to 3000 RMB per month
- Requirement

1.Applicants must be non-Chinese citizens;

2.Age under 23 years old;

3.Applicants must have attained a high school diploma (this does not include ordinary high schools in China and it does not include China's ordinary high school's international division programs);

- Application Documents

1. Application Form

Please upload your finished application form here.

2. Certificate of HSK

Certificate of HSK (Chinese Proficiency Test),No need for English medium programs

3. Photocopy of valid passport

With name, passport number & expiration date, and photo included

4. Passport photo

A recent passport-sized photo of the applicant

5. High school academic transcript

High school academic transcript in languages other than Chinese or English should be translated into Chinese or English and be certified by notarization.

6. High school graduate certificate

Graduation certificate in languages other than Chinese or English should be translated into Chinese or English and be certified by notarization.

7. Letter of recommendation

8. Letter from financial guarantor

indicating his or her name, profession, telephone number, and contact address

9. Letter of guarantee

A permanent resident in Beijing with steady job Content of Sponsor letter: Include name, occupation, phone number, and mailing address Sample Sponsor letter is available on request

You can download a template or sample from here .
  • Step 1: Click "Apply Now" button below and pay scholarship service fee.

  • Step 2: Wait for the payment confirmation, then provide documents guidance. (including the application form)

  • Step 3: Submit documents and wait for result and admission documents (including admission letter, visa letter)
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