University’s Quick Facts
Founded in: 1951
Address: Xihe Middle Rd, Shunqing Qu, Nanchong Shi, Sichuan Sheng, China
Number of Students: 15,000
Academic Year Begins: September
Recognized by: WHO, MCI, MOE
Academic Staff: over 400
Total Area: over 823,693 square meters
University Campus: 2 campuses- in Shunqing District and Gaoping District
Library: over 930,000 books and has subscribed to over 1,567 Chinese, English, and foreign periodicals; over 17,000 electronic periodicals both in Chinese and foreign languages
Food: breakfast, lunch, supper and all kinds of snacks are available at very reasonable cost (halal food also available)
Weather: annual average temperature is 16 ℃
Nearest Airport: Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport in Sichuan Province, China
North Sichuan Medical University is a government-run college of medicine in Sichuan Province and is the second largest higher education centre of Sichuan Province. By primarily focusing on commitment, fraternity, honesty, and creativity, since its establishment, the university has developed into an important national and provincial centre of higher medical education, disease prevention, and rheumatism treatment. The university has 3 national scientific research labs, 3 provincial key subjects, 1 key lab, 1 top-quality course, and 13 key courses on the provincial level. North Sichuan Medical University maintains cordial international relationships with the United States, Britain, Canada, Japan, and other countries through their research universities and educational institutions.
North Sichuan Medical University has over 400 members of the faculty holding Masters or Doctorate degrees. More than 300 have the academic title of professor and associate professor. Also, there are over 50 returned scholars and experts. Around 20 of the professors enjoy special government subsidies or have been given positions of national leadership in their field. North Sichuan Medical University has 24 Affiliated Hospitals and 55 internship and teaching hospitals providing international students opportunity for medical internship and clinical rotation. Affiliated Hospital of North Sichuan Medical University, set up in 1974, a “National Class A-Grade III Hospital”, now is a provincial medical centre combination of medical, teaching and scientific research. The hospital has about 2,500 beds for patients, 35 clinical disciplines, and 7 medical departments. The hospital is a comprehensive hospital with complete medical departments and remarkable medical skills. The number of daily outpatients visiting the hospital is more than 1.23 million.
Recently, North Sichuan Medical University has undertaken 8 national research projects, 5 projects from the Ministry of Education, Ministry of Public Health and State Chinese Medicine Administration, and 238 provincial key and scientific research projects. The university has published 3,500 scientific research papers, 65 treatises, among which 54 papers have been embodied by SCI and ET. The rate of employment (graduates) is consistently above 95%, the highest among colleges in Sichuan Province. All classrooms of North Sichuan Medical University are equipped with multimedia teaching facilities and it is famous for its Faculty of Medical Imaging, which is one of the first 5 medical imaging faculties in China.
- Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
Duration of course: 5 years + 1-year internship
North Sichuan Medical University provides accommodation facilities in the University International Hostel. On-campus accommodation is mandatory for undergraduates while post-graduates can stay on-campus or off-campus. The university has well-appointed hostels with fully-furnished and air-conditioned rooms arranged for international students. Hostel facilities include beds, television, study tables, internet access, air conditioning, kitchen, and a public laundry. The hostels are protected by security agencies and police booths in the university.
1st year: 346,000 Rupees/year (approx.)
2nd-5th year: 231,000 Rupees/year (approx.)
Visa: 4,200 Rupees/year (approx.)
Medical Check-up: 4,500 Rupees (approx.)
Insurance: 6,300 Rupees/year (approx.)
Total cost: 246,000 Rupees/year (approx.)