There are eight academic schools at CAFA, which are School of Chinese Painting, School of Fine Art, School of Design, School of Humanities, School of Architecture, School of City Design, School of Experimental Art, and Institute of Arts Administration and Education. Students can take majors in more than 20 professional fields, which are traditional Chinese painting, calligraphy, painting, sculpture, photography, art history, visual communication design, digital media art, fashion and jewelry design, product design, architecture, landscape architecture , animation, experimental art, art administration, etc.
There is also Foundation Course for international students who wish to apply for bachelor degree program at CAFA.
EMESTERS AND TERMS
September to February (FIRST TERM) ,March to April (SECOND TERM) and May to June (THIRD TERM)
International students’ apartment: Single room (public restroom)
Bachelor degree program
Application period: March & April of each year
Examination date: May of each year
Master degree program
Application period: November of each year
Examination date: December of each year
Doctoral Degree program
Application period: March of each year
Examination date: April of each year
Non-degree Research Students
This course is for international students who wish to study or conduct research on a specific subject under the instruction of an academic staff. Applicants can get admitted with the permission of the staff.
Application period: March to June of each year for one academic year
October to December of each year for half year
Each program requires different qualifications to apply , for more detail please visit CAFA website: www.cafa.edu.cn for the updated information of each year
RMB 90000 yuan / academic year
RMB 60000 yuan/ half year
Bachelor degree program:
RMB 52000 yuan / academic year
Master degree program:
RMB 60000 yuan / academic year
Doctoral degree program:
RMB 68000 yuan / academic year
Non degree program:
RMB 52000 yuan / academic year for general non-degree student
RMB 60000 yuan / academic year for advanced non-degree student
CAFA accepts applicants who obtain the Chinese Government Scholarships from China Scholarship Council (CSC). The specific application requirements are as follows:
The applicant first check the information on the CSC website http://www.campuschina.org/ and after selecting the major and universities he/she should contact the Chinese embassy or consulate or other accepting agency to understand the specific application process; meanwhile the registration and application materials should be submitted online at https://studyinchina.csc.edu.cn . The application period is from January to April of each year.
Review application materials
CSC shall first review the application materials submitted by each applicant in accordance with relevant regulations, and arrange the registration number (CSC No.) for each one. Second CSC shall confirm the study category and funding method of each student, and also preliminarily arrange their majors and possible accepting institutions. Last, all the above information will be sent to the relevant institutions through the "Information platform". The review period is from May to July of each year.
Admission from university
The university will review and accept applicants' materials according to the list requested by CSC. If the university cannot accept applicants due to the unsuitability of the major setting or his/her failure to participate in the entrance examination, the university will transfer the information to the next voluntary university of the applicants. For applicants who meet the admission requirements of CAFA, we will prepare the admission notice and the visa application form for international students ("JW201" form), and send it to CSC. The admission period is from May to July of each year.
Chinese language course and professional Foundation Course shall be implemented in accordance with relevant regulations of CSC and CAFA.
Students should go to the local police station within 24 hours after entering China to apply for the Registration Form of Residence. Upon registering at CAFA we will be responsible for applying for the residence permit for students according to the regulations.