MBBS at Xinjiang Medical University

393 Xinyi Rd, Xinshi District, Ürümqi, Ürümqi, Xinjiang, China, 830011

36,000 RMB

Tuition Fees Per Year

Xinjiang, China

City and province

Xinjiang Medical University

Xinjiang Medical College, is a medical university in Ürümqi, the capital of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of the People's Republic of China. It was ratified by the National Ministry of Education in 1998 and entitled by Jiang Zemin. The curriculum places a particular emphasis on medicine, management and linguistics, with the university facilitating 25 specialties for undergraduate students and 17 specialties for academic education. Over 50,000 students have been educated at XMU. In 2010, 13,100 students were enrolled at the university, with 5,405 people employed in teaching positions.

XMU is at the base of Carp Hill in Northeast Ürümqi and consists of a campus that is over 3 million square feet. Chairman Mao Zedong and Premier Zhou Enlai ordered the Ministry of Health to work with the Soviet Union Ministry of Foreign Affairs to build a new medical centre in Xinjiang city of Dihua (now the city of Ürümqi The decision was based upon instructions provided by Saifuddin Azizi.

XMU was founded by incorporating the Traditional Chinese Medicine College of Xinjiang Medical University with the Xinjiang Medical College. Before incorporation, Xinjiang Medical College was amongst 156 key projects aided by the former Soviet Union during the First Five-Year Plan and began recruiting new students in 1956 During its 60 years of existence, XMU has received attention from national and international leaders, including Chinese Communist Party officials and other provincial and urban figures across China. Xinjiang Medical University is a large co- educational higher education institution. The total strength of the university ranges between 15,000 to 20,000.

Xinjiang Medical University also has a strong collaboration with top universities from across the world to offer the best opportunities to the students. Most students from Xinjiang Medical University get job opportunities or go for higher education after the completion of course from the university. Since 1998, XMU has won 58 provincial and ministerial level scientific research awards. It is listed among the top colleges and universities performing scientific research in the Autonomous Region. It is the only institution in China to win the "Chinese Medical Academic Award" in four consecutive years. XMU topped the universities that were being observed by the National Natural Science Foundation of China. It has also been observed that the quality of education at Xinjiang Medical University has upheld with the passage of time.

The university aims at maintaining stability and offers the best opportunities to students who want to make their career in medical science. Since 1998, XMU has won awards by the province and ministry for maintaining the scientific research level.. It is listed among the top colleges and universities for performing the best scientific research in the region. As of 22 July 2009, the university was one of seven such institutions in the republic to be recognized by the Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (this was in addition to recognition already granted by the Medical Council of India). The university is divided into four campuses namely north campus, Mingyuan campus, and Fangfangg Ou campus. The fourth campus Hema Spring New Summer campus is under construction. The courses at the university are offered under four disciplines namely medicine, management, science and literature. It has six affiliated hospitals from where the medical students can undergo internship and training programme Xinjiang Medical University which was formerly known as Xinjiang Medical college was established in 1956. The college was merged with Xinjiang College of Traditional Chinese Medicine to form Xinjiang Medical University in June 1998. It is located in Urumqi city, the capital of Xinjiang. The University is officially included in the 156 key projects of the national first five-year plan. The motto of the University is ‘learning, practicing, doctoring, and innovating’. Xinjiang Medical University aims at offering socialist education and protecting the health of people by producing the best medical graduates from Xinjiang Medical University. Xinjiang Medical University is officially accredited and recognized by the Department of Education of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region.

A look at the location

It is the capital of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in the far northwest of the People's Republic of China Ürümqi was a major hub on the Silk Road during China's Tang dynasty and developed its reputation as a leading cultural and commercial center during the Qing dynasty in the 19th century.

With an estimated population of 3.5 million in 2015, Ürümqi is the second-largest city in China’s northwestern interior as well as the largest in Central Asia in terms of population.[1] According to the Guinness Book of Records, Ürümqi is the most remote city from any sea in the world.[6][7] Ürümqi has seen significant economic development since the 1990s and currently serves as a regional transport node and a cultural, political and commercial center.Ürümqi is one of the top 500 science cities in the world by scientific research outputs, as tracked by the Nature Index.[8] The city is also home to Xinjiang University, a comprehensive university with the highest academic level in Xinjiang, under the Project 211[9] and the Double First Class University Plan.

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Xinjiang medical university ranking- Ranking

  • World Rank 2944 as on 24.04.2020
  • First among medical universities in Xinjiang, People’s Republic of China
  • Holds 37th position among “Top Chinese Universities in Medicine, 2011”
  • 49th position in China Medical Universities Rankings 2012, an annual list of China’s top universities by China University Assessment
  • 388th position in China overall, ranking by Webometrics Ranking of World Universities
  • 236th university in China overall, having a score of 20.00

Xinjiang medical university admission-

Along with the related documents, students should send their XMU application form for enrollment to XMU’s International Education College (IEC) Training Department.

An Admission notification along with a JW202 Form (Study Visa Application Form) will be sent to the qualified applicant by the XMU’s Admission Office.

Students should apply for the entry visa with the JW202 Form at the Chinese Embassy or the Consulate at their home country.

Following is the registration period:
1. For Undergraduate Students: September 5th-25th
2. For Graduate Students: September 10th – October 10th
3. For Ph.D. Students and Advanced Students: February or October


  • Physical Examination Record of Foreigner.
  • Copy of valid passport, academic transcript, and an official diploma.
  • XMU Application Form for enrolment.
  • 4 passport-size photos.
  • Non-criminal record.
  • Bank remittance receipt for the registration fee.
  • Senior High School Diploma or graduation certificate.


  • They should have Physics, Biology, and Chemistry as the main subjects of study at the 10+2 level.
  • The applicant must have a non-china nationality.
  • The age of the applicant must be a minimum of 17 years and maximum of 30 years.
  • The applicant must have a good track of academic records.
  • The student must be fluent in the English language.
  • Students must have completed 10+2 of their education or any equivalent education with a minimum 50% aggregate marks.

Few Benefits of Studying at Xinjiang Medical University

  • The Chinese government provides huge funds to MBBS universities in China and thus the Xinjiang Medical University has world-class infrastructure.
  • Through technically equipped classrooms, up to date and sophisticated libraries, advanced nursing labs, etc. Xinjiang Medical University facilitates its MBBS program.
  • This comprehensive Medical University integrates clinical, teaching and research treatment.
  • XMU’s strong reputation in both Western and Traditional Chinese Medicine complements the characteristics of a multi-ethnic city with its unique geographic features.
  • The best possible education for overseas students is offered by an excellent teaching staff with a strong sense of responsibility and a great deal of teaching experience.
  • At present, 800+ overseas students from 18 countries are studying for their bachelor’s, Master’s and doctorate degrees at Xinjiang Medical University thus students can get multicultural and multilingual experience at this University.
  • All subjects can be taught in English at this university.

Xinjiang Medical University Fees Structure

    Particulars Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5
    Tuition Fee In RMB 36,000 RMB 36,000 RMB 36,000 RMB 36,000 RMB 36,000 RMB
    Hostel Fee In RMB 4500 RMB 4500 RMB 4500 RMB 4500 RMB 4500 RMB
    Total Fee In RMB 40,500 RMB 40,500 RMB 40,500 RMB 40,500 RMB 40,500 RMB


    • 1 RMB = Rs.11(it may vary)
    • Mentioned fee are approximate and it may change as per the change in currency

Hostel facilities at Xinjiang medical College

  • Xinjiang Medical University provides on-campus standard housing for international students and it is of apartment-style.
  • Students are provided with single and double rooms at the hostel, but due to different furniture facilities, their prices differ.
  • All rooms are equipped with a bathroom, a separate toilet, water dispenser, kitchen, air conditioner, television, basic furniture, telephone, and broadband internet access.
  • At the public kitchen of an apartment, foreign students can cook by themselves. It will help them to save their money spent on food and it is also a new kind of lifestyle for them.
  • International students live happily in the dormitory, because of Good living conditions and studying environment.
  • At the campus of Xinjiang University, there is a school hospital, restaurants, shops, supermarkets, banks, and a number of life service facilities, basketball, volleyball, badminton, football, tennis, table tennis, and other outdoor sports venues.
  • The accommodation price is approximately RMB 4500-5000/Year for a single person living in a double room.
  • Students have the facility to rent the rooms outside the campus also at designated locations.

Xinjiang medical university courses-

MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery)

Duration: 5 years plus 1 year internship

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)

Duration: 5 years

Integration of CTM and Western Medicine

Duration: 5 years

Medical Master/Postgraduate/ PG Degree programs in English Medium: Clinical Medicine

Duration: 3 years

Details please read at Master Degree Programs

Medical Doctoral Degree/PHD programs in English Medium: Clinical Medicine

Duration: 3 years