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Liaoning Shihua University(辽宁石油化工大学)

Liaoning Petrochemical University (LNPU), previous name Liaoning Shihua University (LSHU) is located in Fushun, overlooking the scenic banks of the Hunhe River. It enjoys a beautiful campus environment. LNPU was originally founded in Dalian in 1950 as the first petroleum school of New China. In 1953 the school was relocated to Fushun and in 1958 it was upgraded to Fushun Petroleum Institute. In February 2000 its leadership was transferred to the People’s Government of Liaoning Province, in light of the management system of “simultaneous construction by central and local governments, with the local government playing a more prominent role”. In October of the same year, Fushun Coal Industry School was incorporated into Fushun Petroleum Institute; in February 2002, with the approval of the Ministry of Education (MOE), Fushun Petroleum Institute was renamed as Liaoning Shihua University. In February 2021, Liaoning Shihua University was renamed as Liaoning Petrochemical University.

For more than 70 years, LNPU has developed into a multidisciplinary university featuring petrochemical engineering with 7 well-coordinated major disciplines. The campus covers more than127 Ha. With 786,000 square meters building area, and 100,000 square meters stadiums. LNPU has the largest library in the northeast of China, which holds 3,000,000 books, and teaching and researching instruments worth 250 million RMB.

Currently, there are over 26,000 students pursuing undergraduateor postgraduate degrees, and 1525 full time staffs (including  427 staffs with PhD degrees, and 11 researchers with state-level scientific program). Now the university has 18 schools and colleges with providing 15 key provincial labs, 3 doctoral programs, 48 master programs, 12 engineering master programs and 51 undergraduate majors. The university is also a base for cultivating urgently-needed college graduates for the petrochemical industry in Liaoning Province.

LNPU offers Chinese Government Scholarship, University Scholarship undefinedamp; Award to all international students. Chinese Government Scholarship program is established by the Ministry of Education of P.R.China. It provides full scholarships to international students who are admitted in our Master programs. University Scholarship undefinedamp; Award is offered by International Education School and is awarded to international students who have excellent performances during studying in our university.

Since its establishment, LNPU has educated more than 120,000 graduates, most of whom are now undertaking leading roles in management and technology in various fields such as petroleum, petrochemical engineering and coal industries across China.



Academic       year

Room type and size


RMB for each Academic Year


Double Room




Standard Single Room




Large Single Room




Large Single Room





  • Self-catering property

  • Shared kitchen facilities

  • Coin-operated laundry

  • All utility bills (except Internet fees, TV network fees, over used electricity bills)



All student bedrooms are equipped with the following furniture:

  • Standard single bed

  • Desk and study chair

  • Wardrobe (free standing )

  • Refrigerator

  • Television


Bedding, bedlinen and towels are not provided in University flats. You will therefore need to supply these items yourself (such as a duvet, duvet cover, pillows, pillowcases, blankets, sheets and towels).

Bedding packs, comprising of a sheet, duvet, duvet cover, pillow and pillowcase, can be purchased from the University (400RMB).


The majority of international students’ dormitories have shared bathroom, however there are a few Large Single Room has en-suited (private) bathroom (shower room) (comprising shower, WC and sink, water heater).

Communal facilities and services

Cooking facilities

This is self-catering accommodation and public kitchens are equipped with the following items:

  • Four-ring electric cookers (only International Accommodation Block B provides)

  • Extractor hood

  • Basin

  • Storage Cupboard 


Students have access to, coin-operated, onsite laundry facilities.

Cleaning and housekeeping

Kitchens are cleaned daily, Monday - Sunday.

Stairs and hallways are cleaned everyday.

Please note that all of our accommodation is non-smoking, this includes e-cigarettes. 


All utility bills included (except internet fee and TV network fee). There is an average allowance of electricity but overuse can result in additional charges.


Application on-line: http://admission.lnpu.edu.cn/member/login.do
 STEP 1: Register your account and activate it.
 STEP 2: Fill out the “Application Form of Liaoning Shihua University of the People’s Republic of China”and upload all required documents as follows:
a.Provide academic credentials of the highest level (Notarized English translation if applicable).
b.Provide your final degree transcript (Notarized English translation if applicable).
c.Provide the copy of all pages of passport. (From the first page to last one)
d.Provide a passport photo.
e.Provide Physical Examination Record for Foreigners (Within 3 months).
f.Provide letter of sponsorship (download). g.Provide the transfer letter and transcript (transfer student only)
h.Provide the HSK certificate (for Chinese-Medium programs only)
i.Provide recommendation letters from at least two different professors(master programs only).
 STEP 3: Submit the application and note your application number.
 STEP 4: Check your admission status regularly.
 STEP 5: You will get message through the on-line application system after successful verification.
 STEP 6: Check your message and after your documents are qualified, please pay for Application Fee: 800 RMB       and do upload the receipt.
    PS: Application  fee is non-refundable.  Please check LSHU bank account details below.
 STEP 7: Wait for the foreign affairs office to approve JW202 (usually takes 10-15 days).
 STEP 8: Receive originals of “Admission notice” and “JW202” by post.  STEP 9: Apply for VISA.

* Please pay the admission fee to the following bank account:
Chinese Currency Account Details: (CNY)
User Name: 辽宁石油化工大学
Name of the Bank: 中国银行抚顺支行
Address of the Bank: 辽宁省抚顺市新抚区东一路10号
Bank Account No.: 2895 5630 2396
Swift Code: BKCHCNBJ810
Foreign Currency Account Details: (USD only) 
Name of the Bank: BANK OF CHINA
Address of the Bank: No. 1, Dandong Road (West), Wanghua
District, Fushun, Liaoning Province, P.R.CHINA
Bank Account No.: 2895 5630 2396
Swift Code: BKCHCNBJ810
IMPORTANT: Please note that Chinese Currency account can only receive RMB and foreign currency account can only receive USD or RMB. Please do not remit other currencies to USD account. At the same time,the money sender’s name must be the individual name.

1. Always mention your online application number when making enquiries with us.
2. Your CV must be complete & continuous until the current year. (Study or work experience)
3. Ensure all information and documents submitted/uploaded are factual and legible.
4. All applications will be verified within 3 working days.
5. After checking the application documents and receiving application fee, our university will submit related documents to Liaoning Provincial Government to apply for the “Application Form for Foreigners Wishing to Study in China”, i.e. JW202.
6. After the JW202 is successfully applied,our university will send the admission letter and JW202 to the applicants.
7. Applicants who are admitted should register at International Education College of Liaoning Shihua University with the original copies of application documents before the regulated time in the admission letter.If the students are not able to register for some reasonable excuses, they should notify the university beforehand, otherwise we will cancel their admission qualifications.
8.If students do not register before the scheduled date, it is regarded to abandon the chance to register, and the registration will be made next time.
9. if you have any question, please send E-mail to shihuadaxue2008@163.com

Estimated Costs:

Tuition Fees



RMB for each Academic Year

English Taught Bachelor Programs


Chinese Taught Bachelor Programs


English Taught Master Programs


Chinese Taught Master Programs


Chinese Language Training Program


Pre-University Foundation Courses



Chinese Government Scholarship

Chinese Government Scholarship Program is established by the Ministry of Education of P.R. China (hereinafter referred to as MOE) in accordance with educational exchange agreements or understandings reached between the Chinese government and the governments of other countries, organizations, education institutions and relevant international organizations to provide both full scholarships and partial scholarships to international students and scholars. MOE entrusts China Scholarship Council (hereinafter referred to as CSC) to manage the recruitment and carry out the routine management of Chinese Government Scholarship program. There are only one wayfor you to apply for China Scholarship Council (CSC) Scholarship. A student may apply directly through Liaoning Shihua University.

Ⅰ. To apply through Liaoning Shihua University directly

Coverage: All master programs

Deadline: March 30th

Application Procedure:

1. To register and finish the online application at the CSC online Application system (http://laihua.csc.edu.cn);

2. To post all notarized hard copies to us (Applying for CSC scholarship only), including

A. Application Form for Chinese Government Scholarship (written in Chinese or English);

B. Notarized highest diploma. Prospective diploma recipients must submit official document issued by your current school to prove your current student status or expected graduation date. Documents in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized Chinese or English translations.;

C. Academic transcripts (written in Chinese or English); Transcripts in languages other than Chinese or English must be attached with notarized Chinese or English translations;

D. A Study Plan or Research Proposal (written in Chinese or English)This should be a minimum of 800 words;

E. Two Recommendation Letters (written in Chinese or English); Applicants must submit two recommendation letters signed by a professor or an associate professor.

F. Foreigner Physical Examination Form (photocopy)(written in English, can be downloaded from http://www.csc.edu.cn/laihua or http://www.campuschina.org);

The physical examinations must cover all of the items listed in the Foreigner Physical Examination Form. Incomplete forms or forms without the signature of the attending physician, or the official stamp of the hospital, or a sealed photograph of the applicant are considered as invalid. Please carefully plan your physical examination schedule as the result is valid for only 6 months.

G. The copy of valid HSK Certificate (if available)

All documents should be bound together on top left corner in the order of A to G. (You should submit TWO sets of bound documents). No application documents will be returned.

Mail Address: 

Receiver:International Education College, Liaoning Shihua University (辽宁石油化工大学国际教育学院)

Address: No.1 Dandong Road, Wanghua Fushun, Liaoning Province, P. R. China (中国辽宁省抚顺市望花区丹东路西段1号) 

Zip Code:113001

Telephone: +86-24-56863926

Ⅱ. Important Information

1. Please follow the procedure step by step. Don’t post paper documents until you have been admitted by the university.

2. Please post the documents through EMS, DHL, SF (Shunfeng), Post Office only. Using other express companies like Yuantong, Shentong, Zhongtong, Yunda, Tiantian etc. may lead to an unsuccessful arrival.

3. Chinese Government Scholarship is open to new students only, and the agency number of Liaoning Shihua University is 10148.

4. Once you have been chosen as a CSC candidate at the beginning of May, the new admission offer of scholarship will be made. Visa application documents will post to the scholarship candidates in June or July.

5. Contacts:


Fax: +86-24-56865990

E-mail: shihuadaxue2008@163.com


LNPU Scholarships and Awards

In order to further develop the education of international students, the university sets several different scholarships and awards to excellent self-sponsored international students who have the best academic performance or daily activity performance. The scholarships and awards are categorized as follows:
Academic scholarship:

  1. First Prize: The prize is available to 2 students of every grade.

  2. Second Prize: The prize is available to 3 students of every grade.

  3. Third Prize: The prize is available to 3 students of every grade.

  4. Fourth Prize: The prize is available to 2 students of every grade

Besides, the Liaoning Shihua University Awards include:

  1. Excellent Students’ Executives: The prize is available to 10 students in total.

  2. Excellent Extra-curricular Activities Participant: The prize is available to 10 students in total.

  3. Full Attendance Award: Awarding to the students who have full attendance of all the courses in the last one year.

Note: The scholarships and awards may be awarded concurrently
2 Criterion for scholarships and awards
In order to qualify for a scholarship or award a student must fulfill the following conditions:
the applicant :

  1. Must apply for scholarship/awards to the Students’ Affairs Office (Room 217) at the first week of every academic year.

  2. Must be a self-sponsored student, who is registered as an undergraduate or postgraduate degree program. Only the students from second year, third year and fourth year are available to apply scholarships and awards.

  3. Must have a clean record without any pending misconduct or rule violation case against him/her. If any scholarship or award winner violates the rules or regulations of Liaoning Shihua University during the next academic year, he or she needs to refund the prize.

  4. The First Prize Scholarship applicants shall have an average of 85% marks with not less than 80% marks in each course in previous years.

  5. The Second Prize Scholarship applicants shall have an average of 80% marks with not less than 75% marks in each course in previous years.

  6. The Third Prize Scholarship applicants shall have an average of 75% marks with not less than 70% marks in each course in previous years.

  7. The Fourth Prize Scholarship applicants shall have a minimum of 70% marks in each course in previous years.

  8. An applicant for other awards shall have an average of 70% marks in previous years.

3 Evaluation Procedures
The university establishes an International Students’ Scholarship Appraisal Committee to evaluate applications for scholarships/awards. The committee is composed of related program leadership and management staff of International Education College. Criterion values for First, Second, Third and Fourth Prize Scholarship evaluation are set as below:

  1. Academic record:90%

  2. Conduct and Daily performance:10%

  3. While academic records and daily performance being equal, the candidates who have got any academic certificates, extra-curriculum activity certificates, or the experience about being excellent student association executives will be given priority to be considered.

Initial appraisal shall be done by the Students’ Affairs Office based on relevant class tutor and lectures. The office submits its recommendations to the committee. The Students’ Affairs Office is responsible for advising about outcome of the applications to the students. An applicant must be provided with details of evaluation outcome about his/her application by the Students’ Affairs Office, if requested by the applicant. The applicant could appeal to the dean of International Education College if he/she is not satisfied with the outcome, within 10 working days from the date he/she receives the outcome details.



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