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Study in Hainan

Updated: Mar 15, 2018 Print

As of the end of 2012, Hainan has existing schools at all levels of 3961, students 189.49 million; Among them, 1323 are kindergartens, with 26.96 million children; The gross pre-school enrollment rate is 62.8%. Elementary Schools are 2036, with 75.22 million students; The gross elementary enrollment rate is 101.60%; There are 388 Junior high schools, with 36.473 million students; The gross enrollment rate is 99.23%; Senior high schools are 103, with 17.55 million students; 93 secondary vocational schools, with 16.50 million students; The gross enrollment rate of high school is 85.18%; Universities/Colleges are 18, with 19.45 million students; The post secondary gross enrollment rate is 28.06%. In recent years, the provincial government has unswervingly implemented the strategy of“develop Hainan by technology and Education, make it stronger by talented people” , which gives the priority to education. 2012 the province's total education investment is 21.834 billion yuan, an increase of 24.53% to 2011(a break of the history record). It maintains a consecutive double-digit growth seven years in a roll. Also, “great education from small finance” secures the educational development.

Hainan Foreign Language College of Professional Education

Hainan Foreign Language College of Professional Education lies in Wenchang City of Hainan Province. Wenchang City is known far and wide as the Land of Culture, the Land of Overseas Chinese, the Land of a National Mother (Madame Sun Yat Sen), the Land of Generals and, recently, the Land of Chinese Spaceflight, as a Space Center will be constructed in Wenchang City in the near future.The College was established since the autumn of 1947. Relocated four times and renamed seven times, the college has developed from Wenchang County Jianyi Normal School into a professional college under the administration of Hainan Provincial Government. Hainan Foreign Language College of Professional Education covers an area of 25 hektares. There are more than 5000 students annually. The college offers 8 foreign languages (English, German, French, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Portuguese and Spainese) and 24 majors.  On the basis of harmony and mutual benefit, the college has established a close, in-depth relationships of cooperation and exchanges with a number of universities, colleges and educational institutions with the U.S.A, Germany, the U.K, South Korea, Singapore, Australia, Taiwan, etc. The College offers Chinese language study program for international students. Every year international students from different countries are attracted to learn Chinese language and culture here.

Hainan University

Merged with the South China University of Tropical Agriculture and the former Hainan University in August 2007, the present Hainan University is a key comprehensive university at provincial-level as well as a university jointly sponsored by Hainan people’s government and the Ministry of Education.It is one of “211 Project” key universities. Hainan University highlights four aspects: tropic, ocean, special administrative region and tourism. It offers 9 categories of disciplines in philosophy,economics,law, literature, natural sciences,agriculture,engineering,and management. There are 21 colleges and provides 74 undergraduate programs, 119 postgraduate programs and 32 Ph.D programs. The university has 37,900 students at present and has cultivated more than 3,000 overseas students so far. Hainan University is one of the universities authorized by the China Scholarship Council (CSC) to accept international students who are granted Chinese Government Scholarship.

Hainan Normal University

Hainan Normal University is located in Haikou, the capital of Hainan Province. Established in 1949, it is one of the key universities in Hainan in terms of overall strength. The school comprises 18 faculties and 30 research institutions. There are 53 undergraduate majors, 9 provincial key disciplines, 4 provincial research bases of humanities and social sciences, 11 first-level master disciplines and 4 first-level doctoral disciplines. In the school, 869 faculty members, including 462 with senior professional skill qualification, instruct over 20,000 students. The university started to enroll international students in 1988. Now it is one of the first schools approved to admit international students by State Education Commission, one of the first Chinese education bases established by Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council, the school with Confucius Institute Scholarship, Chinese Government Scholarship and Hainan Government Scholarship available for international students, is the Southeast Asian Teachers’ Training Base for Promotion of Chinese, under the approval of Confucius Institute Headquarters / Hanban, and the site for HSK in Hainan.

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