Beijing Normal University or 北京师范大学 (Beishida) - public higher education institution in China. Beishida was founded in 1902. The main building of the university is located in Beijing inside an urban campus.

University ranking. Beijing Normal University is 8 in China. The university can boast a strong track record, ranking 10 in the national ranking of China. The most popular programs of Beishida are: «Arts and Humanities», «Engineering and Technology», «Life Sciences and Medicine», «Natural Science», «Social Sciences and Management», «Mathematics». The university is famous for its high education quality ranking in the top 200 in the international rating. Beijing Normal University is respected by employers of China and the world.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The students must pass examinations in order to enroll to the university. Beijing Normal University chose to divide its academic year into semesters. The cost of tuition for the bachelor’s programs is around 5,000 USD per year. A master’s degree of Beishida will cost a student a significant sum of 5,000 USD per year. Even though the tuition fees are not that high, the students still can apply for scholarship. On the official website ( of the university you can find a more accurate information regarding the tuition fees of different programs.

The composition of the university. Beijing Normal University is considered to be a large university, teaching more than 23,000 students. Both citizens and foreigners are able to apply. Every 8 student is a foreign citizen. The academic staff includes more than 1800 teachers and professors. Foreign specialists are the majority of the academic staff. The university is present on social media: Linkedin, so if you want to know more about its daily happenings and events this is the place to go.

Infrastructure of Beishida. The university has its own library. Also the university provides accommodations in the form of dormitories.
Ranking   213   8
Country China
City Beijing
Bachelor (foreigners) Check the current price on the official website of the university
4,999 USD/year.
Master (foreigners) Check the current price on the official website of the university
9,218 USD/year.
Living expenses $620 -1,212 USD/month
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1902
Abbreviation Beishida
Teachers 1,804
Students 23,424
Foreigners 12%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on entrance examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Library Available
Learn, so as to instruct others; Act, to serve as example to all
• Ministry of Education of The People's Republic of China
World ranking 213
Country ranking 8
Academic Reputation 192
Employer Reputation 312
Quality of teaching 395
International Faculty 253
Citations per Faculty 321
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities 126
Engineering and Technology 288
Life Sciences and Medicine 389
Natural Science 192
Social Sciences and Management 135
Ranking in world by discipline
Mathematics 101
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 213
QS World University Rankings 232
ARWU Academic Ranking 201
Cost of living in Beijing
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 358 654
Food 147 263
Transportation 23 55
Communications and utilities 35 39
Clothing 25 92
Sports and leisure 32 110
Total 620 1,212
Accommodation in Beijing USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 361
Shared room in city centre 661
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 464
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 841
Alternative title
Russian Пекинский педагогический университет
Arabic جامعة بكين للمعلمين
German Pädagogische Universität Peking
Spanish Universidad Normal de Beijing
French Université normale de Pékin
Japanese 北京師範大学
Korean 북경사범대학교
Portuguese Universidade Normal de Pequim
Chinese 北京师范大学

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