Wenzhou-Kean University dedicates itself to providing students with new pathways to success. It brings advanced educational resources from the U.S. and implements American-style educational methodology in an all-English teaching environment to provide students with access to world-class education right here in China.

With a short-term planned capacity of 4,500 full-time students and a medium-term capacity of 8,500, Wenzhou-Kean University focuses on undergraduate degree programs and will offer a select array of related graduate programs. The University is dedicated to cultivating innovative, creative, and entrepreneurial talents with a global vision as well as an awareness of international best practices and conventions.

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English Instruction, Inquiry-Based Learning

Curriculum is taught entirely in English with small size classes. WKU uses a western teaching model, to emphasize on interactive instruction and group work.

This is used to improve students ‘capabilities to identify and solve problems independently and to think critically and creatively. The English Language Center helps students to be familiar with the English-only teaching style and English learning environment.

International Faculty, Global Vision

The University introduces high quality educational resources from the U.S. comprehensively. The curriculum fully complies with American standards. More than 90 % of the curricula are introduced from Kean University; and more than 90 % of the faculties are either from Kean University or globally recruited

Dual Degrees, Open Exchange

Students will graduate with Bachelor’s degree from Wenzhou - Kean University, China, and Kean University, U.S.A. Students can choose various academic and cultural exchange programs in Kean University (USA). Qualified graduates can take their master’s program in Kean University, U.S. directly.

Our University schools & programs

College of Business and Public Management

Introduction The Business College at Wenzhou-Kean University is a dynamic learning environment dedicated to providing unique opportunities for Chinese students and international learners. Globalization and the rapid diffusion of technological innovation present both opportunities and challenges to society. The College has a flagship Global Business program, as well as majors in Accounting, Finance, Entrepreneurship, Supply Chain Management, and Marketing. The state of the art business college building will be ready in Spring 2018, with a Bloomberg Financial Lab and many other world-class facilities and amenities.


  • B.S. Accounting
  • B.S. Finance
  • B.S. Global Business
  • B.S. Marketing
  • B.S. Management
  • Entrepreneurship Option
  • Supply Chain & Information Management Option 

College of Architecture & Design

The College of Architecture and Design is predicated on taking design and architecture to a wider public audience. It is currently composed of two programs, Graphic Design and Architectural Studies. Both programs are committed to humanistic design values that improve the quality of public environments, products, and visual communications. Both engage in meaningful outreach activities that are integrated into the curriculum. And both offer meaningful opportunities for students to demonstrate their design skills at the highest level. The College offers students programs of intense professional study created to prepare graduates with both knowledge and skills, and with the potential to achieve the highest levels of career growth. The programs emphasize knowledge of humanist values, and promote the acquisition of comprehensive design skills that are made manifest through both cognition and representation. The programs address the increasing level of professional design services required in the 21st century, and the increasing globalization of design.


  • B.F.A. Graphic Design
  • Interactive, Print, & Screen Option
  • Interactive Advertising Option
  • B.A. Architecture Studies

College of Humanities & Social Sciences

Graduates of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences emerge from Wenzhou-Kean University as the well-rounded, intellectually strong job candidates that employers seek. All studies in the College promote three elements that are essential for success in the job market -- creativity, critical thinking and communication. In a world where the average person will change careers five times or more, the adaptability furnished by a liberal arts education is invaluable. Currently, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Wenzhou-Kean offers two majors, English and Psychology, but also houses a growing list of courses in disciplines that are needed for students to complete the General Education requirements for graduation. These include: Political Science, History, Philosophy, Communication, Art History, Economics, and Research and Technology.

B.A. English- English in Global Settings Option

B.A. Psychology

College of Science and Technology

The University’s motto, Semper Discens (Always Learning) as emblazoned on its seal, embodies the goal of the College of Science and Technology. The College’s exceptional programs prepare students for distinguished careers in the sciences. The College provides students with an outstanding education that values the critical thinking and creativity necessary to adapt to changing social, economic, and technological conditions. Collaboration with major corporations in the healthcare and technology sectors is integral part of the College’s outreach mission. These partnerships enable the College to provide valuable services to the community and create exciting opportunities for our student’s professional and intellectual development. Our cohort of diverse students represent the scientists, health professionals and teachers of tomorrow.


  • B.S. Computer Science
  • B.A. Mathematical Sciences (Data Analytics Option)

Our Campus

The campus of Wenzhou-Kean University is located in a beautiful township called Li’ao in Ouhai District, Wenzhou City. With Wenzhou municipal government funding earmarked for the University, the campus covers an area of 494.2 acres. The first phase of construction occupies 174.5 acres and has the floor space of 4.03 million sq. ft. University facilities including 1.08 million sq. ft building area and 269 thousand sq.ft outdoor sport court are already in use

Advanced Facilities

Classrooms are equipped with advanced interactive electronic whiteboard and academic video management platform (MediaSite) that allows students to review classes at any time. The layout of students’ residence halls is designed in an American standard style. Each suite has two bedrooms and one living room. Students can choose a private bedroom or a shared bedroom for 2 people. The average area for each student is over 20 square meters. All of the residence halls are air-conditioned with 24-hours hot water supply.

Beautiful Environment

The University is located in the beautiful Flower Town of south Zhejiang. It is surrounded by mountains with a pleasant scenery view. The campus design integrates Wenzhou’s landscape of mountain and water, ideas of classical Chinese gardens, and American teaching philosophy so as to construct a learning environment featuring both Chinese and American cultural elements.

Digitalized Campus

The university provides adequate space for study and leisure with Wi-Fi covering the whole campus. Students can study whenever and wherever they want using their laptops or mobile phones. The virtual private network (VPN) allows students to access international learning resources, and the Library resources of Kean University.

Campus Life

In terms of students’ majors and interests, they can participate in a wide variety of Extracurricular Activities, which help develop their leadership skills, creativity, team spirit and social responsibility.

New Programs Added This Year!

a.Educational Leadership (Ed.D.)

Study Duration: 3-5 Years
Start Time: September 2020
Graduate Credits: 54 Credits

Program Description

Wenzhou-Kean University’s Educational Leadership (Ed.D.) program is dedicated to developing the next generation of educational leaders, and encourage them to conduct education research and solve existing education problems in an innovative way. The program is based on an innovative, interdisciplinary, professional-oriented model that integrates coursework and practical experience, culminating in a full-year internship in a school district or community education agency. The doctoral program prepares future administrators with the knowledge and skills needed to effectively lead school districts and educational organizations and is designed to create an advanced and diverse learning environment which supports personal and professional growth. Further, this program trains the school leaders to be effective consumers of research. This program mainly offers courses such as: Leadership, Personnel Administration & Negotiations, Program Assessment and Evaluation, School, Community Partnerships and Educational Research, Clinical Practicum in School District, and other professional courses.

Important features of the program include:

  • Collaboration among leaders from schools, school districts, and other educational and community agencies;
  • Study of current research, theories and practices in education, leadership, policy, curriculum, and instruction;
  • Opportunity to engage in applied (action) research, resulting in a doctoral dissertation;
  • An extensive internship in a school district or other educational setting, such as the State of New Jersey.

Admission Requirements

  1. Application form for Educational Leadership (Ed.D.) program
  2. Bachelor’s and Master’s degree from a college or university recognized by the Ministry of Education of China and Kean University
  3. Statement of purpose
  4. Official transcripts of all colleges or universities attended
  5. 0 minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) in last degree attained (lower GPAs may be considered based on overall strength of the application)
  6. Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or Miller Analogies Test (MAT) taken within five years of application
    Notes: GRE score can be received by the Office of Academic Affairs at the end of the first academic year, which means GRE score is no longer one of the required documents for application. Applicants who have already taken GRE can still include their GRE score in the application for evaluation.
  7. Professional resume/CV
  8. Substantial experience working in education or family-support agencies
  9. Two letters of recommendation
  10. Official TOEFL or IELTS score reports

For more information, please visit: http://www.wku.edu.cn/en/admissions/educational-leadership-ed-d/  

b. Biotechnology Science (M.S.)

Study Duration: 2 years
Start Time: September 2020
Graduation Credits: 34 Credits

Program Description

Wenzhou-Kean University’s Biotechnology Science (M.S.) program is committed to helping students master the latest high-tech skills through course learning and laboratory experiences. Our program allows students to concentrate their studies in the two rapidly advancing sectors of biotechnology and pharmaceutical sciences. The courses of the program include Molecular Cell Biology, Biostatistics and Computational Analysis, Scientific Writing, Advanced Cell Biology, Ethics in Biotechnology, Molecular Cellular Techniques, Advanced Systems Biology, Medicinal Chemistry, Applied Human Immunology, Pharmaceutical Innovation and Drug Development, Molecular Biology of Cancer, Advanced Molecular Cell Technology, Molecular Pharmacology, Chemical Instrumentation and more. Graduates become proficient in state-of-the-art technologies and are prepared to seek employment/advancement in biotech/pharma or to continue their graduate study toward the Ph.D. degree.

Admission Requirements

  1. Application form for graduate program
  2. Bachelor’s degree from a college or university recognized by the Ministry of Education of China and Kean University
  3. 0 cumulative grade point average (lower GPAs will be considered based on overall strength of the application)
  4. 0 minimum GPA in all science and math courses
  5. Official transcripts of all colleges or universities attended
  6. Optional, not required: GRE (Graduate Record Examination) or MCAT (Medical College Admission Test) scores
  7. Two letters of recommendation
  8. Departmental interview may be required
  9. Professional resume/CV
  10. Personal statement
  11. Official TOEFL or IELTS score reports
  12. Optional, not required: DAT (Dental Admissions Test)

For more information, please visit: http://www.wku.edu.cn/en/admissions/biotechnology-science-m-s/

c. Instruction and Curriculum (M.A.)

Study Duration: 1.5 year
Start Time: September 2020
Graduation Credits: 33 Credits

Program Description

Wenzhou-Kean University’s Instruction and Curriculum (M.A.) program aims to prepare English teachers to teach ESL in primary, secondary, university and adult education contexts. The program is committed to improving students’ teaching skills in various environments; to providing students with cutting-edge research in the field of English language education, theories and principles; to guiding student to carry out diverse and multi-level practical teaching activities; and to strengthening students’ capabilities and solidifying their foundation in theoretical and practical areas of English teaching. Through this program, students will gain a better understanding of current relevant methodologies for classroom practice, comprehend the significance of language analysis in teaching, and improve their understanding of adapting to the cultural environment. In order to enable students to carry out targeted learning based on their interests and career goals, this professional program covers different teaching theories and includes in-depth research in language pedagogy. Both theoretical knowledge and practice are emphasized, and students can choose their area of research from both the theoretical and practical perspectives. The program courses include: Histories, Languages and Cultures of English Language Learners, Basic Theory and Practice of Teaching English Language Learners, Systematic Observation and Field Experience in Bilingual/Multicultural Schools, General Linguistics, Phonology & Structure of American English, Language Acquisition and Second Language Learning, Assessment of Language Performance in ESL/EFL Contexts, etc.

Admission Requirements

  1. Application form for graduate program
  2. Bachelor’s degree from a college or university recognized by the Ministry of Education of China and Kean University
  3. Cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0
  4. Official transcripts of all colleges or universities attended
  5. Two letters of recommendation
  6. Personal statement
  7. Professional resume/CV
  8. Departmental interview may be required
  9. Official TOEFL or IELTS score reports

For more information, please visit: http://www.wku.edu.cn/en/admissions/instruction-and-curriculum-m-a/