|Agent||Service Fee||Basic Application Fee|
|Third Party Agents||Online Agents||$30-$500||Collection Only|
China Universities self-application: Cost-effective.
Applying through CUCAS: Same legal effect, even easier.
Third Party Agents: When you choose China's universities or want more important information, you may consult some professionals, 85% of third party agents will charge fees.
CUCAS: Self-application, on the other hand, gets you free consulting service to local experienced professionals. For example, CUCAS provides timely updated information about 20, 000+ courses and 300+ universities in China for free.
Self-application not only saves money,but also helps find authoritative advice and information.
Self-application Students Percentage Change from 2009 to 2014
Third Party Agents: After you have selected your program and school, most of thirds party agents will charge service fee for applying, which is usually 2 or 3 times as much as what the school will charge. You need to wait for 7 or 14 days for even a negative answer.
CUCAS: Online Self-application enjoy the advantages of low cost and high efficiency,usually only needs you to prepare some materials by yourself, and then applying to university for you for free. Like CUCAS, which even mail admission notice and JW202 form via DNL for free.
Self-application features flexible applying options and great service.
Third Party Agents: Once you have successfully applied your school, you have to apply for a visa to go to China, which usually costs $200-$500 in a third party agent.
CUCAS: The visa for China is easier to be applied when compared with other countries. Agents providing Self-application service usually provides detailed and comprehensive guide to help you apply visa by yourself.
If you choose self-application, you may save a lot on applying Visa.
Application Fees Comparison
Third Party Agents: Before departure from your country, you need to prepare for ticket, money transfer and accommodation. Third parties may help you do these but the price is high as well.
CUCAS: Self-application service will provide professional guide for pre-preparation. What's more, CUCAS provides Self-application service, and 0 service fee money transfer service, airport pick up service with half price than others, and free accommodation booking service.
Most self-application service providers are in China, they also know China better.
Third Party Agents: Don't know how to reach your university and how to register when arrive in China? Mistakenly choose a wrong way to your university? Third party agents could hardly help you after you arrive in China.
CUCAS: Self-application service providers usually provide you some guide brochures to help you reach your university in the best way. CUCAS even holds other activities to help students with their issues.
Self-application service providers care you more than third party agents.