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  • Locations: Chengdu, China
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring Semester
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: USAC 
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring Semester 2018 11/01/2017 ** Rolling Admission 01/15/2018 05/11/2018

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Program Sponsor: Partner Program Tier Level (SPU Partner Programs): 1 - No Additional Fee
Areas of Study: Business, Chinese Studies, History, International Relations, Marketing, Political Science, Sociology, Women's Studies Language of Instruction: Chinese, English
Housing Type: Apartment, Homestay, Residence Hall
Program Description:
 
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Chengdu
 
Study in Chengdu, China
  • Located at the Southwest University for Nationalities, with students representing all of China’s 55 ethnic groups
  • Learn about Tibetan and other Chinese minorities’ cultures and history in the classroom or on the optional Minority Culture Field Study (offered during summer only)
  • Visit the largest panda research base in the world, sample spicy Sichuan foods, and experience the natural beauty of the region, all while living in a friendly city known as “China’s China”       
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Quick Details
Available Terms
Two summer sessions
Fall or Spring semester  
Yearlong 


Programs Of Study
Chinese Language, Chinese Culture, and International Relations Studies

Language of Instruction
English /Chinese
Traditional Chinese Costume
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SPU Partner Program: Tier 1

This is an SPU Partner Program. These programs are in partnership with affiliated organizations or host universities that have been vetted for their academic and student support, and have been in long standing partnerships with Seattle Pacific University. All Partner Programs are eligible for Federal, State, and Institutional financial aid. 
 

Cost: Tier 1 

For SPU Partner Programs, you will be charged one quarter of SPU tuition for participation during fall quarter or winter/spring quarters combined. Depending on the cost of the program, a program fee may be charged in addition to SPU tuition. For additional program fee information, see Partner Program Cost

Aid eligibility includes SPU grants and scholarships, federal, state, and local financial aid for SPU Partner Programs.

What's Included:
  • Tuition
  • USAC prearranged housing placement service
  • personalized pre-departure advising
  • immigration visa guidance
  • parental support and advisement
  • scholarship advising and assistance
  • transcript assistance
  • student health insurance
  • airport pick-up for those on the group flight
  • USAC mandatory orientation in Chengdu
  • host university student ID card
  • 24-hour local emergency staff support
  • program-organized field trips
  • local travel resources, tips, suggestions
  • volunteer opportunities 
What's Not Included: 
  • Airfare
  • Housing
  • Meals
  • Confirmation Deposit: A $300 fee will be due as part of your SPU application and considered your commitment to the program. As SPU has a capacity of 50 students every year for Partner Programs, this fee would be refunded if your application was submitted after we reached capacity.
Additional Costs to Consider:
  • Provider Application Fees & Deposits (when applicable)
  • Passport
  • Visa or residency permit (when applicable)
  • Domestic travel to apply for visa (when applicable)
  • Travel insurance (optional)
  • Generally, students spend more money while they are abroad than during a typical quarter at SPU. These costs vary per student, and are usually associated with extra in-country and personal travel, eating out, entertainment, and purchasing gifts and souvenirs. If you would like more information about general costs of the items mentioned above and/or general affordability of study abroad, please contact us at studyabroad@spu.edu.

For more information, contact SPU Study Abroad