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Beijing, China (ACC)

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Program Provider:
Associated Colleges in China- ACC 

Duration:
  • Spring Semester (after Lunar New Year - late May)
  • Fall Semester (early September - mid-December)

Requirements:
GPA - 3.2

Academics      
  • Students will study at Minzu University of China (MUC).
  • ACC is a language-intensive program with an extremely rigorous study schedule.
  • Students should expect to spend most of their time with the program attending classes, completing assignments and studying.
  • Strict attendance policies and the language pledge are upheld by professors and by the Field Director.
  • All students in the program meet every Friday to eat lunch with several of the instructors.

Housing
  • Students as well as the Field Director and the primary teachers are housed in a modern dormitory with many amenities.
  • Students have host families with whom they may visit during the weekends.

Links:
ACC - Beijing
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Beijing, China (CIEE)

Program Provider:
Councils on International Education and Exchange- CIEE

Duration:
  • Spring Semester (after Lunar New Year - late May)
  • Fall Semester (early September - mid-December)                 

Requirements:
  • GPA - 2.75

Academics      
  • Students will study at Peking University.
  • One-on-one tutorials with Peking University peer tutors for a total of four each week.
  • Twenty hours of in-class language coursework per week.
  • The Peking University Center for Teaching Chinese houses over eight different language levels and many other elective courses that benefit the specific needs of each student.

Housing
  • International dormitory with CIEE roommate
  • Local off-campus facility with university faculty and staff
  • Chinese homestays (limited)

Links:
CIEE - Beijing
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Beijing, China (CET)

Program Provider:
CET Academic Program 

Duration:
  • Spring Semester (after Lunar New Year - late May)
  • Fall Semester (early September - mid-December)                 

Requirements:
GPA - 3.0

Academics:    
  • Students will study at Beijing Institute of Education (BIE), a national university located in the central western part of the city.
  • Good setting for language and cultural learning – total immersion.
  • Well-organized curriculum and highly trained teachers.
  • Courses available from 100 to 400 levels with 5(6) levels (beginner to advanced).   
  • Language Pledge – no English.

Housing

  • CET students live with their Chinese roommates in a newly-renovated international students' dormitory on the CNU campus.

Links:
CET-Beijing
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