Dates

Fall 2021*

(for reference)

Depart U.S. August 24
Arrive at Site August 25
Program Orientation August 26-August 29
First Day of Classes August 30
Fall Break October 18-22
Last Day of Classes  December 10
Depart China December 12

Winter 2022*

Depart U.S. December 28
Arrive Beijing December 29
Orientation December 30-31
First Day of Classes January 4
Last Day of Classes January 27
Depart Beijing January 28
Chinese New Year February 1

Spring 2022*

Depart U.S. February 9
Arrive at Site February 10
Orientation February 11-13
First Day of Classes February 14
Spring Break April 4-8
Last Day of Classes June 3
Depart China June 4

*All dates are subject to change

 

 

 

2021-2022 Fees

Semester Tuition (includes health insurance, orientation, excursions, textbooks, and a shared dorm room with a Chinese roommate): $21,700*
Winter Term plus Spring Semester: $26,360*
Year Tuition (includes health insurance, orientation, excursions, textbooks, and a shared dormitory room with a Chinese roommate): $43,400*

*Middlebury College students pay an additional $1,850 study abroad fee per semester.

Estimated Out-of-Pocket Expenses: Beijing

  Semester Winter/Spring Year
Board** $2,260 $3,140 $4,520
Personal $210 $230 $420
Travel from New York $1,800 $1,800 $1,800
Visa* $0 $0 $0
Covid Quarantine Expense*** $1,000 $1,000 $1,000
Total $5,270 $6,170 $7,7400

Estimated Out-of-Pocket Expenses: Hangzhou

  Semester Winter/Spring Year
Board** $1,665 $2,525 $3,330
Personal $180 $200 $610
Travel from New York $1,850 $1,850 $1,850
Visa* $0 $0 $0
Covid Quarantine Expense*** $1,000 $1,000 $1,000
Total $4,695 $5,575 $6,790

Estimated Out-of-Pocket Expenses: Kunming

  Semester Winter/Spring Year
Board** $1,665 $2,525 $3,330
Personal $140 $140 $780
Travel from New York $2,000 $2,000 $2,000
Visa* $0 $0 $0
Covid Quarantine Expense*** $1,000 $1,000 $1,000
Total $4,805 $5,665 $7,110

*If visa applications are processed through CIBT, there is no visa fee, otherwise this can cost about $300.

**For Full Year students, this cost does not include the price of housing for the two months between the fall and spring semesters.

*** It is our expectation that this quarantine expense will only apply to students arriving in China in the fall semester of 2021, but this is still undecided, as it will be determined by the Chinese government.

Note: Personal expenses cover some basic necessities (local transportation, cell phone, bank fees, program-sponsored excursions, etc.) and do not include your discretionary spending (e.g. entertainment, fitness, and travel). All fees subject to change.

2022-2023 Fees

Semester Tuition (includes health insurance, orientation, excursions, textbooks, and a shared dorm room with a Chinese roommate): $22,350
Winter Term plus Spring Semester: $27,150
Year Tuition (includes health insurance, orientation, excursions, textbooks, and a shared dormitory room with a Chinese roommate): $44,700

Middlebury College students pay an additional $1,900 study abroad fee per semester.

*2022-23 tuition has been set; out of pocket expenses and exchange rate will be updated in January 2022. See 2021-22 figures for approximate out of pocket expenses.