Fall 2023

Depart U.S. August 23
Arrive at Site August 24
Program Orientation August 25-27
First Day of Classes August 28
National Day October 1-3
Fall Break October 16-20
Last Day of Classes  December 8
Depart China December 10

Winter 2024

Depart U.S. December 28
Arrive Beijing December 29
Orientation December 30-31
First Day of Classes January 2
Last Day of Classes January 26
Depart Beijing January 28

Spring 2024

Depart U.S. February 15
Arrive at Site February 16
Orientation February 17-18
First Day of Classes February 19
Spring Break April 8-12
Last Day of Classes May 31
Depart China June 1

*All dates are subject to change

2023-2024 Fees

Semester Tuition (includes health insurance, orientation, excursions, textbooks, and a shared dorm room with a Chinese roommate): $23,020
Winter Term plus Spring Semester: $27,820
Year Tuition (includes health insurance, orientation, excursions, textbooks, and a shared dormitory room with a Chinese roommate): $46,040

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

Estimated Out-of-Pocket Expenses

  Semester Winter/Spring Year
Board** $2,260 $3,180 $4,400
Personal $200 $210 $420
Travel from New York $2,050 $2,050 $2,050
Visa* $0 $0 $0
Total $4,510 $5,440 $6,870

*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.

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.