Dates

Fall 2020*

Depart U.S. August 25
Arrive at Site August 26
Program Orientation August 27-August 30
First Day of Classes August 31
Fall Break October 19-23
Last Day of Classes  December 11
Depart China December 13

Winter 2021*

Depart U.S. January 2
Arrive Beijing January 3
Orientation January 4-5
First Day of Classes January 6
Last Day of Classes February 3
Depart Beijing February 5
Chinese New Year February 12

Spring 2021*

Depart U.S. February 12
Arrive at Site February 13
Orientation February 14-17
First Day of Classes February 18
Spring Break April 5-9
Last Day of Classes June 1
Depart China June 2

 

*All dates are subject to change

 

2020-2021 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 $1,800 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
Total $4,270 $5,170 $6,890

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
Total $3,195 $4,575 $5,790

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
Total $3,805 $4,665 $6,110

*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.

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.