Dates

Fall 2021*

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
Total $4,270 $5,170 $6,7400

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
Total $3,695 $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.