China

China

The Scripps College list of approved SAGE – Study Abroad and Global Education programs may change in response to students' interests and feedback, faculty, and administrative evaluations as well as changing world events. Study abroad is not without risks and students are advised to carefully choose their study site.

The Scripps Committee on Study Abroad (COSA) has approved the following programs in China for our students.

Beijing

Academic Program

Instruction consists of lectures, seminars, research, and tutorials; courses taught primarily in Mandarin Chinese, area studies courses taught in English. On-site orientation and educational fieldtrips included.

  • Reviewed by: T. Boucquey
  • Fields of study: Chinese language and culture, social sciences
  • Eligibility: 9.0 cumulative GPA; one year of college-level Mandarin
  • Number of program participants: 20

Living Arrangements

Students live in host institution dormitories with local students. Students prepare their own meals.

Term Dates

  • Fall: mid August to mid-December
  • Spring: early January to mid-May

Notes

  • Visa Information: After acceptance, your program will provide you with specifics about the visa required. The embassy site will have information on visa requirements for planning purposes.
  • Budget Planning: For budget planning purposes, click here to view the current cost of living comparison between Beijing and Los Angeles.

Shanghai

Academic Program

Instruction consists of lectures and seminars, and internships; courses are taught primarily in English. On-site orientation and fieldtrips included.

  • Fields of study: Chinese language and culture, international relations
  • Eligibility: 9.0 cumulative GPA; one year of college-level Mandarin
  • Number of program participants: 75

Living Arrangements

Students live in international student dormitories and private homes. Students prepare their own meals or share meals with the family.

Term Dates

  • Fall: early September to mid-December
  • Spring: late January to mid-June

Notes

  • Visa Information: After acceptance, your program will provide you with specifics about the visa required. The embassy site will have information on visa requirements for planning purposes.
  • Budget Planning: For budget planning purposes, click here to view the current cost of living comparison between Shanghai and Los Angeles.