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Fact Sheet:
Housing Options: Residence Hall or Dormitory Minimum GPA: 3
Areas of Study: Anthropology, Art, Asian Studies, Biochemistry, Biology, Business and Management, Chemistry, Chinese, Computer Science, Culture, Economics, English, Geography, History, Japanese, Journalism, Mathematics, Music, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, Social Work, Sociology Program Type: Study Abroad
Language of Instruction: English Class Year: 3. Junior, 4. Senior
Language Study Offered: Chinese Program Features: Direct Enroll at a University
Program Description:

About Chinese University of Hong Kong

The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) was established in 1963 and is home to 16,000 students. The university has seven faculties - Arts, Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Medicine, Science, and Social Science. The faculty excels in both teaching and research, and counts Nobel Laureates such as Professor Yang Chen Ning (Physics) & Professor Sir James A. Mirrlees (Economics) among its ranks.

Location: 
Hong Kong (pop. 7 million) offers inspiring views of Tolo Harbor with picturesque hills as the backdrop. The city is a wonderful mix of Western and Chinese cultures and is truly a global city: from the many multinational corporations headquartered here to the traditional street markets of Mong Kok and Yau Ma Tei. Students will find an exciting urban experience and a gateway to mainland China and other Asian countries.

Program Dates:
Fall Semester: September to December
A student sitting on a fence with a view of Hong Kong skyscraper in the background
Spring Semester: Early January to late May

Admissions Requirements:
No prior Cantonese language background required

Courses & Credit:
Five 3-credit courses per semester or 15-16 credits earn 4.0 Wheaton credits. Courses are taught in English.

Housing & Board:
Double or triple rooms in on-campus, self-catered residence halls. Students manage their own meals.

Fees: Wheaton Tuition and Housing
- Expenses covered include tuition, housing, and one round-trip airfare from the U.S. West Coast to Hong Kong
Budget Worksheet:
Click here for the CUHK budget worksheet.!
(Estimated personal expenses are available on the CUHK website)

Other Items to Note:
- All students accepted to a study abroad program will be assessed a $500 non-refundable confirmation fee at the time of final confirmation of study abroad participation.
- Students are not charged the technology, laundry, or student activities fees while on a study abroad program.
- Fees billed by Wheaton will be charged to students on their regular Wheaton College student account during regular billing cycles (July/December).               

                         
Sign of Chinese University of Hong Kong
     For Wheaton specific questions contact:    
                                                                                                                
     Center for Global Education
     5 Howard Street
     Wheaton College
     Norton, MA 02766-2322
     globaled@wheatoncollege.edu
     508-286-4950


Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2018-2019 03/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2018 03/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.