48 months
6176 USD/year
6176 USD/year
5540 USD/year
Tuition fee
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A foreign language major allows for direct access to people and cultures other than your own and provides the training necessary to flourish in a complex world where global awareness, cultural understanding, and intercultural communication are vital aspects of business, government, and education. The Chinese Language and Culture program is offered by Washington State University.

Visit the official programme website for more information


The Chinese Language and Culture program offered by Washington State University focuses on two goals:

  • Proficiency with reading and speaking the language; and
  • Knowledge of the countries and cultures where the language is spoken. 


What you can do with a degree in foreign languages and cultures:

  • Translation and interpreting services
  • Customs and immigration
  • Public relations
  • Business
  • Teaching
  • Travel and tourism
  • Law enforcement
  • Health services
  • Publishing, editing
  • Communication

Programme Structure

Strengths of the program 

  • Chinese is an excellent complement to other disciplines, including business, communications, management and information systems, engineering, history, veterinary medicine, and agriculture.
  • The Language Learning Resource Center in Thompson Hall 210 provides the latest in language learning technology, such as access to almost 40 computers, two HD TVs with VCR and Blu-Ray DVD players and the ability to check out other equipment. The center also offers a fully trained staff on hand to provide assistance.
  • The school of Foreign Languages, Cultures, and Race offers four faculty-led study abroad programs. Study abroad during spring break in Guatemala or study abroad in the summer in Paris, Berlin, or Berlin/Austria.Learn more about these faculty-led study abroad experiences
  • Study abroad provides students a wide range of opportunities for adventuring, learning, and engaging with the foreign language and culture. 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Ask your high school for a copy of your transcripts that you can upload with your application. If you have earned a GED, have the testing agency send us your official GED transcript instead.
  • If you have earned college credit, ask the college to send those official transcripts to WSU as well.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6176 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    6176 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6176 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    5540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5540 USD per year during 48 months.

The tuition fee may vary depending on the location of your study program.

Living costs for Pullman

904 - 1507 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.



Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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