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Chinese Studies

College of William & Mary

48 months
40089 USD/year
40089 USD/year
17434 USD/year
Tuition fee
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You may major or minor in Chinese Studies at College of William & Mary. Many of our students combine a major in Chinese with a major in another field, such as International Relations, English, Government or the sciences. 


Many of our courses in the Chinese Studies program from College of William & Mary fulfill requirements of the East Asian Studies concentration of the Global Studies major.

Key Features 

  • We facilitate study abroad programs to China for both the summer and the year. Our Chinese Language House is a residence for students interested in practicing Chinese year round. 
  • The Chinese House tutor is a native-speaker who hosts conversation and tutoring hours. The House also helps to host cultural events for the campus community at large.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Big Ideas in Chinese Language & Culture 
  • Chinese Popular Culture 
  • East Asian Cultures Through Film
  • Women and Love in Chinese Literature 
  • Twentieth-Century Chinese Literature in English 
  • Advanced Seminar in Chinese

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed Common Application. Read our Specific Instructions to complete your application
  • $75 application fee: The $75 (USD) application fee can be paid online.
  • Secondary School Report Form including official records of your courses and grades from all secondary schools and universities you have attended. 
Optional Application Materials include:
  • Teacher Evaluation Form and Letter of Recommendation - you may submit one letter of recommendation with your application. Please do not submit more than two.
  • Results of optional standardized tests a) SAT or ACT; and b) TOEFL or IELTS. Results may be sent directly to William & Mary by the testing organization or self-reported in the application. 
  • Creative and Performing Arts Submission
  • InitialView - William & Mary is a welcoming community that offers endless opportunities to discuss big ideas both inside and outside the classroom.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    40089 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 40089 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    40089 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 40089 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    17434 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17434 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Williamsburg

1306 - 2134 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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