The Program

The Beijing Center was founded in Beijing in 1998. The Beijing Center is a Jesuit institution accredited by Loyola University Chicago. The Beijing Center offers programs for undergraduate students, faculty, administrators, and tailor-made program for academic groups. The Beijing Center offers more than 60 classes during an academic semester, plus exciting summer programs. Students wishing to study at the Beijing Center do not need a prior knowledge of Chinese. Students may also take classes to fulfill course work for an East Asian Studies concentration.

Financial Aid Information

Students participating on this program are eligible to take all financial aid with the exception of work-study. This includes scholarships, federal, and state aid. Students on employee benefits packages are not eligible for these benefits on this program. Please consult the Office of Financial Aid for further information.

Program Costs (Academic Year 2014-2015)

Tuition

17,300

Room

2,500

Administrative Fee

1,000

Total Billed

20,800

Estimated costs (not billed by JCU)

Books & Supplies

300

Personal Expenses

1,200

Transportation

2,200

Board

1,000

Visa

200

Insurance

160

Total Indirect Costs

5,060

TOTAL BUDGET:  $25,860

Note: Board is the responsibility of the student while in Beijing.

How to Apply

Applications for the Beijing Center are available at the Center for Global Education.

The deadline for applications to study abroad for Fall Semester is March 1, and for Spring Semester is October 1.

For further information about spending a semester at the Beijing Center students may contact the Center for Global Education.

For information on China please see the following links:

  • CIA World Fact Book: China
  • State Department Counselor Information Sheet: China
  • Centers for Disease Control: China