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  • Locations: Beijing, China
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Budget Sheets: Fall, Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2019 10/15/2018 ** 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.
Fact Sheet:
Instruction Language: English Minimum GPA: 2.5
Class: Sophomore, Junior, Senior Program Type: Exchange
SUNY Code: 1072 Program Coordinator: Kelsey Gillett -
Program Description:

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The University   |   Courses   |   Housing and Meals  |   Flight & Arrival Info  |   Visa Info   |   Program Dates   |   Insurance   |   Financial Aid   |   Scholarship Opportunities

The University
Communication University of China (CUC) is one of China's major universities. Since its foundation in 1954, CUC has devoted itself to cultivating media professionals with multi-subject knowledge and creativity. CUC is #1 in China for Journalism and Communication Studies. It also ranks very high in Drama, Cinematic & Television Studies, Art Theory, Art Design, Fine Arts, and Information and Communication Engineering. 

This program is geared towards students who are in Communication Studies (Broadcasting, Public Relations, Mass Comm., Journalism, etc.). Courses are taught in English and previous knowledge of Chinese is not required to participate in the program. A minimum of 12 credit hours must be taken each semester. View a list of courses offered here. 

Housing and Meals
Students will stay in the international dorms in single or double rooms. For meals, students will have access to all of the campus cafeterias as well as off-campus restaurants.  

Flight and Arrival Information
Students in this program will be responsible for making their own flight arrangments to Beijing. Upon acceptance to the program, students will be provided with the arrival date, time, and location. 

Visa Information
All participants in this program are required to apply for and obtain a student visa. More details and instructions on obtaining the Chinese visa are provided upon acceptance. Note: Non-US passport holders may require different procedures. Please contact the program specialist for more details.

Costs (budget sheet)
Select your term of interest for the latest budget information.

Fall Spring

Program Dates
Fall semester: September - January
Spring Semester: March - July


All students participating in this program are covered by the SUNY full health and accident insurance ( as well as medical evacuation and repatriation insurance.

Financial Aid

Students currently receiving financial aid can use their aid for overseas study, and may, in some cases, have their awards increased. Students not currently receiving financial aid may be eligible. Those interested in financial aid for this program should contact the financial aid office on their home campus.

Scholarship Opportunities
Here are some great opportunities especially for students studying in China. View more opportunities on our Scholarships page.

US - China Cultural Exchange Scholarship (see program specialist)
Benjamin A. Gilman International
David L. Boren Scholarship

Late applications are accepted on a space-available basis. Please contact our office at for further details.

A non-refundable deposit of $250, applicable to the program cost, must be paid within 14 days of acceptance to the program in order to secure program participation. Any deviation from program requirements must be requested in writing and authorized by the Director of International Education and Programs before the final payment date.

Updated: 02/19/2018