Students are strongly encouraged to complete their applications by the following date, so that their files will be complete in time for early interviews and early acceptance. Meeting this deadline will help you plan for the program more effectively. In addition, applicants who meet the priority deadline pay only a $50 application fee.
Applications will continue to be accepted until the date listed below or until the program's waiting list is full. Students applying after the priority deadline should anticipate an application fee of $100.
Early application is highly recommended, as program space is limited.
The program is open to UO undergraduate students and students from other sister Flagship Programs. To be eligible, students must meet the following minimum requirements before departure:
- a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or above
- at leat one year college-level Chinese language or the equivalent
- at least a 'B' average in their Chinese language courses
Students must also make satisfactory academic progress throughout the application process and their study abroad program, and otherwise comply with policies and procedures of the host university, the UO and Study Abroad Programs.
If you do not meet the minimum requirements, please contact Vinnie Burns before applying.
Early application is advised. Selection for the program is based on a review of the student's essays, transcripts, recommendation, and completion of the interview process.
A $50 application fee is due at the time of application and is non-refundable under any circumstances.
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Please note that you cannot begin the interview process until all parts of the application are complete.
Selection and Participation
Participants must meet the eligibility requirements for their chosen program, and be prepared linguistically, academically, and socially to succeed abroad. Study abroad participants must satisfactorily complete the following:
- well-written program application.
- interview process.
- timely submission of required paperwork.
- attendance at pre-departure orientation sessions.
- payment of program fees.
Program participants must also demonstrate the ability to be successful overseas through evidence of maturity, motivation, and flexibility, and such other characteristics as Study Abroad Programs may deem relevant or appropriate. Participation in any program is subject to the approval of the Office of International Affairs and its partner institutions, which may grant or withhold such approval in their sole discretion.