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Peking University

About the Program

Study at one of China's most prestigious Universities as an exchange student. Students enroll in courses for foreign students and/or regular university courses if fluent in Chinese. Intensive language study program (Mandarin Chinese); reading, writing, speaking, and listening taught as separate subjects at all levels. Fields of study include Chinese, culture, history, language study, literature; also engineering, fine arts, humanities, and natural and physical sciences in Chinese. Exchange students live in foreign student dormitories.


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Course Information


Beijing, China

Language of Instruction

English, Chinese

Language Proficiency

Basic knowledge of the language is strongly encouraged

Program Type

Exchange: Students select courses offered by the partner institution

Program Dates

Fall, Spring, Academic Year

Living Arrangements

Independent Arrangement




Other Requirements

SBU students only, See language proficiency

Application Deadline Fall/academic year admission: March 1 (Extended to April 1)
Spring admission: October 1
Candidates may be interviewed to determine their qualifications for participating and representing Stony Brook University abroad.

Program Cost

Application Fee


Tuition Rate

$3,085 per semester for NY residents


$9,795 per semester for non-residents

Program Fee

$1,800 per semester

Administrative Fee

$200 (non-refundable)

International Health Insurance

$55 per month approximately

Other Fees

$3,342 (approximately; Students pay room, board, books, transportation and other university fees directly to overseas university)

Travel Costs

$1,430-$1,830 (approximately; Students are responsible for their travel arrangements including airfare, visa costs)

Costs are estimates for planning purposes of the student and are subject to change at any point.

Housing arrangements are coordinated directly with the partner university. Cost will vary depending on accommodation types and personal preference.

Cost Comparison: The average cost for a full time Stony Brook Student including tuition, insurance, housing, and meal plan is approximately $10,445 in-state and $15,735 out-of-state.

More Information

Grades earned in an exchange program WILL NOT calculate towards the cumulative GPA for SBU students.

Non-SBU students must contact their home university regarding their grade and credit transfer policy.

Links and Resources

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Contact Information

Jeanine Guilbeault-Leite
Exchange Advisor
International Academic Programs
Stony Brook University
E1340 Melville Library
Stony Brook, N.Y. 11794-3397
Tel: (631) 632-7030
Fax: (631) 632-1396
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