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Soochow University

About the Program

Soochow University is home to a Binghamton exchange and study abroad program for the study of Chinese language, culture, and history. Binghamton students study at the School of Overseas Education with other international students. They live in on-campus residence halls for foreign students, dine in campus cafeterias, and can participate in any university activities. Students with sufficiently proficient Mandarin may enroll in regular university coursework in a wide variety of fields.

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Course Information

Location Suzhou, China
Language of Instruction Chinese
Language Proficiency Language Proficiency Required
Program Type Exchange: Students select courses offered by partner institution
Program Dates Fall, Spring, Academic Year
Living Arrangements Independent Arrangement

Eligibility

GPA 3.0
Other Requirements See Language Proficiency
Application Deadline March 1 for Fall/Academic Year Admission; October 1 for Spring Admission
Candidates may be interviewed to determine their qualifications for participating and representing Stony Brook University abroad.

Program Cost

Application Fee $60
Tuition Rate $3,085 per semester for NY residents; $9,795 per semester for non-residents
Program Fee $750 per semester
Administrative Fee $200 (non-refundable)
International Health Insurance $55 per month approximately
Other Fees

$1,973-$2,474 (approximately; Students pay room, board, books, transportation and other university fees directly to overseas university)

Travel Costs

$1,530-$1,930 (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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