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Shanghai University

  • Details and Cost

    About the Program

    Please note: This program is currently paused and will not be accepting applications until further notice.

    Shanghai University is a comprehensive university under the jurisdiction of Shanghai and the national "211 Project". SHU was jointly established by the Ministry of Education and the Shanghai Municipal People's Government. The university has a full range of disciplines, covering philosophy, economics, law, literature, history, science, engineering, management, art and other disciplines.

    Location Shanghai, China
    Program Type Partner University Program
    Program Term Fall, Spring, Academic Year
    Language of Instruction Chinese
    Budget Available upon request
    Living Arrangements Independent Arrangement
    Additional Information A Partner University program is a study abroad experience where students are nominated/accepted by Stony Brook University, and enroll at a partner institution. In most cases SBU faculty or staff are NOT traveling with participants.
    Program Housing Statement: Stony Brook University is required to comply with the housing policies of the host country, partner institution and/or hotel/hostel. These policies may include requirements such as sex-based housing placement.


    GPA 3.0
    Other Requirements Students must be non- Chinese passport holders matriculated in an undergraduate degree program.

    Application Deadline

    Fall/Academic Year admission: March 1

    Spring admission: October 1

    Candidates may be interviewed to determine their qualifications for participating and representing Stony Brook University abroad.
  • Academic Information

    Course Information

    Shanghai University Campus Locations: The majority of undergraduate programs are offered at the main Baoshan campus, with the Film & Media programs located at the downtown Yanchang campus.

    Please note:
    The course evaluations are not guaranteed and could be reevaluated or changed per the appropriate academic department.

    Academic Policies

    • Students must maintain full-time status while abroad
    • This is a partner university program. Applications must be submitted to Stony Brook University first. Information regarding the next steps in the process will be distributed to students who have received formal nominations by their International Programs Coordinator.
    • Grades earned in a Partner University 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.
    • All participants following the Stony Brook Curriculum (SBC) will receive GLO and EXP+ in addition to requirements fulfilled by their coursework.

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