The 2013 Semester in Beijing offers students an intellectually challenging program of Chinese language, literature, and culture. Students can earn up to seventeen credits while attending Capital Normal University in Beijing, China. The international campus houses students hailing from dozens of countries. While in China, students will witness firsthand the festivities of the Mid-Autumn Festival and the National Holiday. There are countless sightseeing opportunities within the city, from the Forbidden City and the Summer Palace to the architectual wonders of the CCTV Building and the Olympic Park.
For students already accepted to the program, watch the following introductory video.
August 16, 2013 - December 21, 2013
Program Fee: $3000 (Includes housing, int'l health insurance, CNU tuition, local field trips)
BYU-Idaho Tuition: $1785
Meals (students can eat well in cafeteria for around US$7/day)
Books (approximately $30)
China Visa $180
Airfare (varies by departure location)
Transportation (in Beijing-estimate $100)
Passport application fee (if you do not already have one)
Personal expenses, Internet fees at dormitory, etc.
$300 non-refundable deposit, due within ten days of acceptance to program
$1200 (program fee) by May 15, 2013
$1500 (program fee) by July 15, 2013
$1785 (tuition) due according to BYU-Idaho fall semester tuition deadlines