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Program Details

Language Requirement: None

Language of Instruction: Chinese

Required GPA: 2.75

Term: Fall, Spring, Full Year

Program Costs

Students will pay regular CCSU tuition, room and board, and meal plan fees directly to CCSU.


Erin Beecher
International Education Coordinator
Center for International Education
Barnard Hall, Rm 123
860 832 2043


Shandong Normal University

Jinan, China

University Website


Shandong Normal University (SDNU) is located in Jinan, a city in the Shandong Province, south of Beijing. Jinan is acclaimed by China State Council as a famous historical and cultural city and a major birthplace of Chinese civilization. SDNU is located in the downtown cultural district of Jinan close to services. The university has many recreational facilities including basketball and tennis courts, swimming pools, and soccer fields.

Academic Subjects

Chinese Language and Culture: Students take Chinese Language courses determined by their level of proficiency.


Students may choose to live on-campus in the Foreign Affairs Service Center (residence hall for international students) or housing adjacent to the university.