How to Apply

  1. Major/minor: The program is open to all students, regardless of major/minor.
  2. Minimum of 3.0 GPA
  3. An application form (submit online)
  4. Two Letters of Recommendation (submit online)
    • One of the recommendations must be from a Chinese instructor.
  5. A $470 (or $680 if you prefer a single room) check deposit*.

* The deposit will be used to pay for your dorm, and is refundable if you decide to withdraw from the program before May 1st 2015.

E-mail the program director, John Chang, at johnwcha@usc.edu for any questions about the application process.

  • Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures
  • 3501 Trousdale Parkway, Taper Hall 356
  • Los Angeles, California 90089-0357

  • All photos taken by Elissa L., Yulee Kim and Ka Wong