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A degree-granting campus in China’s most innovative and international city, NYU Shanghai is a unique opportunity for students who want to study abroad in China. Here, a full range of course offerings across 19 majors means you can stay on track at any level. And from art and business to the sciences and humanities, you can also explore outside your discipline. If China is your focus, you can work on fluency in Chinese language courses, opt for some of the many place-based courses across the areas of study, or take courses in the Global China Studies program.


Cost Per Semester (Academic Year 20-21)

Undergraduate tuition and fees: $27,440

Housing: $2,802 - $6,159*

Students pay their individual school tuition, which may differ by college. For comparison to other global locations, including New York, a cost estimation chart is available on the costs and financial aid page.

*Housing range is for AY 19-20.

Academic Calendar: Full year, fall, spring, summer, January term

Student Body: 900 full time students, 125-150 semester study away students

Housing: Off-campus residence hall consisting of shared bedrooms on a communal floor or within shared apartments

Exchange Rate: 1 USD = 6.47 Yuan

Program Spotlight

Film Adaptation

Immerse yourself in the various theories of film adaptation. Learn to identify fertile source material (news stories, novels, short fiction, plays, myths and fairytales) and to critically analyze its adaptability.
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