Universities, Colleges and Schools Offering Chinese Courses

This page is created and maintained by Dr. Tianwei Xie

Updated March, 2015

In the United States only, arranged alphabetically, by state first, then by names. Those programs are not listed if their web sites could not be found as of the date of posting. You can use University of Minnesota's LCTL database to do searching. If anybody knows other Chinese programs and their web sites, please be kind to send it to txie@csulb.edu.



Thanks go to the following professors and colleagues who have kindly provided the information of their own institutions as well as others: Jianhua Bai, Denise Benkert, Greg Bosco, Hsiang-Hua (Melanie) Chang, Dongdong Chen, Mary Coan, Constance Cook, Sara Day, Hongchu Fu, I-Ping Fu, Yan Gao, Charles E. Hammond, Agnes Weiyun He, Larry Herzberg, Yuwen Hsiung, Philip Kafala, Kate Kaup, Ellen Klempner, Li-Chun Caroline Lee-Thompson, Wendan Li, Liman Lievens, Adams Lin, Jenny Lin, Maan Lin, Annie Liu, Feng-hsi Liu, Xiaoxing Liu, Lening Liu, Sun Perry Lo, Xuehong Lu, Christopher Lupke, Ellen Mak, LTC Paul Marks, Kong Mei, Louis Liuxi Meng, Stanley Mickel, Justin Pruitt, Carl Robertson, Claudia Ross, Ela Rossmiller, Gilbert Roy, Lauren Smith, Stuart Sargent, Jasmine Tang, Liang Tao, Rose Tan, Carman Tong, Jing Wang, Liwen Wang, Thomas J. Ward, Xiaohong Wen, Shu-Chu Wei-Peng, Peter T. Weiss,  Susan Welker, Philip Williams, Zhiqun Janet Xing, Ping Xu, Tan Ye, Meng Yeh, Li-hua Ying, Kuan Zhang, Min Zhang, Shifang Zhang, Qizhi Zhang. Special thanks go to Chih-Wen Su  who complied and made the list of U.S. schools public at the web site http://www.classk12.org/Files/Resources.htm of  CLASS, the Chinese Language Association of Elementary-Secondary Schools.

University of Minnesota's LCTL database


1.  Minnesota University: List of Colleges and Universities in North America Teaching ChineseSearchable Database

Academic organizations

  1. Chinese Language Association of Elementary-Secondary Schools 全美中小學中文教師協會 (CLASS),
  2. Chinese Language Teachers Association (CLTA),
  3. Chinese Language Teachers Association of Greater New York (CLTA-GNY) 大紐約地區中文教師學會
  4. Chinese School Association in the United States 全美中文學校協會 (CSAUS),
  5. National Council of Associations of Chinese Language Schools 全美中文學校聯合總會 (NCACLS),
  6. Journal of the Chinese Language Teachers Association,
  7. Newsletter of the Chinese Language Teachers Association,

The Universities and Colleges Offering MA or Ph.D. Degrees Leading to Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language (TCFL)


1.  Universities and colleges offering MA and Ph.D. leading to TCFL

K-12 Chinese programs in US schools

  1. K-12 Chinese programs in US schools

Institutions offering Chinese courses

  1. University of Alabama, Alabama
  2. Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona
  3. Northern Arizona University, Arizona
  4. University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona
  5. University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas
  6. Emory University, Atlanta
  7. California State University, Fresno, California
  8. California State University, Fullerton, California
  9. California State University, Hayward, California
  10. California State University, Long Beach, California
  11. California State University, Los Angeles, California
  12. California State University, Monterey Bay, California
  13. California State University, Northridge, California
  14. California State University, Sacramento, California
  15. California State University, Stanislaus, California
  16. City College of San Francisco, California
  17. Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center, California
  18. Diablo Valley College, California
  19. East Los Angeles College, California
  20. Humboldt State University, California
  21. Los Medanos College, California
  22. Loyola Marymount, California
  23. Monterey Institute of International Studies, California
  24. Monterey Institute of International Studies, California
  25. Occidental College, California
  26. Pasadena City College, California
  27. Pomona College, California
  28. Saddleback College, California
  29. San Diego State University, California
  30. San Francisco State University, California
  31. San Jose State University, California
  32. Santa Monica College, California
  33. Santa Rosa Junior College, California
  34. Soka University, California
  35. Stanford University, California
  36. UC Berkeley, California
  37. UC Davis, California
  38. UC Irvine, California
  39. UC Los Angeles, California
  40. UC Riverside, California
  41. UC San Diego, California
  42. UC Santa Barbara, California
  43. UC Santa Cruz, California
  44. University of Southern California, California
  45. Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado
  46. University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado
  47. Central Connecticut State University, Connecticut
  48. Connecticut College, Connecticut
  49. Wesleyan University, Connecticut
  50. University of Bridgeport, Connecticut
  51. Yale University, Connecticut
  52. University of Delaware, Delaware
  53. University of Central Florida, Florida
  54. University of Florida, Florida
  55. Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia
  56. Georgia Perimeter College, Georgia
  57. Kennewsaw State University, Georgia
  58. University of Georgia, Georgia
  59. University of Hawaii, Manoa, Hawaii
  60. Augustana College, Illinois
  61. North Central College, Illinois
  62. Northwestern University, Illinois
  63. Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Illinois
  64. University of Chicago, Illinois
  65. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois
  66. Ball State University, Indiana
  67. Butler University, Indiana
  68. Indiana University, Indiana
  69. Indiana University-Purdue University (IUPUI), Indianapolis, Indiana
  70. Purdue University, Indiana
  71. Valparaiso University, Indiana
  72. Grinnell College, Iowa
  73. University of Iowa, Iowa
  74. University of Kansas, Kansas
  75. Bellarmine University, Kentucky
  76. Author, Keyword
  77. Louisiana State University, Louisiana
  78. Bates College, Maine
  79. Bowdoin College, Maine
  80. Colby College, Maine
  81. The Johns Hopkins University, Maryland
  82. St. Mary's College, Maryland
  83. University of Maryland at College Park, Maryland
  84. Brandeis University, Massachusetts
  85. Harvard University, Massachusetts
  86. Holy Cross College, Massachusetts
  87. MIT, Massachusetts
  88. Tufts University, Massachusetts
  89. University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Massachusetts
  90. Wellesley College, Massachusetts
  91. Williams College, Massachusetts
  92. Calvin College, Michigan
  93. Grand Valley State University, Michigan
  94. Kalamazoo College, Michigan
  95. Michigan State University, Michigan
  96. Oakland University, Michigan
  97. University of Michigan, Michigan
  98. Western Michigan University, Michigan
  99. Carleton College, Minnesota
  100. College of Saint Benedict, Minnesota
  101. Minnesota State University Moorhead, Minnesota
  102. St. Benedict College, Minnesota
  103. St. Olaf Collage, Northfield, Minnesota
  104. University of Minnesota, Minnesota
  105. The University of Mississippi, Mississippi
  106. Dartmouth College, New Hampshire
  107. Princeton University, New Jersey
  108. Rutgers University, New Jersey
  109. Seton Hall University, New Jersey
  110. Bard College, New York, New York
  111. Baruch College, New York
  112. Colgate University, New York
  113. Columbia University, New York
  114. Cornell University, New York
  115. Hamilton College, New York
  116. Monroe Community College, Rochester, New York
  117. New York University, New York
  118. Queensborough Community College, New York
  119. Rochester Institute of Technology, New York
  120. Skidmore College, New York
  121. State University of New York, Albany, New York
  122. State University of New York, Buffalo, New York
  123. State University of New York, Geneseo, New York, New York
  124. State University of New York, Stony Brook, New York
  125. Union College,Schenectady, New York
  126. United States Military Academy, New York
  127. Vassar College, New York
  128. Duke University, North Carolina
  129. Wake Forest University, North Carolina
  130. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  131. Furman University, Greenville, South Carolina
  132. Bowling Green State Uni, Bowling Green, Ohio
  133. Cleveland State University, Ohio
  134. Cuyahoga Community College, Ohio
  135. Kent State University, Ohio
  136. Kenyon College, Ohio
  137. Marietta College, Ohio
  138. Miami University, Ohio, Ohio
  139. Ohio State University, Ohio
  140. Ohio University, Ohio
  141. University of Akron, Ohio
  142. University of Dayton, Ohio
  143. Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio
  144. University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma
  145. Allegheny College, Pennsylvania
  146. Bryn Mawr College, Pennsylvania
  147. Carnegie Mellon University, Pennsylvania
  148. Haverford College, Pennsylvania
  149. Lehigh University, Pennsylvania
  150. Lehigh University, Pennsylvania
  151. Penn State University, Pennsylvania
  152. Swarthmore College, Pennsylvania
  153. University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania
  154. University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  155. Brown University, Rhode Island
  156. University of Rhode Island, Kingston, Rhode Island
  157. College of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina
  158. University of South Carolina, South Carolina
  159. University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Tennessee
  160. Rice University, Texas
  161. Southern Methodist University, Texas
  162. Southwestern University, Texas
  163. Trinity University, Texas
  164. University of Houston, Texas
  165. University of Texas at Austin, Texas
  166. Brigham Young University, Utah
  167. University of Utah, Utah
  168. Middlebury College, Vermont
  169. Middlebury College Chinese School, Vermont
  170. Middlebury Summer School, Vermont
  171. University of Vermont, Vermont
  172. College of William and Mary, Virginia
  173. George Mason University, Virginia
  174. Radford University, Virginia
  175. University of Richmond, Virginia
  176. University of Virginia, Virginia
  177. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia
  178. Washington and Lee University, Virginia
  179. Central Washington University, Washington
  180. Seattle University, Washington
  181. University of Puget Sound, Washington
  182. University of Washington, Washington
  183. Washington State University, Washington
  184. Western Washington University, Washington
  185. Whitman College, Washington
  186. Witman College, Washington
  187. George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
  188. Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.
  189. Beloit College, Wisconsin
  190. Lawrence University, Wisconsin
  191. University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  192. University of Wisconsin-Madison, Wisconsin