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BSBA Chinese University of Hong Kong study abroad
Hong Kong, China (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Fall,
Spring
This program is currently not accepting applications.
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Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline WU Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2014 02/01/2014
02/01/2014 TBA TBA
Spring 2015 05/01/2014
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Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling WU admission application process. Applicants will be notified that their application to study abroad has been approved by Washington University. If the program is administered by a partner institution, the application and endorsement are then forwarded to the program sponsor for review and approval. In most cases, students will need both WU approval and an acceptance offer from the program sponsor in order to participate in the program.

Indicates that deadline has passed
Fact Sheet:
Approved Department(s):
Business
Language of Instruction:
English
Foreign Language Requirement?:
No
Housing Options:
Residence halls/dormitories
Open to Non-WU Students?:
No
Program Type:
Exchange program with university partner
Program Adviser:
Tammy Orahood
Minimum GPA:
3.0
Program Description:

Chinese University of Hong Kong Study Abroad

CUHK is Hong Kong's largest university campus. You may choose courses taught in English. If you satisfy the language requirements, you may also take courses taught in Cantonese and Putonghua. You may take a combination of business and nonbusiness course work. However, 50 percent of your course work must be taken in business. You earn 14-16 units of credit. Course selections are made with the approval of your academic advisor.

Orientation Program

All students participating in Olin semester programs are required to enroll and participate in pre-departure and post-departure coursework. INTL 300A Planning for International Learning is a 0.5 credit mini-B course designed to prepare students for their experience overseas the semester before they actually travel. INTL 300B Applying International Experiences is a 0.5 required mini-A post-departure class that will discuss what students learned while abroad and help students articulate those lessons for employers, graduate schools, etc. Both of these classes will meet approximately 3 times during the semester before and after the study abroad experiences.

ENROLLMENT OPTIONS

Fall or Spring

Our fall semester is considered the first term and our spring semester is their second term.
 

TENTATIVE DATES

  Second Term First Term
Orientation Beginning of January End of August
First Day of Class Mid-January Beginning of September
Last Day of Program End of May End of December

ORIENTATION PROGRAM

All students participating in Olin semester programs are required to enroll and participate in pre-departure and post-departure coursework. INTL 300A Planning for International Learning is a required 1.5 credit mini-B course designed to prepare students for their experience overseas the semester before they actually travel. INTL 300B Applying International Experiences is a required mini-A post-departure class that will discuss what students learned while abroad and help students articulate those lessons for employers, graduate schools, etc. Additionally, an orientation program hosted by the CUHK's Business School will normally be organized the working day before the semester starts to brief students about CUHK. Students should adjust their arrival schedule to participate in this orientation program.

COURSES AND CREDITS

For WUSTL course equivalents, click Here

LANGUAGE

English is one of the languages spoken in Hong Kong. You may select courses which are taught only in English.

PREREQUISITES

3.0 cumulative GPA

3.0 professional GPA
 
Students must have completed 4 semesters of college level credit.Open only to BSBA degree students. 

Selection is based on maturity, seriousness of purpose, and appropriateness of match between program and applicant. Students on disciplinary probation during program period are not eligible.  You must not only meet the minimum eligibility criteria, but also show the type of intellectual curiosity, personal maturity, academic rationale and social flexibility necessary for a successful study abroad experience.
 

HEALTH INSURANCE

In addition to your WU health insurance, you will be required to obtain health insurance through CUHK, which Washington University will pay. Details on the process will be given to you later in the semester prior to going abroad. 

HOUSING AND MEALS

All undergraduate international students normally live on-campus and share their housing assignment with Chinese roommates who have volunteered to share rooms with international students. This arrangement will greatly help you settle into your university setting. Housing needs are automatically considered upon receipt of exchange applications. Housing application forms are normally enclosed in the acceptance packets for you to complete. You should observe the deadline for returning the housing forms to the Housing Office. 
 

PASSPORT REQUIRED

If you don't have your passport, you should start this process once you submit your application.

VISA REQUIRED

It is required by the Hong Kong Immigration Department that overseas students must obtain a proper Student Visa to study in Hong Kong. Students without the right of abode in Hong Kong or without a valid student visa will not be permitted to study there. The process of securing will be outlined in the student's admission letter.

HTH INSURANCE

Overseas Programs will enroll all WU-approved study abroad students in a basic accident and sickness plan through HTH Worldwide, a leading provider of international health insurance. This plan should be seen as supplemental to the student’s existing domestic health coverage, not as a replacement.  We do not recommend a reduction or suspension of existing domestic coverage in light of enrollment in HTH insurance. For more information, click here.

Scholarships

Thanks to the generosity of Avram A. & Jill Glazer, the Olin BSBA program is pleased to announce the Avram A & Jill Glazer Global Learning Program, awarding up to $5,000 for participation in an approved BSBA study abroad program.  This competitive grant program is for WU undergraduate students demonstrating financial need or extenuating financial circumstances and participating in BSBA-administered programs. Applications can be found here: https://sa.wustl.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgram&Program_ID=10331

ESTIMATED EXPENSES

Students are assessed the current WU tuition rate and the current WU Health Fee. These fees are paid directly to Washington University. If you are a financial aid recipient, then your financial aid will apply towards these charges.
 

ADDITIONAL LIVING EXPENSES (ESTIMATED)

(Note: Some Prices are listed in Hong Kong Dollars)

Housing HK$ 6,000 - 8,000
Food HK$ 14,000
Books and Supplies HK$ 1,500
Student Visa Application Fee HK$ 500
Estimated Personal Expenses US $6,000 - 7,000
Airfare to and from the States US $ 2,000

*No meal plan available, calculations based on HK$ 35/ meal on campus.

**Exchange rate information is available at http://www.oanda.com



 
This program is currently not accepting applications.
 
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