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  • Locations: Changsha, China
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Restrictions: BGSU applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2022 10/01/2021 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2022 03/01/2022 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2022-2023 03/01/2022 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Instruction Language: Chinese, English GPA: 3.0
Housing Option: Student Residence Hall Academic Standing: Junior
Program Type: BGSU Exchange Program Programs by Department: Business
Applicants: Only BGSU students may apply
Program Description:

Hunan Normal University is located in Changsha, China, in the Hunan province. Its campuses are located near Mount Yuelu. It boasts a library housing 3.4 million volumes. It is one of China’s 211 Project universities, meaning that it is considered one of the nation’s 100 key universities receiving funding to encourage excellence in research.Specialists in the Office of International Exchange and Cooperation offer admission services, airport pickup, living ans students visa help. 

Changsha is the capital of the Hunan Province. The city boasts rich historical heritages dating back 3,000 years. Through street dining and restaurants visitors can sample the local Xiang Cuisine which is one of the Eight Cuisines in China that has a sweet and sour taste. To read more about this city click HERE. 

Learn about your destination by visiting the State Department’s Bureau of Consular Affairs web page at to find country specific information about visa, safety and security, local laws, health, and more.   

Visiting students will register for their classes through The International College of Chinese Language and Culture. The International College of Chinese Language and Culture at HNU is especially set up for foreign students to learn Chinese. 

At the beginning of the semester, the college will give all the students placement test, and arrange students in certain class according to their Chinese proficiency. Students are provided with Chinese language courses that cover areas such as Comprehensive Chinese, Oral Chinese, Chinese Listening, Chinese Writing, Chinese Characters, Chinese Reading and HSK training courses for all different Chinese level students. Except Chinese language courses, we also provides Chinese culture courses, such as Chinese Traditional opera, Paper Cut, Chinese Painting, Calligraphy, Taijiquan and so on. 

Click HERE to learn more about the Chinese Language Program. 

The foreign students’ dormitory was constructed with the standards of a three-star hotel in mind; each room is fitted with a private bathroom and a balcony, and has a TV set, fridge, telephone, a water heater, internet service, and is fully furnished. There is public laundry in the basement and each floor has its own kitchen.  

Additional information about housing can be found HERE. 
Because this exchange program is part of Bowling Green State University study abroad options, financial aid that could be applied to study on BGSU’s main campus can usually be applied equally to study in the program abroad. If contacting via email please include your name and ID number along with the program name and semester you are planning to study abroad.  For appointments, please also include several days and times that work for you.  

To determine eligibility for Financial Aid, please contact:
Candice Moser

In addition to financial aid, there are International Travel Grants and general Education Abroad scholarship opportunities that are available for students on the Education Abroad WEBSITE.

Students participating in BGSU exchange programs will pay their regular tuition and fees as if they were studying at Bowling Green State University.  No tuition or fees associated with studying are paid to HNU.  Students are responsible for their own housing, room and board, and incidental expenses. 

BGSU Tuition and Fees information can be found HERE on the bursar’s website.

Costs billed directly through BGSU Bursar's Office*
BGSU Tuition (12-18 credit hours) Tuition & Fees can be found on the Bursar's WEBSITE (Undergraduate Instate/Out of State).
Education Abroad Fee  $50.00
Excess Credit Fee 19+ $200
International Health Insurance BGSU health/travel insurance daily rate and details can be found on the Education Abroad Safety, Security & Health web page
 *Fees listed are estimates and are subject to change at any time

Possible Additional Expenses (not billed through BGSU)*
International Airfare $1400
Books, Materials & Supplies 300 Yuan for a semester
Meals 30 Yuan a day
Personal Expenses $1000
Accommodation 600-1200 Yuan a month
Application 500 Yuan
* Please note that these costs are estimated and should be used as guidelines only! 
The current exchange rate is about 0.15 US Dollar to 1 Yuan (For example 50 Yuan= about $7.50) 

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