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On-Site Staff for Chengdu, China

The Chengdu program has a Resident Director (RD) who is responsible for the USAC office abroad and the overall operations of the program, including securing appropriate student housing, hiring outstanding faculty, organizing exciting field trips and optional tours as well as overseeing your general well-being.

Wentao Song, a Chinese native, is the Resident Director for the Chengdu program and has been with USAC since 1998. She earned a Master’s degree from Sichuan University and is fluent in Chinese and English. She will meet the group flight at the airport, take you to your housing, provide the mandatory on-site orientation and help and support students on a daily basis.

Quick Details

2023-24 Application Cycle

The Chengdu program will not run in 2023-24
Consider the Chinese studies option in Chiang Mai, Thailand instead


Preferred Minimum GPA: 2.5

Approval from home university

Program Type



US Credit

Program Capacity

50 students


English | Chinese

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