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On-Site Staff for Shanghai, China

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

Jessica Wang, has been with USAC since 2013 serving as a program assistant, a Chinese language instructor and now, Shanghai’s RD. Jessica holds a master’s degree in English, foreign linguistics and applied linguistics, and a bachelor’s degree in teaching Chinese as a foreign language.

Mandy Pan, a native Shanghainiese, is the current program assistant. She helps with students' visa applications, housing arrangement and provides help to students in day-to-day life.

Quick Details

2021-22 App. Cycle

Spring: Suspended

2022-23 App. Cycle

Summer Sessions: Open
Fall/Yearlong: Open
Spring: Open


Preferred GPA: 2.5

Approval from Home University

Program Type



US Credit

Program Capacity

50 students


English | Chinese

Passport & Visa

Passport & Visa Information