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Sun Yat-Sen University, Guanzhou (Exchange)
Guangzhou, China (Exchange Program) (Outgoing Program)
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Language of Instruction: Chinese, English Minimum GPA: 3.0
Credit Type: Resident
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sun yat sen u LOGO
Boasting a reputation as a top-ten university nationally, Sun Yat-Sen University, founded in 1924, strives to become a strong top global institution. Founded by the Chinese Democratic revolutionary, Sun Yat-Sen, this university serves as a major hub for academic talent and prestige. Sun Yat-Sen consists of 40 affiliated institutions, including satellite campuses and research centers and recorded over 50,000 students as of 2014. With four undergraduate departments, Sun Yat-Sen offers a wide variety of career options for national and international students alike. 
Sun Yat-Sen CampusLocation
The main campus is located next to the Pearl River in the Haizhu district of Guangzhou. Guangzhou is the capital and largest city of the Guangdong Province in South China. With population estimates upwards of 44 million, Guangzhou is the most populous metropolitan agglomeration on Earth. A national leader in commerce and manufacturing, Guangzhou is a major influence in international trade and computer software. Guangzhou is located on the Pearl River and is just 75 miles north of Hong Kong. 

Academic Calendar
OSU Sun Yat-Sen University
Fall Autumn
Mid-September-  Mid/Late January
Spring Spring
Late February- Early/Late June

Please note, these dates are subject to change. For the most accurate information, please visit the host university website

Before going abroad, you will need to investigate the courses available at potential host institutions. OSU students studying abroad must take at least the equivalent of 12 OSU credit hours during their exchange semester. Please be sure to read the course descriptions provided by the host institution and compare them to your coursework at OSU. 

Sun Yat-Sen South Campus offers a wide variety of courses taught in English, with many courses in business, hotel and restaurant administration, and political science. Students can also learn Cantonese. Click here for a list of sample courses taught in previous academic years.

Guanzhou metropolisRequirements
Students participating in a reciprocal exchange program must have completed at least 45 credit hours and have a cumulative 3.0 GPA or above at the time they intend to participate.

For estimated expenses, please refer to the budget sheets located at the top of this brochure. 

The university will help students arrange on campus housing. For more information, please refer to the host university website

Visa Information
Students studying for 90 days or more are required to obtain a student visa or residency permit. Please refer to the website of the embassy or consulate to obtain visa information. You are encouraged to work with Ms. Vivian Wang at Oklahoma State University for visa assistance.

Helpful Links
Handbook for International Students
Website for International Students


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