China Institute - The School of Chinese Studies

The School of Chinese Studies (the School, 华美学苑) provides insightful, stimulating, and time-tested education programs enabling students of all ages to grow their understanding and appreciation of China.

Founded in 1933, the School was the first China-focused educational center in the United States and was chartered in 1944 by the Board of Regents of the New York State Department of Education. Today, the School’s comprehensive slate of courses fosters a life-long learning community for anyone looking to learn more about China’s language, art, culture, history, people, and society.

Visit the website to learn more about the program and China Institute's Mandarin Immersion Early School Year Program, opening in Fall 2021.

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