Office of International Programs

Xinzheng, People’s Republic of China

Exchange Program: SIAS International University 

Terms Available:

  • Fall, Spring, Academic Year

 Application Deadline:

  • Fall, Academic Year: March 15
  • Spring: September 1


  • Undergraduate (at least a sophomore)
  • Good standing with UA
  • One year of college-level Chinese language is recommended


  • Chinese language, history, culture, art, and traditional Chinese medicine.  Other courses in English are also available in business administration, organizational leadership and information technology.  Students with advanced Chinese language skills may have other courses available in Chinese. A Chinese cooking internship is available through UA’s Hospitality Management Program.

 Tuition Costs:

  • University of Akron, In-State Tuition: $4,630.08
  • Additional costs will include room and board, visa application, transportation and general living expenses. 
  • Please schedule an appointment to meet with an Education Abroad Adviser to obtain a detailed budget sheet for this program.

 Housing Options

  • International students are housed together, with two to an apartment.  The apartment has a living room area, a bathroom, and bedroom.  The rooms are fully furnished with chairs, desks, lamps, a couch, bed, bedside table, dressers and a television.  The rooms have air conditioning, heat, internet and a telephone.
Please visit SIAS International University's website for more details.

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