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Overview for Chinese Studies

A program that focuses on the history, society, politics, culture, and economics of one or more of the peoples of present-day China and its historical predecessors, related borderlands and island groups, and the overseas Chinese diaspora.

Careers for Chinese Studies Majors

A major in Chinese Studies is highly relevant for the following careers. National averages for wages in each career is provided.

Colleges Offering a Major in Chinese Studies

Top 5 U.S. Colleges with the highest percentage of Chinese Studies among the 2008-2009 graduating class.

AddInfoCollege Name Degrees Awarded/
Drew University
Madison, NJ
Less Selective$38,267 
Yale University
New Haven, CT
Most Selective$36,500 
Pacific Lutheran University
Tacoma, WA
Less Selective$28,100 
Online Degree Programs
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Wellesley College
Wellesley, MA
Highly Selective$38,062 
University of California-San Diego
La Jolla, CA
Highly Selective$31,461 
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Degrees awarded represents the number of bachelor's degrees awarded among the 2008-2009 graduating class.