📖Introduction

Beijing Chinese Language and Culture College (BLCC, previously known as Beijing Overseas Students Training School, Beijing Chinese Language and Culture School, Beijing Chinese Language and Culture Training Center) is directly subordinate to OCAO. It is the only one institution specialized in Chinese education in China. The college was founded in 1950.
BLCC is renowned for its outstanding Chinese teaching and professional service. It is now the training center for highly qualified Chinese teachers, R & D center of Chinese education and learning center for international students interested in Chinese language and culture. It ranks among the first Chinese teaching bases authorized by OCAO and the first training bases of language application authorized by the State Language Commission of China. The college is also an HSK (Chinese Proficiency Test) site.

💰 Fees:

The tuition fee is 19,200 RMB per year. Total tuition is 76,800 RMB.

📅 Application deadline:

Application deadline are on December 30, June 30. This program starts in March, September.

📙 Program type:

Bachelor

📍 Location:

Beijing

📚About the Program

Bachelor’s in Chinese Language at Beijing Chinese Language and Culture College (BLCC)

There are scholarships available

🏫About Beijing Chinese Language and Culture College (BLCC)

BLCC is renowned for its outstanding Chinese teaching and professional service. It is now the training center for highly qualified Chinese teachers, R & D center of Chinese education and learning center for international students interested in Chinese language and culture. It ranks among the first Chinese teaching bases authorized by OCAO and the first training bases of language application authorized by the State Language Commission of China. The college is also an HSK (Chinese Proficiency Test) site.

The principle on which BLCC operates is to offer classes in Chinese language and culture to overseas Chinese, Chinese cognates and students from all over the world, and to promote cultural exchanges and friendly communications between China and other countries. In the past more than 60 years since its establishment, there have been nearly 100,000 students, teachers and officials from over 130 countries coming to study and do research in BLCC, which has won high international reputation for it.

The college accepts students from all over the world and offers various programs according to their requirements, including bachelor’s degree class of Chinese education (scholarship program for overseas Chinese teachers), college degree class of Chinese language, long-term Chinese language class, intensive HSK class, summer vacation Chinese program (for individuals), summer and winter Chinese language & culture camp (for groups) and Chinese teachers seminar etc. By virtue of Beijing’s exceptional advantages in language and culture, the college has established a teaching pattern that combines classroom teaching and social practice, which has earned it widespread fame in the circle of Chinese education. BLCC is proud of its distinguished faculty and staff team. The BLCC faculty are enthusiastic about and experienced in Chinese education and most of them have taught or done research in foreign schools. And the BLCC staff are always ready to provide professional, reliable and full service for those coming to study or visit.

Campus

The college has two campuses. Fuchengmen campus is located in central Beijing, just 5 km from Tiananmen Square. Huilongguan campus is located in Changping District of Beijing, covering a total area of nearly 15 hectares. The two campuses can accommodate a total of about 2,000 students. BLCC has advanced and full-featured facilities, beautiful campuses and efficient transportation, and provide convenient, comfortable and considerate conditions for all the students.

Living in University

Various Elective Courses

BLCC offers various optional courses including intensive vocabulary, business Chinese, declamation of Chinese, selected Chinese classics, TV Chinese, contemporary China, Chinese painting, Chinese calligraphy, seal cutting, flute playing, martial arts, dancing, basketball, football and badminton etc.

Regular Study Tours

Students will have a study tour in Beijing every two weeks to visit scenic spots and historical sites including the Imperial Palace, Great Wall and Summer Palace etc.And they will have a study tour in China each semester to visit famous scenic spots in Mid-China, Eastern China, Central China or Northeastern China etc.

Colorful Student Activities

BLCC organizes colorful student activities each semester including academic activities like Pinyin contest, vocabulary competition, speech contest and composition show etc. and recreational and sports activities like mid-autumn party, Christmas party, photography competition, Chinese karaoke, rope skipping, tug of war and table tennis etc.

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🏠 Accommodation

💰 Fees

Application fee:

$100 USD

Tuition fee:

19,200 RMB per year

76,800 RMB in total

💸 Living Expenses in Beijing

Expense Average costs
Accommodation On average, a single room student dormitory accommodation will cost about RMB 1500 per month, or about RMB 18,000 per year, including utilities.
Food A meal at the university canteen/restaurant or in a fast-food restaurant outside would cost about RMB 7 to RMB 30. The average monthly bill for students that will study in Beijing, China can be between the range of RMB 1800 to RMB 4000.
Transportation A one-way local transport ticket in Beijing costs about RMB 4. The taxi start rate costs about RMB 13, plus the additional taxi rate per kilometer of about RMB 2.30. A monthly transport pass for university students in Beijing would cost around RMB 200.
Extra costs: Some extra costs for university students who will study in Beijing, China are books and study materials around RMB 210 to RMB 350 per month (increased costs for those studying Sciences, Medicine, or Art), and medical insurance of about RMB 400 per six months.

📬 Admissions Process

3 Steps to Apply to a Chinese University

Application step 1

Application step 2

Application step 3

Please choose the programs here , "You are advised to select 2-3 programs to increase your chances of getting accepted.

Required Documents:

  • Photograph (Please upload a photo of yourself. This should be a passport type photo.)
  • Your Highest Academic Transcript (In English)
  • Personal Statement
  • Certificate from the financial guarantor
  • Your Graduation Certificate (in English)
  • Your Passport Copy

Preparing documents:

You can start your application now and send the application documents during your application. Some documents you can send later if you don’t have them right away. Some more info about preparing application documents is here

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Application process:

Applying Online is simple in just a few steps. More information is available here.

The first steps are to choose the programs, pay the application fee and upload the application documents.

Once submitted to China Admissions, we will review your application within 2-3 days and proceed to the university or ask you for further clarification

After it has been processed to the university you will receive your unique application ID from each university.

The university may contact you directly for further questions.

We will then follow up each week with the university for updates. As soon as there is any update we will let you know. If you have made other plans, decide to withdraw / change address at any time please let us know.

After you have been accepted you will receive your admissions letter electronically and asked to pay the non-refundable deposit to the university.

Once you have paid the deposit the university will issue you the admissions letter and visa form to your home country.

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Here is some more information about the enrollment process after you have been accepted.

Entry requirements Take Eligibility quiz

There are no English requirements for the program.

Minimum education level: High School.

You need to have above average grades for the program. C average or above 55%.

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