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Zhejiang Wanli University

Why Zhejiang Wanli University?

SUNY Plattsburgh has a study abroad agreement with Zhejiang Wanli University in Ningbo, China. Through this agreement, you may apply to attend this institution for a semester or academic year. The courses you take at this institution will be converted to SUNY grades and credits when you return to the U.S.

  • Terms: fall (September - January), spring (February - July).
  • Eligibility: must be enrolled in a U.S. college or university; minimum 2.8 GPA.
  • Credits: 12-15 undergraduate per semester.
  • Application deadlines: March 15 for fall, October 1 for spring.  All application materials must be received or postmarked by the deadline.

How to Apply

Please check back with us shortly as we prepare to roll out our brand new website and online application!

Courses at ZWU

The vast majority of courses at ZWU are taught in Chinese, however there are several courses that are taught in English. Some of the courses taught in English are:

  • International Business
  • Chinese Economy
  • Practices and Operations in International Trade
  • Marketing, World Trade Organization and China's Foreign Trade
  • Introduction to Economics, Understanding Chinese International Relations and Its Foreign Policy Making
  • Chinese Culture
  • International Finance
  • International Management
  • International Communications and International Business Negotiation
  • International Commercial Law


Students will live on or near campus in affordable furnished apartments with TV, telephone, bathroom, hot water, air conditioner, washing machine, refrigerator, and kitchen utensils. Electricity, water and phone, gas and internet costs will be paid by the student according to actual consumption.


ZWU is a new and impressive university, renown for its green campus and friendly atmosphere. Ningbo is a bustling city of over two million, the second largest port in China and is located just south of Shanghai. Fueled by the stunning economic growth of the past 20 years, it is a vibrant city that Westerners seldom visit. It thus offers students a special opportunity to learn about the new realities of China today and to be immersed in a new culture.

Semester Cost Estimate

Please note: All fees are subject to change without notice.


Questions, Comments, Suggestions?

If you would like more information about study abroad and exchange opportunities at SUNY Plattsburgh, please contact us at:

Global Education Office
101 Broad Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901

Phone: (518) 564-3287
Toll-Free Phone: (800) 388-6784
Fax: (518) 564-3292

Location: We are on the second floor of the Kehoe Administration Building on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus.