Chinese Placement

Information about Chinese placement exam times, locations, and preparation tips can be found here. For questions about placement, email shanghai.worldlanguages@nyu.edu​.

Chinese Placement

All students are required to be proficient in Mandarin Chinese up to the Intermediate 2 level by graduation. Sample syllabi and textbooks used for Chinese courses at NYU Shanghai are here. Learn more about the Chinese Language Program at NYU Shanghai on the Learning Chinese Resource Site, or email shanghai.chinese.program@nyu.edu.

Chinese courses offered at NYU Shanghai:

Elementary Level
Elementary Chinese 1
Elementary Chinese 2
Elementary Chinese for Advanced Beginners (see note in course description via Albert Course Search; covers through Elementary 2)
Intermediate Level
Intermediate Chinese 1
Intermediate Chinese 2
Intermediate Chinese for Advanced Beginners (see note in course description via Albert Course Search; covers through Intermediate 2)
Intermediate Chinese Accelerated
Advanced Level
Advanced Chinese 1
Advanced Chinese 2

Post-advanced level Chinese courses are also available. Course descriptions of all Chinese courses at NYU Shanghai are in Albert Course Search (under CHIN-SHU).