Shanghai, China

On-Site Staff for Shanghai, China

Students in the USAC office

Students in the USAC office

The Shanghai program has a Resident Director who is responsible for the USAC office abroad and overall operations of the program: securing appropriate student housing, hiring outstanding faculty, organizing exciting field trips and optional tours, and overseeing your general well-being. You Sha, a Chinese native, is the Resident Director for the Shanghai program and is a sixteen-year veteran of USAC. She earned a Master’s degree from the University of Nevada, Reno and is fluent in Chinese and English. You Sha will meet the group flight at the airport, take you to your housing, provide the mandatory on-site orientation, and provide support and resources while you are on the program.

Quick Details

2017-18 App. Cycle

Fall and Yearlong: Late application may be possible. Contact USAC

Spring: Open

2018-19 App. Cycle

Application opens 9/1:

Summer I (5 weeks)

Summer II (4 weeks)

Summer I & II (9 weeks)


Minimum GPA: 2.5

Program Type



U.S. Credit

Program Capacity