Chinese courses at UW Colleges

UW Colleges offers four semesters of Chinese at several of our campuses. If you are ready for the challenge of a new language or have previous experience, check out our Chinese language courses

Why Study Chinese? 

  • One-fifth of the planet speaks Chinese.
  • Mandarin Chinese is the mother tongue of over 873 million people, making it the most widely spoken first language in the world. 
  • China is the most populous nation in the world, with 1.28 billion people. 
  • China is one of the world’s oldest and richest continuous cultures; it is over 5000 years old.

Information courtesy of Boston University Wold Languages Department