Best Colleges for Chinese

It is not hard to find compelling reasons why majoring in Chinese is an excellent investment of your tuition dollars. The most spoken language on planet Earth, one in five people speaks Chinese, it is the second largest economy in the world, and is the number one trade partner of the United States. In addition to likely arising from your undergraduate years with competing job offers at much higher salaries than your non-Chinese-speaking peers, study this elegant language and 5,000 year old culture will be intellectually stimulating and rewarding. Of course, not every college has a Chinese major and some are superior in quality to others. Our list of Best Colleges for Chinese includes a mix of state universities with stellar Chinese departments as well as many top-notch liberal arts institutions.

Click the links below for more information about each college's Chinese program. Click here to read our methodology.

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