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Introduction

As part of a joint agreement between the China Center for International Educational Exchange (CCIEE) and the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) the International Office at ESU is proud to be part of the jointly initiated Sino-American 1+2+1 Dual-Degree Program.  The program is focused on providing credit and degree recognition between Chinese and American Universities. 

About the 1+2+1 Program

The 1+2+1 Program, organized and administrated by CEAIE, CCIEE and AASCU, is an international educational cooperation focused on two-way student and faculty exchanges between Chinese and American universities. There have been over 105 universities (85 Chinese universities and 20 American universities) that have participated in this program.

The 1+2+1 Program covers both undergraduate and graduate studies:

Undergraduate study: Freshmen are selected from Chinese partner universities to spend their second and third year at one of the U.S. partner universities. They return to their home universities for the fourth year to complete the program for both universities. Qualified students will receive diplomas and bachelor degrees from both Chinese and U.S. universities.

Graduate study: First-year graduate students are selected from Chinese partner universities to spend two or three semesters in the U.S. partner universities. They return to their home universities and finish their required courses and dissertation. Qualified students will receive diplomas and master degrees from both Chinese and U.S. universities.

  About Emporia State University

Emporia State University is a diverse and inclusive campus in which you will be at the center of our community. Each year, Emporia State University welcomes students from all over the world to study in one of over 100 academic disciplines . With eight percent of our student population coming from more than 25 countries, our international students find many ways to become involved in our campus. From one of the 130 student organizations and competitive NCAA Division II Athletics to social activities and sports clubs, the campus is waiting for you to become involved. We are proud to offer a safe, friendly, and affordable campus that will award you a great experience while you study in the United States.