Study Abroad

Lanzhou University

Lanzhou, China

Students must be full-time with at least sophomore status and a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5.

Financial responsibilities:
Students pay tuition to Muskingum. Scholarships and financial aid packages stay in place. Students pay for room and board, if a meal plan is provided, directly to Lanzhou University. Students are also responsible for transportation to and from Lanzhou University, health insurance coverage,class materials such as books, and any incidental costs.

Room and Board:
Students who have registered at the University shall live in the International Guest House of if Lanzhou University or other rooms arranged for international students. T here is a dining hall on the ground floor of the International Guest House and some other dining halls on campus. You may buy food from any of them. You may also cook by yourself in the public kitchen in the Foreign Guest House. The University's medical clinic is on campus. International students may see a doctor there with their student card. There are also some hospitals with good facilities near the University.

About Lanzhou:
Founded in 1909 and located in Lanzhou, the capital city of Gansu Province, Lanzhou University is one of the key universities under Ministry of Education, China. LANZHOU [Lanzhou] or Lanchow, city (1994 est. pop. 1,295,600), capital of Gansu prov., W China, on the Huang He (Yellow River) at its confluence with the Wei. It is a rail, highway, and air hub and the junction point to remote Xinjiang in extreme NW China. Lanzhou is linked by rail to Beijing and to the Republic of Mongolia and Russia. It is on the highway to Tibet. A rapidly growing industrial city, it receives its power from a nearby hydroelectric facility and from the coal that is mined in the area. It has one of the largest oil refineries in the country, in addition to textile mills, petrochemical, rubber, and fertilizer plants, and machine manufactures. It has a gas-diffusion plant for processing plutonium, and is the center of China's atomic energy industry. An old walled city, Lanzhou was the scene (1936) of a successful Chinese Communist revolt. It is the seat of an oil research institute, Lanzhou Univ., and numerous technical colleges. The name sometimes appears as Lan-chou. (from



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