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"Through FALCON, I was able to learn more Mandarin in a relatively short time period than I ever thought possible. The teachers were excellent, and I became good friends with my classmates. The material was challenging, but being able to focus on just one class made it possible."
-David Harris, Intermediate Chinese, Summer 2012


Ezra Cornell sought to found an institution where "any person can find instruction in any study." Cornell's intensive Chinese program has been an example of this motto, as it has seen students from over the world and every economic class join in study of Chinese. Please see the links in the menu at left for more information about eligibility, dates and cost, and housing options available.