Located in the heart of the Twin Cities, the Chinese Flagship program at the University of Minnesota trains the nation’s most qualified undergraduate students from diverse disciplines to achieve superior-level Mandarin Chinese proficiency and promotes their success as global professionals.

The Flagship Experience

Learn about the Flagship program, and read stories about our alumni now in fields including law, marketing, and history


Learn about our admission standards, testing, and how to apply.


Discover scholarships and other funding opportunities available to Flagship students.


Read the latest newsletter from the Chinese Flagship Program.

Through an innovative partnership between the federal government, education, and business, the Language Flagship graduates will take their place among the next generation of global professionals. Chinese Flagship students come from majors across the University and immerse themselves in the study of Chinese language and culture, in one of the most highly ranked programs in the US.