Learning Chinese in Colorado – Fort Collins
If you live in Fort Collins and are looking for Chinese language lessons, these schools all offer different advantages depending on your age, price-range, and needs.
Huaxing Chinese School
Run by the Colorado American and Chinese Professional Association, this school offers ten grades of Chinese classes, plus advanced placement classes and translation classes.
Location: 1800 S. Lemay, Fort Collins, CO 80525.
Price: Usually $8/hour, plus textbook fees.
Global Village Academy
Offers full-immersion classes for children in grades K-8.
Location: 2130 W. Horsetooth Road, Fort Collins, CO 80526.
Price: $250/month for full-time kindergarten classes, plus a materials fee.
Confucius Institute at CSU
Confucius Institute is an international educational initiative based in China with centers all around the country. The Confucius Institute at Colorado State University operates independently from the university, offering three levels of Chinese classes for adults, three levels for children, culture lessons (such as Chinese tea), music lessons (such as Chinese lute), and special summer sessions for children. Confucius Institute also offers a weekly “Chinese Corner” on Fridays from 4:00pm-6:00pm and a weekly “Tea and Talk” on Thursdays from 4:00pm-6:00pm. They also offer other programs and events.
Location: 1413 S. College Ave, Fort Collins, CO 80524
Price: $100 for 10-weeks of class, $50 for 5 weeks of class. Discounts available for CSU employees.
Colorado State University
The college offers a 4-year major in the Chinese language, as well as a Chinese club.
Location: Department of Languages, Literature, and Cultures, C. 104 Clark Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-1774.
Price: Roughly $8,000 a year for in-state students.