Course Fees, Textbook & Discount Information

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Non-Credit Course Fees

Courses meet

for 2 hours, once a week for 10 weeks - in Fall, Winter, & Spring Terms
for 2 hours, once a week for 7 or 8 weeks - Summer Term


Course materials will be provided and included in the course tuition. Students might be required to purchase additional textbooks at the discretion of the instructors if needed. 

Additionally, FREE supplemental textbooks and Chinese language learning resource materials through the PSU Confucius Institute may be available.

Available Discounts

Multiple enrollment discount
Students who enroll and pay for more than one course per term, in the same financial transaction, receive $20 off the 2nd course.


Returning student discount
Students who were enrolled in a CI non-credit course during the prior term, are eligible to receive $20 off their course registration fee. ** Please contact the Confucius Institute Office (tel 503-725-8561, E-mail for special registration instructions pertaining to this discount.


Family discount
When a 2 or more members of the same family enroll during the same term, the 2nd and each additional family member receives $20 off on their respective course registration. ** To register multiple family members, please register via the paper registration form. Submit on (1) form per family member.  All forms & payment must be submitted at the same time


Senior Citizen discount
Seniors age 65 and older can enroll in CI non-credit courses for FREE; please register via the paper registration form and submit a copy of your Driver's license or official ID documenting your age. 


PSU Faculty/staff discount
PSU faculty and staff can enroll in CI non-credit courses for FREE. Please register via the paper registration form.


NOTE:  Only 1 discount code per transaction is allowed.