Applicants can directly contact relevant universities or ask for materials according to the directory listed in the index in order to choose a suitable university and major. The overview of the schools and their programs are listed in the index and for up-to-date and more detailed information, please visit their websites.
The institutions and programs listed here are accredited and sponsored by the Chinese Ministry of Education and Beijing Municipal Education Commission. However, there are a few other privately run Chinese language programs offered by individuals from China, foreigners and even international organizations. They may or may not have accreditation, although most will try to pass off their program as accredited. If you are in doubt, please specifically ask them.