2021 Fall Semester

Classes for the 2021 fall semester will be either virtual or hybrid pending an update of the rental policy of the use of Howard County Public School facilities. At this point, CLSC is not able to finalize the 2021 fall semester tuition and fee.

In anticipation of the upcoming pre-registration for the 2021 Fall semester, CLSC is sharing its preliminary guideline for the tuition and fee. Tuition per student is between $180 (virtual instruction) and $220 (hybrid instruction). Registration Fee per family is $30 (virtual instruction) or $60 (hybrid instruction). Material Fee remains the same at $20 per student. Fees are non-refundable.

  1. Virtual Instruction (Payment include tuition, registration and material fees.)
  2. 1 child


    2 children

    (per family, sibling
    discount applies)


    3 children

    (per family, sibling
    discount applies)


  3. Hybrid Instruction (Payment include tuition, registration and material fees)

    1 child


    2 children

    (per family, sibling
    discount applies)


    3 children

    (per family, sibling
    discount applies)



Any student between the ages of 4 and 18 at the beginning of the school year is eligible to enroll at CLSC. Exceptions may be made on an individual basis by the Principal who is responsible for reviewing the enrollment application and placement of the students.

Online Chinese Class for Adults

CLSC offers online Chinese classes for adults. Online classes meet for 1 hour & 30 Mins for 16 Sundays (AM).

2021 Fall Semester Tuition: $325

Registration fee: $30 (Non-Refundable) (Waived if you are current CLSC Family)

Material fee (New Students only): $20 + $10 Shipping (Both are Non-Refundable) (Waived if you opt to use on-line version textbook)

Tuition Refund Policy

Students who withdraw or are removed from CLSC on/before the 3rd week of class are eligible for a 75% tuition refund. No refunds will be permitted after the third week of class.

New Student Trial Session

Prospective students can try out our classes at no cost. Please reach out to our Academic Dean at for further information.

Late Registration / Entering School

Students who enroll in CLSC four weeks after the semester’s start date will have their tuition pro-rated but will still pay for registration and material fees.

Tai Chi class for Adults

Tai Chi classes will be offered in the 2021 Fall Semester if CLSC returns to school for hybrid instructions. Anyone over the age of 18 is eligible to enroll in our Tai Chi classes.

2021 Fall Semester: $60 per person (including $15 non-refundable registration fee*).

*Registration fee is waived if you are currently a CLSC Family.

How to Register

New Students

Families of new students need to download and complete the CLSC new student registration form shown below. Once completed, please e-mail the form to our Principal at Please reach out to the Principal should you have any questions. We will contact you after receipt and review of your form.

Please contact the Principal at with any questions or concerns. We will contact you after your form is reviewed and approved.

Current Students

All families of returning students should register for a new semester using the link shown below. This link can also be used to update your family information. If you need further assistance, please contact the CLSC Registrar via email at Please include your Family ID in the subject line.


CLSC accepts the following forms of payment.

Zelle Transfer

Instruction for payment by Zelle:

1) Send your payment to

2) Include your Family ID, the student(s) name, and your phone number in the Comments section of the transfer form.

Click here for instructions to set-up a Zelle payment.

* Note: CLSC encourages everyone to pay via Zelle. Accordingly, we offer a one-time rebate of $5 per family when they first pay by Zelle, which will be credited as a discount towards the following semester’s tuition.


Please make your check payable to "Chinese Language School of Columbia" or "CLSC".

Make sure to put your Family ID and child’s name on your check.
Mail your payment to P.O. Box 1292, Ellicott City, MD 21041.