This article surveys the rapidly changing field of Chinese linguistics in the United States of America. It explores the major institutions that grant doctoral degrees in Chinese linguistics and the eminent scholars of Chinese linguistics who work in those institutions. This article attempts to evaluate the program of Chinese linguistics at a total of thirteen universities. They are Cornell and Harvard in the east, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Ohio State, and Wisconsin in the midwest, and Stanford, Arizona, Hawaii, Southern California, and Washington in the west of the United States. In addition, this article introduces major conferences and journals in the field to the perspective students and researchers who seek an opportunity to visit the U.S. for their future study. The conferences include the North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics (NACCL), the International Association of Chinese Linguistics (IACL), the Chinese Language Teachers Association (CLTA), and the International Conference on Sino-Tibetan Languages and Linguistics (ICSTLL). The major journals include the Journal of Chinese Linguistics (JCL), the Journal of East Asian Linguistics (JEAL), and the Journal of Chinese Language Teachers Association (JCLTA).