Project Atlas | China | China Scholarship Council

About China

In recent years, China has become one of the top study destinations for international students, with inbound international students and scholars rising steadily over the past decade, making China the third most popular destination for international students worldwide.

Fast Facts: China

  • There were over 397,635 international students in China between December 2014 to November 2015.
  • The top five places of origin for in-bound international students in 2015 were South Korea, the United States, Thailand, India, and Russia.
  • The China Scholarship Council administers scholarships and data collection on behalf of the Chinese Ministry of Education.

Source: China Scholarship Council (CSC)

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