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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. The number of international students in China in 2013 was over 356,000.

Fast Facts: China

  • There were over 356,000 international students in China between December 2012 to November 2013.
  • The top five places of origin in 2013 were South Korea, U.S., Thailand, Japan 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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