Higher Education Sector

Higher Education Students Total Percent of Total
Domestic higher education students 47,948,336 99.2%
International higher education students 377,054 0.8%
All higher education students (both domestic and international) 48,325,390
Higher Education Institutions Total Percent of Total
Public higher education institutions 2,824 77.9%
Private higher education institutions 799 22.1%
All higher education institutions 3,623

Reported data time frame: December 2013 to November 2014

Source: China Scholarship Council, UNESCO

Total number of higher education institutions: 2,788

Total number of number of students in higher education institutions: approximately 34.6 million

Total count of all higher education students, both domestic and international:
29,216,733











Source: Ministry of Education of China
Total count of all higher education students, both domestic and international:
28,265,025











Source: Ministry of Education of China
Total count of all higher education students, both domestic and international:
26,976,244











Source: Ministry of Education of China
Total count of all higher education students, both domestic and international:
25,285,551











Source: Ministry of Education of China
Total count of all higher education students, both domestic and international:
23,741,859











Source: Ministry of Education of China
Total count of all higher education students, both domestic and international:
20,957,082











Source: Ministry of Education of China
Total count of all higher education students, both domestic and international:
18,352,821











Source: Ministry of Education of China
Total count of all higher education students, both domestic and international:
17,328,475











Source: Ministry of Education of China

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