(China-319) June 4, 2019 – More international students are studying in mainland China


personal note: more and more international students are now pursuing postgraduate studies in mainland china. cheaper maybe? but china is very advanced in many areas of scientific and technological pursuits…it seems natural that China should attract many brilliant international students there. peace, steve, usa june 4, 2019   stephenehling@hotmail.com  blog – https://getting2knowyou-china.com 

More intl students take postgraduate programs in China
Updated: Jun 4, 2019 XinhuaPrint


BEIJING — A total of 85,000 international students studied in postgraduate programs in China in 2018, a year-on-year increase of 12.28 percent, the Ministry of Education said on June 3.
Among 492,200 international students studying in China in 2018, 52.44 percent were studying in degree programs, up 6.86 percent from 2017, said a press release from the ministry.
The growth of international students in engineering, management, science and agricultural science all reached 20 percent, indicating the increasing attraction of science programs in China, the statement said.
The international students in China came from 196 countries and regions and 52.95 percent of them were from 64 countries along the Belt and Road.
About 63,000 of them were sponsored by Chinese government scholarships, the ministry said.
Meanwhile, the number of Chinese studying overseas reached 662,100 in 2018, 53,700 more than that in 2017, the ministry said in March.
Among those, 65,800 were sponsored by public funding while 596,300 were self-funded.


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