China a Rising Destination for Higher Education

CGTNOct 17, 2019

While Chinese international students have become a staple in Western institutions in recent years, China has become an attractive choice, as Chinese universities become more competitive worldwide. According to the Times Higher Education World University Ranking for 2020, there are six universities from the Chinese mainland and Hong Kong that are now in the top 100, with Tsinghua University and Peking University leading the pack at 23rd and 24th. While international students traditionally came to China for language and culture immersion, more enlist in other universal courses such as science and engineering. As the world’s second largest economy, how far has China expanded its global academic outreach?

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