Do you want to study in abroad? Wondering which country to go to? China is definitely one of the best choices for you. Now, China's economy is already the world's second largest and is still growing. Employment opportunities are increasing dramatically in China in recent years. According to an 11-22-11 article in The Wall Street Journal by David Wessel, during 2000s, US based multinational corporations added 683,000 workers in China, a 172% increase over the decade. So no matter you are going to study business, engineering, health care, architecture, hospitality, or law, your experience studying abroad in China will help you succeed in your career.
This articles shows you analysis of application trend changes for China's universities, so you can understand the global trend better before you actually start applying.
1 Changes in number of applicants
-In 2008, 200,000 students come to study in China.
-In 2009, 230,000 students come to study in China.
-In 2010, 260,000 students come to study in China.
-In 2011, 290,000 students come to study in China.
-In 2012, 320,000 students come to study in China.
-In 2013, 330,000 students come to study in China.
You may see that in the past 6 years, the number of applicants for China’s universities was keeping increasing by an average rate of 10% per year. It also shows that increasing popularity of China for international students.
2 Changes in percentage increment of students from different continents. (2012 and 2013)
In the past 2 years students from Europe, Africa and Australia are getting more and more compared to other continents. Top 5 student resource countries are South Korea, America, Thailand, Japan and Russia. So if you are going to study in China, you may check the current application situation of your country.
3 Top countries for foreign student’s change in the past 2 years.
2012: Beijing, Shanghai, Guangdong, Tianjin, Zhejiang, Jiangsu, Liaoning, Shandong, Hubei, Fujian
2013: Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin, Guangdong, Zhejiang, Jiangsu, Liaoning, Shandong, Hubei, Fujian
Due to the increase of scholarship in Tianjin, it has become more popular than before for international students. Are you also choosing between cities to study in China? These data may help you on making decisions.
4 Changes in ratio of prize fellow and self-financial student.
China’s government is expanding the scale of scholarship opportunities, if you want to apply for a scholarship, don’t hesitate to try it.
Hope above data could help you if you are wondering to study abroad in China. If you want to see more advice, you can contact CUCAS directly or read more articles about studying in China.