University in China


University in China can be divided into general university, technical university, specialized university such as medical, foreign language and teacher-training university. University in China has accepted and educated international students for years. CEC provides the Chinese university ranking for international students who want to know more about university in China. On April 2016, Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China announced a total of 397,635 international students were studying in university in China.

The university ranking is published by Chinese University Alumni Association, which is a domestic university ranking in China, conducted independently of the government. Its ranking methodology includes the following criteria: 1) Government recognition; 2) Research; 3) Faculty; 4) Program; 5) Student; 6) Reputation.

Nowadays, foreign students are studying in universities in China not only for Chinese language, but also for undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD programs. Learning Chinese language is an inevitable step when you apply to any national universities in China. Different academic departments have their own Chinese language requirements. Departments such as engineering and computer sciences have a lower Chinese language requirement compare to management and law.

2016 China University Ranking
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(Source: Chinese University Alumni Association (2016))

To find the right university in China, you need to consider what your goal of study is. For Chinese language and culture learning, you should apply to a university with good Chinese language program with cultural courses. For undergraduate and graduate degree program, you have to consider the academic standard and employment opportunities.

For admission to top universities or graduate schools in China, such as Peking University, Tsinghua University and Fudan University, admission to degree programs is limited and extremely competitive. You must be well-informed, well-prepared, and very determined to work very hard to gain admission.

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August 2016 - China Education News

At the invitation of China’s Ministry of Education, a group of college students from Belarus arrived in Beijing. The delegation is comprised of over 100 college students from 26 universities in Belarus, including the Belarusian State University, the Belarus State Economic University, and the Belarusian State Technological University. Three of their destinations—Kaifeng, Dengfeng and Zhengzhou—are in central China’s Henan province, the birthplace of Chinese civilization, and have over 3,000 years of recorded history. Numerous heritage sites have been left behind, such as ruins of the Shang Dynasty capital city Yin and the Shaolin Temple.

Project 211 and 985

University in China can be categorized into project 211 and 985. Project 211 is the Chinese government’s new endeavor aimed at strengthening about 100 universities and key disciplinary areas as a national priority for the 21st century. Project 985 is a constructive project for founding world-class universities in the 21st century conducted by the government of the People’s Republic of China. In 2013, there are 112 universities in the project 211 and 39 universities in the project 985.

Among project 985 universities, nine universities made up the C9 League which is considered as China’s equivalent of Ivy League. The C9 League includes Fudan University, Harbin Institute of Technology, Nanjing University, Peking University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Tsinghua University, University of Science and Technology of China, Xian Jiao Tong University and Zhejiang University. These nine universities agreed on mutual credit recognition, student exchanges, training of teaching staff and sharing their resources in many other areas.