In recent years, China has emerged as a top educational destination for Bangladesh students. The country now offers world-class education for local and international students. More importantly, the cost of higher studies for an international student is much less compared to European or western countries. In this article, let's look at a brief overview of higher studies and scholarship opportunities in China for Bangladeshi students.
Higher Study in China
China has a population of over 1.4 billion and a new literacy rate of 96%. It is granted that a country with such a high population and high literacy rate will have a robust education system. As a result, Chinese higher education is referred to as the largest higher education hub in the world.
The county has 3012 accredited universities and colleges across the mainland housing over 40 million students. The Chinese ministry of education grossly credits the strong higher education structure for the economic as well as social development of China.
With its strong curriculum and ample opportunities, China is the largest study abroad destination in Asia. And it holds the second spot globally. The country has surpassed the USA to clinch the second spot in research publication ranking in 2017. It shows a strong affinity towards research-based higher study opportunities.
China has significantly dominated different university rankings over the years. According to the international student report of 2018, 492,185 active international students are pursuing different types of higher education at 1004 institutions across mainland China. The high number of foreign students has prompted the Chinese government to undertake various scholarships. Beyond the state-sponsored ones, there are provincial as well as university scholarships based on different merits of an aspiring student.