[photopress:MBA_students_by_the_million_1.jpg,full,alignright]The number of students studying in Chinese universities has reached 25 million, a five-fold increase in only nine years, said Zhou Ji, Chinese Education Minister.
‘In only a few years, Chinese higher education has transformed from an education for the elite to one for the public, a process commonly taking several decades to accomplish in many countries. It is a marvelous development.’
Statistics from the Ministry of Education show since 1999 China has expanded enrollment in higher educational institutions. This year about 5.4 million new students enrolled in universities and colleges.
Source: China View