China's educational system is deeply controlled and operated by the central government which directly impacts student access to higher education. Complex political, social and cultural beliefs define China's higher education system.
An overwhelming demand for post-secondary education in China has resulted in the increased presence of private institutions of higher education. China has been able to maintain low tuition rates as compared to the United States while continuing to expand their post-secondary education system. However, China continues to struggle with disproportion in supply and demand for post-secondary opportunities.
Higher education opportunities in China include access to high quality education systems, highly competitive, specialized fields of study and provide the needed support to promote the economic development of China.