According to China Net Finance, on the 10th, Kai Tak Education released the “2019 Chinese Students Study Abroad Survey Report”. The report shows that studying abroad is no longer unattainable. 62.4% of international students have an annual income of less than 500,000 RMB. Only 8.78% of international students have an annual income of 510,000 RMB and above.
According to the survey data, 23.45% of the international students have an annual income of 120,000-200,000 RMB, 16.43% of the international students have an annual income of 120,000-200,000 RMB, and 9.87% of the international students have an annual income of 310,000-400,000 RMB.
The cost of studying abroad is a concern of many Chinese students who are interested in studying abroad. It will greatly affect the study abroad planning, such as national, urban and professional choices. According to the survey data, More than half of the Chinese students who want to study abroad can accept a study fee of RMB 300,000-300,000 RMB; 24.3% of them can accept 300,000-500,000 RMB; Only 3.6% – 0.8% of students can accept RMB 500,000-700,000 one year’s study fee.
According to the “2019 Survey Report on Intentions of Chinese Students Studying Abroad”, the destinations of Chinese students intending to study abroad are still relatively concentrated. Most of them choose English-speaking countries such as the United States, Canada, Britain and Australia, Germany, France and other European countries, as well as Hong Kong, Japan and South Korea. More popular, it is worth noting that the United Kingdom (20.14%) surpassed the United States (17.05%) to become the first choice for Chinese students to study abroad, which is not unrelated to the variables of Sino-US relations.
According to data from the Ministry of Education of China, the number of Chinese students studying abroad exceeded 600,000 for the first time in 2017, reaching 608,400, an increase of 11.74%. According to the data of Project Atlas 2017 of the American International Education Association, China is still the world’s leading source of international students. The proportion of Chinese students studying in the world ranks first in the world, accounting for 17.38%. Among them, in the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, Germany, France, Japan, South Korea and other major mainstream destination countries, the number of Chinese students is still ranked first.
Employment factors are the main driving force for Chinese students to study abroad
The data shows that as of the end of 2017, the total number of returned overseas students in China reached 3.132 million. In 2017, the number of returned overseas students increased by 11.19% from the previous year, reaching 480,900.
According to the “2019 Chinese Students Study Abroad Survey Report” data, “find better job opportunities in the future” (66.4%) and “seeking higher education” (55.6%), these two clear can be obtained in the future development of students. The advantage is the most important motivation for studying abroad; in addition, “enriching one’s own experience” (36.9%), “improving language ability” (33.8 %), “foreign countries have better educational conditions than domestic” (31.9%) is also important for studying abroad. Motivation.
According to another set of research data, the “study abroad policy” (53.4%), “institutional information” (53.2%), and “professional information” (52.7%) are among the top three. Followed by the tuition
fees (43.7%), living expenses (30.7%), scholarships (27.4%) related to the cost of studying abroad, and the attention to overseas life and returning to employment is also high, respectively 33.1%, 25.3%. Regarding
the attitude of career planning, the data of the “2019 Chinese Students Study Abroad Survey Report” shows that more than half of the students intending to study think that career planning before studying is very necessary, and most Chinese students have developed their career planning awareness before leaving school.
Songzi Li/ Editing Manager
Translation by Philip Park