An Analysis of Higher Education Expansion and Financing in China from 1996 to 2002

Authors:Man Kate Xu

Affiliation: MA student in Education College of Columbia University, USA.
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Abstract: This paper reports on an analysis of higher education expansion and financing in China from 1996 to 2002 and find out that the average education spending per student in higher education during the years of expansion was not decreasing, among which tuition fee is compensating the loss of weight in government appropriation. The author also calls on the sensible allocation of the financing support from the government.

Key words: expansion and financing in China; higher education; tuition fee

Page : 21-27    Vol.1, No. 1, 2006