|By the end of 2004,
China had 2,236 colleges and universities, with over 20 million
(1) More than 6 million Chinese students graduated from university in
(2) The "Project 211" for
creating 100 universities began in the mid-1990s, and has merged more
than 700 institutions of higher learning into about 300 universities.
The University of International Business and Economics in Beijing was
the first of such example.