Many universities raise tuition charges
For the first time in more than 10 years many universities across China will raise tuition fees for the upcoming academic year.
According to the Jiangsu province education department, tuition for some majors, including medicine, engineering and liberal arts, will increase by up to 17.2 percent, from about 4,600 yuan ($747) to 5,500 yuan a year.
The Ningxia Hui autonomous region announced that tuition fees for many majors, such as science, engineering and agriculture, will increase by more than 50 percent, and some others will almost double.
Most universities in Guizhou, Zhejiang and Shandong provinces have also raised fees.Though students pursuing bachelor’s degrees in Guangdong province will not need to pay thousands more, graduate students will be forced to pay much higher tuition fees.