This article is a lists of universities in mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau (of P.R.C.) as well as in Taiwan (of R.O.C.).
By the end of 2004, there were 2,236 colleges and universities, with over 20 million students enrolled in mainland China.
More than 6 million Chinese students graduated from university in 2008. 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. Corresponding with the merging of many public universities, has been the rapid expansion of the private sector in mainland China since 1999. As of 2006, private universities accounted for around 6 percent of student enrolments, or about 1.3 million of the 20 million students enrolled in formal higher education.
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