The development of higher education in China is mainly reflected in changes in its structure. First in this chapter, the categories of HEIs are discussed on the basis of forms, types of ownership, functions, disciplines and key or non-key HEIs. Then the structure of higher education is analyzed from the perspectives of forms, levels, and disciplines. Finally, gender structure and regional structure of higher education are briefly covered. Generally, China has undergone great changes in the structure of higher education in the past three decades, and the most prominent features are the diversification and the adaptation to the development of market economy.
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