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Top 10 Chinese cities with most higher education institutions

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China has over 3,000 institutions of higher education in 2022, according to the latest data of the Ministry of Education. Besides more than 200 adult colleges, the country has 2,759 general institutes of higher education, including 1,270 universities, and 1,489 higher vocational colleges and academies.

Beijing tops the country with 92 higher education institutions, while Wuhan and Guangzhou are tied for the second place with 83 higher education institutions.

Let us check out the top 10 Chinese cities with most higher education institutions.

No 9 (tie) Changsha: 57

A student rides a bicycle in front of the No 12 classroom building of Hunan Agricultural University in Changsha, Central China's Hunan province, on May 20, 2022. The building was named Longping Building in memory of Chinese agri-scientist Yuan Longping. [Photo/IC]

No 9 (tie) Tianjin: 57

An aerial view of Beiyang campus of Tianjin University in Tianjin, on June 10, 2022. [Photo/IC]

No 8 Chengdu: 58

Students shoot graduation photos at Jiang'an campus of Sichuan University in Chengdu, Southwest China's Sichuan province, on June 21, 2022. [Photo/IC]

No 7 Xi'an: 63

The Xi'an University of Technology prepares graduation gifts for more than 7,000 students in Xi'an, Northwest China's Shaanxi province, on June 17, 2022. [Photo/IC]

No 6 Shanghai: 64

The entrance of Fudan University, on Jan 7, 2022. [Photo/IC]

No 5 Zhengzhou: 67

The only classroom building of the Henan University of Chinese Medicine is seen in Zhengzhou, Central China's Henan province, on March 1, 2022. With a length of more than 700 meters, the building can accommodate almost 10,000 students at the same time. [Photo/IC]

No 4 Chongqing: 70

A view of Huxi campus of Chongqing University in Shapingba district, Chongqing, on April 9, 2019. [Photo/IC]

No 2 (tie) Guangzhou: 83

The photo taken by a drone shows flowers blossoming in Shipai campus, South China Normal University, in Guangzhou, South China's Guangdong province, on Dec 8, 2021. [Photo/IC]

No 2 (tie) Wuhan: 83

Graduation ceremony for the class of 2022 held in Wuhan University in Wuhan, Central China's Hubei province, on June 22, 2022. [Photo/IC]

No 1 Beijing: 92

A view of Tsinghua University in Beijing, on Dec 4, 2021. [Photo/IC]