截至 2020 年 6 月 30 日，中国高等学校共计 3005 所（未包含港澳台），其中：专科院校 1468 所、本科院校 1272 所、成人高等学校 265 所。
As of 30 June 2020, China has 3005 higher education institutions nationwide (excluding Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan HEI), of which 1258 undergraduate institutions 1258, 1482 higher vocational (junior college) colleges, and 265 adult colleges and universities.
Higher curricula education of China is divided into Specialty Education, Undergraduate Education, and Postgraduate Education.
China has placed priority on developing education, putting forward the strategy of revitalizing the country through science and education. China has implemented many cross-century quality education projects.