South East Asia Market Update

  • The Number of High School Graduates in Taiwan Studying Abroad Has Stably Increased for the 5th Year In the academic year of 2017-2018, the number of high school graduates in Taiwan enrolling in overseas bachelor programs is approaching 1,584, 2.52 times the number in 2011, 627, based on the most recent statistic by Ministry of Education in Taiwan. It comprised merely 0.72% of the total number of graduates; however, the percentage has been stably growing since then, regardless the decreasing birthrate and population. The possible reasons are Influence of the globalization and the active recruitment of students in Taiwan by internationally renowned schools, and the uncertainty caused by the changeable education policies. Here are the key findings. 1.      The ratio of the number from the top 10 schools to the total number of ...
    Posted Jan 10, 2019, 2:42 AM by Evie Seng
  • The number of Taiwanese students studying in the U.S The number of Taiwanese students studying in the U.S increased a bit, to 22454, in 2017-2018Graduate programs have decreased since 2009, from 54.8% to 41%, still representing the major category, however. Meanwhile, OPT. from 13.4% to 20%, and undergrad, from 24.8% to 31.2%. have continued growing during the same time; non-degree programs keep around 8% for the last 10 years.In terms of fields of study, STEM has steadily increased from 35.8% to 42.8% from 2009 to 2018, while business has dropped during the same time from 25.5% to 19.2%. Among all the fields, including STEM, business and management, arts and humanities, social science, education, ELS, and undecided ...
    Posted Jan 9, 2019, 12:16 AM by Evie Seng
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