2022 admission statistics of BIT's international students
In the fall of 2022, Beijing Institute of Technology welcomed more than 600 international students to China. Let's check the admission statistics together!
1. Across Five Oceans, From Five Continents
Our new international students come from 82 countries on five continents. The top ten countries are Malaysia, Pakistan, Thailand, Russia, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, Bangladesh, Myanmar, and Vietnam.
74.49% of international students come from the Belt and Road Initiative countires.
Which country do most undergraduates come from?
The majority of the new undergraduates come from Malaysia.
Which country do most graduates come from?
The highest number of new graduates are Pakistani.
2. Hello! What Is Your Name?
Let's meet the student with the longest name: Ibrahim Abdelsatar Mohamed Mohamed Elbugdady from Egypt (that's 40 letters)!
On the contrary, the student with the shortest name: Hajra from Pakistan (I bet you can count the letters by yourself).
3. Happy Birthday! BITers!
Check out the birthdays of new BITers:
Students born in January and May are the most numerous, whereas the least number of new students were born in February.
Three students' birthdays coincide with Teachers' Day and Mid-Autumn Festival this year (September 10).
Would you care for a mooncake for your birthday?
We have two sets of twins! One is from South Korea; the other one is from Pakistan.
All About Zodiac Signs:
We have Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagittarius, Capricorn, Aquarius, and the Pisces. Capricorns lead the enrollment toll with 57, while we have only 37 Cancers.
4. Males or Females?
What about the male-to-female ratio?
57.3% of new students are males, and the rest 42.7% are females — not much of a difference.
Let's check the male-to-female ratio by school.
Most male students are in the School of Mechanical Engineering, and School of Aerospace Engineering. There are no female students in the School of Mechatronic Engineering.
We have more female students in School of Life Science, Design and Arts, and Law.
5. Hello! What Languages Do You Speak?
What are their native languages?
Including French, Spanich, Korean and Burmese. We have 42 native languages spoken by the newly enrolled BITers this year.
Most BITers speak Urdu, Thai, English, Indonesian and Russian. Least BITers speak Laos, Latviski, Greek, Albanian, Tamir, Hindi, Tagik and Georgian.
What's your native language?
What is their language of instruction?
49% of the students are in Chinese-taught programs, and 51% have chosen English-taught programs.
Does that come as a surprise to you?
6. What Do BITers Study?
Check out top 10 schools favored by BITers.
The top 5 most popular programs among undergraduate students are:
The top 5 most popular programs among graduate students are:
7. Meet You Across the Mountains and Rivers
The time difference between Beijing and Victorville (USA) is the largest, with a difference of 15 hours.
The cities with the least time difference from Beijing are Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia) and Manila (Philippines).
Actually, we have no time difference.
Managua, the capital of Nicaragua, is the farthest city from Beijing at a distance of 13,761.71 km.
Seoul, South Korea, is the closest. It is only 953.6 km away.