What is the average level of living expenses?
China is a developing country where you can find both very expensive and cheaper goods depending on your taste. And overall living expenses in China are quite low.
Can I work while studying?
According to government regulations in China, international students cannot work during their studies. However, part-time work or internships are sometimes allowed. Jobs teaching English are particularly easy for native English speakers to find.
What's the expense for self-financed, international students?
The expense for self-financed, international students in China is low compared to that of other countries. The total expense, including tuition and accommodation, is about US$3,000 a year.