Cultivate online distance learning as a lifestyle; Make China Distance Education a life choice.
Our mission is to be a life-long, comprehensive online education partner for working professionals and others in China to fulfill their educational needs.
China Distance Education Holdings Limited (“CDEL”) is a leading provider of online education in China focusing on professional education, helping professionals who aim to obtain professional licenses, satisfy continuing education requirements to maintain their licenses and enhance their practical job skills through our professional development courses.
We believe that we are the largest provider of online education in China primarily focusing on professional education, as measured by total number of course enrollments in 2016. As of September 30, 2016, our content library encompassed 263 course offerings, approximately 6,600 classes, and close to 30,000 hours of audio-video content across 13 subject areas. Our websites also generate significant user traffic. As of September 30, 2016, we had 43.7 million cumulative registered users, and we believe our websites were among the most visited websites in China’s education industry, as measured by 1.49 million total average daily unique visitors and 33.5 million average daily page views for our fiscal year ended September 30, 2015. As of September 30, 2016, we offered 67 downloadable and proprietary mobile applications and have had over 17 million downloads as of that date. We have a track record of successfully converting our user traffic into course enrollments and will continue to pursue opportunities to further monetize our user traffic and content library.
Founded in 2000 with a focus on online professional education
A leading provider of online education in China primarily focusing on professional education
Extensive content library targeting a diverse customer base. As of September 30, 2016
- 25 education websites covering 13 subjects
- 263 course offerings
- 6,600 classes
- Close to 30,000 hours of audio-video course content
Number one service provider in terms of online market share in core subject areas, including accounting, healthcare, engineering & construction, higher education for self-taught learners and law.
Strong brands with nationwide recognition
3.7 million course enrollments in FY 2016
43.7 million cumulative registered users as of September 30, 2016
$117.5 million net revenues in FY 2016
$26.3 million net income in FY 2016
1,726 employees as of September 30, 2016, including 158 part-time employees
Headquarters: Beijing, PRC
Listed on NYSE: DL