New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc. provides private educational services primarily in China. The company offers language training courses that consist of various types of English language training courses, as well as training courses for other foreign languages, including German, Japanese, French, Korean, and Spanish; and test preparation courses for language and entrance exams used by educational institutions in the United States, the People’s Republic of China, and the Commonwealth countries. It also operates primary and secondary schools in Yangzhou; develops and edits content for educational materials for language training and test preparation, such as books, software, CD-ROMs, magazines, and other periodicals that are distributed through its classrooms and bookstores, and third-party distributors; and offers online education programs, as well as online courses, such as language training, test preparation, professional certification, and business knowledge and skills training courses in the areas of accounting, legal, management, and others on its Website koolearn.com. In addition, the company provides consulting services to help students through the application and admission process for overseas educational institutions; college, graduate, and career counseling advice; and counseling for students with the immigration process for overseas studies, such as obtaining visas, and student and off-campus housing. Further, it offers pre-school education; and software and other technology development and distribution services. The company provides educational services under the New Oriental brand. As of May 31, 2012, it offered educational programs, services, and products to students through a network of 55 schools; 609 learning centers; 32 own and approximately 5,000 third-party bookstores; and approximately 17,600 teachers in 49 cities. The company was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Beijing, the People’s Republic of China.