Academic Ranking of World Universities

Sichuan University
English Name: Sichuan University
Region: Eastern Asia
Country: China
Found Year: 1896
Address: No.24 South Section 1, Yihuan Road
Website: http://www.scu.edu.cn

       Sichuan University is one of China’s key universities under the direct supervision of Ministry of Education. Located in West China, it is identified as a key high-level comprehensive research university under Project 985 and Project 211. The CPC Committee Secretary of the University is Professor Yang Quanming, and the President is Professor Xie Heping.  
  Sichuan University is located in downtown of Chengdu, a famous historic and cultural city known as “the land of abundance”. It consists of three campuses of Wangjiang, Huaxi and Jiang'an, and covers an area of 7050 mu (470 hectares) with a floor area of 308 hectares. The University, with its favorable environment and beautiful scenery, is a wonderful place for learning and researching .
  
Sichuan University is actually the product of a series of mergers involving 3 national universities: the former Sichuan University, the former Chengdu University of Science and Technology, and the former West China University of Medical Sciences. 
  
The former Sichuan University began as the Sichuan Chinese and Western School, established by Lu Chuanlin, Governor of Sichuan, on the orders of Emperor Guangxu. It is the earliest higher education institute in southwest China. The former Chengdu University of Science and Technology was one of the earliest multidisciplinary universities of engineering to be established during the restructuring of colleges and universities. The former West China University of Medical Sciences originated from West China Union University which was established by western Christian groups in Chengdu in 1910. It was not only one of the first western-style universities, but also one of the first universities to offer postgraduate programs in China. 
  
In 1994, the former Sichuan University and the former Chengdu University of Science and Technology merged into Sichuan United University, and in 1998, it was renamed as Sichuan University in. CPC and state leaders including Jiang Zemin and Li Peng wrote inscriptions and gave their best wishes on the merger of the two universities. In 2000, Sichuan University and the former West China University of Medical Sciences merged and formed the new Sichuan University. “Sichuan University is a pioneer in the institutional reform of higher education as one of the first universities being reformed and has made historic contributions to the reforms of higher education in China.”, Li Lanqing, the former Vice Premier said. During the May 12th Wenchuan earthquake relief, CPC and state leaders including Wu Bangguo and Wen Jiabao paid visits to Sichuan University.
  
Sichuan University enjoys a long tradition in education and boasts many renowned scholars. Over the past century, the University has attracted masters such as historian Gu Jiegang, philosopher Feng Youlan, writer Li Jieren, esthetician Zhu Guangqian, physicist Wu Dayou, biologist Tong Dizhou, botanist Fang Wenpei, public health expert C. C. Chen, and mathematician Ke Zhao. In its history, the University has been administered by Wu Yuzhang and Zhang Lan. It has also graduated many famous people, including: Zhu De, one of the founding fathers of the People’s Republic of China; Yang Shangkun, former Chairman of China; Guo Moruo and Ba Jin, renowned writers; as well as national heroes Jiang Zhujun and Mao Yingcai. Over 50 members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chinese Academy of Engineering are alumni of Sichuan University, and among the 50 “Sichuan Cultural Celebrities” in 2001, 36 were alumni of Sichuan University.
  Sichuan University has a comprehensive range of disciplines covering 12 categories, namely literature, science, engineering, medicine, economy, management, law, history, philosophy, agriculture, education and art. It consists of 31 colleges, including a postgraduate college and an overseas education college. Sichuan University has 44 primary disciplines which offer doctor degrees. Besides, the University offers 349 doctoral programs, 443 master programs, 32 professional master’s programs, 133 undergraduate programs, and 37 post-doctoral research stations. It also has 46 national key disciplines and 4 national key cultivated disciplines.

  Sichuan University gathers many prominent scholars and professors. At the end of 2014, there are about 5049 full-time teachers, 1493 of whom have senior titles, 14 members of Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chinese Academy of Engineering, 6 Outstanding Professors, 61 experts from the 1000-elite Program, 38 professors of ChangJiang Scholars Program,13 Chair Professors, 9 Chief Scientists of 973 Project, 43 awardees of Young Scientists Fund and 12 awardees of National Award for Distinguished Teachers.

  In its long history of practicing education, Sichuan University has formed a rich culture and solid foundation of education. The motto of the university is: the ocean is exclusive because it embraces hundreds of rivers, and its spirit is embodied in the following four words: preciseness, diligence, truth-seeking and innovation.
  
In recent years, in order to achieve the goal of constructing a first-class comprehensive research-oriented university, the school has formulated the modern concept of higher education in “putting people first, admiring scholarship and pursuing excellence”. It has formed a new management mechanism, in which teachers are the main body of education, students as center of education, with the management focus on colleges and departments. The university is focused on providing “elite education, with quality as the main proviso, taking an integrated multi-disciplinary approach to research and teaching”. The provision of this kind of education will be to “cultivate elites with profound humanity, solid expertise, strong sense of innovation and broad international sight”. 
  There are over 40,000 undergraduate students, over 20,000 master and PhD candidatesand more than 2500 foreign students and students from Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan. Since 2003, the University has been honored with 25 National Teaching Achievement Awards and 33 National Excellent Courses. 23
doctor students’ dissertations have been selected amongst the top 100 Excellent Doctor Students Dissertations. 
  Sichuan University has been strong in science and research and making remarkable achievements over the years. It has 13 national key laboratories and engineering centers, 11 key laboratories and 6engineering research centers under the supervision of Ministry of Education, and 3 key laboratories under the supervision of Ministry of Health. It also has 9 national centers for talent training, scientific research and teaching, 8 National Experimental Teaching Demonstration Centers, 1 National Base of Culture-Oriented Quality Education for College Students, 4 key National Research Bases for Philosophy and Social Sciences, 2 National Drug Clinical Experimental Institutes, 1 National Drug Clinical Research Base. Since 2005, the University has won 34 awards out of three national major award categories for science and technology. In 2014, the research fund of the University reached 1.8 billion Yuan, the number of papers published ranked 7th in China, and the number of SCI articles ranked 6th. In humanities and social sciences, several major books in culture was compiled,edited and published by experts of the University, including: a Chinese Dictionary, The Complete Works of Song Dynasty, A History of Chinese Daoism, The Confucianism. In recent years, the research results of 2 professors have been selected into the first and second top works of Selected works of the China National Fund for Social Sciences, the total number of works being selected ranking 1st together with another university.

  Sichuan University has actively promoted both national and regional development of economy and society, and its capacity to contribute to the society is becoming stronger. The University is one of the 6 national technology transferring centers and one of China’s 10 pilot universities in intellectual property rights protection. The Science and Technology Park of Sichuan University is one of the first 15 national college science and technology trial parks approved by the state and has incubated over 50 science and technology enterprises including one listed company. In recent years, the University has established cooperative relations in production, education and research with over 20 provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities including Jiangsu, Sichuan, Tibet, and Xinjiang. Similarly the University has developed relationships with over five thousandenterprises and established about onehundred high-level university-enterprise platforms in production, education and research. It has undertaken more than 10000projects in technological development and technological restructuring for over 1000 enterprises in China. A series of major scientific and technological works have become leading technologies in related industries. 
  Sichuan University has established contacts and cooperative relationships with over 216 renowned colleges and universities as well as research institutes from 32 countries and regions. It has established all-dimensional, multi-layer and multi-form joint education programs with 209famous universities from over 30 countries including United States and Australia and some European countries. The University has set up Jiuzhaigou International Study Center for Ecology, Environment and Sustainability together with University of California and University of Washington, Sino-US Institute for University Design with Arizona State University, Sino-German Joint Center for Energy Research with Clausthal University of Technology, Western China Poverty-Reduction Research Center with the State Council Leading Group Office of Poverty Alleviation and Development, State Council Leading Group Office of Western China Development, UNDP and the World Bank, Sichuan Post-Disaster Reconstruction Support and Research Center with Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

  The university collect over 6 million volumes of books, and the Humanity Museum houses over 54,000 cultural relics, the Natural Museum, over 860,000 pieces of fauna and flora specimen, and the Archives and History Exhibition Center, over 9000 volumes of historic archives. The university also has gymnasiums equipped with complete and advanced facilities, and other organizations including Campus Network, Analytical and Testing Center, Modern Education Technological Center, Intensive Language Training Center and Adult Education College and Distance Learning College.

Total Enrollment:63401
           International Students:497(1%)
Undergraduate Enrollment:43517
           International Students:409(1%)
Graduate Enrollment:19884
           International Students:88(0.4%)

Undergraduate Programs
           Advertising
           Architecture (5 Years)
           Basic Medical Base Class
           Biological Engineering
           Biological Sciences
           Biology Base Classes
           Biomedical Engineering
           Chemical Class
           Chemical Engineering and Technology
           Chinese As A Foreign Language
           Chinese Language and Literature
           Chinese Language and Literature Base Class
           Civil Engineering
           Civil Engineering
           Clinical Medicine (5 Years)
           Clinical Medicine (Eight)
           Clinical Medicine (Oral Medicine) (Eight)
           Computer Science and Technology
           Control Technology and Instrument
           Economics
           Electrical Information
           Electronic and Information Science
           Electronic and Information Science
           Engineering Management
           English
           Environmental Engineering
           Finance
           Finance
           Financial Engineering
           Forensic Medicine (5 Years)
           French Language
           History Base Class
           Industrial and Commercial Management
           Industrial Design
           Industrial Engineering
           Information Management and Information System
           Information Security
           International Economy and Trade
           International Economy and Trade
           Journalism
           Law
           Law
           Law
           Light Chemical Engineering
           Management of National Economy
           Management Science
           Math Base Class
           Math Class
           Mechanical Design, Manufacturing and Automation
           Medical Technology
           Microelectronics
           Nuclear Engineering and Nuclear Technology
           Optical Information Science and Technology
           Pharmacy
           Philosophy
           Physics Base Class
           Physics Class
           Polymer Materials and Engineering
           Preventive Medicine (5 Years)
           Process Equipment and Control Engineering
           Public Management
           Public Management
           Radio and Television Journalism
           Rehabilitation Therapy
           Safety Engineering
           Software Engineering
           Spanish Language
           Stomatology (5 Years)
           Stomatology (Seven-Year)
           Tourism Management
           Tourism Management
           Water Conservancy
Graduate Programs
           Accounting
           Accounting
           Administration
           Aesthetics
           Agricultural Engineering
           Agricultural Entomology and Pest Control
           Agricultural Products Processing and Storage
           Agricultural Soil and Water Engineering
           Analytical Chemistry
           Analytical Chemistry
           Ancient Chinese Literature
           Anesthesiology
           Anesthesiology
           Anthropology
           Applied Chemistry
           Applied Computer Technology
           Applied Electronics Physics
           Applied Electronics Physics
           Applied Mathematics
           Applied Psychology
           Applied Psychology
           Applied Statistics
           Aquatic Products Processing and Storage
           Archeology
           Architecture
           Architecture and Civil Engineering
           Archival Science
           Art
           Art and Design
           Art Theory
           Art Theory
           Arts and Media
           Asset Evaluation
           Atomic and Molecular Physics
           Atomic and Molecular Physics
           Basic Mathematics
           Biochemical Engineering
           Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
           Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
           Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
           Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
           Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
           Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
           Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
           Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
           Bioinformatics
           Biological Engineering
           Biological Engineering
           Biological Treatment of Major Human Diseases
           Biomedical Engineering
           Biomedical Engineering
           Biomedical Engineering
           Biomedical Engineering
           Biomedical Engineering
           Biomedical Engineering
           Biomedical Engineering
           Biomedical Engineering
           Biomedical Engineering
           Biomedical Engineering
           Biomedical Physics
           Biosafety
           Botany
           Business Administration
           Business Management
           Cell Biology
           Cell Biology
           Cell Biology
           Cereals, Oils and Vegetable Protein Engineering
           Chemical Biology
           Chemical Biology
           Chemical Biology
           Chemical Biology
           Chemical Biology
           Chemical Engineering
           Chemical Engineering
           Chemical Process Equipment
           Chemical Processes
           Chemical Safety Engineering and Technology
           Children Less Health and Maternal
           Chinese and Foreign Political System
           Chinese Classical Literature
           Chinese Confucianism
           Chinese Ethnic Art
           Chinese International Education
           Chinese Modern and Contemporary Literature
           Chinese Philology
           Chinese Philosophy
           Circuits and Systems
           Civil and Commercial Law
           Civil Engineering
           Civil Engineering
           Clinical Drug and Device Evaluation Science
           Clinical Genetics
           Clinical Laboratory Diagnostics
           Clinical Pharmacy
           Clinical Stomatology
           Communication
           Communication and Information Systems
           Comparative Literature and World Literature
           Composites
           Computational Mathematics
           Computer Science and Technology
           Computer Technology
           Condensed Matter Physics
           Condensed Matter Physics
           Condensed Matter Physics
           Constitutional and Administrative Law
           Control Engineering
           Control Theory and Control Engineering
           Corporate Finance
           Criminal Law
           Cultural Criticism
           Demographic
           Dermatology and Venereology
           Dermatology and Venereology
           Design
           Detection Technology and Automation Devices
           Drama and Film & Tv
           Drama and Film & Tv
           Ecology
           Economic History
           Economic Law
           Educational Economy and Management
           Electrical Engineering
           Electrical Machinery and Apparatus
           Electrical Theory and New Technology
           Electronics and Communication Engineering
           Emergency Medicine
           Emergency Medicine
           Engineering Management
           Engineering Mechanics
           English Interpretation
           English Language and Literature
           English Translation
           Ent Diseases and Clinical Basis
           Environment and Natural Resources Protection Law
           Environmental Engineering
           Environmental Engineering
           Environmental Safety Engineering
           Environmental Science
           Environmental Science
           Epidemiology and Health Statistics
           Ethics
           Ethnic Traditional Sports
           Ethnology
           Evidence-Based Medicine
           Evidence-Based Medicine
           Fashion Design and Engineering
           Fermentation Engineering
           Ferrous Metallurgy
           Field and Microwave Technology
           Finance
           Finance
           Financial
           Fine Arts
           Food Engineering
           Food Science
           Foreign Linguistics and Applied Linguistics
           Foreign Philosophy
           Forensic
           French Language and Literature
           Genetics
           Genetics
           Genetics
           Geriatrics
           Geriatrics
           Green Chemistry
           Harbor, Coastal and Offshore Engineering
           Health and Social Behavior
           Heritage and Museum
           High Pressure Science and Technology
           High Voltage and Insulation Technology
           History of China
           History of Economic Thought
           Hospital Management and Health Policy
           Hospital Management and Health Policy
           Human Anatomy and Embryology
           Human Movement Science
           Humane Sociology of Sports
           Hydraulic Structure Engineering
           Hydraulics and River Dynamics
           Hydrology and Water Resources
           Hydromechanics
           Hydropower Construction Project Management
           Hygienic Toxicology
           Imaging and Nuclear Medicine
           Imaging and Nuclear Medicine
           Imaging and Nuclear Medicine
           Immunology
           Immunology
           Immunology
           Industrial Catalysis
           Industrial Design
           Industrial Design Engineering
           Industrial Economics
           Industrial Engineering
           Industry Technology and Engineering
           Information Science
           Information Security
           Information Systems Security
           Inorganic Chemistry
           Inorganic Chemistry
           Inorganic Chemistry
           Inorganic Chemistry
           Instrumentation Engineering
           Insurance
           Integrative Foundation
           International Business
           International Law
           International Political
           International Relations
           International Trade
           Japanese Language and Literature
           Journalism
           Journalism and Communication
           Labor Economics
           Land Resource Management
           Landscape Architecture
           Landscape Architecture
           Landscape Architecture
           Landscape Architecture
           Language and Literature of Buddhism
           Law (Law)
           Leather Chemistry and Engineering
           Leather Chemistry and Engineering
           Legal (Illegal School)
           Legal History
           Legal Theory
           Library and Information
           Library Science
           Linguistics and Applied Linguistics
           Literary Anthropology
           Literature and Art
           Logistics Engineering
           Management Science and Engineering
           Marxist Philosophy
           Marxist Theory
           Materials Engineering
           Materials Engineering
           Materials Engineering
           Materials Engineering
           Materials Physics and Chemistry
           Materials Processing Engineering
           Materials Processing Engineering
           Materials Science
           Materials Science
           Materials Science
           Materials Science
           Materials Science
           Maternal and Child Medicine
           Measurement Techniques and Instrumentation
           Mechanical and Electronic Engineering
           Mechanical Design and Theory
           Mechanical Engineering
           Mechanical Manufacturing and Automation
           Medical Biochemistry and Cell Biology
           Medical Informatics
           Medical Information Engineering
           Medical Neurobiology
           Medical Officer
           Medical Physiology and Chronobiology
           Medicinal Chemistry
           Medicinal Chemistry
           Medicinal Chemistry
           Metallurgical Engineering
           Metallurgical Engineering
           Metallurgical Physical Chemistry
           Metallurgical Physical Chemistry
           Microbial and Biochemical Pharmacy
           Microbiology
           Microelectronics and Solid State Electronics
           Military Law
           Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology
           Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology
           National Economics
           Natural Medicinal Chemistry
           Natural Medicinal Chemistry
           Neurobiology
           Neurology
           Neurology
           Non-Ferrous Metallurgy
           Non-Ferrous Metallurgy
           Nuclear Energy and Technology Projects
           Nuclear Fuel Cycle and Materials
           Nuclear Technology and Applications
           Nuclear Technology and Applications
           Nurse
           Nursing
           Nutrition and Food Hygiene
           Obstetrics and Gynecology
           Obstetrics and Gynecology
           Occupational and Environmental Health
           Oncology
           Oncology
           Operational Research and Cybernetics
           Ophthalmology
           Ophthalmology
           Optical Engineering
           Optical Engineering
           Optics
           Optics
           Optics
           Optometry
           Oral Medicine
           Organic Chemistry
           Organic Chemistry
           Organic Chemistry
           Organic Chemistry
           Otorhinolaryngology
           Otorhinolaryngology
           Particle Physics and Nuclear Physics
           Particle Physics and Nuclear Physics
           Pathogen Biology
           Pathology and Pathophysiology
           Pathology and Pathophysiology
           Pathology and Pathophysiology
           Pathology and Pathophysiology
           Pattern Recognition and Intelligent Systems
           Pedagogic
           Pediatrics
           Pediatrics
           Pedology
           Pesticide Science
           Pharmaceutical Analysis
           Pharmaceutical Analysis
           Pharmaceutical Engineering
           Pharmaceutical Engineering
           Pharmacognosy
           Pharmacology
           Pharmacology
           Pharmacology
           Pharmacology
           Pharmacy
           Pharmacy
           Pharmacy
           Pharmacy
           Pharmacy
           Pharmacy
           Pharmacy Administration
           Physical Chemistry
           Physical Education and Training
           Physical Education Teaching
           Physical Electronics
           Physiology
           Physiology
           Physiology
           Plant Nutrition
           Plant Pathology
           Plasma Physics
           Plasma Physics
           Political Economy
           Political Theory
           Polymer Chemistry and Physics
           Polymer Chemistry and Physics
           Polymer Chemistry and Physics
           Polymer Chemistry and Physics
           Polymer Science and Engineering
           Population, Resources and Environmental Economics
           Power Electronics and Power Drives
           Power Engineering
           Power System and Automation
           Precision Instrument and Machinery
           Probability Theory and Mathematical Statistics
           Procedural Law
           Processing Mathematical Uncertainty
           Project Management
           Psychiatry and Mental Hygiene
           Psychiatry and Mental Hygiene
           Public Administration
           Public Administration
           Public Administration
           Public Health
           Publishing
           Quantitative Economics
           Radiation and Environmental Protection
           Radiation Physics and Technology
           Radio and Television Literary Theory
           Radio Physics
           Regional Economics
           Rehabilitation Medicine & Physical Therapy
           Rehabilitation Medicine & Physical Therapy
           Religious Studies
           Resources and Environment
           Russian Language and Literature
           Safety Engineering
           School of Economics
           Science
           Signal and Information Processing
           Signal and Information Processing
           Social Medicine and Health Management
           Social Security
           Social Work
           Sociology
           Software Engineering
           Software Engineering
           Software Engineering
           Soil and Water Conservation and Desertification Control
           Solid Mechanics
           Sports Medicine
           Sports Medicine
           Statistics
           Statistics
           Stomatology
           Surgery
           Surgery
           Surgery
           Systems Science
           Tax
           Technology Economy and Management
           Technology Economy and Management
           Textile Chemistry and Dyeing and Finishing Works
           Textile Engineering
           Textile Materials and Textile Design
           The Biomass Chemical and Engineering
           Theoretical Physics
           Tourism Management
           Tourism Management
           Tourism Management
           Traditional Chinese Medicine
           Traditional Chinese Medicine
           Transplant Science and Engineering
           Transplant Science and Engineering
           Urban and Rural Planning School
           Urban Water Conservancy and Water Safety
           Vehicle Engineering
           Vehicle Engineering
           Water Conservancy
           Water Conservancy and Hydropower Project
           Water Resources and Hydropower Engineering
           Western Economics
           World Economy
           World History
           Zoology

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