Shanghai University (SHU), founded in 1922, is a leading University based in Shanghai offering a wide range of programs in English to international students. SHU has been developed into a university with profound academic traditions and outstanding research facilities, embracing students from various countries with its global outlook. Just like the city of Shanghai, SHU has undergone dramatic changes in the past few decades，turning into a multicultural community with tremendous opportunities and resources.
SHU is one of the top 40 Chinese universities, the top 100 Asian universities, the premier university of Shanghai, and a member of China Project 211 Universities. It is a comprehensive university offering 82 undergraduate programs, 187 graduate programs, and 97 doctoral programs in various disciplines including science, humanities & social sciences, engineering, economics & management, art, etc. They ranked No.15 in China last 2018 and No.17 in China last 2016 for the QS World University; No.33 in China in 2018 and No.34 in China in 2016 for the U.S. News Education Rankings; and ranked No.33 in China last 2016 for The World University Rankings.
The university currently has 16,464 graduate students, 20,406 undergraduate students, and 4,505 international students. Students graduated from SHU are widely welcomed by employers from various firms and companies, as proved by the employment rate of 99.63% in 2017.
Currently, there are about 3,155 faculty members at Shanghai University, which includes 722 professors and 1,102 associate professors. To be more specific, 34 faculty members receive a special allowance from the State Council; 11 professors were awarded as the Yangze River Scholars, and 29 members accepting funding and scholarship from the National Natural Science Foundation of China. Based on the contribution of our top-level faculty and diligent students, SHU has achieved collaboration with 208 universities in 51 nations and regions, managing 5 Confucius Institutes with partners in North America, Europe, Asia, etc.