FACTS & FIGURES
Founded in 1896
3,014 Faculty Staff
Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), as one of the higher education institutions which enjoy a long history and a world-renowned reputation in China, is a key university directly under the administration of the Ministry of Education (MOE) of the People's Republic of China and co-constructed by MOE and Shanghai Municipal Government. Through 122 years' unremitting efforts, SJTU has become a comprehensive, research-oriented, and internationalized top university in China.
By December 2017, SJTU has had 28 schools/departments, 21 research institutions, 13 affiliated hospitals, 2 affiliated medical research institute, 12 directly affiliated units and 6 directly affiliated enterprises, with 16,221 undergraduates and 30,895 postgraduates (14,532 master's degree candidates and 7,236 doctorate degree candidates), 2,722 overseas students. The university faculty includes 3014 full-time teachers (among which 989 are professors), 22 members of Chinese Academy of Sciences, 24 members of Chinese Academy of Engineering, 1 selected in "Thousand Talents Top Program" of the Organization Department of CPC Central Committee, 112 selected in "Thousand Talents Program" of the Organization Department of CPC Central Committee,143 chosen in "Young Talents Program", 139 Distinguished Professors and Chair Professors of "Cheung Kong Scholar Program", 29 Cheung Kong Youth Scholar, 129 winners of China National Funds for Distinguished Young Scientists, 35 Chief Scientists of the Major State Basic Research Development Program of China (973 Program), 14 Chief Scientists of the State Key Scientific Research Program, 14 Innovation Research Groups, National Natural Science Foundation of China and 21 Innovation Teams, MOE.
Today SJTU has 64 undergraduate programs covering 9 major disciplines: economics, law, literature, science, engineering, agriculture, medicine, management and arts. 38 first-level disciplines authorized to offer doctorate degree and 56 first-level disciplines authorized to offer master's degree covering all the 12 discipline fields. 3 disciplines authorized to offer professional doctorate degree; 23 disciplines authorized to offer professional master degree; 35 postdoctoral research station, 1 national laboratory (preparing), 1 national key technology infrastructure, 8 national key laboratories, 1 national scientific research institutes, 5 national engineering research centers, 2 national engineering laboratories, 1 national research and development centers, 1 national defense key discipline laboratory, 3 collaborative innovation centers, 1 international united laboratory; 15 key laboratories of MOE, 5 key laboratories of National Health and Family Planning Commission, 1 key laboratory of Ministry of Agriculture, 31 key laboratories of Shanghai Municipal Government, 5 engineering research centers of MOE, 5 engineering technology research centersof Shanghai, 4 Shanghai Municipal functional platforms of, 1 National Social Science Fund consultation spot, 5 innovative research bases of philosophy and Social Sciences of Shanghai Municipal, 3 Shanghai Municipal think tank, 4 decision-making advisory research bases of Shanghai Municipal Government (expert studio), 2 Shanghai Municipal soft science bases, 1 MOE colleges and universities research base of soft science, 3 WHO collaborating centers, 1 National Technology Transfer Center, and 1 National University Science Park.