About Shanghai Jiaotong University

Founded in 1896 by an imperial edict issued by the Guangxu Emperor, Shanghai Jiaotong University (SJTU) is renowned as one of the oldest and most prestigious and selective universities in China. SJTU has 31 schools, 63 undergraduate programs, 250 masters-degree programs, 203 Ph.D. programs, 28 post-doctorate programs, and 11 state key laboratories and national engineering research centers. Its total enrollment of students amounts to 42,881, of which 1,598 are international students. There are 17,766 undergraduates, and 24,017 masters and Ph.D. candidates.

SJTU has more than 1,900 professors and associate professors, including 15 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, 20 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, 92 accredited professors and chair professors of the "Cheung Kong Scholars Program".

Internationally, SJTU is ranked among 101-150th globally by ARWU. The institution came sixth in the QS BRICS University Rankings and was 27th in the counterpart conducted by Times Higher Education.