Shanghai Jiao Tong University

Founded in 1896
40,000 Students
2,800 Staff
Joined U21 in 2005

Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), directly subordinate to the Chinese Ministry of Education, is a key university in China, jointly funded by the Ministry and Shanghai Municipality.

Shanghai Jiao Tong University is one of the oldest universities in China, founded in 1896. The University, through its century-long history, has nurtured large numbers of outstanding figures and made significant contributions to the thriving and prosperity of the nation and the development of science and technology. Its famous alumni include past Chinese President JIANG Zemin, and so on. Of all the academicians of China's Academy of Sciences and Academy of Engineering, more than 200 are the alumni of Jiao Tong University.

SJTU is ranked No. 4 among all the Chinese universities. Its engineering is ranked No. 2 among all the Chinese universities. Its Medical School is ranked No. 4 among all the Chinese medical schools.

Today SJTU has 20 academic schools, with a strong engineering tradition. It has a total of 40,000 students (1:1 undergraduates:graduates) and 2,800 faculty members.

Liang Guo