About Sichuan University
Sichuan University is a national key university directly under the Ministry of Education, and is a high-level research comprehensive university in western China. Located in Chengdu, the “Land of Heaven”, a famous historical and cultural city in China. The university has three campuses: Wangjiang, Huaxi and Jiang’an, covering an area of 7,050 mu and a building area of 2,694,000 square meters. The campus is an ideal place for studying and learning, with its elegant environment, lush flowers and trees, green grass and pleasant scenery.
SCU is ranked 14th in China in 2019, according to the data published by Aresen China Alumni Association University Rankings. On April 26, 2021, SCU was ranked 14th in the “2021 Soft China University Rankings”.
In 2021, SCU was ranked 451st in the 2022 QS World University Rankings.
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Chinese Name 四川大学 Alias 川大，ChuanDa or SCU Region Chengdu, Sichuan Address Wangjiang Campus: No. 24, Sec. 1 South of Yihuan Road, Wuhou District Huaxi Campus: No. 17, Sec. 3, Renmin South Road, Wuhou District Jiang'an Campus: Sec. 2, Chuanda Road, Shuangliu District Department in charge Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China Current leaders President: Li Yanrong, Secretary of Party Committee: Wang Jianguo Campus Day September 29th Famous Alumni Zhu De, Ba Jin, Yang Shangkun, Guo Moruo, Chen Changzhi, Dai Bingguo, Ke Zhaoge, Wu Yuzhang, Jiang Zhuyun, Dumpling Institution Code 10610 National Key Disciplines 5 first-level disciplines 46 second-level disciplines (including first-level discipline coverage) Institution Type Comprehensive Full-time academicians 20 (including 9 double-appointed academicians) Postdoctoral points 37 scientific research mobile stations Doctoral Points 47 first-level disciplines authorized for doctoral degrees 277 authorized points for doctoral degrees Master's degree points 361 master's degree authorized points Date of Establishment 1896 Type of Institution Public Institutional Attributes Project 985 (selected in 2001); Project 211 (selected in 1997); World Class University Construction University Class A (selected in 2017), National Key University, 2011 Plan Undergraduate majors 136 Faculties and Departments 34 discipline-based colleges and schools such as Graduate School and School of Overseas Education Official Website http://www.scu.edu.cn National Research Bases 13 (as of January 2019) National Outstanding Youth 46 (as of January 2019)