Sichuan University (SCU) is one of China’s top universities, attached to the Ministry of Education. Sichuan University is located in Chengdu, a famous historical and cultural capital city of Sichuan Province, known as the land of abundance. It consists of three campuses: Wangjiang, Huaxi, and Jiang’an, covering an area of 470 hectares and boasting 2.515 million square meters of floor space.
The university campuses, with their favorable environment and beautiful landscape, make a wonderful places for learning and research. Sichuan University has a comprehensive range of disciplines covering 12 categories: humanities, science, engineering, medicine, economy, management, law, history, philosophy, agriculture, education, and art. It consists of 34 colleges, including a postgraduate college and an overseas education college. A total of 45 disciplines have been authorized by the state to grant doctoral degrees.
Altogether, the university offers 354 doctoral programs, 438 master programs, 32 professional master’s programs, 138 undergraduate programs, and 37 post-doctoral research stations. It also has 46 national key disciplines and 4 national key cultivated disciplines. In its long history as an institution of education, Sichuan University has formed a rich cultural heritage and laid a solid foundation in education.
The university’s motto is “Sea, all water, receives all rivers; Utmost wit listens to all sides”, and its spirit is embodied in the following four words: preciseness, diligence, truth-seeking and innovation. To achieve the goal of being a first-class comprehensive research-oriented university, Sichuan University has shaped, in recent years, its own concept of higher education that promotes individualism, scholarship, and excellence.