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Shanghai University of Finance and Economics


8 Undergraduate programs
3 Postgraduate programs


Institution type Public
Year established
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Student population Large (More than 10,000)
International students 70%
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About Shanghai University of Finance and Economics

Founded in 1917, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (SUFE) is a multidimensional university which focuses on applied economics and management with  theoretical economics as its basis. Its subjects include science, law, philosophy and humanities as well.

SUFE has been selected as one of the 21st Century’s 100 key universities in China. It is also a member of the national project to build outstanding universities. Located in the financial center of China, SUFE is one of the few universities in China with post-doctoral research centers in the fields of Economics and Management. It is also one of the first universities in China to offer MBA and EMBA programs.

There are 6 first level and 47 second level doctoral programs, 6 first level and 79 second level master programs and 37 undergraduate programs. SUFE has 1,019 staff, of which 541 are professors or associate professors. There are 13,537 full-time students including 6,322 master and PhD students as well as 1,022 international students from 92 different countries.

The International Cultural Exchange School (ICES) of SUFE was founded in October 2001 and is devoted to the education of international students and includes students who have come to study in China either on scholarship or self-funded. Different kinds of degree and non-degree programs are offered for all international students. The main focus on Chinese language training courses is the use of Chinese in business settings.



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There are three dormitory buildings in two campuses, No. 7 Building in Guoding Road campus and No. 1 and No. 8 Building in Zhongshan Beiyi Road campus. For students who would like to live on campus, they would need to book a room online within the specified period. Most of the dormitory rooms are double rooms, while a few of them are single rooms.


The campus of SUFE covers a total of 51 hectares. The main Guoding Road campus (43.8 hectares) is the base of education for full-time undergraduate students, graduate students and some international students. Zhongshan Beiyi Road campus, on the other hand, is used for graduate students (applied-degree), international students and part-time students.

The main campus is the Guoding Road campus. Guoding Road campus is close to a big commercial district - Wu Jiao Chang, which gets its name from having five streets. Students can get there in 5 minutes by taking the No. 406 Bus near the front gate of the campus, or by walking for 20 minutes. There are several department stores, restaurants, snacks, cinemas, KTVs, etc. It is a suitable place for recreation.

ICES is located at Zhongshan Beiyi Road campus. Living in Zhongshan Beiyi Road campus is very convenient. The Line No. 3 railway station Chifeng Road is near the campus and students can use it to get to the shopping mall Hongkou Plaza in one stop (Hongkou Football Stadium Station). It takes around 15 minutes to walk there. Hongkou Plaza is a shopping paradise for young people, where they can find delicious food, clothes stores, supermarkets, cinemas, banks. Hongkou Football Stadium is also a recommended place to go, as it regularly hosts sports games and concerts.

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Large (More than 10,000)

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