University Type and Campus :
Public ; Urban
Shanghai University, abbreviated as SHU or Shangda, is a public research university located in Shanghai, China. Shanghai University is one of the nation's leading research universities. Its three campuses are in Baoshan, Jing'an and Jiading districts.
Founded in 1922, originally a revolutionary school, the university contributed a group of useful people to the cause of Chinese liberation and development. By consolidating four universities, it became a research-intensive comprehensive university and also the biggest higher learning institution run by Shanghai Municipality in 1994. The university enrolls 23,036 undergraduate and 12,181 postgraduate students, including 3,896 international students.
Motto: The movement of heaven is full of power. Thus the superior man makes himself strong and untiring. Be concerned about the affairs of state before others, and enjoy comfort after others.
Administrative staff: 2,890
52 : 48
Gender ratio (in %)
Students : Staff ratio
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