Shanghai Jian Qiao University (SJQU), with undergraduate education as its mainline, is a comprehensive private university. It focuses on teaching and learning so as to cultivate useful talents with hands-on ability for the society. Funded by Shanghai Jian Qiao Group, SJQU was established in 2000 and was entitled to grant bachelor degree in 2010. SJQU moved as a whole to Lingang Area in 2015. SJQU has won the honors of “Shanghai Model Unit” and “National Model Unit”. It has joined the Association of Universities (Colleges) of Applied Science and the Non-profit Private University Alliance.
With more than 2.6 billion RMB investment, SJQU occupies an area of 800 mu（about 53 hectares）and the current finished construction area covers 380,000 square meters. There are more than 1.4 million paper books in the library. There are 914 members of faculty and staff at present, among whom 70% hold masters or higher degrees and 39% are associate professors or professors. There are 10 colleges and 1 department，42 majors and 16564 full-time students in total, among whom 13956 are undergraduate students. Up till now nearly 40,000 qualified students have graduated from SJQU and they have won respect and satisfaction by companies and enterprises.