12 Facts About Southeast University


Southeast University is a public research university located in Nanjing, Jiangsu, China.

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In 1921, the school changed its name to National Southeast University and became the second national university in China, and in 1928 was renamed to National Central University, the nation's flagship university.

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Southeast University has been ranked among the top 20 research universities in China and the top 300 across the world.

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On 6 June 1921, the Board of Southeast University was established, Guo as president, and the university was officially opening in September.

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Southeast University, based on the foundation of Nanjing Normal Higher School, until 1923, had possessed arts and sciences, Education, engineering, agriculture, business totaling more than 20 lines in 5 subjects.

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In 1924, the Engineering School of National Southeast University merged with the water conservancy school Hohai Engineering School to form National Hohai Technology University, with Mao Yisheng as president.

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Southeast University is one of 32 universities directly administered by the Chinese Department of Education, which are considered the top class universities in China.

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Southeast University has 64 undergraduate programs, 206 master programs, 109 doctoral programs, as well as 15 postdoctoral research sites.

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Southeast University is one of the top 100 universities in scientific research and development in China.

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In 2017 Chinese national university ranking edited by Wu Shulian, Southeast University was placed 14th in the national university ranking in China, together with other 22 universities as China's top-tier national universities.

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Sipailou Campus of Southeast University is the flagship campus that is inherited from National Central University.

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The architecture design of Jiulonghu Campus follows the basis of Southeast University's culture, characterized in the combination of public teaching and research which compromises the merit of Chinese and Western styles, forming a green and active university community.

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