The Fuzhou University College was established in 1958. Fuzhou University is one of the national key universities that are selected into the “211 Project”, a Chinese government programme for the 21st century to support 100 selected universities for their further rapid development. Since establishment, Fuzhou University has developed into a key comprehensive university in Fujian Province, giving priority to engineering courses and also enjoying a reputation for excellence in other fields including sciences, economics, management, liberal arts, law, arts and design, etc.
The University has established its fast development strategy, that is, the entrepreneurial university with regional characteristics, which will accelerate the university development course to become one of the most prestigious universities in the southeast region of China as well as to make more contributions to the economic zone on the west bank of the Taiwan Straits and the whole nation.
College & Programme
In the University, there are 19 colleges mainly for undergraduate education:College of Mathematics and Computer Science, College of Physics and Information Engineering, College of Chemistry and Chemical engineering, College of Civil Engineering, College of Machine Engineering and Automation, College of Material Science and Engineering, College of Biological Science and Engineering, College of Electric Engineering and Automation, College of Environment and Resources, College of Management, Law School, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Public Management, School of Foreign Languages, College of Software, College of Industrial Art in Xiamen, College of Architecture, Zijin College of Mining and Bafang College of Logistics. There are 64 bachelor’s degree programmes, 1 national center for theoretical research in science and personnel training, 1 national integrated circuit personnel training center, 2 national demonstration center for experimental teaching, 4 national supporting sites for superior subjects,2 national outstanding courses and over 30 provincial key courses.
In addition, the University has Graduate School (in preparation), College of Further Education, College of Overseas Education, and two independently operated colleges -- Zhicheng College and Yangguang College.
At present, there is an enrollment of more than 27,000 full-time students in Fuzhou University, including approximately 5,000 doctoral and master’s degree students and over 23,000 undergraduate and junior college students. In addition, there are over 1,800 graduate students studying for different professional degrees and over 8,000 students for adult education certificates. Since its establishment, more than 90,000 students with various degrees graduated from the University. The University has been approved by the Ministry of Education to offer undergraduate and postgraduate programmes to students from Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan regions and foreign countries.
Now Fuzhou University has several campuses, such as Yishan campus, Qishan campus and the campus of the College of Industrial Art in Xiamen, covering areas of about 4500 Mu. The main campus is Qishan campus which is located in the University Town of Fuhzou Region. The present floor space of the University buildings for public use has reached more than 1 million square meters with the total about 1.3 billion yuan of fixed assets and over 300 million yuan value of teaching and research instrument and equipment. The University central library holds more than 2 million volumes, over 660 thousand electronic books, over 600 thousand electronic journals and more than 7000 Chinese and foreign journals. Meanwhile, 36 full-text data bases in Chinese language and foreign languages, such as EI and CA, have been introduced. The University computer network is used as the Fuzhou main connection to Chinese Education and Scientific Research Network. The University network has been developed to be an expedite information service platform with high speed covering the whole university. The sports fields cover areas of more than 200 thousand square meters.