Chongqing University

Chongqing University
Chongqing University
Motto 耐劳苦、尚俭朴、勤学业、爱国家
Established 1929
Type National
President Li Xiaohong
Academic staff 5742
Students 57 472
Undergraduates 45 000
Postgraduates 12 000
Location Chongqing,  China
Campus Suburban, 178 hectares

Chongqing University (simplified Chinese: 重庆大学; traditional Chinese: 重慶大學; pinyin: Chóngqìng Dàxué) is a comprehensive national university in the Shapingba District of Chongqing municipality, China. It is a member of the Project 211 and Project 985 which aims to transform Chinese universities into better research institutions.[1]



Chongqing University was founded in 1929. It became a provincial university in 1935. It was upgraded to a national university in 1942. Chongqing Jianzhu University (Chinese: 重庆建筑大学) and Chongqing Architectural College (Chinese: 重庆建筑专科学校) merged with Chongqing University on May 31, 2000.[2]

Chongqing University has 27 colleges plus the graduate school, the City College, the College of Continuing Education and the College of Networking Education. As of 2006, the university has an enrollment of 57,472 students, 12,000 of which are master's and doctoral students.[3][4]

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Chongqing Architectural College
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Chongqing University is organised into the following divisions: [5]

Administrative Office

  • President Office
  • Department of Human Resource
  • Dean's Office
  • Admission Office
  • Academic Affairs Office
  • Office of International Cooperation and Exchanges
  • Graduate Affairs Office
  • Student Affairs Office
  • Finance Department
  • Auditing Office
  • News Administration Office
  • Security and Safeguard Department
  • Teachers' Union
  • Retired Personnel Affairs Office
  • Assets Administration Office
  • Construction and Campus Planning Office
  • Logistic Administration Office
  • University Enterprise Administration Office

Schools, Colleges and Departments

  • College of Trade and Public Administration
  • College of Communication Engineering
  • School of Economics and Business Administration
  • College of Automation
  • Construction Management and Real Estate
  • College of Computer Science
  • College of Foreign Language
  • Architecture and Urban Planning
  • Academy of Arts
  • College of Literature and Journalism
  • College of Civil Engineering
  • Meishi Film Academy
  • College of Urban Construction and Environmental Engineering
  • College of Mathematics and Science
  • College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
  • College of Mechanical Engineering
  • College of Bioengineering
  • College of Opto-Electronic Engineering
  • College of Resources and Environmental Science
  • College of Material Science and Engineering
  • College of Law
  • College of Power Engineering
  • College of Software Engineering
  • College of Electrical Engineering
  • College of Sports Education
  • College of City
  • College of Network
  • College of Continue Education

See also



  • Yang Mingzhao (poet)
  • Yan Su (lyricist)
  • Qian Rongkun - (economist)
  • Fang Paidi - (Actor/Film Director)
  • Xu Xiangu - (Notable Engineering Professor)

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