CDU——A Comprehensive University
Chengdu University (CDU), run by the Chengdu Municipal Government, is a comprehensive university offering regular undergraduate education and benefits from the system of educational provision jointly administered by relevant competent authorities of either Sichuan Province or Chengdu City. Since its foundation nearly 30 years ago, CDU has grown into a comprehensive city-based university not only taking Engineering, Liberal Arts and Management as its dominant fields but also integrating the development of other disciplines, such as Economics, Law, Pedagogics, Science, Agriculture, and Medicine.
CDU now covers a total area of 1,200,000m2 with a total campus area of 450,000 m2, the fixed assets up to RMB 770 million, teaching facilities amounting to 84.55 million yuan and a collection of over 1.3 million volumes of books. There are more than 1600 teachers and staff members, and among all full-time teachers, about 40% are professors and associate professors, and over 300 are teachers with doctor or master degrees. In addition, some 80 well-known experts and scholars at home and abroad have been engaged as guest and part-time professors.CDU now possesses 18 schools and departments and offers more than 60 specialties with approximately 30,000 full-time undergraduates and junior college students.