Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Established in 1896 as Nan Yang College, Shanghai Jiao Tong University is one of the first national institutions of higher learning in China. The name "Jiao Tong" comes from the book Yi Jing. Literally, "Jiao" means unite and "Tong" means harmony.
Today SJTU has 62 undergraduate programs covering 9 major disciplines: economics, law, literature, science, engineering, agriculture, medicine, management and arts.
By December 2015, SJTU has had 29 schools/departments, 25 directly-affiliated institutions,13 affiliated hospitals, with 16,188 undergraduates and 288,42 postgraduates (13,841 master degree candidates and 6,506 doctorate degree candidates); 2,134 overseas students.