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Shantou University

World University Rankings 2024
Impact Rankings 2023
Young University Rankings 2023
243 Daxue Road, Shantou, Guangdong, 515063, China

About Shantou University

Shantou University (STU), founded in 1981 with the approval of the State Council, is a key comprehensive university under the jurisdiction of the Guangdong Province and co-developed by the Ministry of Education, the Guangdong Provincial Government and the Li Ka-Shing Foundation. Shantou University receives generous support from the distinguished philanthropist and international entrepreneur Li Ka-shing. The Li Ka-Shing Foundation has committed a total of more than HK$7.2 billion to support Shantou University. STU has nine colleges and schools, including the College of Liberal Arts, the College of Science, the College of Engineering, the Medical College, the Law School, the Business School, the Cheung Kong School of Art and Design, the Cheung Kong School of Journalism and Communication, the Graduate School, the School of Continuing Education and Veritas College. STU enrols undergraduates, graduates and doctors from across the country (including Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan). The Medical College of STU has five affiliated hospitals, making up more than half the medical services in the local community.

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Key statistics

  • 16,620
    Number of FTE Students
  • 49 : 51
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
  • 1%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 13.3
    No. of students per staff
Based on data collected for the (1) 2024 World University Rankings

Subjects taught at Shantou University

  • Arts & humanities

    • Art, Performing Arts & Design
    • Languages, Literature & Linguistics
  • Life sciences

    • Biological Sciences
  • Business & economics

    • Economics & Econometrics
    • Accounting & Finance
    • Business & Management
  • Engineering & technology

    • Chemical Engineering
    • Electrical & Electronic Engineering
    • Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
    • General Engineering
    • Civil Engineering
  • Physical sciences

    • Geology, Environmental, Earth & Marine Sciences
    • Mathematics & Statistics
    • Chemistry
    • Physics & Astronomy
  • Clinical, pre-clinical & health

    • Other Health
    • Medicine & Dentistry
  • Law

    • Law
  • Computer science

    • Computer Science
  • Education

    • Education
  • Social sciences

    • Sociology
    • Communication & Media Studies