Sichuan Agricultural University

Why Study at Sichuan Agricultural University, China

Sichuan Agricultural University is located in Sichuan, in the western China. Founded in 1906, Sichuan Agricultural University (SAU) is a comprehensive university under the National Project 211 in China. With a predominance of bio-technology and agricultural sciences, Sichuan Agricultural University has a multi-disciplinary development. The group member universities was officially selected by Chinese Central Government for priority funding as these universities were evaluated to rank in the top 100 in China for their distinguished achievements in research and education.

1. History

Sichuan Agricultural University was founded in 1906 as Sichuan Tong Sheng Agricultural School. It is the first public agricultural college in Sichuan Province. In 1935, it became a component of National Sichuan University. In 1956 it moved from Chengdu to Ya'an, where Sichuan Agricultural College was founded as an independent institution in 1956. In 1985 it was renamed as Sichuan Agricultural University.

2. Discipline and Programs

Sichuan Agricultural University has three campuses, respectively located in Chengdu city, Ya'an city, and Dujiangyan city. Sichuan Agricultural University consists of 26 colleges, such as College of Veterinary Medicine, College of Landscape Architecture, College of Economics, College of Management, College of Animal Science & Technology and others. Sichuan Agricultural University has 7 Post-Doctoral Programs, 56 doctoral programs, 104 postgraduate programs, and 88 undergraduate majors.  At present, there are over 40,000 students including 37000 undergraduate students and 4000 postgraduate students.

3. Academic Facilities and Scientific Research

Sichuan Agricultural University possesses excellent teaching and learning infrastructures. Each school is individually housed and fully equipped. At present, there is a total teaching and management staff of more than 3213 in the university, among whom 326 professors and 578 associate professors. Sichuan Agricultural University is equipped with a top-ranking library here. There are more than 6 Million Volumes in the library. Sichuan Agricultural University has 6 Key Laboratories of the Ministry of Education and Ministry of agriculture; 3 science experiment stations of Ministry of agriculture; 3 Engineering (Technology) research centers of the Ministry of Education and Ministry of agriculture and others. 

4. Great Achievement

Scientific research achievements of Sichuan Agricultural University are outstanding, over 600 projects won national and provincial science and technology awards in the categories of Hybrid Rice,Triticeae Germplasm, Animal Nutritional Technology, poultry disease, such as 2 projects of the First Prize of National Awards for Technological Invention; 3 projects of the Second Prize of National Award for Technological Invention; 1 project of the Second Prize of  National Awards for Natural Sciences and 16 projects of the Second Prize of National Awards for Progress in Science &Technology and others.

5. Communication and International Cooperation

Owing to international development strategy, Sichuan Agricultural University is quite fruitful in international communication and cooperation. The university actives in international academic exchanges with more than 30 universities and research institutes from more than 20 countries, 90 collaborative research projects with overseas institutions. 


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