Shadong Yingcai University
Shandong Yingcai University was founded in 1998. As a degree-offering higher education institution (HEI), fully qualified and officially approved by the Chinese Ministry of Education (MoE), Yingcai University is the largest private university in China, staying no.1 in the Comprehensive Private University Ranking of China in recent years, and remains Top 3 in the Chinese Private Higher Education Institution Ranking for 7 Consecutive years. Yingcai University has the biggest size of student body. It has the largest student body and houses nearly 40,000 full time university students from more than 200 cities and provinces. The University recruits approximately 11,000 student each year. The University spans 1,640 Mu (270 acres) across 2 beautiful campuses, with 550,000 square meters of floor area.
Yingcai’s management board receives wide recognition from the government and the general public, core members serving as, for instance, national committee member of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference, executive committee member of All-China Women’s Federation, deputy chair of the National Private Education Association, provincial representative and deputy chair of Education Division of the People & Congress, and consultant for official think tanks, many receiving Governmental Special Stipend of the State Council.
Yingcai sees as one of its key success factors the seamless integration of classic higher education and career-oriented practical training. Students are widely recognized by their hands-on performance on the job and are typically booked up by employers by the penultimate year, with a total employment rate above 95%, reaching 100% for a few majors. Through in-depth and characteristic cooperation with corporate, Yingcai was acknowledged by the MoE in 2013 as the only private university of the country among “Top 50 National HEIs in Graduate Employment”.