Southwestern University of Finance and Economics


Founded in 1925, located in Chengdu
The only business-oriented university in western China listed in both “Project 211” & “Featured Project 985”.
The only university previously administered by the People’s Bank of China
Leading Brand for Business Education in West China
Over 24,000 students
Contains 2 campuses with an overall area of about 380 acres, 27 departments and schools
Offers 56 Doctoral degree programs, 79 Master’s degree programs, 32 Bachelor’s degree programs and Chinese language training program
Also offers 6 Bachelor’s degree programs, 5 Master’s degree programs and 4 Ph.D. programs delivered completely in English
Four national key disciplines: - Theoretical Economics - Applied Economics - Statistics - Accounting

Accreditation or Recognition by National or International Agencies

- Member of the European Foundation for Management Development (2010) - Ministry of Education (MOE)’s “National Outstanding Teaching Team on Business Administration” (2010) - Ranked No. 7 in Applied Economics in MOE’s national ranking and No.1 in western China (2009) - Ranked No. 7 in Accounting in MOE’s national ranking and No.1 in West China (2010) - Ranked No. 1 in Finance in MOE’s national ranking (2003) - Recognized as one of “China’s Top Ten Most Competitive Business Schools for MBA Programmes” by China’s MBA Association (2010)

- Awarded “20 Years’ MBA Education—the Best Business School” by China’s MBA Association (2011)

About Chengdu

One of the most important economic, transportation and communication centers in West China. In 2006, it was named China's 4th-most livable city by China Daily.

An international metropolis highly reputed for its prosperous business, cultural/historical essence, gorgeous scenic spots and favorable living environment.

Chengdu is positioning itself to be a financial center for West China and has successfully attracted major international financial institutions
i.e., Citigroup, HSBC, Standard Chartered Bank, ABN AMRO, BNP Paribas, JPMorgan Chase and The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, ANZ Bank etc.

Over 250 Fortune 500 companies had set up branches in Chengdu, ranking it first in terms of the number of Fortune 500 companies in Central and Western China:
i.e., JP Morgan Chase, Henkel, and GE, Intel, Cisco, Sony, Toyota, Motorola, Ericsson, and Microsoft etc.

Hometown of Panda: A breeding and research center for giant pandas was founded in the north suburbs of Chengdu. It is the only one of its kind in the world that's located in a metropolitan area, which attracts almost 100,000 visitors each year.

Chengdu Airport is located 20 km outside of Chengdu center and is one of the main air hubs in China, recently ranked 4th in passenger volume. It serves flights to/from most major cities in China and some international destinations including Amsterdam, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Kathmandu, Osaka, Phnom Penh, Kuala Lumpur, Seoul, Abu Dhabi, Melbourne, Frankfurt,London,San Francisco and Singapore etc.



Guanghua Campus
Chengdu, Sichuan, China


Liulin Campus
Chengdu, Sichuan, China

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