Southeast University (SEU) is one of the national key universities administered directly under the Ministry of Education of China. It is also one of the first universities accredited by the State Council to determine and approve the qualifications of professors, associate professors and doctorial supervisors. It is also one of the universities of Project 211 and Program 985 that is financed by the central government to build as a world-class university.
Now, Southeast University has become a comprehensive university of high reputation comprising of various Schools departments of science, engineering, art, social sciences, law, economics, management, languages, etc., with engineering as its focus.
The total number of faculty and staff is 6000, including 1300 full or associate professors, 450 doctoral supervisors, 9 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Academy of Engineering, 28 " Cheung Kong Scholar" Professors. At present, the full-time students number over 27000, of whom about 10000 are postgraduates.
Southeast University was traditionally at the head of the universities in Southeast China . Now, all its faculty and staff members are making concerted efforts to build it into a world-class university through integration, innovation, unity and diligence.