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BUPT is one of 56 universities Chinese universities authorized to formally form a Graduate school.
Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT) is a research-oriented university with information technology and telecommunications as its main feature. It offers a wide range of subjects including engineering, management, humanities and sciences, and most of its subjects and disciplines are related to applied science and engineering. BUPT enjoys a nationwide reputation for innovation and excellence in advanced research and learning in information and communication technology. It serves as one of the most important teaching and research bases for information technology and telecommunication industry in China.
BUPT is one of the 56 universities in China that are authorized to formally form a Graduate school by the General Office of the Academic Degree of the State Council after a long time of painstaking experiment. The Graduate School has developed complete graduate programs that cover the disciplines of engineering, science, economics, administration, law and philosophy. It is also one of the earliest universities in China that has officially been authorized to offer doctoral and master programs.
BUPT offers 33 undergraduate programs, 34 postgraduate programs, two professional degrees - MBA and Master of Engineering and 12 doctoral programs to the domestic and overseas students. BUPT has fourteen schools, namely the School of Telecommunication Engineering, School of Computer Science and Technology, School of Information Engineering, School of Automation, School of Economics and Management, School of Humanities, Law and Economics, School of Electronic Engineering, School of Languages, School of Sciences, School of Continuing Education, School of Network Education, School of Software Engineering, International School and School of Ethnic Minority Education. Out of the total 1066 faculty members, there are over 230 professors and 426 associate professors at the university.
Currently, BUPT has over 16,200 full-time students and 12,000 long-distance and E-learning students. Among the full-time students there are 10,800 undergraduate students, 4650 master students and 805 doctoral students. BUPT’s graduates boast the top employment rate among Chinese universities, about 98%, and most of them are employed by famous IT companies at home and abroad.
BUPT endeavors to foster students mentally and academically. Except for their daily academic studies, students take an active part in various national and international contests. Every year BUPT students take part in the National Undergraduate Electronic Design Contest, National and International Undergraduate Math Modeling Contest and many other contests. Their achievements are always among the best of the successful higher learning institutions competing in China.
BUPT possesses all the top-end experimental instruments necessary for Information and Communication sciences, with one of the highest instrument-value to student ratios among all of China’s higher educational institutions. And BUPT’s library houses 970,000 books of 152,000 kinds, notably providing first-class modern data retrieval and information inquiry services.