Hunan University

Hunan University (simplified Chinese: 湖南大学; traditional Chinese: 湖南大學; pinyin: Húnán Dàxué), is a national key public research university located in Changsha, Hunan, and a Double First Class University as well as a member of former Project 211 and Project 985 of Chinese universities.

Hunan University is considered one of China’s top-10 engineering research universities. As of 2021, Hunan University is ranked among the top 1% of universities in the world. The U.S. News & World Report Best Global University Ranking ranks Hunan University 29th in engineering among Best Global Universities. In 2018, Hunan University was elected among 16 universities in the world by Nature, called “Movers and Shakers“.

There are more than 30,000 full-time students, including more than 20,800 undergraduates and more than 14,000 graduate students.

It has the following colleges and departments:

  • Architecture
  • Biology
  • Business Administration
  • Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
  • Chinese Language and Literature
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science and Electronic Engineering
  • Design
  • Economy and Trade
  • Educational Science
  • Electrical and Information Engineering
  • Robotics
  • Environmental Science and Engineering
  • Finance and Statistics
  • Foreign Languages and International Studies
  • Journalism and Communication and Film and Television Arts
  • Law
  • Marxism Studies
  • Mathematics and Econometrics
  • Materials and Engineering
  • Mechanical Vehicle Engineering
  • Physical Education
  • Physics and Microelectronics Science
  • Yuelu Academy