- #301 Ranking
- Public Institution Type
In 1952 East China Institute of Chemical Technology was founded with the approval of the central government.
It was the first single-subject chemical institute in China and was formed through the consolidation of the chemical departments of Jiaotong University, Aurora University, Utopia University, Soochou University and Jiangnan University.
The university has 16 academic schools. Currently, there are more than 16,400 full time undergraduates, 9,600 postgraduates including 1,800 doctoral students studying at ECUST. The number of faculty and staff members has reached 3000 among whom there are more than 1100 professors and associate professors.
Established in October, 1952, with after 60 years of construction and expansion, the Library of East China University of Science & Technology (ECUST) which is directly under the Ministry of Education has become a modern and resourceful research library that hasmulti-disciplines collection featured with chemistry and chemical engineeringas well as science, engineering, management and liberal arts.
Students are allowed to apply for the installation of the network in dormitory.
ECUST is comprised of more than 1.7 million square meters on 3 campuses. The main campus, being 17 kilometers from Hongqiao Airport and 45 kilometers from Pudong International Airport, is situated in the prosperous and energetic Xuhui District. In addition to its downtown location, the university also features two other campuses in Fengxian and Jinshan District.