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Foundation: founded in 1959 and widely recognized as a leader in normal education of English in Jiangsu Province

Location: Du Xing Hall, Yang Zi Jin Campus, Yangzhou University, 196 W. Huayang Road, Yangzhou, Jiangsu Province, 225127, P. R. China

Enrollment: 1,086 full-time students and 620 part-time students from12 provinces in China and 5 foreign countries

Faculty: 189 full-time, 60 percent with Ph.D. or equivalent degree 

Student-faculty ratio: 11:1 

Average class size: 25 

Degrees granted: Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts, Master of Translation & Interpreting, Master of Education, Ph.D.

Majors: (1) undergraduate majors in English, Business English, Translation, French, Japanese, Korean, Arabic; (2) M.A. in English Language and Literature, Linguistics and Applied Linguistics; French Language and Literature, Japanese Language and Literature, Korean Language and Literature, MTI (Master of Translation & Interpreting), Ed.M (Master of Education) ; (3) Ph.D. in Comparative Study of Chinese and Foreign Languages and Cultures

Facilities: 2 six-channel simultaneous interpretation rooms, 19 language labs, 2 training rooms for Business English

Students’ clubs & organizations: 10+ 

Admission: Applicants in China are required to have taken The National College Entrance Examination, including substantial sequences in Chinese, math and English.  Overseas applicants are expected to apply to the College for Overseas Education at YZU.

Financial aid:  The University and the College awarded more than 500000 RMB ($ 78000) in grants in the 2013-14 academic years, and 90 percent of students received merit or need-based aid. 

Postgraduate plans: 95 percent of students are either employed or accepted into a graduate program after graduation. Graduate school acceptance rates are strong: 60 percent for majors in linguistics, literature, and translation.  

Alumni body: more than 16,000 

Prominent alumni: CEO of Dalian Ocean Shipping Company (COSCO DALIAN), full professor (Jackson State University, USA), full professor (CUNY, USA), senior reader (Sheffield Hallam University, UK), Vice President (Donghua University, China), President (Yancheng Teachers College, China)

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