As a key university in Shanghai, Shanghai Normal University （SHNU） is a comprehensive local university with salient features of teacher training and particular strength in liberal arts.
There are more than 40,000 students in SHNU, including 21,903 undergraduates, 4,255 postgraduates and doctoral students, more than 2000 overseas students, and 15,000 evening university students. SHNU boasts a high-quality academic staff of 2,918 teachers and researchers, including 1,713 full-time teachers. At present the university owns 84 bachelor''''''''''''''''s degree programs which covered 11 disciplines, confers doctorate degrees in 42 disciplines, master degrees in 154 disciplines, professional master degrees in 10 disciplines, and runs 6 post-doctoral research stations. SHNU owns China Key labs, Shanghai Key Labs, Key Research Base of Humanities and Social Sciences of Universities in Shanghai, and Key Lab of Shanghai Municipal Education Commission.
Number of Students：43401