Founded in 1951, Chongqing University of Science and Technology is a full-time public university of general education, mainly focused on engineering fields featuring petroleum, chemistry, metallurgy, material science, mechanics, electronics, safety and environmental protection. The breadth of its academic endeavor includes sciences, engineering, economics, management, laws, humanities and arts. The university covers a total area of approximately 140 hectares, possesses a collection of more than two million books. The university has 12 schools offering 49 bachelor’s degree programs and 2 Professional Master’s programs. The institution has a staff of 1546, with over 1100 full time academic faculty, two academicians, 541 professors and associate professors, 231 holders of doctoral degree, as well as an enrollment of 20,000 students and the student employment rate upon graduation has remained above 90% in recent years. With “Respect, Care and Service” as the aim of its international education, CQUST offers preparatory, bachelor, master and doctoral programs in the fields of sciences, engineering, economics, management, laws, humanities and arts. It provides Chongqing Municipal Government Mayer Scholarship and Chongqing University of Science and Technology President Scholarship opportunities for international students. CQUST welcomes students from all over the world.