In April 1986, the former State Education Commission decided that Zhejiang University, Fudan University, Chinese University of science and technology, Beijing University and Hangzhou University should support the establishment and assist the teaching of Ningbo University.
The university consists of 19 faculties and colleges offers 6 PhD programs, 135 master programs and 71 bachelor programs. The number of its full-time undergraduate students amounts to 25,000 with 4000 in-residency postgraduates, 400 international students and 15400 part-time students. The number of teaching and administrative staff reaches 2330 of which more than 1300 are teachers, with 5 academicians, 283 full professors and 507 associate professors.
The university focuses on the Research and Development and acquires various resources from the central, provincial and municipal governments. Its short-term goal is becoming a teaching and research orientated university.
During the eleventh Five-Year Plan, The number of projects funded by central government increases from 33 to 62, the total annual fund for research rose from 0.1885 billion to 0.3 billion RMB.
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ts libraries now have a CNKI Network Administration Service Center, and a collection of approximately 3,310,000 books.
There are over 10 canteens on campus.The canteen also offers the Musilin food and Vagetiarian food for international students.