Tsinghua University (abbreviated THU) is a research university located in Beijing, China. The university which was established in 1911 describes itself as being dedicated to academic excellence, the well-being of the Chinese society and global development.
This year, on Wednesday to be more precise, the university has registered more than 3, 300 undergraduates at the university which is ranked as one of the top academic institutions in China alongside Perking University which is also located in Beijing.
As of 2003, Tsinghua University has 12 colleges and 48 departments, 41 research institutes, 35 research centres, and 167 laboratories, including 15 national key laboratories. In September 2006, Peking Union Medical College was renamed to Peking Union Medical College, Tsinghua University, although the Peking Union Medical College and Tsinghua University remain two separate institutions. The university offers 51 bachelor’s degree programs, 139 master’s degree programs and 107 PhD programs.
The university has more than 16, 524 postgraduates and 15, 184 undergraduates to date making it the leading university that has a lot of undergraduates that are enrolling at the institution.
According to Wikipedia, Tsinghua University was regarded as the most reputable Chinese University by Times Higher Education World Reputation Ranking (2016) where it was ranked number 18 globally.