Jiangnan University consists of 18 schools and 51 undergraduate programs with disciplines including engineering, science, literature, economics, management, law, medicine, agriculture, arts and education. It has about 20,000 full-time undergraduates and over 11,000 part-time students receiving continuing education. In July 2000, China’s Ministry of Education gave approval for Jiangnan University to start a pilot project for modern distance education. Now the School of Online Education has over 45,000 students. In addition, Jiangnan University is engaging in Chinese-foreign cooperation by hosting the School of International Education and Jiangnan-North American College. Jiangnan University has 5 Post-doctoral Research Stations in the fields of Light Industry Technology and Engineering, Food Science and Technology, Control Science and Engineering, Chemistry Engineering and Technology, and Textile Engineering. It is entitled to confer master degrees in 58 programs, and doctoral degrees in 28 programs. Currently there are over 7,500 doctoral and master candidates studying on campus.
The faculty team consists of 1,668 members including 1068 professors and associate professors. Also JU boasts 1 academician of the China Academy of Engineering, 10 winners totally achieving National Outstanding Youth Foundation and honor of Cheung Kong Scholars, 12 faculties supported by Programs of 1,000 Global Experts and 1,000 Young Global Experts, and over 1,100 professors and associate professors.