SWUFE (Southwestern University of Finance and Economics) is one of the premier universities of finance and economics in China. It is one of the top 100 universities in the nation's 211 Project, a national initiative to build 100 first-class universities in the 21st century.

The University boasts a strong faculty of scholarly excellence and professional dedication. Added to this is the classic campus setting, situated in Chengdu, a beautiful city of fine culture and long history plus being in the vicinity of Du Fu Thatched Cottage, residence of a prominent poet in Tang Dynasty.

Members of teaching/research, library, administration, and supportive faculties number more than 1400, among who 160 professors, over 270 associate professors, and near 100 doctor supervisors. The University is proud to have Liu Shibai, Zeng Kanglin, He Zerong, Zhao Guoliang, Jiang Mingxin and many other nation-wide renowned economists and management experts in its faculty. Moreover, more than 400 prominent economists, bankers, and senior corporate executives are invited to serve as professors emeritus.

The University has modern teaching-and-research facilities, quality athletic and logistic service hardware enhanced with easy Wi-Fi and other kinds of connections. The University's libraries have over two million volumes. Covering an area of 378 acres, SWUFE maintains two beautiful campuses full of lawns, trees and gardens. It has been listed as a fine model of forestation and Garden-Style Campus by the government.

In order to better meet the requirements of global and domestic economic development in the 21st century, SWUFE is ready to take the opportunities and face the challenges, to inherit and enhance the existing characteristics and good culture of the university, and to endeavor to build SWUFE into one of the best domestic universities with world reputation in the middle of this century when the university celebrates its 100th anniversary.