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Central University of Finance and Economics
Motto 忠诚 团结 求实 创新
Motto in English Loyalty, Unity, Truth, Innovation
Established 1949
Type National university
President Wang Guangqian
Students 15,000
Undergraduates 5494
Postgraduates 2275
Location Beijing,  People's Republic of China
Campus Urban
Former names Central Institute of Finance and Economics
Central Institute of Taxation
Nickname Zhongcai (中财)
Yangcai (央财)

The Central University of Finance and Economics (CUFE; simplified Chinese: 中央财经大学traditional Chinese: 中央財經大學pinyin: zhōngyāng cáijīng dàxué), colloquially known in Chinese as Zhongcai (中财) or Yangcai (央财) and formerly as the Central Institute of Finance and Economics, is a university in Beijing, China. It is a Project 211 university which receives support from the Chinese central government.



The Central University of Finance and Economics (CUFE) was founded in 1949, shortly after the founding of the People's Republic of China. Originally named the Central Institute of Taxation, it was the first university of finance and economics created by the Chinese central government. In 1996, the Institute was given its current name.[1]


As of 2008, there are more than 15,000 students registered at CUFE, including 8,000 full-time students.


Schools and Departments

CUFE consists of over 30 schools, departments and research centers. The University awards bachelor's degrees in 39 academic disciplines, master's degrees in 42 disciplines, and 17 doctoral degrees in applied economics. In addition, four special programs are offered: MBA, MPAcc, MPA, and J.M. Key majors are in Applied Economics. There are also three post-research programs including applied economics, theoretical economics, business administration.


The university currently is home to more than 1067 full-time faculty and staff, including 110 professors and 237 associate professors as well as 50 foreign teachers. 78% of the faculty members have pursued master's and doctoral degrees.


Currently there are more than 15,000 students registered at CUFE, including 8,000 full-time students. Among these students, 5494 are undergraduates, 2275 are graduates and PhD candidates, and about 300 are international students. The others are adult students from the schools of Continuing Education and Online Education.

CUFE has trained more than 60,000 experts in economics and management who have made , and continue to make, significant contributions to the development of China's economy. Many CUFE alumni hold key positions in government, including the General Auditor, and in education, business and industry throughout the world.


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