Jilin University of Finance and Economics is a Jilin Province key university jointly constructed by Jilin Province People’s Government and the State Taxation Administration. The university was initiated as the cadre’s training school by Northeast Bank in July 1946, and Northeast Bank Cadre’s School was set up in September 1950 as the very first finance post-secondary school in the People’s Republic. In September 1958, Jilin College of Finance and Trade was established as an earliest Chinese undergraduate school in finance and economics. In May 1992 , the college was renamed as Changchun Taxation College, who boasted the first and only China’s undergraduate school in taxation .In March 2010 ,the school was renamed as Jilin University of Finance and Economics. The school has been under the jurisdiction of Northeast Bank , the People’s Bank of China and the State Taxation Administration, and since 2000, under the jurisdiction of Jilin Province People’s Government. The school was located in Jiamusi, Harbin and Shenyang, and in July 1950, move to Changchun, now at 3699 Jingyue Street, Changchun City.
In September 1958 Jilin Province People’s Government consulted with the People’s Bank of China to reconstruct Changchun Bank School as Jilin College of Finance and Trade. On September 29, 1958, Jilin College of Finance and Trade was founded to commence general undergraduate education, which was an earliest Chinese undergraduate school in finance and economics. In November 1969, Jilin College of Finance and Trade was dissolved. In August 1970, the former Jilin College of Finance and Trade merged several technical schools to establish Jilin Province Finance and Trade School. In May 1978, Jilin College of Finance and Trade was resumed under the approval of the State Council. The university is committed to enhancing its reputation by disciplines and programs, which has made considerable efforts to develop superior disciplines and feature disciplines, to build a practical and open disciplines system with a distinctive feature and sound structure, and to maintain a systematic growth of disciplines construction. The university now offers 6 fields of study in economics, management, law, arts, science and engineering, boasts 8 provincial key secondary disciplines; 7 primary disciplines conferring master degrees, and 50 disciplines or programs conferring master degrees; and trains graduate students in business administration, law, taxation, statistics, international commerce, accounting, and asset appraisal. It offers 31 undergraduate programs, including 6 state feature programs, 7 provincial feature programs; 1 state top-quality courses, 21 provincial top-quality courses; 1 state excellent teaching group, 4 provincial excellent teaching groups; and 1 provincial teaching demonstration center.
The university has over 18000 registered students, including 10600 undergraduate students, 1175 master students and around 40 foreign students. The graduates are universally acknowledged for their proven ethics and professionalism, whose employments feature a high quality. According to the Phoenix Network, the employment rate and employment quality of our graduates in recent years was ranked No. 24 nationwide and No. 2 in northeast China among the non-“211” (top 100 universities in the 21st century) post-secondary schools. Over 6 decades, the university has educated about 90000 graduates, including noted experts such as China outstanding social scientists, Ph.D. student supervisors at Peking University, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and other prestigious universities or research institutes; top official such as 2 Vice Presidents of the People’s Bank of China, Deputy Minister of Finance, 3 Deputy Governors of Jilin Province, Vice Chair of CPPCC (Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference) Jilin Province Committee, Vice Chair of China Banks Regulatory Commission, President of China Agricultural Development Bank, Vice President of China Construction Bank, Vice President of China Everbright Bank, Vice President of China Exim Bank; and best-known entrepreneurs such as President of China Life Insurance Co., Ltd, CEO of China Everbright Group, CFO of China Everbright Group, President of Hopson Development, Vice President of Haier Group.
Jilin University of Finance and Economics is a Jilin Province key university under the joint construction of Jilin Province People’s Government and the State Taxation Administration.The university is committed to raising its competitiveness by scientific research.According to the Phoenix Network, the employment rate and employment quality of our graduates in recent years was ranked No. 24 nationwide and No. 2 in northeast China among the non-"211" (top 100 universities in the 21st century) post-secondary schools.The university values international exchange and cooperation, who has established intercollegiate ties with over 30 universities in 11 countries.