Shangqiu Normal University (SQNU) previously called as Shangqiu Teachers' College, is a public university in the city of Shangqiu, in Henan Province of China. The main undertakings of the university are undergraduate education with the chief aim of producing high level application-oriented talents. Shangqiu Normal University is a provincial undergraduate (four-year) university approved by the State Educational Ministry. The library of this university has a collection of 1,600,000 copies of various kinds of books and 4,500 kinds of journals published in China and other countries. In this university, there are 86 laboratories of different kinds with advanced instruments and equipment. The university is a state-managed full-time university, providing bachelor’s program, (four years). The students will be awarded graduate diploma of Shangqiu Normal University and Bachelor's degree after they have finished a four-year course and cleared the required courses.
Coming to academics, SQNU covers 50 major programs, which includes Chinese Language and Literature, Broadcasting Television Journalism, Economics, International Economical Trade, Law, Computer Science and Technology, Marketing, Applied Psychology, Pedagogy, Fine Arts, Painting, Art Design, Musicology, Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Technology, Biotechnology, Bioengineering. Chinese language programs, Information Management and Information System, Physics, Electronic Information Engineering etc.
At present in SQNU, there are 32,433 full-time students, 7,000 adult students of various kinds. The university has a Administrative and academic staff of 1,700 of which 56 are professors, 260 are associate professors and 230 have doctor or master degrees. The university has 18 departments and 50 undergraduate majors, covering eight branches of learning sucha as, literature, science, engineering, management, economics, history, education and law.
The library of this university has a collection of 1,600,000 copies of various kinds of books and 4,500 kinds of journals published in China and other countries. In this university, there are 86 laboratories of different kinds with advanced instruments and equipment.