Fuzhou University is a national "Double First Class" construction university, a national "211 Project" key construction university, and a university jointly established by the People's Government of Fujian Province and the Ministry of Education. Founded in 1958,the school has now developed into a key university with a focus on engineering, a combination of science and engineering, and a coordinated development of science, engineering, economics, management, literature, law, and art.
The school has 27 colleges, with 38,855 general undergraduate students and 14,771 postgraduates of various types of doctoral and master students. The school has 1 national key discipline, chemistry is in the top 1‰ of the ESI discipline ranking, and 6 disciplines are in the top 1% of the ESI discipline ranking. The comprehensive strength of the school ranks 301-400 in the world and 36-57 in Chinese universities in the "2021 Academic Ranking of World University Rankings"; it ranks 651 in the world and 55 in Chineses universities in the USNews 2021 World University Rankings; In the 2021 Times Higher Education World University Rankings, it ranks 801-1000 in the world, and 57th in Chinese universities; in the 2021QS Asian University Rankings, it ranks 252nd and 60th in Chinese universities.
The school has carried out in-depth foreign cooperation and exchanges, and more than 140 universities, scientific research institutions and well-known enterprises in 50 countries and regions have established cooperative relations. The school actively connects with the national "One Belt One Road" initiative, establishes an international science and education cooperation and exchange platform, and becomes a Chinese government scholarship foreign student receiving institution, recruiting international students from more than 30 countries.