Shandong Jiaotong University, situated in Jinan, the city of springs, Shandong province, began to take shape in 1956. In 1958, it was named Shandong Communications College. In March of 2002, with approval of the Ministry of Education, it was renamed Shandong Jiaotong University.
The university now has 20,777 full-time students and 1,384 staff members, and its campus covers more than 2.23 Chinese Mu (147 hectars), while the floorage occupies about 390,000 square meters. The university's fixed assets amount to 220 million Yuan, and the library area is 21,000 square meters, with a collection of 1.72 million volumes.
The university consists of 18 schools, namely, School of Maritime, School of Automobile Engineering, School of Transportation & Logistics Engineering, School of Civil Engineering, School of Information Science & Electric Engineering, School of Mechanical Engineering, School of Material Science & Engineering, School of Naval Architecture & Ocean Engineering, School of Railway Transportation, School of Yacht & Cruise Ship Engineering, School of Aeronautics, School of Management, School of Finance & Economics, School of Foreign Studies, School of Art & Design, School of Science, School of International Education, as well as 4 teaching sections, namely, Social Science Teaching Department, Physical Education Teaching Department, Continual Education College, and Vocational Technical College. The university has developed into a multi-discipline higher education institution and offers 51 Bachelor Degree programs spreading in 7 discipline categories, namely, engineering, science, management, economics, law, and arts. And now the university has become the only institution that mainly fosters talents on water and land transportation majors.
During the past 59years, the school has fostered 100, 000 graduates and trained 90,000 managers and engineering technicians for transportation industry. In the spirit of "keep pace with the times and achieve greater development", Shandong Jiaotong University is drawing the new blueprint for its future.