The Communication University of China (CUC) is one of China's key universities of "Project 211", directly under the guidance of the State Ministry of Education. The CUC sticks to its own line of thinking in subject establishment to arrange each teaching course into a scientific structure, focusing on individual features and wide connections with other courses. As a result, an inter-relating and inter-influencing discipline system is formed which covers journalism and communication, radio, film & television arts, information science and technology, literature, engineering, management, law, economics and science. So far, there have been 13 schools in the university and 2 national key disciplines, e.g., journalism and radio & television arts, 1 national key developable discipline, 4 municipal key disciplines, 4 post-doctoral research centers, 24 doctoral programs, 48 master programs, 3 professional master categories, and 78 bachelor programs.
The CUC devotes itself to cultivate advanced and practical talents with multi-subject knowledge and creativity. Since its day of founding, the school has made such a great contribution to the national business of radio and television that it has gained the fames - "a cradle of China's radio and television talents" and "a well-known university in the field of information communication". Now, there are 15,307 full-time students in the CUC, including 9264 undergraduates, 3512 candidates for doctor and master degrees, and 16780 students in programs of continuing education.
Among the total 1897 staff members in the CUC, there is a strong faculty team of 1096 professionals, some of whom enjoy great fame both at home and abroad. In recent years, one professor has been appointed to a distinguished position as the Changjiang Program Scholar; 11 have entered provincial or ministerial leveled Talent Engineering Project; 7 have won the national or municipal Famous Teacher prize; 24 have won the honorable title of Beijing Outstanding Teachers, while a batch of young and middle-aged teachers have grown up into academic backbones, which have, therefore, raised the whole academic level of the school. In addition to all these above, the CUC has employed a number of well-known experts and scholars as visiting professors.