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University of the Pacific is a nationally ranked university with three distinct campuses united under one common goal: to educate and prepare the leaders of tomorrow through intensive academic study, experiential learning, and service to the community. Our Stockton campus is home to seven schools and colleges, with more than 80 majors and programs of study. Pacific also has the McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento and the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco. Undergraduates make up approximately half of the total University population, with 3,757 undergraduates enrolled for the 2012-2013 academic year. Pacific students benefit from small class sizes with an average class size of 19 and student-faculty ratio of 14:1. While 87 percent of Pacific students come from California, 35 other states and 25 foreign countries are also represented.

University of the Pacific's mission is to provide a superior, student-centered learning experience integrating liberal arts andprofessional education and preparing individuals for lasting achievement and responsible leadership in their careers and communities.

Drawing on its rich legacy as the oldest chartered university in California, Pacific is a student-focused, comprehensive educational institution that produces outstanding graduates who are prepared for personal and professional success. Our 7,000-strong student body thrives in Pacific's small classes and dynamic cultural environment, while our distinguished alumni are transforming their communities every day.
(Information courtesy of University of the Pacific web site.)

Tongji University, formerly Tongji German Medical School, was established in 1907. It was given its present name and became a state university in 1927. It was one of the oldest and most prestigious institutions of higher education in China. The university has developed rapidly in all respects over the fifty years since the founding of China, especially since the country's opening-up policy. It is now a comprehensive university with seven disciplines in engineering, science, medicine, management, arts, law and economics with strength in architecture, civil engineering and oceanography.

The university has been one of the most popular universities in the country, attracting a large number of students from all parts of China and all over the world. In particular, it has become the number one choice of those who are pursuing a career in the field of architecture and civil engineering.

Tongji University is one of the leading universities directly under the State Ministry of Education in China. It offers degree programs both at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The university now registers over 50,000 students at all levels from certificate and diploma courses to Bachelors Degrees, Masters, PhD programs and post doctoral attachments. There are over 4200 academic staff for teaching and/or research, among whom there are 6 Members of Chinese Academy of Science, 7 Members of Chinese Academy of Engineering, over 710 professors and 1500 associate professors. The university offers diverse courses in its 82 Bachelors Degrees, 218 Masters, 94 PhD programs and 16 post doctoral mobile stations. As one of the state leading centers for scientific research, the university has 22 state key laboratories and engineering research centers.
(Information courtesy of the Tonji University web site.)