Alumni Affairs

Founded in 1896 as Nanyang Public School, Xi’an Jiaotong University has cultivated approximately 237 thousand alumni for our country and the whole world during 120 years (including alumni who graduated from Jiaotong University before 1956 and alumni from the original Xi’an Medical University and alumni from the original Shaanxi Institute of Finance and Economics before 1999). Alumni of Xi’an JiaoTong University, widely distributed in all walks of life at home and abroad, have contributed greatly to the development of our country, the revitalization of our nation and the development of human society. Numbering among JiaoDa’s outstanding alumni are Qian Xuesen, Zhang Guangdou, Wu Wenjun, Xu Guangxian, Jiang Zemin, Lu Dingyi, Ding Guangen, Jiang Zhenghua, Han Qide. All these graduates have made great contributions in such fields as science, politics, economy and culture for the motherland even the whole world, which fully shows the educational achievements of Xi’an Jiaotong University. In the meantime, they have won honors for their alma mater. Since the university was moved to Xi’an in 1956, more than 30 people, who are members of academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences, academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering, academician of America Academy of Engineering and academician of America Academy of Invention, have graduated from this university. Additionally, more than 50 alumni are former and current leaders at state and provincial and ministerial level. In addition, a large number of alumni devote themselves in all walks of life, including experts and scholars in scientific and technological circles and educational world, principals in large and medium-sized state-owned enterprises, as well as young and middle-aged entrepreneurs engaged in self-employment.