Tsinghua University was established in 1911 under the name Tsinghua Xuetang. Since China opened up to the world in 1978, Tsinghua University has developed at a breathtaking pace into a comprehensive research university. At present, the university has 19 schools and 56 departments with faculties in science, engineering, humanities, law, medicine, history, philosophy, economics, management, education, and art. The University now has over 43,000 students-15,000 undergraduates and 28,000 graduate students. As one of China’s most renowned universities, Tsinghua has become a prominent institution that fosters talent and scientific research.