Chongqing College of Mobile Communication (formerly College of Mobile Telecommunications, Chongqing University of Posts and Telecommunications), founded in 2000, is a full-time regular undergraduate college ratified by the Ministry of Education, supervised by Chongqing Municipal Education Commission, and entitled to enrol students nationwide.
Located in the university town of Hechuan district, Chongqing municipality, the college, embraced by mountains and rivers, is blessed with beautiful environment and convenient transportation, and enjoys a campus covering 2,131 mu of land, and boasts a student body numbering over 24,000 and a faculty close to 1200 members.
Subordinate to the college are 9 secondary colleges including Communication and Internet of Things Engineering College, Intelligent Engineering College, Big Data and Software College, Quench Business College, Prospect College, Sino-German College of Applied Technology, Arts and Media College, Foreign Languages College, Digital Economy and Information Management College, 11 residential colleges such as Ailian Residential College, Huaguo Residential College, Biedu Residential College, Nanhu Residential College and Tianqu Residential College, 4 teaching divisions including Ideo-political Teaching Division and General Education Teaching Division, and such unique institutions as Well-Rounded Education Committee, Creative Writing College, Double-system Talent Training Base, Fishing Castle Science Fiction Center, Fishing Castle Research Institute and German Studies Institute, etc.
Offered by the college are 36 undergraduate majors and 4 junior college majors, combining to form a disciplinary system featuring interdisciplinary integration and coordinated development, with engineering as its priority, while management, arts and other disciplines adequately considered.
In adherence to the school motto of “Devotion to Teaching and Learning, Encouragement for Creativity and Entrepreneurship”, the college takes Information Industry Business College as its overall school-running orientation, and with students’ all-round development as its central goal, the college takes the “Four in One + Double College System” as its talent training model, aiming to cultivate high-quality applied management talents of technical skill type, with solid basic knowledge in natural science, humanities and social science, with strong comprehensive quality, international vision, strong innovative and hands-on practice ability, and with comparative advantage, thus serving the prospect of building the school into a first-class private applied undergraduate college in central and western China, and a most respected first-class private college in China, with new engineering as its main body and electronic information as its advantage, thereby best meeting the need of information industry and regional social and economic development.
The college has its distinctive school-running characteristics and effective talent-training measures. The unique talent training system of “well-rounded education X general education X business education X specialty education + double college system (life in residential college X specialized study in college)”is explored, where clusters of majors for “new engineering” and “new business” are scientifically and reasonably structured, where “well-rounded education” serves as a large platform for innovative quality education with the four sections as community activity, volunteer service, competitive sports, art appreciation and practice, and where “general education” provides a curriculum system integrating civic awareness, global vision, humanistic care, scientific spirit, artistic creation and aesthetic taste. Such unique educational programs as Creative Writing College, Double-system Talent Training Base, Quench Business Leadership Training Camp, and Entrepreneurship College are launched and is now recognized as a mature brand, leading the west. Such locally based departments as Fishing Castle Science Fiction Center, Fishing Castle Research Institute, Fishing Castle History and Culture Museum, Fishing Castle Urbanization Research Institute are established, integrating talent training with local need. Such unique initiatives as Expert Forum & Master Classroom inviting experts of authority and celebrities from various fields at home and abroad to offer lectures to students school wide, Prospect College innovatively building a boarding College of Arts and Sciences by drawing on foreign advanced educational model, Unique Paintings Cinema, Light and Shadow School, Quality Development Training, Chongqing College Students Film Review Competition, University Town and Fishing Castle International Music Festival, Sino-German International Education Forum, and Labor Education have all become the business card of the college and is spreading far-reaching influence.
The college implements the concept of Residential College, and has established an initially mature residential college education system, with 11 such colleges now in operation, 3 featuring specialty, 7 community culture, and 1 liberal arts. As a community-based educational platform characterized by interaction and sharing, the residential college system serves to underpin the college’s prospect of Information Industry Business College, and with family culture creation and leadership cultivation as its dual cores, the residential college system lends assistance to the promotion of “management through service, learning through living, and education through community”, and builds for students new circles where they share as community members and mutually help as peers.
The college has been insistently carrying out its internationalization strategy. Since putting into place the Sino-German College of Applied Technology cosponsored by Anhalt University of Applied Sciences in Germany, the college has signed collaborative agreements with 10-odd universities from Germany and the United States, co-running graduate and double degree undergraduate programs, has up to now sent 800-odd students abroad for further study, and presently has over 1700 students in store preparing for their planned study in Germany.
The college has achieved outstanding results in its distinctive school running: students earning in recent years 2267 awards in provincial/ministerial or above level competitions in the fields of community activity, volunteer service, arts education, and competitive sports, including 820 national awards such as “National Most Popular Public Welfare Campus”, “China Drama Award·Campus Drama Award”, and the first place in the final of the “National Campus Triathlon Invitational Competition”; students winning 1000-odd awards in national, provincial and ministerial competitions of various professional disciplines, including 111 national awards and 30 national first and special awards, such as the first prize of “National College Students' Mathematical Modeling Competition”, special prize of “China Engineering Robot Competition and International Open”, the first prize of “‘Siemens Cup’ China Intelligent Manufacturing Challenge National Final” twice; faculty obtaining 36 patents, undertaking, in the past five years, 129 teaching and research projects at or above the municipal level, publishing 757 papers and 221 monographs/textbooks, including 159 papers in core journals, and 12 papers retrieved by SCI and EI.
The college boasts justified talent training quality. Recent years’ employment rate of the graduates has been maintaining above 92%, a rate, coupled with high employer satisfaction, that ranks the college in the forefront of Chinese universities of the same kind. Of the graduates totaling about 50,000, most are employed in counterpart posts, matching their specialties and distributed mainly in industries as communication, manufacturing, and software development, etc., of whom 10% in world or China's top 500 enterprises, and more than 60% in information industry , Chongqing’s first pillar of economy.
The college has been widely acclaimed for its outstanding school-running effect: winning 30-odd honors, including the second prize and excellent prize granted by the Ministry of Education for “Outstanding Achievement in Party Building and Ideo-political Work Among National Private Universities” for two consecutive years, “Model School for Running School by Law”, “Chongqing Garden Campus”, “Chongqing Digitized Campus”, “Chongqing Advanced Unit in Employment Work for University and Polytechnic School Graduates”, “China Top 10 Outstanding Independent College”, “China Top 10 Independent College with Highest Brand Value”; having its Intelligent Engineering College as the only independent college in Chongqing approved to be “Secondary College of Regular Undergraduate Universities for Transformation & Development Programme”; having 7 majors selected into the municipal-level “Three-Special Major” and “First-class Major”, having the major of Control Science and Engineering listed into “Chongqing Key Discipline (Nurture)”, having 1 Municipal-level Teaching Team, 1 Municipal-level Master Teacher, and 1 Municipal-level Young and Middle-aged Backbone Teacher; listed in 2013 by the Ministry of Education into the first batch of institutions for the national programme of Pilot Reform of Universities of Applied Technology; rated as “College with Greatest Comprehensive Strength in Sino-foreign Cooperation” in 2014, “China Model University with Social Influence in Employment Work” in 2015, and “Chongqing Employment Demonstration Center” in 2016; awarded the third prize in 5th “Chongqing Teaching Achievement Competition” in 2017; honored “Chongqing Advanced Unit in Employment and Entrepreneurship Work for College Graduates” in 2018. （Data as of March 2020）