Founded in 2000, Songtian University (Guangzhou University Songtian College (广州大学松田学院)), one of the oldest undergraduate independent colleges in Guangdong province, is a private university (independent college) approved by the Ministry of Education in April 2004 and operated by Songtian Company in collaboration with Guangzhou University. Locates in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, the University conducts unified student recruitment on a national scale. Songtian University has eight faculties and two academic departments and offers 30 bachelor’s degree programmes. In 2018/2019 academic year, Songtian University has more than 9,000 students.
The initial employment rate of Songtian University in 2015, 2016 and 2017 was 95.4%, 96.8% and 95.6% respectively while China’s overall initial employment rate for higher education graduates in the same years was approximately 77.7%, 77.9% and 77.0%， according to Frost & Sullivan Report. Songtian University earned the Award for Guangdong’s Most Competitive Independent College in the 30 Years of Reform and Opening-Up (改革开放30周年广东最具竞争力独立学院奖) by Guangzhou Daily. Songtian University also won the Guangzhou’s Garden Organisation title from Guangzhou government for its beautiful landscape.