Directed by the Provincial Ministry of Education in Sichuan,Xihua University (XHU) provides a comprehensive education to put theory into practice by building a solid foundation in economics,management, science, engineering, liberal arts, fine arts and sports, further deepening educational reforms to improve educational quality and the training of exceptional individuals, and fostering a campus culture of a truly intellectual environment.

I. Academics and Research
● 22 schools and colleges
● 66 bachelor’s degree programs
● 53 master’s degree programs of three years and 13 professional master’s degree programs of two years
● 4 state-level specialties and 14 provincial-level specialties
● 1 key lab co-founded by Ministry of Education of China and Sichuan province
● 2 provincial key labs and 9 key university labs at provincial level
● 2 provincial training bases for applied talents
● 54 research institutes and testing centers

II. Faculty and Students
● 780 odd professors and associate professors
● 962 lecturers
● 598 supporting staff
● 34,500 undergraduate students
● 1,500 graduate students
● 5,000 students of three-year diploma programs

III. History
● Founded as Sichuan Institute of Agricutural Machinery in 1960
● Renamed as Sichuan Institute of Technology in 1983
● First merger with Chengdu Teachers' College in 2003 and officially renamed to Xihua University
● Second merger with Sichuan Economic Management Institute in 2008