College of Finance and Statistics, Hunan University, situated at the foot of the picturesque Yuelu Mountain is a time-honored key university in China originating from the Yuelu Academy founded in 976 A.D. For more than one thousand years, academic and educational activities have kept uninterrupted here, thus known as the “One-thousand-year-old institution” in China. In 2000, Hunan University and Hunan College of Finance and Economics merged to form a new Hunan University. Now as a comprehensive and well-coordinated key university in China directly affiliated with the Ministry of Education, Hunan University is a 211 Projects and 985 University in China The College of Finance and Statistics, one of the most vigorous colleges in the university with its own characteristics, has the first provincial discipline of Finance approved by the People’s Bank of China, , which is among the first key disciplines of its kind included in the Province’s “tenth five-year plan” and the State’s “211 project”. It is authorized to confer Ph.D. degree in Finance and offer bachelor programs and master programs. Over 10,000 students of various degrees have graduated from the college since 1965.
The College of Finance and Statistics has five departments: Department of Monetary Finance, Department of Applied Finance, Department of Insurance, Department of Financial Engineering and Department of Statistics. Meanwhile, it has two provincial research centers, one international research center, eleven crossing-field research centers and three laboratories. The college has four undergraduate programs (finance, financial engineering, insurance and statistics), five research master programs (finance, financial engineering, statistics, econometrics, and national economics), five taught master programs (finance, applied statistics, insurance, MBA concentrated on finance and computational finance), two PhD programs (applied economics and statistics) and two post doctor programs (applied economics and statistics). The college has one national teaching group, one national special program, three national modules, two two linguistic finance module, and one national lecturer.
Currently we have 500 master students, 80 doctoral students, and 6 post doctor researchers. Their research focuses on five fields, such as financial security and adjustment, financial management and financial engineering, international finance and comparative finance, capital market and corporate finance, risk management and actual science.