China University of Petroleum, Beijing Campus (CUPB), is located in a scenic region of tourist interest in Changping County, Beijing, about 5 miles to the Ming Tombs and 15 miles to the Great Wall. CUPB offers not only engineering programs in oil and gas science including chemical engineering, petroleum engineering, geoscience and mechanical and electronic engineering, but also , in computer science, business management and Chinese Language Study programs of a full range from diploma, bachelor's and master's to doctoral programs.
For its great achievements in education and research, the university, as a national key university, has successfully passed the prejudication conducted by all the authorized organizations of different levels for a government-launched "211 Project" (i.e. In the 21st Century, China will focus its investment on 100 institutions of higher learning to accelerate their development.) and has been selected as one of the first institutions implementing the project by China State Educational Ministry.
The university has 4 faculties, 5 departments and 3 schools and 1 research center, offering 22 bachelor's , 47 master's and 23 Ph.D. programs and one diploma program in Chinese Language Study. It has 13 research institutes, 31 research groups, 30 laboratories, 5 centers, and one state key laboratory.
Among a staff body of 1000, 128 are full professors and 149 associate professors. The number of the registered degree students comes up to 10000, including 600 Ph.D. students, 3400 M. Eng. students and 6000 B.Eng. students, and about 2000 students take continuing educational programs each year. At present, the university has about 200 international students.
The university Library has a collection of 250,000 bound volumes covering the whole range of the subjects studied at Beijing Campus. It provides excellent services, including on-line service for literature search, to every reader.
The university has adequate computer facilities and all computer rooms on the campus with internet access are open to all students.
A comprehensive accommodation service is available to all students throughout their whole stay at the university and the university is able to offer a guarantee that it will find satisfying university accommodation for every student.
The student and staff health service is based on the University Health Center. Every student and staff member can request an appointment for personal and private consultation for any health problem.
The university Sports Center is the main campus recreation center. Facilities include an athletic ground, a multi-purpose pavilion, a swimming pool and a gymnasium.