Authorized by the government of Shandong Province and the Education Ministry of the People's Republic of China, Shandong Yingcai University was founded in 1998. Accredited by the Ministry of Education of China, it is a private comprehensive four-year university granting bachelor degrees, associate degrees, and diplomas to students in 48 different programs. It has ten academic colleges specializing in mechanics and automation, engineering, computer science & information technology, commerce and trade, business management, preschool education, foreign languages, arts, law, and nursing, with a student body of more than 20,000. Over ninety percent of its graduates find a job within six months of graduation. The university has over 800 faculty and staff working in this 100-acre school. It holds a large number of teaching equipments and facilities, including 2,391 personal computers, 15 language labs, 52 multi-media classrooms, and more than 70 professional labs. The school library holds 760,000 paper books, 310,000 electronic books, and there are more than 1,300 journals in the reading rooms.
The university provides students with accessible, affordable, high-quality post-secondary education that prepares them to enter the job market of the 21st century and achieve their professional and personal goals. In the past ten years since its founding, the university has won numerous honors and titles for its great achievements, such as "Famous School of Jinan", "Shandong Excellent Civil Organization", "China's Private College with Most Developing Potentiality""China's Excellent Vocational Technology College","National Excellent Civil Organization", "Ten Best Private Colleges of China".