Jilin University （JLU） has eight campuses in six districts which are home to forty-three colleges covering thirteen academic disciplines, including philosophy, economics, law, literature, education, history, science, engineering, agriculture, medicine, management military science and arts. The University boasts 6 national key laboratories, and 8 national bases for the development of basic science. Other resources include 5 research bases for humanities and social sciences, 9 key laboratories sponsored by the Ministry of Education and 14 by other ministries of Chinese government.
JLU offers a variety of degree programs. It has now 124 undergraduate programs, 311 master''''''''s degree program, 240 doctoral degree programs, and 37 post-doctoral programs. The year of 2011-2012 saw the enrollment of a total of 68132-odd full time students among whom more than 25095 are graduate students. At present there are 6540 faculty members, with 20 members of Chinese Academy of Science and/or Chinese Academy of Engineering, and 1638 full professors.
The University Library claims a collection of 6.59 million books and is designated as the library of UNESCO, UNIDO and World Bank. It also serves as the Comprehensive Information Center of Liberal Arts of the Ministry of Education, the only Foreign Scientific Text Book Center in Northeast China, and the National Humanities and Social Science Higher Education Books Import Center. It is one of the seven centers of China Academic Library and Information System （CALIS） Center in Northeast China.