Jiaxing Nanyang Polytechnic Institute (hereinafter referred to as JNPI) is located in the historic city of Jiaxing in the northeast of Zhejiang Province. It is a full-time vocational and technical institute of higher learning, approved by People's Government of Zhejiang Province and jointly founded by SJTU Education Group and Jiaxing Educational Development and Investment Company.
JNPI was established in 2002, and it has been focusing on the quality of education and trying to promote its own development. Currently there are nearly 5000 full-time students and 280 teaching and administrative staff members. About 53% full-time teachers have master’s degrees and about 32% full- time teachers have vocational qualification credentials as well as teacher’s certificates.