Shandong Province has abundant human resources are from 133 universities and colleges; include Shandong University, China Ocean University, China University of Petroleum. Total numbers of students are around 1.63 Million and numbers of annual ICT graduates are about 55000. There are 66 universities and colleges in Jinan. Total number of students are about 632600.In 2001, Qilu Software College belongs to Shandong University was founded by Jinan High-Tech Zone and Shan Dong University. In now, there are more than 4000 students.
Universities and Collages
Shandong Normal University
University of Jinan
Shandong Architectural University
Qilu Normal University
Qilu University of Technology
Shandong Sport University
Shandong University of Art and Design
Shandong University of Arts
Shandong University of Finance and Economics
Shandong University of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Shandong College of Electronic Technology
Jinan has 392 high-tech enterprises, with 178 independent research institutions above the city level, 80,000 senior title holders, and a total of 1.2 million talents of all types. Among every 10,000 people, there are 138 senior professionals, 459 college students, nearly four times of the national average. In addition, there are 15 state-level enterprise technical centers, four national engineering research centers, 126 provincial engineering technology research centers, and 59 provincial-level enterprise technical centers.
Jinan is advanced city of science and technology, ranked Number 8 in all of cities in China. Jinan owns 10 national level labs, 54 Provincial level labs, 54 national and provincial level research centers, 74 Project research centers, 990 new high-tech enterprises and around 400000 technical staffs.
The minimum salary standard in Jinan is 1,240 yuan / month (2012).Its average housing price and the living cost are approximately 1/3 of the big cities like Beijing and Shanghai, and 2/3 of other similar cities.