Nantong Shipping College
Nantong Shipping College（NTSC）is a vocational college engaged in higher education under the direct authority of the Jiangsu Provincial Department of Transportation. The college was established in 1960. It’s now situated in Nantong, a scenic city of Jiangsu Province in the Yangtze River Delta of China.
The College now has the capacity to educate over 10,000 full time students, over 2,000 further education students, as well as short-term vocational training for over 20,000 students each year. There are 7 academic departments: nautical; ship engine engineering; ship and ocean engineering; transportation engineering; management and information technology; mechanical and electrical engineering; Humanities and Arts, totally 49 specialties. It has a number of key national specialties, provincial model specialties, state-level quality courses and provincial quality courses. The college established its educational quality management system with the accordance of ISO9001: 2000 quality standard, while its training quality management system certified by DNV audit.
Among the college’s full-time teachers, 40% has the senior professional and technical positions, 60% has the master's degree or above, 93% of which hold dual-qualification. There are 2 teachers have been awarded the China State Council Special Government Allowance, 1 teacher has been awarded the Golden Anchor Award by National Committee of the Chinese Seamen and Construction Workers’ Union, 3 outstanding teachers have been awarded the Ministry of Transportation Wu Fu – Zhen Hua Traffic Education Award Fund. It also has 7 specialty leading persons of China national transport higher vocational education, nearly 20 high-level personnel of Jiangsu province "333 high-level personnel training object and Jiangsu provincial level famous college teaching masters, and 2 provincial level excellent teaching teams.
The College covers approximately 63 hectares with a construction area of over 340,000 ㎡ It has 2 national level vocational education training base, 3 provincial level vocational education training bases, 3 municipal level key laboratories, 13 provincial and municipal level technology service centers, includes the Jiangsu Ship Engineering Research and Development Center, Singapore (Nantong) International Maritime Institute etc.. The College has more than 40 campus training bases, more than 200 off-campus internships and employment bases, and cooperates with enterprises to build the "HAILAN Boat" and other 2 boats for teaching practice.
The College emphasizes international exchange and cooperation and is a member of Global Maritime Education and Training Institution (GlobalMET). It has close relationships with 10 colleges and universities in 9 countries.
The college actively implements the "order talent training mode" and other training models, strengthen school-enterprise cooperation, and strive to train the high-quality skilled personnel, and actively service in the local social and economic development. The graduate employment rate of the college has been remaining above 98%.
Nantong Shipping College has been given the Outstanding College award by the Education Ministry of the PRC, based on the evaluation of its education level, and is listed as one of the first group demonstrative higher vocational colleges in Jiangsu province, the demonstrative college of transportation vocational education, the excellent national key higher vocational college, one of the top 50 excellent employment typical experience colleges and universities.