海南 大学 （Hainan University） – located in the main city of Hainan Island – Haikou. The benchmarks for the priority development of the university are the People’s Republic of China and the whole of Southeast Asia. In December 2008, by the decision of the state administration of the People’s Republic of China, Hainan University became one of the applicants for the 211 program (the top 100 universities in China in the 21st century.)
The teaching staff is 2431 teachers, 1596 of them are local, 900 with knowledge of foreign languages and 346 foreign teachers. The total number of enrolled students is more than 113900 people. The university has so far graduated more than 10,000 international students.