In 2009, XMUT has a registration of around 20,000 students throughout the nation. Of which, four-year Bachelor-degree students makeup 64%, and three-year undergraduates makeup 36%, or 83% are full-timers and 17% part-timers.
The university was also:
•Acclaimed as “the incubator of talents for Xiamen’s economic development”;
•Ranked online as a “Top 10 Best-Renamed Universities” in 2006 after its advancement to a degree-conferring university
•Ranked online as a “Top 10 Most-Improved Universities of 2008”
•Appreciated as one of the highly admired universities in Fujian Province to candidates, rated fifth in degree of attention candidates given to the universities in Fujian.