Jilin Animation Institute (shortened as JAI) was founded in June, 2000, and admitted to be an independent undergraduate-level private college by Ministry of Education in 2008. At present, JAI has 15 branch schools and 34 majors, covering art, literature, engineering and management.
JAI enrolls students from 30 provinces, cities and autonomous regions throughout the nation. The employment rate of graduates keeps over 90%. In 2015, JAI has been evaluated as a model college for high employment rate of graduates by Ministry of Education. A large quantity of graduates has been working in well-known enterprises and in the industry of animation, game, digital media, and mass media in domestic and abroad and they are becoming the dominant talents in the industry. Carrying the motto “Self-esteem, Self-discipline, Innovation and Creativity” and basing on the sense of “Responsible for Students, Responsible for Parents, Responsible for Industry, Responsible for Society, and Responsible for the Nation”, JAI sticks to the three schooling characteristics—Openness and International Orientation; Integration of Education, Research and Industry; and Specialization of Creative Products. JAI strives for strengthening internal construction, improving schooling quality and cultivating applied and high-qualified talents for the nation and industry.