Founded in 1903, Central China Normal University (CCNU) is a comprehensive and prestigious university on the list of "211 National Project". During a splendid legacy of over 100 years, CCNU has developed a profound historical tradition.
The university consists of 21 colleges and 4 departments, offering 77 doctoral programs, 158 graduate programs and 52 undergraduate programs. CCNU offers the student a wide range of diverse disciplines to choose from, including Chinese Language and Literature, Philosophy, Law, Economics, Education, History, Natural Science, Engineering, Agriculture and Management, as well as special disciplines such as Fine arts, Music and Physical Education. The university has earned both national and international recognition for first-rate humanity programs, superior natural science programs and extraordinary engineering programs.
Currently, the full-time enrollment of CCNU exceeds 23,000 students, among which 7,000 are postgraduates. Since 2001, the graduate employment rate has remained above 95%, ranking among the top in China. The university is one of the first institutions of higher learning in China authorized to enroll overseas students and it is one of the few National Chinese Language Education Bases accredited by the State Council. At present, we have over 500 overseas students from 56 countries for long-term study or for pursuing degrees.