Anshun University is a complete university approved by the National Ministry of Education, and run by the state. It offers regular, full-time undergraduate education with more than 70 years of school history. It is located about 40 km to the east of world-famous Huangguoshu Waterfall, in the city of Anshun, which holds China’s highest rate as an A-level tourism open city, of west Guizhou province in China. Of interest to tourists are its karst landscape area, its location on one of the six gold travel routes, a national high-tech industry base of civil aviation industry and other important historical and cultural sites.
The university has 13 Schools, 4 departments of teaching and research, 3 teaching and research support institutions and 2 provincial social science research institutions, and there is a provincial national vocational skill identification institute, a provincial ethnic minority traditional sports training base, a provincial special education training centre. Besides, there is a first batch of characteristics at the provincial level key discipline, a provincial level key support discipline, a provincial teaching team, There are 3 university research centres and an affiliated high school. The university includes more than 50 practice and training bases.
Anshun University has 3 campuses, covering a total area of 527000 m2, including an inland lake Louhu lake covering an area of 466900 m2. A new campus of 667000 m2 is in the planning and construction phases. Anshun university offers undergraduate education of 38 specialties (directions) covering 8 disciplines, i.e. literature, law, pedagogy, history, science, engineering, agriculture and management science. At present, the university has a total enrolment of more than 10,000 students at different levels coming from 28 provinces, cities and autonomous regions and a total of 632 faculty and staff, among who are 124 professors and associate professors. Five foreign teachers work in the university throughout the year, and there are 20 visiting professors and adjunct professor. The university invites long-term domestic and famous foreign experts and scholars to lecture and teach, vigorously carries out the domestic and international academic exchange and cooperation, and has successfully sponsored and hosted various large academic seminars and academic exchanges.
The University pays special attention to scientific research, using the Tunpu Culture Research Centre and other research institutions as a foundation for additional research and study and forming a strong research team. The result has been the university continually qualifying for the National Social Science Fund, the National Science Foundation, Fund of the Ministry of Education of China and many other national, provincial and ministerial level scientific research projects, As a result, the university has won various scientific awards, many of which appear in famous index systems that include SCI, EI, China Social Science Abstracts and other databases and core publications.