North China University of Water Resources and Electric Power (NCWU) was established in 1951. Currently, it is sponsored by both Henan Provincial Government and China’s Ministry of Water Resources. In 2009, the university was awarded as “National Advanced Institution in Promoting Employment for Graduates” by the Ministry of Education, and in 2012, it was awarded as “Model for the Most Competitive Employment-promotion University in Henan Province” by Henan Provincial Government.
NCWU consists of 20 teaching units, namely, Schools of Water Resources , School of Civil Engineering and Transportation, School of Resources & Environment, School of Mechanical Engineering, School of Environmental and Municipal Engineering, School of Electric Power, School of Management and Economics, School of Architecture, School of Mathematics and Information Science, School of Software, School of Information Engineering, School of Foreign Languages, School of International Education, School of Law, Physical Education Department and so on. Also NCWU emcompasses 65 research institutions such as Research Institute of Steel Structures, Research Institute of Urban Water Affairs, Yellow River Institute of Sciences, Institute of Broad-Spectrum Philosophy and Research Center for Art Education, Institute of Geotechnical Engineering and Hydraulic Structures, and many others.
NCWU has two campuses with land area of 155 hectares and its floor area of 680,000 square meters. The university library maintains a collection of more than 2 million books. The value of NCWU’s laboratory equipments and facilities will cost over 210 million yuan (RMB). There are a total of 1600 faculty and staff, NCWU offers 60 bachelor, 58 master and 3 doctoral programs to over 23,000 full-time students and 18000-plus part-time students.