Pingdingshan University (PDSU), ratified by Chinese Ministry of Education, is a full-time, comprehensive, and Henan Province-managed university. It is located in Pingdingshan City ,with a beautiful natural environment and a rich humanistic cultural atmosphere. It stands on hills and by water, overlooking the Pingxi Lake and the Baiguihu National Wetland Park. PDSU has grown out of Pingdingshan Normal School, founded in October, 1959. In August, 1977, junior college classes were attached to Pingdingshan Normal School, and in 1984 it was named Pingdingshan Teacher Training College. There are 1,327 staff, of whom about 800 teachers have got master's or doctorâÂÂs degrees and about 300 teachers are associate or full professors and senior experimentalists. Pingdingshan University owns several good research centers and technological development bases. There are three provincial key disciplines, one provincial research center for engineering technology, two provincial engineering laboratories. Pingdingshan University has the honor of being one of HenanâÂÂs Satisfying Universities in Higher Education Quality , one of HenanâÂÂs Recommendable Education Cards, and one of HenanâÂÂs Top Ten Universities of Applied Technology. College of Chinese Language & Literature, College of Foreign Languages, College of Art Design, College of Politics and Law, College of Normal Education, College of Journalism and Communication, College of Economics and Management, Department of Music, College of Computer Science and Technology, College of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, College of Electric and Information Engineering, College of Mathematics &Information Science, Department of Physical Education, College of Nursing, College of International Education and Exchange, College of Resource and Environmental Science, Software College. Founded in 1977, Pingdingshan University is a higher education institution located in the metropolis of Pingdingshan (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Henan. Officially accredited/recognized by the Department of Education, Henan Province, Pingdingshan University is a large (enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Pingdingshan University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. Pingdingshan University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, as well as administrative services.