A national "211 project" key university co-built by the Henan Provincial Government and the State Ministry of Education On July 10th, 2000, the new Zhengzhou University was founded through the merger of three universities: Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou University of Technology and Henan Medical University.
Zhengzhou University has a grand running scope and rich faculty resources. At present, the enrolled number of full-time students is over 36,000, with 6,639 graduate students and 342 international students. Zhengzhou University has a sound and developing infrastructure and the school condition is superior. The National Afforestation Committee has recognized it as one of the top 400 institutions in planting trees.
The University Library contains about 4.2 million volumes, and 1.05 million volumes of electrical books. The university has its own publishing house, and issues 13 academic journals. Under the university, there are 3 cooperative schools: Shengda Economics Trade and Management College, SIAS International College and College of Physical Education.
The university focuses on the people, pays attention to the students' quality in a comprehensive way and has trained a group of qualified graduates for the society. In the areas of the party construction, ideology and political science, teaching, scientific research, medical care, management, students' work and logistics service, the university has won above-provincial level honor titles many times.
Zhengzhou University insists on scientific and fast development, and centers on the construction of academic disciplines and new campus, optimizes the university's structure, develops special features, strengthens the innovation system, and enlarges the policy of openness.
It is located in central China where it faces the nation and prepares for the world. The university is adapting to the economic and social conditions of the country and the region as well. The university follows the world's scientific technology and cultural development and fully promotes the university's modernization and internationalization and aims to establish a first-class comprehensive university in China, being internationally well known as well, and demonstrating a strong function in the region.