NANTONG UNIVERSITY (NTU)
Location: Nantong City, Jiangsu Province, Sik Yuen Road, China
Nantong University (NTU) Nantong University is located in Nantong, a coastal city in the east of China. It was approved to establish by China’s Ministry of Education in May 2004 as a comprehensive university through the amalgamation of three former colleges: Nantong Medical College, Nantong Institute of Technology and Nantong Teachers College.
With a history of nearly 100 years and an impressive breadth of disciplines, Nantong University has leading graduate, professional, and undergraduate programs in a variety of fields, including programs in literature, science, economics, law, education, history, engineering, medical science, and management. There are now 22 schools offering 78 undergraduate programs, 43 master programs and 1 doctor program.At present, more than 2600 staff is working here and more than 30000 full-time students are studying here, among which 240 are international students.
NTU offers programs with rich opportunities for students at home and abroad to match their desire to develop intellectually and professionally.
Nantong Medical College , stemmed from a private Medical Institute of Nantong, was founded in 1912 by Zhang Jian and his brother Zhang Cha. It was one of the earliest medical colleges in China . It was transformed into Nantong Medical College in 1927, and a Medical department of Nantong University (amalgamated from three colleges of agriculture, textile and medicine) in 1928. It was moved to Shanghai In August 1938 and returned home and restored in 1946. During the adjustment of the national higher education in 1952, the medical department was entitled Northern Jiangsu Medical College and renamed as Nantong Medical College in 1956. It came under the joint jurisdiction of China ‘s Ministry of Transportation and the Jiangsu Provincial Government In 1978. And since Feb. 2002, it has become a college at provincial level.