North China University of Science and Technology(NCUST) is one of the key universities of Hebei Province, which is a comprehensive university taking engineering as the backbone and pursuing a harmonious development of engineering, sciences, economics, management, law and humanities. The university is located in Tangshan, an open city in the Bohai Rim, bordering Beijing, and Tianjin. The university was founded by Hebei Province and the Ministry of Coal Industry in 1958 and was named Tangshan Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.
The staff was composed of cadres and teachers from Kailuan Coal Mine Bureau, Tangshan Railway College and other institutions. In 1959, the Department of Mining and Metallurgy of Tianjin University with its teachers and students was incorporated into the institute. Since its founding, the university has used names such as Tangshan Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Tangshan Institute of Science and Technology, Hebei Institute of Technology. In May, 2010, it was approved by the Ministry of Education to change its name to Hebei United University, in 2016 the University name is changed to North China University of Science and Technology(NCUST)
The university consists of 17 colleges, offering 55 undergraduate specialties, 28 master programs, and 7 programs of master of engineering. It has the qualification to enroll master applicants at equivalent educational level and international students. Moreover, it has 3 provincial key disciplines, 2 disciplines to be specially developed by the province, and 4 provincial key labs.
At present, there are about 23,000 students of different levels studying in NCUST. The university has always taken teaching as the core, adhering to the concept of uphold technology and value application so as to improve the quality of education constantly. The rate of graduate employment has been among the best for many years in the province. In 48 years since its founding, the university has cultivated about 60,000 experts, professors, technicians and high-ranking managers for various trades.
In the last three years, the university has undertaken 560 research projects of various kinds, including 17 state-funded projects such as research projects of National 863 Plan. Research funds added up to about a hundred million Yuan. It has gained about a hundred awards, including 23 awards at provincial and ministerial levels and above. 40 monographs and 2815 essays were published with 231 essays being embodied by the three major indices. The university has also developed new/high tech industries energetically.
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