Beihua University is a province-owned comprehensive university whose scope is the most extensive one. Approved by the Ministry of Education, it was founded in 1999 by the combination of the original Jilin Teacher's college, Jilin Medical College, Jilin Forestry College and Jilin Electrification Academy. It is situated in the Rime Metropolis and Charming City --- Jilin.
The university has four campuses: the south, the north, the east, and the west campus, which totally occupies an area of 1,263,700 square meters with a floor space up to 830,300square meters. The gross value of its equipments is 184,000,000 RMB. The total collection of the university library reaches 2,562,700 volumes. Currently, the University has the total enrollments of 22,100 students, including 18,803 undergraduate students. The University has 27 academic colleges (Law School, School of Education Science, College of Physical Education, School of Chinese Language and Culture, Foreign Languages' College, College of Music, College of Fine Arts, College of History and Culture, College of Mathematics, College of Physics, College of Chemistry and Biology, College of Mechanical Engineering, College of Electrical and Information Engineering, School of Computer science and Technology, College of Software, College of Transportation and Civil Engineering, College of Forestry, College of Basic Medicine, College of Public Health, No. 1 Clinical Medical College (Affiliated Hospital), College of Medical Test, College of Stomatology, College of Nursing, College of Pharmacy, School of Economic Management, College of Adults and Continuing Education and International Education and Exchange Institute), besides, 3 departments (centers) (College Foreign Languages’ Department, Educational Technology Center, Engineering Training Center), it offers 71 undergraduate specialties, containing 10 kinds of specialties (Economics, Law, Education, Literature, History, Science, Engineering, Agriculture, Medicine and Management); 38 Master's programs, 1 Professional Master’s program (of Medicine), containing 9 kinds of specialties, 21 courses of first class; 1 national Forestry key specialty (Forest Cultivation); 6 provincial key specialty ((Forest Cultivation, Clinical Test and Diagnosis, Special History, Medicine, Power Electronics and Electric Transmission, Curriculum and Teaching Theory); 1 provincial key lab ( Forest and Ecological Environment); 1 provincial key research base of Human Social Science (East Asia History and Culture Research Center); 1 provincial base for Post-Doctoral science research and innovative undertaking; 1 provincial demonstration center for college experiments and teaching( Basic Experiment and Teaching Center for Medical and Examination and Test ); 1 provincial key constructing experiment center (Engineering Training Center); it is the base of cultural quality education for national college students; which is the sole educational and training base of psychological health for provincial college students. Among 1,559 faculties, there have been 212 professors, 539 associate professors, 1 provincial famous master, 1 provincial chief professor, 1 provincial key professor, 5 provincial fine young and middle-aged mainstays, 1 provincial advanced expert, 6 provincial young and middle-aged professional and technical personnel with outstanding contributions, 12 provincial top-notch innovative personnel, 30 winners of special State Council allowance, 11 famous masters of university, 65 pioneers of their courses and 97 fine young and middle-aged mainstays of the school, at the end of September, 2007.