North University of China (NUC), formerly known as North China Institute of Technology (1993-2004) and Taiyuan Institute of Machinery (1958-1992), is located in Taiyuan, Shanxi Province.
Engineering in NUC ranks 92nd in “100 Top Universities in China 2006” and NUC ranks 3rd in “Top Universities in Shanxi 2006”.
NUC is a multi-disciplinary university, encompassing engineering, science, liberal arts, economics, management, law, and education.
NUC, covering an area of 156.1 hectares, neighbors beautiful scenery of green mountains and a murmuring river. It consists of 16 schools; and has been authorized to confer Doctorate, Master, and Bachelor Degrees. Full time enrollment stands at 31 000, including over 3 000 Ph.D. and Master Candidates.
NUC has two First Level Disciplines authorized to offer Doctorate Degrees by the Office of Academic Degrees Committee of the State Council; 18 Ph.D. programs; two mobile post-doctoral centers; 11 First Level Disciplines authorized to offer Master Degrees by the Office of Academic Degrees Committee of the State Council; 58 Master programs; and 59 Bachelor programs.
The University features 10 Provincial or Ministerial key disciplines and houses 12 State, Provincial, or Ministerial key laboratories, bases, and research centers.
Through 67 years of glorious history, NUC has cultivated scientific research and unique talents (unique scientific research talents). The fund for scientific and technological development reached 150 million RMB in 2007. It has achieved tremendous accomplishments in a great number of programs, some of which have won high-level awards. Graduates from the University are highly acclaimed by both employers and society at large. The employment rate for graduates resides over 90% for the long term. To date, more than 70 000 professionals claim NUC as their alma mater.
NUC pursues a scientific developing strategy and endeavors to seize every possible opportunity. Therefore, now established as the largest educational institution in Shanxi Province, North University of China, ever striving for excellence in both teaching and scientific research, aims to be nation-oriented and world-oriented.