Guizhou Minzu University(GZMU) was founded on May 17, 1951, under the People’s Government of Guizhou Province. As one of the first minorities-oriented universities in China, it is a key provincial higher education institute sponsored jointly by the People’s Government of Guizhou Province and the State Commission for Nationalities. Guizhou Minzu University received a straight-A score in the Undergraduate Level Teaching Appraisal organized by the Ministry of Education. It is also one of the designated universities by MOE to accept overseas students with Chinese Government Scholarship.
The university is located in Huaxi District of Guiyang City, a scenic spot with pleasant weather and green mountains and bright waters renowned as “Pearl of Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau”.Dong Jiayan is across from a national wetland park covering an area of 883,100㎡; another campus in university town covers 1,884,000㎡. There is a collection of1,870,000 printed publications, 1,030,000 e-books,and 27TB digital resources in the University Library.