Introduction to University
Founded in 1909, China University of Mining and Technology (CUMT) is one of the key national universities directly under the administration of the China’s Ministry of Education. It is also listed in the national “211 Project” and “985 Innovation Platform for Advantageous Disciplines”. In 2017, CUMT was recognized as a “university with first-rate discipline construction”. CUMT covers an area of 297 hectares, in which the Wenchang campus covers an area of 107 hectares.
CUMT offers 57 undergraduate programs, 35 first-level discipline master programs, 9 professional degree programs, 16 first-level doctoral programs, and 14 post-doctoral programs. The university now has one key first-grade discipline and 8 key disciplines rated by the Chinese government as priorities on the national educational agenda, and 1national key incubated discipline. CUMT has a strong reputation across the globe in engineering-related majors. In 2017, in the fourth round of discipline evaluation conducted by Ministry of Education, disciplines of Mineral Engineering, Safety Science and Engineering, Science and Technology in Surveying and Mapping as well as Geological Resources and Geological Engineering ranked the first, first, third and third respectively. The Engineering Science, Earth Science, Materials Science and Chemistry of CUMT rank the top 1% of ESI among all the universities and scientific research institutions in the world.