Shihezi University was established in April 1996 and officially recognized by the Ministry of Education and MCI. It is one of the higher learning institutions in China, which offers world class education. It is also listed in The World Directory of Medical Universities published by WHO.
Presently, the university has 20 colleges with 10 specialties which include - Medicine, Economics and Trade Management, Agriculture, Engineering, Literature and Arts, Sciences, Education, Law and History. The colleges offer 4 Doctorates Degrees, 52 Masters' Degrees and 66 Bachelors' Degree programs. Currently, there are more than 30,000 students studying in which around 21,000+ are undergraduates and 1,000+ are postgraduates. The university has more than 1,500 full-time teachers, 150+ professors and 400+ associate professors. It is an ideal place to learn and research.
The Shihezi University, School of Medicine offers medical courses taught in English Language to the international students. During the course, first two years are of basic medical science, three years of clinical science training and one year of internship.
The graduates who clear the medical council licensing examinations of their respective countries with a good score including Medical Council of India Screening Test Examination and Nepalese Medical Council Licensing Examination. Many other graduates have cleared USMLE licensing Examination to practice in USA and Australia Medical Council Licensing Examination to practice in Australia. These graduates are now employed in reputed government and private hospitals of their home countries.
The university not just focuses on education; it also gives equal attention towards the physical and mental health of the students. It focuses on shaping the character of the students. The student community there is enriched with diversity, which offers students the opportunity to get an exposure of international art and culture. The graduates are committed towards their goals.
The university provides the hostel with the rooms equipped with all the basic amenities needed for the students to live in a study-conducive environment. Internet connection, heating system, laundry service, phone connection and hot running water facilities are also provided to the students. Moreover, the university has well-facilitated libraries, gyms, stadiums and sports fields.