Gansu Agricultural University

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Established in 1946, Gansu Agricultural University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the small city of Lanzhou (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Gansu. Officially accredited/recognized by the Department of Education, Gansu Province, Gansu Agricultural University (GAU) is a large (enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Gansu Agricultural University (GAU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. It is also one of the university on the first list of China's Excellent Agricultural and Forestal Personnel Training Project. This 70 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. GAU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, as well as administrative services.


August, 1945: College of National North-Western Agricultural established by Ministry of Education;

1950:Its name changed to North-Western Veterinary College;

1958: It moved to Huang Yang town from city of lanzhou and combined with college of Gansu Agricultural. Later it changed the name as Gansu Agricultural University.

1981: Its campus moved back to Lanzhou city.

Academic Programs & Departments[edit]

Statistics shown from official web: there are total 15 departments in Lanzhou campus, which including 53 Bachelor programs, 8 Master programs and 7 doctorate programs.

Additionally, Practaculture Science, animal science and veterinarian have been prized as The National Key Academic Programs.

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