|President||Bai Jinxiang (白晋湘)|
|Location||Jishou and Zhangjiajie, Hunan, China|
As of fall 2013, the university has 2 campuses, a combined student body of 27,000 students, 2,000 faculty members, 200 staff members.
The university consists of 23 colleges, with 71 specialties for undergraduates, 2 specialties for the second bachelor's degree.
At present, the university has 15 provincial engineering research centres and 4 provincial key laboratories.
In August 2000, Jishou Health College merged into the university.
In October 2002, Wuling College merged into the university.
- School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering
- School of Tourism
- School of Biological Resources and Environmental Science
- School of Business
- School of Mathematics and Computer Science
- School of Physical Education
- School of Foreign Languages
- School of Physical Science and Information Engineering
- School of Literature and Journalism
- School of Medical
- School of Music and Dance
- School of Law
- School of Political Science and Public Administration
- School of History and Culture
- School of Art
- School of Information Management and Engineering
- School of Town Planning and Urban Planning
- School of International Exchange
- School of Continuing Education
- School of Marxism
- School of Public Languages
- School of Preceptors
- School of Computer General Course
- School of Modern Educational Technology
- Zhangjiajie College
Jishou University Library's total collection amounts to more than 2.3 million items.
- Motto: 以人名校，以业报国
- College newspaper: Journal of Jishou University
- Yang Zhengwu, Hunan Provincial Party Committee Secretary.
- Wu Yunchang, Governor of Xiangxi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture.
- Peng Xueming, writer, scholar, commentator.
- He Xu, chief editor of Xingchen Online, editor of Changsha Evening News.
- Yao Ziheng, editor and writer.
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- 吉首大学集中学习贯彻党的十八届三中全会精神. Sina (in Chinese). 2013.
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