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YU was established by merging Jianghan Petroleum Institute, Hubei Agricultural college, Jingzhou Teacher's college, and Hubei Medical Staff College in 2003. The main campus is in Jingzhou, with a new campus built in Wuhan. The school has established cooperation with some Chinese oil companies.
Yangtze University is known for its petroleum-related teaching programs and research capacities in China, as the former Jianghan Petroleum Institute was one of the major Chinese petroleum institutes.
Notable faculty and alumni
- Zhang Yongyi (张永一), Vice Minister of the Ministry of Petroleum, Deputy General Manager of China National Petroleum Corporation, former director of the former Southwest Petroleum Institute
- Shohrat Zakir (雪克来提·扎克尔), Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region Party committee secretary, autonomous region people's government party secretary, chairman
- Li Fanrong (李凡荣), CNOOC Group members, deputy general manager, limited company CEO and president
- Liao Yongyuan (廖永远), General Manager of China National Petroleum Corporation
- https://baike.baidu.com/item/长江大学/423995?fr=aladdin#6 ‹See Tfd›(in Chinese)
- http://www.yangtzeu.edu.cn ‹See Tfd›(in Chinese)
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