Wenhua College was formerly called Wenhua College of Huazhong University of Science and Technology, a full-time regular institution of higher learning authorized by the Ministry of Education in May 2003 and jointly run by Wuhan Union Real Estate Limited Company and Huazhong University of Science and Technology. In May, 2014, the Ministry of Education authorized the College to transfer its identity to the privately-run regular undergraduate college, officially renaming it" Wenhua College".
Within 1 kilometer away from the Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wenhua College is located at Chuangye Street, the heartland of Wuhan East Lake High-tech Development Zone ---“The Optical Valley, Wuhan, China ”. Adjacent to the beautiful East Lake scenic spot, the campus covers 1,340 mu. Sheltered by green trees and red maples, it has won a reputation of “one of the ten most beautiful universities” in Wuhan. Therefore, "going to Wenhua to admire the breathtaking scenery of red maples in autumn" has become a new fashion among Wuhan residents. With a gross floor area of 532,600 m2, Wenhua College is fully equipped with modern education and life facilities. Rigorous academic atmosphere offers an ideal land for students’ study and research.
Pro.Liu Xianjun, the President of Wenhua College, is a renowned higher educationist who is also the president of Chinese Colleges and Universities Research Association, deputy director of the academic committee of Huazhong University of Science and Technology, and a doctoral supervisor. Pro. Zhang Yongchuang, the honorary President of Wenhua College, is an academician of Chinese Academy of engineering. In the schooling process, all of the teachers and students in Wenhua College share high quality educational resources with Huazhong University of Science and Technology. One third of the state-level famous teachers and a large number of outstanding teachers and cadres with Huazhong University of Science and Technology are also teaching and working in Wenhua College. A group of renowned scholars and experts in famous colleges and universities of Wuhan are appointed to hold leading positions in teaching and researching of the departments and faculties in Wenhua College.
The mission of Wenhua College is taking "talent nurturing as the priority and teaching quality as the first concern”. Under the motto of “developing profound knowledge with great determination and cultivating right morals from the very basis of human nature", the College insists on school management by professional educators and advocates joint creation to realize mutual development. In its educational reform, the emphasis is on optimizing the structure, making major breakthroughs, defending the fundamentals and keeping innovation.
There are over 14,000 full-time college students, with 37 majors of four-year program and 10 majors of three-year program, covering six branches of studies, namely, engineering, management, literature, law, economics and arts. Therefore, a preliminary pattern is formed by "taking engineering foremost and coordinating multi-disciplinary development”. At present, Wenhua College enrolls students from 27 provinces and cities all over the country. It has also established the interscholastic cooperation with many famous colleges and universities in other countries such as the United States , Britain and Australia etc.
With the assistance and under the guidance of Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wenhua College has established a scientific teaching quality assurance system. There are more than 800 professional full time teachers, of whom 351 are associate professors and professors, 42.9% have master’s degree or doctorate and 40.8% are double-certificated teachers.
Wenhua College insists on close combination of both scientific research and teaching. By serving the local economy and social development on own initiative, the College has established six general specialized branches and five specialized groups under the testing projects of transformation development of Hubei Province. Moreover, it has also launched a large number of provincial excellent courses and high quality courses. The undergraduate projects of talent cultivation are launched for Hubei Province key discipline and strategic emerging (pillar) industry personnel training plans. The College has also set up Hubei provincial key experimental teaching demonstrating center for higher education, Hubei provincial practicing and training bases for higher education, the Research Center for Hubei Brand Development, Hubei province Non-material Cultural Heritage Research Center and other provincial-level organizations.
Wenhua College insists on student-centered education, creating school-running characteristics of individualized education. By first establishing the "potential-developing tutor" system which aims at developing students' "potential", the College also spares no efforts in deepening "inspirational" education and implementing "one blueprint for one student", "one curriculum for one student" and "one quality course by one teacher", so as to create larger space for students' free development. The College endeavors to explore different education suitable for different students, establish diverse kinds of cultivating patterns for innovative talents and carry out individualized education so that a more beneficial campus environment can be created for the healthy growth of innovative and application-oriented talents.
The exploration of individualized education has attracted 16 famous educators to investigate and instruct, among whom are Pan Maoyuan, Zhou Yuanqing, GuMingyuan, Ye Lan, Wang Yingjie, QuZhenyuan. Their arrival has invigorated the academic atmosphere of the College and stimulated the exploration of individualized education. They said, "Wenhua is a college with dreams and pursuit where everyone can find free space for their own development." In March 2013, the research subject "The Exploration and Practice of Individualized Education for Undergraduate Students in Independent / Private College" of Whenhua College won the first class award in the seventh session of Hubei Province College and Universities Teaching Achievement.
Sticking to the excellent traditions of humanity education kept by Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wenhua College spares no efforts in creating the humanistic atmosphere of higher education, by opening “Academicians, Celebrities, Entrepreneurs” rostrums. More than 20 academicians and university presidents, like Yang Shuzi, Li Peigeng, Luo Jun, Li Deren, Yang Jiafu, Ye Chaohui gave lectures to and exchanged opinions with the students on the spot for over 50 times. Many famous scholars have given lectures in sequence, including distinguished professors and lecturers of CCTV "Lecture Room" Wang Liqun, Yi Zhongtian and Yu Dan, well-known writers XiongZhaozheng, Fang Fang and popular celebrities of the social and cultural circle GuoJingming, Hong Huang and so on. All these efforts have well stimulated students' passion in innovating and starting up business, forming the admiring academic atmosphere.
According to incomplete statistics, since 2014, the students of Wenhua College have won 1,128 awards in various national and provincial academic competitions, including the Best Intelligence Award in "Top Ten Undergraduates in Hubei Province", the Silver Award and the Distinctive Award in “the Eighth Session of the Challenge Cup National Business Plan Competition for College Students”, as well as "the Network Virtual Operation Competition Award" and so on.
Over the past five years, the passing rates of CET-4 test taken by the students Wenhua College have been over 80%. The passing rates of the postgraduate-entrance exams taken by our students have always been higher than other colleges of the same level, being 16% of the undergraduates. About half of these students have been admitted to key universities in the National "211 Project" and the "985 Project" such as Beijing University, Wuhan University and Huazhong University of Science and Technology. Thanks to the strong competitive advantages of College students, the initial employment rate of Wenhua has been kept at over 90%.
Wenhua College has been successively rated by the government, social organizations and authoritative media as one of “the top ten independent colleges in China”, “the National First-Batch Innovative • Employment-Oriented University”, “the Most Popular Independent College in China”, “the Advanced Folk Organization of Hubei Province”, and “the National Advanced Independent College”.
Over the past 5 years，Wenhua College has been ranked second both in “China's 100 top independent colleges ”and “China's top private universities ”which were released on the Chinese Alumni association network. Thus, the College has entered one of the Chinese First-class Private universities, enjoying the honor of “Chinese Five-star Private University”. Ranking second in “the List of the Best Specialized Major” in 2015 Chinese Private University, Wenhua College is the only private college that has been included in “the Engineering Major List with Ranking Above Five-star in Chinese universities of 2015”.
In the year 2015, Wenhua College was evaluated as “ China 's Private College with Social Influence” and “ China 's Employment-oriented Typical College and University with Social Influence ” by Xinhua net.
The international school code: 13262
The enrollment code in Hubei: 1237
Zip code: 430074
Address: No.8 Wenhuayuan Road, East Lake High Technology and New Technology Development Zone, Wuhan, Hubei province.
Telephone: (027)87599540 87599065