Jinhua Polytechnic, established on the basis of Jinhua Institute of Technology in 1994, at present, the planning area of Jinhua Polytechnic is 3020 mu, with 2214 mu developed and 590000 square meters building area. Jinhua Polytechnic has total value of 850 million yuan in fixed assets, 130 million yuan in teaching equipment and apparatus, and over 1.32 million library books. Jinhua Polytechnic employs over 1300 staff (not including affiliated hospital) and has 23000 full time students.
Jinhua Polytechnic offers 76 specialties, including 3 model majors of national key support, 1 pilot major in national educational reform, 3 provincial key majors, 1 provincial key subject, 15 national top-quality courses, 30 provincial top-quality courses, 19 national planning teaching materials. From 2004, Jinhua Polytechnic has 2 national scientific research projects, 116 provincial or ministerial research subjects, including 22 provincial natural science fund projects, 44 provincial Science and Technology Department projects (including 2 Major technology special subjects, with the subsidy amounts to 1.2 million yuan and 0.5 million yuan separately), 1 Second Prize for National Teaching Achievements, 1 First Prize and 3 Second Prize for Provincial Teaching achievements, 1 second prize for provincial Science and Technology, 1 third prize for Province philosophy social science outstanding achievements, over 220 city-level Scientific research achievements, 22 prizes in national student academic competition and over 280 provincial and ministerial level awards. Jinhua Polytechnic employs over 1000 full-time teachers, including over 80 professors, over 350 associate professors, 73.8% dual-skilled professional lectures, of whom 433 teachers have Master's degree or above. Jinhua Polytechnic employs 786 part time teachers. The improvement of the whole teaching team’s quality further promotes the science and technology service level.
Being active in the international exchange and cooperation, Jinhua Polytechnic has been established long-term cooperation with more than 10 universities and education institutes in America, England, Canada, Australia, Germany, Singapore, France and Finland. We have four Sino-foreign cooperative projects, filed in Ministry of Education and approved by provincial Department of Education, such as Sino-Australian Nursing, Sino- American Accounting, Sino-Canadian Hotel Management, and Sino-Australian Architecture Design and Technology. We have enrolled more than 200 foreign students from Finland, Ukraine, Turkey, Korean, Nepal, Pakistan, Indian, England, Ghana, Iran and so on. We enroll students form 21 provinces and cities including Henan and Guizhou. We also have all- around cooperation with 8 colleges in central and western regions in students’ cultivation and teachers’ exchange. They are: Urumqi Vocational University, Leshan Vocational & Technical College, Tongren Vocational & Technical College, Xiangfan Vocational & Technical College and so on.
Brimming with vigor and vitality, Jinhua Polytechnic follows the concept of “opening-door schooling, school-enterprise cooperation” and carries out the motto “Unity between theory and practice, pragmatism and innovation”, striding towards building itself into a national first-class vocational college with distinct college characteristic and wide social influence.