Prep college education can be oriented as an indispensable ingredient of higher education for ethnic minority students in China, which provides them with a preparative learning period for their further academical study. With great honor, the school had witnessed every single progress and improvement taken by this scenic lakeside “Grand Garden” like campus since its establishment in 1951. In the span of 6 decades, there have been a total of 8,000 and more students accomplished their promotion to South-Central University for Nationalities; entrusted by the Ministry of Education, nearly 2000 other minority elite have been trained for Shanghai Medical University, Zhongshan Medical University, East China University of Science and Technology, Wuhan University of Technology and China University of Geosciences in succession.
So far, 18 faculties have been equipped there, of which 8 associate professors and 5 doctor’s degree winners. Four teaching and researching sections including Chinese, maths, English and politics subjects are formed with sophisticated facilities in order to update instructors’ knowledge structure and polish their research abilities. Students could enjoy a great variety of compulsory courses such as Chinese language, mathematics, English, politics, basic computer, Chinese history and culture, geography, physics, chemistry; as for elective courses, philosophy, mathematics culture, history of mathematics, analytic geometry, chemistry and life, history and literature, calligraphy and other elective courses are also open to them.
This school is featured by minority-only enrollment and one-year attendance required. More than 400 students in school per year are divided into 4 arts and 4 science classes. After one year’s study, those who passed certain standardized test can accomplish their promotion to the college or university. To one’s delight, the students with outstanding performance have the opportunity to earn scholarships and honorary title.
To ensure the quality of the graduates is still highly valued and the development of students' comprehensive quality and innovation ability has been attached great stress on. Teaching-focused pattern does not slow down but actively motivate scientific research and fueled of it. Advancing with the world, the school constantly reflects on its strong and weak points in education, making its advantages permanent nationwide. In recent years, school has undertaken several national and provincial research projects, and published papers which influenced great in their respective field. In national teaching demonstration contest, our school achieved the complete victory as the top one, as well as national outstanding teachers and school teachers of the honorary title. The teaching and administrative faculties demonstrate great dedication to their career, and pour their heart to love students, on the other side, ethnic minority students hold an upward spirit, are enthusiastic about their study, respect each other, and stick to national unity and progress neck by neck to create harmonious environment as a big family.