Guizhou Minzu University was founded on May 17, 1951 under the jurisdiction of the People’s Government of Guizhou Province. As one of the first minorities-oriented universities in China, it is a key provincial higher education institute sponsored jointly by the People’s Government of Guizhou Province and the State Commission for Nationalities. Guizhou Minzu University received a straight-A score in the Undergraduate Level Teaching Appraisal organized by the Ministry of Education, and it is a higher education institute who admitted overseas students sponsored by Chinese Government Scholarship.
The university is located in Huaxi District of Guiyang City, a scenic spot with green mountains and bright waters renowned as “Pearl of Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau”. The campus of Dong Jiayan is across from a national wet land park which covers an area of 883,100㎡, another campus in university town covers 1,884,000㎡, the campus building is 730,000㎡in size. There is a collection of 2,140,000 printed publications, 1,030,000 e-books, 27TB digital resources and 15,000 electronic journals in the University Library.