Jinzhou Medical University originated from the Health School of Liaoji Military Region, which was founded in 1946 during the War of Liberation and was moved to Jinzhou of Liaoning Province in 1949. The school developed into Jinzhou Medical College in 1958 and the name was changed into Liaoning Medical University in 2006. In the next year, LMU passed the teaching proficiency testing of Ministry of Education with excellent performance. The university was officially renamed Jinzhou Medical University in March 2016 under the approval of Ministry of Education. Through 70 years of development, JZMU has developed into a provincial medical university with chiefly medical-based, multi-level, multidisciplinary and multi-form education.
Jinzhou Medical University covers an area of 915 acres, including general higher education, adult education, higher vocational education and international students education. In 1984, university began to grant master degree. In 1999, it received qualification of granting master degree for those with the same level of education. In 2003, approved by the Ministry of Education, our university began to make joint training program with China Medical University to cultivate graduates for Ph.D degrees. Now, there are 8 first -level disciplines authorized to offer master degree, 59 second-level disciplines authorized to offer master degree and 4 disciplines authorized to offer professional master degree. Jinzhou Medical University has 124 professional teaching practice base, among which there are three directly affiliated hospitals and seven indirectly affiliated hospitals. The First Affiliated Hospital is the biggest third-level Grade- A hospital in western Liaoning, one of the three major regional medical centers of Liaoning Province, the national standardized training base for coronary intervention. The Second Affiliated Hospital is the national standardized training base for chief physician (oral cavity), the clinical training base for professional nurses affiliated to Chinese Stomatological Association, the clinical training center for stomatology, the base promoting popular science of oral health of Liaoning Province, and the center for diagnosing and treating oral disease in western Liaoning. The Third Affiliated Hospital is the third-level Grade-A hospital, the rehabilitation center for occupational injuries, the center for diabetes prevention and the center for diabetic eye diseases prevention in western Liaoning Province. The three affiliated hospital has made great contributions to the fast and harmonious development of the regional medical and health career.
Jinzhou Medical University ( JZMU ) currently has over 12000 on-campus students, admitting students nationally from 30 provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities. JZMU began to recruit overseas students in 1997. Approved by the Ministry of Education in 2012, it was qualified to award ‘ English-Taught Bachelor of Medicine /Bachelor of Surgery ( MBBS )’. In 2014, approved by the Ministry of Education, our University, JZMU were qualified as one of the Chinese institutions admitting international students under ‘Chinese Government Scholarship’. In 2015, approved by the Ministry of Education, JZMU became eligible institution to recruit Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan students. The international students aiming at academic degrees has ranked third for three years in Liaoning Province. JZMU has enrolled around 1500 medical degree students, medical postgraduate students from more than 57 countries in five continents, including India, Nepal, Korea, Japan, Russia,etc.