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Northwest A & F University

Northwest A&F University is a key national comprehensive university directly under the administration of the Ministry of Education.

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About

History

The University originated from National Northwest Junior College of Agriculture and Forestry which was founded in 1934, and other research and educational institutes that were later founded in Yangling. 

Education

NWAFU is the only education institution in China that is completely equipped with disciplines of agriculture, forestry, and water science. Currently there are all together 23 colleges (departments, institutes) and Graduate School, covering disciplines of agriculture, science, engineering, economics, business, liberal arts, law, philosophy, history, medicine, education, arts, etc..

Research

In accordance with national and regional strategic demands, NWAFU has conducted applied researches in areas of Animal and Plant Breeding, Plant Protection, Agricultural Biology Technology, Agriculture and Irrigation Technology in Dry Areas, and Comprehensive Treatment to Water and Soil Loss in China’s Loess Plateau have developed distinguished features and priorities. NWAFU has acquired more than 5000 accumulated scientific achievements in various areas, among which over 1800 achievements are awarded. 

University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2019
501
2018
501
2017
-
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2020
801
2019
801
2018
801
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2020
841 35
2019
876 -73
2018
803
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Library services

The Library of Northwest Agriculture & Forestry has a history of more than 70 years, which was originated from the library of National Northwest Junior College of Agriculture and Forestry, founded in April,1934. 

By the end of 2012, the library’s total collection has reached over 2.1 million volumes of paper books (184,600 foreign volumes included) and 5,315,375 volumes of e-books (academic dissertations, criteria, patents and other literature included).

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