Northwest A&F University (NWAFU) is a national key university under the direct administration of Chinese Ministry of Education, As one of China’s top university, NWAFU is supported by the central government under national “Project 985” and “Project 211”.
The university covers agriculture, science, engineering, economics, management, literature, law, education, medicine, history, philosophy and art. It holds exclusive statewide authority for programs in animal and plant breeding, plant protection, agricultural bio-technologies, dry-land framing and water saving irrigation, soil and water conservation on the Loess Plateau.
It has 23 colleges (departments or institutes) and a Graduate school, with 63 undergraduate programs, 105 master’s programs, 71 doctoral programs. There are more than 22,000 undergraduates and about 9,000 postgraduate.