Welcome to Xiangya School of Nursing at Central South University

The Xiangya School of Nursing at Central South University was established in 1911. In its century of history, Xiangya School of Nursing has educated thousands of high-quality nursing talents. Generations of Xiangya nursing fellows have been selflessly dedicated, hard-working, and unrelenting in their fight at the forefront of clinical work, scientific research, and nursing education at different times and in various fields, becoming the backbone of the development of Chinese nursing careers and making outstanding contributions to the development of human health and medicine.

With 110 years of nursing education at Xiangya, we have been committed to developing high-quality nurses who can adapt to society's needs and discipline development, have all-around moral, intellectual, physical, aesthetic and labor education, and can look at global health care challenges from an international perspective. We welcome you to Xiangya School of Nursing. Here, you will be immersed in an energetic, diverse, and inclusive environment with a strong academic atmosphere. You will have access to a wide variety of learning resources that integrate hospital teaching, scientific research, and clinical practice, and you will have the opportunity to interact with renowned experts and scholars from home and abroad. We provide our students with strong support and the utmost care, creating a platform with a high standard of quality that provides them with various opportunities for success.

Our nursing discipline has been highly ranked. The school was rated A+ in the fourth round of the China Discipline Ranking in 2016, the only university in mainland China to have a nursing subject listed in the world's top 100 list in 2017, and to have ranked in the top 3 for three consecutive years (first place for two consecutive years). We have an exceptional and dedicated faculty team, with a total of 68 full-time faculty members, including 27 professors (including the clinical track), more than 30 associate professors (including the clinical track), 8 post-doctoral and doctoral supervisors, 42 master's supervisors, 1 specialist who receives the special allowances of the State Council, 7 specialists who were elected as Fellow of American Academy of Nursing, and 1 selected into the Hundred-Talent Program of Hunan Province. We offer talent training from undergraduate to postdoctoral levels, and have trained 6 postdoctoral students, more than 100 doctoral graduates, and more than 1000 master graduates. In addition, we have developed stable cooperation and exchanges with Yale University, University of California, San Francisco, University of Washington, Johns Hopkins University, University of Dundee, University of Toronto, Monash University, Flinders University, Kyushu University, Chiang Mai University, and the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Xiangya nursing fellows have passed on the torch to the society and the world, making Xiangya School of Nursing at Central South University a renowned institution both at home and abroad.

Xiangya nursing education is flourishing today, taking the lead in discipline construction in China. With our commitment to innovation and excellence, we are striving to integrate nursing with multiple disciplines while building a domestically leading and world-class nursing school. We are striving to improve the health of every individual and promote a healthy society. It is our hope that you will start from here, deepen your understanding of the Xiangya School of Nursing at Central South University, and share our passion for nursing. We look forward to welcoming you to our nursing community.

Siyuan Tang, MD

Dean & Professor

Xiangya School of Nursing at Central South University