The College was established in 1945, and adopted its current name in 1982.
Formerly for undergraduates only, the university received authorization to grant master's degrees in 2003. In addition to nursing, many other programs are offered, including psychology, biomedical engineering, and traditional Chinese medicine.
The university's new campus was recently completed on the outskirts of downtown Chengde. It currently enrolls about 6000 students, the majority of which are female. Chengde Medical College is best known for its nursing program, and offers classes in both English and Chinese.
Chengde Medical College began recruiting foreign students in 2006. A number of students from outside China now attend the school, most coming from Pakistan.
The university attaches great importance to international academic exchange and cooperation. Cooperation has been established with universities from Japan, South Korea, Thailand, Russia and Canada.
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