Wuhan Polytechnic University, located in Wuhan City of Hubei Province known as a “thoroughfare to 9 provinces”, was founded in 1951. WHPU operates on the principle of “Basing itself on education, taking quality as the means of development, strengthening itself with talents, and highlighting its unique features.” The disciplines concerning food science are its distinct features. Besides, Agro-product Processing and Transformation and other related disciplines have distinct characteristics. Engineering is its main body. Engineering, Management, Science, Humanities, Economics, Agriculture, Art and Law develop in coordination. Now the University has been developed into an influential multiversity.
WHPU now covers an area of over 1,000,000 square meters, with the building area of 480,000 square meters. And it has 63 undergraduate specialties and 58 disciplines authorized to grant master’s degree. Currently the number of full-time students is over 17,000.