NCU adheres to the concept of depending on talents cultivation, integrating education and research, absorbing all resources and pursuing the supreme good to promote practice. It sticks to the education philosophy of admiration of morality and competence and integration of knowledge and practice. NCU has formed an initial diversified talents cultivation system which is based on promoting quality education and all-round development of students, seeking a cultivation mode of pioneering, innovative talents with cross-disciplinary backgrounds. NCU boasts 11,517 postgraduates of all kinds and 73,995 full-time undergraduate and 3-year-system students (with the main campus accommodating 38,062 undergraduates). NCU is among the first universities of College Innovation Experiments Project and the first experimental universities of Excellent Engineers Cultivation Project.
NCU earnestly promotes international exchange and cooperation. It has maintained stable exchanges and cooperative relationships with about 60 universities and institutions in over 30 countries and regions. The Confucius Institute constructed by NCU was selected as excellent institute by Confucius Institute Headquarters for three consecutive years. NCU plays leading role in promoting regional culture and has made great efforts to push forward brand-culture construction and innovation. NCU has established art associations like Nanchang Philharmonic Orchestra and Jiangxi Opera Art Research Center. NCU was contracted to hold the 29th International Music Education Conference and creatively developed campus cultural series with Qianhu cultural brand as the main part.
In the new period of historical development, NCU has set the scientific outlook on development as its theme, Poyang Eco-economic Zone as its opportunity for development, reform and innovation as its driving force, quality improvement as its core, and is based on the 90 years' development as its foundation. NCU practices its Splendid Century Construction, advances its content construction and enhances its education competence. Rooted in Jiangxi, NCU takes a broad view of the country and the world. With a united heart and concerted efforts, NCU is following a scientific approach to development, keeping pace with top universities and striving for a high-level comprehensive university, as well as for a prosperous and harmonious Jiangxi and Planet Earth!