Zhengzhou Sias College, formerly known as Sias International College of Zhengzhou University, was founded in 1998. Zhengzhou University Sias International College is a Sino foreign cooperative educational institution invested by Sias Group in the United States, in cooperation with Zhengzhou University and Fort Hays State University (FHSU) in Kansas. It is the first full-time undergraduate institution in Henan Province approved by the Academic Degrees Committee of the State Council to implement overseas bachelor's degree education cooperation projects, It is also one of the first universities to pass the evaluation of Sino foreign cooperative education by the Ministry of Education of China. In 2018, with the approval of the Ministry of Education, it was transformed into an independent private undergraduate university with the school code of 4141014654.
The school is located in Xinzheng City, Zhengzhou, Henan, the hometown of the founder of Chinese humanities, the Yellow Emperor. It covers an area of over 2400 acres and has built over 900000 square meters of teaching facilities with various styles. The campus environment that combines European modern gardens with Chinese classical gardens, the teaching buildings that combine European and Chinese styles, and the complete facilities of sports, music, and art teaching venues not only reflect Sias' educational philosophy of combining Chinese and Western cultures, but also demonstrate the international consciousness of time and space in educating people and the comprehensive development of morality, intelligence, physical fitness, sound, and beauty. Being on campus is like walking through a passionate dialogue between Eastern and Western architecture and garden culture, where the East, West, ancient and modern solidify into three-dimensional music in an instant. The tranquil mountains and tranquil waters nourish the mind, creating a strong international growth atmosphere for students.
The school implements the educational policies of the CPC and the state, adheres to the idea of combining Chinese and Western education, implements international Holistic education, and cultivates versatile practical talents. To achieve this goal, while actively building an excellent learning environment, the school provides multicultural learning channels on the basis of well running basic disciplines and consolidating basic curriculum learning, and optimizes learning methods through learning the new cognitive science; Improve students' practical abilities and innovative awareness through innovative education and practice; By creating a unique and colorful campus culture, expanding students' horizons, promoting the improvement of students' comprehensive qualities, and cultivating a good academic atmosphere of self-directed learning; Through the use of foreign teachers teaching in full English and original English textbooks, we aim to strengthen the cultivation of students' bilingual and information skills in both Chinese and English, enabling them to initially possess international communication and communication skills, international perspectives, and international thinking methods, and become qualified talents who adapt to the development of international integrated economy and society.
In terms of discipline construction, the school adheres to the path of professional development and characteristic development. The school now has 17 schools, including Business School, School of Accounting, School of Foreign Languages, Kansas International College, School of Electronic information engineering, School of Art and Design, School of Nursing, School of Law, School of Physical Education, School of Journalism and Communication, School of Architecture, School of Music and Drama, School of Marxism, School of Education, School of International Education, School of Continuing Education, 74 undergraduate and junior college majors (including directions), and 6 Sino foreign cooperative school running projects, A disciplinary and professional system has been formed, mainly focusing on management, humanities, and social sciences, with a total of eight major disciplines and coordinated development of multiple disciplines; Since 2008, relying on Zhengzhou University, postgraduate education has been carried out in national economics, business administration, English language and literature, foreign linguistics and applied linguistics, English translation, electronic and communication engineering, etc. The school currently has over 29600 students and 1750 teachers, including over 130 foreign teachers. The ratio of foreign teachers to students ranks among the top in the country.
The school adheres to the path of international cooperation in education and has conducted friendly exchanges and cooperation with more than 180 universities in 50 countries and regions, including the United States, Japan, Thailand, and Indonesia. The school's School of International Education now admits international students from over 20 countries, including the United States, Japan, South Korea, and Russia. The school's unique blend of Chinese and Western characteristics is highlighted in the international exchange of students and the international cooperation of the teaching staff. A sound organizational structure of the Party, government, industry, and youth league has strengthened our school's education in ideological and ethical principles, moral values, legal concepts, and organizational discipline. The scientific and humanized management concept, people-oriented, student-centered, closely linked to social reality, and a teaching method that combines theory and practice have continuously improved the quality of our school's teaching. Our graduate employment rate has been ranked among the top three universities in Henan Province for consecutive years. Graduates are highly praised by employers for their excellent oral English skills, new ideological concepts, solid business foundation, strong practical and communication skills.
The school, relying on its comprehensive strength and advantages, has been awarded the titles of "Top 10 Influential Brands of Chinese Foreign Funded Undergraduate Colleges", "Top 10 Sino foreign Cooperative Colleges in China Education General Evaluation List", "Most Competitive Brands of Chinese Foreign Funded Undergraduate Colleges", "Most Competitive Colleges for Employment in China", "Most Comprehensive Strength Sino foreign Cooperative Colleges", and "Chinese Social Influential Sino foreign Cooperative Colleges" by relevant national ministries and media units "Top Ten Brand Influential Sino foreign Cooperative Colleges", "Excellent Private Schools in Henan Province", "exemplary organization in Business Style Construction" and other titles. The Henan Provincial Government and Zhengzhou Municipal Government respectively awarded the "Yellow River Friendship Award" and the "Business Capital Friendship Award" to the founder of the school, Chen Xiaochun, Chairman. In February 2015, the school won the third "Outstanding Contribution Award" for its achievements in introducing advanced educational concepts and implementing international characteristic education, cultivating a large number of outstanding talents for Sino US cooperation and exchange. Zhengzhou Sias College is a former chairman unit of the Asia Pacific University Federation and currently serves as a council member; Member of the Asia Pacific University Exchange Alliance and Chairman of the China Region.
Official website of Zhengzhou Sias College：http://www.sias.edu.cn/