Founded 1902 as Guizhou Institute of Higher Learning. Merged with Guizhou People's University 1993, Guizhou Agricultural College, Guizhou Institute of Arts and Guizhou Agricultural Cadre-Training School 1997. Acquired present title after merging with Guizhou University of Technology, 2004.
- Academic year: September to June (September-February, March-June)
- Requirements: Graduation from senior middle school and entrance examination