Founded 1956 as Hangzhou Junior Teacher's College. Evolved into Hangzhou Teacher's College 1958. Zhejiang Teacher’s College formed 1965 through the merger of Zhejiang Education College and Zhejiang Physical Education College, that was then moved to Jinhua. Acquired university status and present title Zhejiang Normal University 1985. Merged with Zhejiang Financial School, Zhejiang School of Preschool-Teacher Education and Jinhua Railway Engineering School respectively in 2000, 2001, and 2004.
Accreditation: Provincial Educational Committee
- Academic year: September to June (September-January, February-June)
- Requirements: Graduation from senior middle school and entrance examination