Central South University is located in the eminent cultural and historical city of Changsha, which is 4 hrs train Journey from the popular city of Wuhan in Central China. The tuition fee for the MBBS in English program is reasonable and is ranked somewhere middle of all the MCI approved Universities in China. The weather in Changsha is quite moderate. The University is permitted by Ministry of Education, china to recruit 120 foreign students every year. Overall the University is average from the Indian students point of view.
Central South University is one of the first set of universities that were selected for the prestigious Project 211. Central South University was founded on 29th April 2000 with approval of the State Council with the merger of three separate and independent universities. Central South University is spread across an area of 341 hectares of land. The University consists of 30 colleges that offer 83 undergraduate, 307 graduate and 191 doctoral programs in various different fields of study.
The total teaching staff strength at the University amounts to be over 3,633 of which 1,007 are Professors and 2,152 are Associate Professors. Currently there are over 40,000 students pursuing education at different levels at Central South University, which includes over 33,000 undergraduate and 13,000 graduate students. Central South University has been recruiting international students and is offering MBBS program in English medium and at present there are more than 100 foreign students in the campus
The University library has a huge collection of 29,30,000 volumes of books and periodicals. It has 3 affiliated hospitals which have a very high regard for providing training and research for the medicine students.