Shaanxi University of Technology is located in Hanzhong, a charming city with world characteristics, a national historical and cultural city, and an excellent tourist city in China. It is one of the first universities in the country with the right to award a bachelor's degree and has a long history of running schools. In 1958, in order to solve the basic education teachers and other urgently needed talents in southern Shaanxi, Hanzhong University was established. In 1978, it was renamed as Hanzhong Normal University; in 1965, to meet the strategic needs of third-line construction, Peking University Hanzhong Branch was established in Hanzhong. After the withdrawal of Peking University in 1978 , Shaanxi Institute of Technology was established on the original site; in 2001, Hanzhong Normal University and Shaanxi Institute of Technology merged to form Shaanxi Institute of Technology; in 2016, with the approval of the Ministry of Education, Shaanxi Institute of Technology was renamed Shaanxi University of Technology. In 2019, the school achieved a batch of undergraduate enrollment in Shaanxi Province.
The school currently has three campuses, with a total area of 1.613 million square meters and a building area of 688,900 square meters. There are now 17 colleges and 2 teaching and experimental training centers. With 62 undergraduate majors, the school has a total of more than 20,000 full-time students.
The school adheres to the school orientation of "based on Shaanxi and serves the grassroots level", adhering to the school motto of "Mingde, Zhizhi, erudition, and dedication", and is committed to training "advanced application-oriented talents with innovative spirit and practical ability". Now it has a national first-class professional construction site for mechanical design, manufacturing and automation majors, 8 majors such as economics, Chinese language and literature, and biological sciences have won provincial first-class undergraduate professional construction sites, 2 national-level specialty majors, and 1 national level. And 6 provincial-level comprehensive reform pilot construction projects, 6 provincial-level specialties, 3 provincial-level brand-name majors, 8 provincial-level experimental teaching demonstration centers, 7 provincial-level talent training model innovation experimental areas, 2 provincial-level Pilot College of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Education, 10 provincial teaching teams, 12 provincial teaching teachers, 1 national and 4 provincial college students outside the practice education base. Since the establishment of the school, the school has trained more than 130,000 professional and technical personnel for the country, most of which have become business backbones, academic leaders and excellent management talents in their industries, departments or regions, and have been widely praised by all walks of life.
The school insists on taking discipline construction as the lead and deeply implements first-class discipline construction projects. Biology is a "domestic first-class discipline construction university" construction discipline, with 7 first-level disciplines authorized by Chinese language and literature, biology, mechanical engineering, 6 master's degree authorized sites, and 6 provincial key disciplines (specialized disciplines) ). 1 national key laboratory jointly established by provinces and ministries-Qinba Key Laboratory of Biological Resources and Ecological Environment (Cultivation), 1 national local joint engineering laboratory, 1 national humanities and social science popularization base, 1 provincial level 2011 Collaborative Innovation Center, 3 provincial laboratories, 2 provincial key universities of philosophy and social science research, 1 liberal arts philosophy think tank, 1 provincial postdoctoral innovation base, 1 provincial academician expert workstation, has 27 provincial level Research centers and service platforms.