Southwest Minzu University is located in Chengdu, a famous historical and cultural capital city of Sichuan Province. It was founded in July 1950, and was officially established on 1 June 1951. It is a comprehensive university for the education of ethnic minorities in China. It is under the direct administration of the National Ethnic Affairs Commission, and is also jointly-sponsored by the Ministry of Education, the National Ethnic Affairs Commission and Sichuan Provincial People’s Government.
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