Why Jingchu University of Technology

Jingchu University of Technology (JUT), Formerly Jingmen University founded in early 2007, is the only university in the city of Jingmen. JUT has undergraduate programs on engineering, art, science, management, and nursing.

Jingmen is a prefecture-level city in central Hubei province, People's Republic of China. Jingmen is within an area where cotton and oil crops are planted. The population of the prefecture is 2,873,687 (2010 population census). The urban area of Jingmen City has a population of about 400,000. Jingmen is so named as in ancient times it was the gateway to Jinzhou, one of the Nine Provinces and means literally Gateway to Jingzhou.