The predecessor of Nanyang Institute of Technology was Nanyang University, which was approved by the Henan Provincial People's Government in May 1987. In recent years, the school has successively been approved as the National Education Modernization Promotion Project School of Industry-Education Integration Project, the Ministry of Education Outstanding Engineer Education Training Program School, the National Innovation and Entrepreneurship Typical Experience University, the Ministry of Education’s Computer Professional System Ability Training Pilot School, and the Ministry of Science and Technology Maker Space, and more. In the 33 years since its establishment, the school has carried forward the spirit of "Not to be outdone", adhering to the school motto of "honesty, erudition, truth-seeking, and perfection", and adhered to the school-running philosophy of "establishing the foundation, establishing the truth, developing the special, and establishing the new". Rooted in Nanyang, serving Henan, facing the whole country, taking the road of open school running of integration of production and education, and school-enterprise cooperation, it has trained more than 100,000 high-quality applied talents for regional economic and social development. The school covers an area of 1,760 acres and has a construction area of 590,000 square meters. It currently has nine major disciplines, including engineering, management, literature, science, economics, law, medicine, art, and education. It has 15 teaching departments and 53 undergraduate programs. Major; 22,187 full-time undergraduate and junior college students; 1,674 faculty members, including 560 professors and associate professors, 990 doctoral and master's degree teachers The school insists on driving entrepreneurship with innovation and leading employment with entrepreneurship, and vigorously promotes entrepreneurship and employment in accordance with the work goal of "being able to find employment, being able to find employment, being well-employed, and daring to start a business".