Changsha Medical University was founded in 1989 formerly known as South Hunan Health vocational school.
In 1999, it was upgraded to South Hunan Medical College .In March, 2005 it got upgraded to Changsha Medical University by Ministry of Education.
It is recognized by WHO (World Health Organization).
It has two campuses:
1: Changsha Campus
2: Hengyang Campus
Changsha Campus is located in Changsha, capital city of Hunan .
Hengyang campus is located in Hengyang City.