Wenzhou Medical University is a multi-disciplinary university under the administration of Department of Education of Zhejiang Province. It has 3 campuses, covering a total area of 800,000 meters. The main campus is located at Chashan University Town of Wenzhou. The history of Wenzhou Medical University can be traced back to Zhejiang Specialized Medical School, which was established in Hangzhou in 1912. In August 1958, part of Zhejiang Medical College was moved from Hangzhou to Wenzhou and began recruiting 5 year fulltime program students, hence the name Wenzhou Medical College (WMC) which was upgraded to Wenzhou Medical University (WMU or WZMU) in 2013.