The current enrollment is about 20,000. There are 9781 full-time students in school, 6728 adult students, and nearly 50 foreign students from South Korea and Japan and so on. Now it has been qualified to enroll students from Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao.
Hubei Medical University has a body of high quality teaching staff. The total number is over 7100, the faculty is made up of 867 professors, senior researchers and chief physicians, 1350 associate professors. Among them, there are 1 academician of China National Engineering Research Institute, 2 candidates of the Institute and 112 experts who can enjoy the State Council Special Pay.
A group of experts and professors of great attainments are well-known within the province and even the whole country, 18 excellent experts at the provincial level, 16 outstanding young experts at the provincial or national level, 25 excellent teachers at the provincial or national level, and nearly 40 have taken the positions of the standing or committee members of the national specialties associations.
At present, Hubei Medical University is turning on a new look and making great efforts to establish a superior comprehensive medical university with local characteristics to meet the needs of socialist construction.
The MBBS program in HMU started from 2004, and firstly approved by the MOE as the qualified university to offer MBBS in English. Till now about 400 international students are studying in HMU, mainly from the United States, South Korea, India, Japan, Pakistan, Indonesia, Vietnam etc more than 10 countries.
HMU is recognized by WHO and the graduates of MBBS program are eligible to take the Medical Licensing Examinations held by the medical councils in different countries such as MCI, PMDC, USMLE, HPCSA, SCHS etc.