National Central University (NCU) - public higher education institution in Taiwan. NCU began its academic activity in1915. Thanks to its quite favourable location inside Taoyuan City, students can enjoy an active city life with a rural serenity.

University ranking. National Central University confidently takes a spot among the top 20 universities of Taiwan. National Central University, earned its place in the top 5% of the world universities, according to the international rankings. It is famous for: «Arts and Humanities», «Engineering and Technology», «Natural Science», «Social Sciences and Management».

Application process and the cost of tuition. The admission board requires applicant’s academic performance certificate and examination results. The academic year is traditionally consists of semesters. 1,000 USD/год. The university also offers master’s programs that cost 1,000 USD per year. More information regarding tuition, admission and programs is available on the official website http://www.ncu.edu.tw.

The composition of the university. National Central University is average in terms of student capacity, teaching the maximum of 11 thousand students. Foreign citizens can submit their applications along with the local students. 10% of all students are foreigners. The academic staff consists of 985 specialists. The students may participate in various student exchange programs.

Infrastructure of NCU. There is a library on the campus. The students can live on campus if the apply for a dormitory room.
Ranking   469   10
Country Taiwan
City Taoyuan City
Bachelor (foreigners) 1,000 USD/year. Check the current price on the official website of the university
Master (foreigners) 1,000 USD/year. Check the current price on the official website of the university
Bachelor (citizens) 2,500 USD/year. Check the current price on the official website of the university
Master (citizens) 2,500 USD/year. Check the current price on the official website of the university
Living expenses $506 -852 USD/month
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1915
Abbreviation NCU
Teachers 985
Students 10,995
Foreigners 10%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Suburban
Housing Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Motto
Sincerity and Simplicity
Accreditation
• Ministry of Education, Republic of China (Taiwan)
Rankings
World ranking 469
Country ranking 10
Quality of teaching 388
Citations per Faculty 266
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities 297
Engineering and Technology 217
Natural Science 247
Social Sciences and Management 312
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 469
QS World University Rankings 399
Alternative title
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National Central University - Official Description

NCU was founded in 1915 at Nanking and was ranked among the best universities in China, such as Beijing university and Chinghua university, NCU was restablished in Chungli, Taiwan in 1962. Since then it has developed from a graduate institute of Geophysics to full university status with six colleges and more than thirty departments and graduate programs. NCU's attitude towards higher education is best summarized by its school motto-sincerity and simplicity. Priority is always given to fundamental principles and responsibilities. For many of our faculty and students, this motto is also their philosophy for life.

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