Ranking  469      10
Country Taiwan
City Taoyuan City
Bachelor (foreigners)1,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)1,000 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens)2,500 USD/year.
Master (citizens)2,500 USD/year.
Cost of living $506-852 USD/Month.
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General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1915
Abbreviation NCU
Teachers 953
Students 10,995
Foreigners 6%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Suburban
Housing Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Sincerity and Simplicity
• Ministry of Education, Republic of China (Taiwan)
World ranking469
Country ranking10
Quality of teaching388
Citations per Faculty266
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities297
Engineering and Technology217
Natural Science247
Social Sciences and Management312
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking469
QS World University Rankings399
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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. 6% of all students are foreigners. The academic staff consists of 953 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.

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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