Ranking   490   11
Country Taiwan
City Taipei
Bachelor (foreigners) 5,000 USD/year.
Master (foreigners) 5,000 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens) 89 USD/year.
Master (citizens) 89 USD/year.
Cost of living $584 -989 USD/month
Acceptance Rate 30%
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General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Private
Established 1960
Abbreviation TMU
Teachers 612
Students 5,515
Foreigners 7%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
• Ministry of Education, Republic of China (Taiwan)
• Joint Private Medical Universities Admissions System (JPMAS)
• OpenCourseWare Consortium (OCW)
World ranking 490
Country ranking 11
Quality of teaching 228
Ranking in world by sphere
Life Sciences and Medicine 180
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 490
QS World University Rankings 425
Cost of living in Taipei
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 201 330
Food 254 348
Transportation 25 71
Communications and utilities 50 55
Clothing 25 95
Sports and leisure 28 90
Total 584 989
Accommodation in Taipei USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 203
Shared room in city centre 334
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 274
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 441
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Taipei Medical University (TMU) - private nonprofit higher education institution in Taiwan. In 1960 TMU opened its door to students. Taipei Medical University has an urban campus in Taipei.

University ranking. Taipei Medical University is known to be a prestigious place to study in Taiwan. Taipei Medical University is highly renowned as a university that managed to stay in the top 5% worldwide rankings. «Life Sciences and Medicine» is considered to be the strongest program of the university.

Application process and the cost of tuition. In order to enroll to the university the applicant must provide the results of the examinations and the certificate of the academic performance. The process of admission is not complicated by student competition as there are only 3 applicants per seat. The university shares the popular system in Taiwan that divides the academic year into semesters. A year of bachelor studies will cost you around 5,000 USD. TMU is considered to be a pricey option when it comes to obtaining a master’s degree - 5,000 USD per year of study. Even though the tuition fees are not that high, the students still can apply for scholarship. There is also an option to enroll in online programs, kindly provided by the university. It is important to check for current tuition fees on (http://www.tmu.edu.tw) with the desirable faculty in mind.

The composition of the university. Taipei Medical University is average in size with a capacity of 6 thousand students. The university accepts both local and foreign students. Foreigners make about 7% of all students. The education is conducted by 612 teachers and professors. Student exchange programs is one of the draws of the university. If you wish to learn more about the university’s life you can follow them on social media: Twitter, Youtube, Facebook.

Infrastructure of TMU. The university has a dedicated library. The campus dormitories that can be offered to the students upon request. It is a part of the Joint Private Medical Universities Admissions System (JPMAS), and also a member of OpenCourseWare Consortium (OCW).

Taipei Medical University - Official Description

Towards the World’s Best Medical University — Celebrating the 50th Anniversary “TMU is further committed to be the best incubator for medical elite in the 21st century.” Near the World’ s Tallest Building Taipei Medical University (TMU), formerly known as Taipei Medical College (TMC), was founded on June 1, 1960 by Dr. Shui-Wang Hu and Dr. Cheng-Tien Hsu, along with other medical professionals and devoted educators. TMU is 600 metres away from the world’s tallest building — Taipei 101. A Quick Glance of TMU During the past 50 years, TMU has devoted to medical education through the efforts of seven colleges (College of Medicine, College of Oral Medicine, College of Pharmacy, College of Nursing, College of Public Health and Nutrition, College of Medical Science and Technology, and College of Humanities and Social Sciences) and Center for Continuing & Extension Education. Currently, there are over 6,000 students, 459 full-time faculty members and 600 part-time faculty members. As of now, there are more than 31,000 TMU graduates. Most of our alumni serve in medical institutions and clinics while some are prominent figures in the fields of research, politics and business. Three JCI-accredited Hospitals TMU operates three Joint Commission International (JCI)-accredited hospitals, including...

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