General information
Finance type For-profit
Organization type Private
Established 1956
Abbreviation PU
Teachers 699
Students 14,999
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)
• International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)
• Association of Christian Universities and Colleges in Asia (ACUCA)
• Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU)
World ranking 3948
Country ranking 54
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 3948
Cost of living in Taichung
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 119 168
Food 231 310
Transportation - 51
Communications and utilities 42 45
Clothing 23 91
Sports and leisure 27 79
Total 442 744
Accommodation in Taichung USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 120
Shared room in city centre 170
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 146
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 242
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Providence University (PU) - private profit higher education institution in Taiwan. PUstarted accepting students in 1956. The main building of the university is located in Taichung inside an urban campus. Providence University always ends up in the top 50 best universities of Taiwan.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The results of the examinations and the certificate of the academic performance are required to submission by the admission committee. Like in many universities of Taiwan the academic year consists of two semesters. Studying bachelor’s at PU is relatively inexpensive - only 1,000 USD per year. PU students can take their studies to the next level and obtain a master’s degree for 1,000 USD per year. In addition to low tuition fees the university provides the students with extra financial assistance in the form of scholarships. The prospective students would be happy to know that the university also offers online programs. Due to the fact that the tuition fees at PU may vary depending on the faculty, we advise you to check the official website for more accurate information.

The composition of the university. Providence University is average in terms of student capacity, teaching the maximum of 15 thousand students. The admission committee accepts the applications from foreign citizens. The teaching staff of PU is composed of 699 academic specialists. The university provides its students with the opportunity to participate in the international exchange programs. To learn more about the students and alumni of the university you can visit the university’s social media pages: Facebook.

Infrastructure of PU. There is a library on the campus. The students can live on campus if the apply for a dormitory room. It is worth noting that in addition to being a part of the International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU), the university also has a membership in the Association of Christian Universities and Colleges in Asia (ACUCA) and Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU).
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