China Medical University or 中國醫藥大學 (CMU) - private higher education institution in Taiwan. CMU began its history in 1958. It has an urban campus located in Taichung.

University ranking. China Medical University is among top 20 universities of Taiwan. China Medical University is in the top 5% according to the international rankings. According to the specialists, «Life Sciences and Medicine» is the strongest program of the university and ranks 302 in the world.

Application process and the cost of tuition. Studying bachelor’s at CMU is relatively inexpensive - only 3,000 USD per year. CMU is considered to be a pricey option when it comes to obtaining a master’s degree - 3,000 USD per year of study. It is important to check for current tuition fees on ( with the desirable faculty in mind.

The composition of the university. China Medical University is average in size with a capacity of 7 thousand students. Foreign applicants are not excluded from the admission process. At CMU there are about 4% of foreigners. At CMU the academic staff counts 707 various specialists. University’s social media profiles can give you more information about the students and current events: Youtube.

Infrastructure of CMU. The university has a functioning library. On campus the students can use the sports facilities provided by the university.
World ranking 745
Country ranking 15
Quality of teaching 277
Citations per Faculty 242
Ranking in world by sphere
Life Sciences and Medicine 302
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 745
QS World University Rankings 917
ARWU Academic Ranking 301
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
Alternative title
Arabic (جامعة الصين الطبية ( تايوان
German Universität für Chinesische Medizin
Spanish Universidad de Medicina de China
French Université médicale chinoise (Taiwan)
Japanese 中国薬科大学
Korean 중국의약대학
Portuguese Universidade Médica da China (Taiwan)
Russian медицинский Университет Китая(тайвань)
Chinese 中国医药大学(台湾)
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Description of China Medical University

China Medical University (CMU) was established as China Medical College on June 6, 1958 and transformed itself into China Medical University in 2003. It is the first academic institution in Taiwan where Chinese medicine and pharmacy programs are provided. The university has steadily grown to its present position as one of the foremost medical universities in Taiwan. The university has two major campuses, Taichung (including Wuchuan and Ankang) and Beigang. Located in the center of Taichung City, CMU includes 6 colleges where western medicine, Chinese medicine, pharmacy (including Chinese herbs), health care (including nursing), life sciences, and public health educational, research and practice programs are provided. Interdisciplinary courses are also available as the basis for students to integrate their learning experiences. With CMU’s top ranked laboratories, a library and reference center, two comprehensive teaching hospitals, and a strong staff commitment to students, our university provides a total approach to medical education in a caring, nurturing and well-equipped environment.

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