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National Taiwan University (NTU)

Location

The Main Campus, Taipei Taiwan

Ranking

# 68QS World University Rankings

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47Undergraduate programs

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218Postgraduate programs

Tuitionfee

2,000 USDTuition Fee/year

About National Taiwan University (NTU)

World-class University 

Founded in 1928 as Taihoku Imperial University, our university has gone through a series of transformations to “National Taiwan University” named in 1945. At present, NTU consists of 16 Colleges, 58 Bachelor’s Degree Programs, and 146 Graduate Institutes, entailing a broad spectrum of interdisciplinary studies including science, arts, humanities and other subjects. There are 35,000+ students and 6,000+ international students from 77 countries at our university. By 2028, NTU will celebrate its 100th anniversary as the first and oldest higher education organization in Taiwan.

With 35,000+ Students (Undergrad + Graduate school) and 1,800+ English-taught Courses and 5,700+ Faculty and Staff, NTU is constantly exploring and developing global resources for our students to unleash their full potential and help them build global competence.

NTU Colleges

Currently, NTU has

About National Taiwan University (NTU)

World-class University 

Founded in 1928 as Taihoku Imperial University, our university has gone through a series of transformations to “National Taiwan University” named in 1945. At present, NTU consists of 16 Colleges, 58 Bachelor’s Degree Programs, and 146 Graduate Institutes, entailing a broad spectrum of interdisciplinary studies including science, arts, humanities and other subjects. There are 35,000+ students and 6,000+ international students from 77 countries at our university. By 2028, NTU will celebrate its 100th anniversary as the first and oldest higher education organization in Taiwan.

With 35,000+ Students (Undergrad + Graduate school) and 1,800+ English-taught Courses and 5,700+ Faculty and Staff, NTU is constantly exploring and developing global resources for our students to unleash their full potential and help them build global competence.

NTU Colleges

Currently, NTU has

Available programs

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University information

National Taiwan University welcomes students of different ethnicities and heritage from all around the world. We embrace diversity and believe in equal opportunities, regardless of background and culture.

For more information, please visit our admission website.

General

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Bachelor

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University life at NTU
Studying at National Taiwan University (NTU) guarantees to fulfill your curiosity on endless topics, no matter what major you are in. Learn about bug analysis, geological investigation, to viewing the stars in the milky way! Aside from studying in a pioneering educational environment, students at NTU take part in all sorts of engaging activities, events, and opportunities. Our main campus is also surrounded by shopping districts, night markets and numerous other establishments, and located in the center of Taipei, the capital of Taiwan.


Convenience at its best Gongguan and Shida Night Market are only ten-minutes-walk away, providing traditional snacks to modern cuisine, with some open until dawn, accompanying your late-night studies. NTU also houses fast food chains like McDonald’s, MOS Burger and KFC on-campus, with additional 10% discounts for NTU students. There are a vast array of choices of food in NTU and nearby, catering to any kind of food requirements you might have.
Aside from food, numerous second-hand book stores, bakeries, banks, supermarkets, salons, and 24-hour convenience stores are all accessible within a ten-minute walk from NTU. Public transportation like MRT and bus stations, as well as public bicycles Youbike, are all right in front of the campus, making exploring outside hassle-free. Familiar stores like IKEA and Costco are also accessible within 30 minutes by MRT or bus. NTU is near countless options of food and stores to obtain your daily necessities from, making university life as convenient as can be.
Easy Life at NTU



Student Clubs

There is never a dull moment at NTU. With more than 400 student clubs, covering activities from business consulting to balloon art creating, you are more than likely to meet like-minded friends, both local and international. Students often find a second home at NTU among these clubs, no matter their interests. Even if none of these clubs catch your eye, there is always the option of starting your own club instead!


Facilities


NTU Main Library
With 2.4 million volumes, the NTU Main Library is the largest university library in Taiwan. It has a large multimedia center with e-resources and leisure media students can borrow. It also has a 24-hour self-study space, discussion rooms and study carrels, providing the perfect place for students to prepare for class or do their research.


Sports facilities
Encouraging an active lifestyle, NTU provides a large variety of outdoor and indoor sports facilities, including a gymnasium, a running track, outdoor and indoor heated swimming pool, as well as sports grounds for basketball, football, volleyball, badminton, tennis, baseball, softball, handball, squash, etc. NTU students can also borrow most sports equipment free of charge.


Health Center
NTU has an on-campus Health Center that—on top of Taiwan’s affordable universal health care—provides lower appointment fees and ease of access exclusive to NTU students and faculty. In addition to providing diagnostic services by experienced family medicine (general practice) doctors, experts from other fields of medicine also provide high-quality first-line medical services.


Counseling Center 
The NTU Student Counseling Center employs professional psychologists and social workers, and works to promote students’ mental health and psychological well-being. Furthermore, in efforts to provide an inclusive and comfortable environment for students seeking assistance, counseling is available in both Chinese and English. The center also holds the Office of Disability Support Services, working to make higher education more accessible to all.


Accommodation
International, Overseas Chinese, Hong Kong and Macau, and Mainland Chinese Students are prioritized for on-campus housing, with each dormitory providing a different experience. You can choose to live alone or have as many as 3 roommates. Furthermore, you can play pool, workout, hang out in the lounge and more in the public spaces of the dormitories.

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Student life

Student Resources within your reach

 

Dormitories
Conveniently located on-campus or within a 5-15 minute walk, all student dormitories are guaranteed for all international, overseas Chinese, Hong Kong, and Macau students. Rooms are available in either single, twin or quad variations depending on the study program, and can easily be applied for during your application to NTU. For more information, please visit the Accommodation website.

 

Student Counseling Center
Besides the on-campus Health Center, NTU supports students via the Student Counseling Center to assist with any mental health and psychological well-being issues they might encounter. The center employs professional psychologists and social workers who offer counseling in both Chinese and English. In addition, the center includes the Office of Disability Support Services to provide support for students with disabilities.

 

Student Clubs
With over 400 student clubs to choose from, you will certainly meet both local Taiwanese and international students who share your same interests. The student clubs are divided into 8 categories: physical activities/training, community service, social development, entertainment, academics, arts, autonomy (clubs affiliated with colleges/departments), and composite (clubs under various categories). If you can't find a club to suit your interests, you are welcome to start your own club. For more information on students activities, please visit the Student Activity Division website.

 

Taiwan Hostfamily Program
If you are an international student wanting to gain insight into local Taiwanese life, learning more about the politics, history, economy, and other aspects of Taiwan’s society, then you might consider participating in the Taiwan Hostfamily Program. This program aims to foster a “Known Taiwan, Experience Taiwan” environment for international students by matching them with local host families. Not only will it enhance language learning, but will also promote understanding of different cultural backgrounds.

The university provides numerous opportunities for students to grow their potential in an exciting and supportive community. Career guidance coupled with our innovative and entrepreneurial spirit creates the perfect blend to broaden students’ personal and professional development.

International Mentorship Program
The NTU International Mentorship Program is the first summer internship program tailor-made for international degree-seeking students at National Taiwan University (NTU). The program aims to facilitate the linkage between Taiwan and the global talent market, as well as, to inspire the leaders of tomorrow.


Overseas Internship Program (OIP)
To increase professional global competence and help our students develop international networks, NTU cooperates with overseas enterprises and non-profit organizations, such as IBM Research and The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew to create international internship opportunities across sectors for NTU undergraduate and graduate students, enabling them to pursue internship opportunities abroad. This program will promote international exchange, expand participants’ horizons, and prepare them to become professionals with a global mentality.


iNGO Academy 
In collaboration with Impact Hub Taipei, we’ve launched a training program for NTU students interested in sustainability and non-profit work. Focusing on project-based learning, students in this program will work with Taiwan's non-governmental organizations (NGO) focusing on international affairs or international non-governmental organizations (iNGO) as interns. Through all English-curated courses and 16-week internships combining theory with practice, we are intended to empower our students with global networks and problem-solving skills to prepare the future careers with NGOs.Continuous career development

  

Career Center

The Career Center provides NTU students and alumni with information and services for career planning and employment with the purpose of enhancing professional capabilities, improving adaptability, and increasing competitiveness. Services provided include professional consulting and counseling, assistance for students to broaden their studies in order to strengthen employment skills, collecting data to improve career development services, and promoting the NTU Internship Program to encourage students to take internships and prepare for employment.

Tuition fee and scholarships

Domestic Students

1,000 USD
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International Students

2,000 USD
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One of the important factors when considering a master's degree is the cost of study. Luckily, there are many options available to help students fund their master's programme. Download your copy of the Scholarship Guide to find out which scholarships from around the world could be available to you, and how to apply for them.

In this guide you will find:
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Where to look for scholarship opportunities

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How to apply to scholarships relevant to you

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A list of available scholarships around the world

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Rankings & ratings

National Taiwan University (NTU) is one of the top public universities in Taipei, Taiwan. It is ranked #68 in QS World University Rankings 2025.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #80
  • 2014
    #82
  • 2015
    #76
  • 2016
    #=70
  • 2017
    #=68
  • 2018
    #=76
  • 2019
    #72
  • 2020
    #69
  • 2021
    #66
  • 2022
    #68
  • 2023
    #77
  • 2024
    #69
  • 2025
    #68

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Campus locations

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